Many watermills lined the banks of the river wey england from the 17th century due to the river s ability to provide a reliable year round flow of water. River wey artington with a stone bridge a small weir and slow moving water shallow enough to paddle in the river wey is an idyllic spot to cool off on a sunny day.
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River wey artington. It s then a short walk to the river. A stone s throw from guildford this sandy stretch of river is slow moving and shallow making it a fine spot for wild swimming newbies. River wye forest of dean gloucestershire lower lydbrook to yat rock is a gentle and pretty introductory swim with easy entry and exit points and the possibility of buzzards kestrels peregrine.
The anchor wisley lane. Cycling routes around artington. Nearest station is guildford.
It s england s most wooded county and sports some excellent wild swimming along the river wey. It is crossed by the north downs wayand portsmouth road. River wey loop from guildford.
Continue walking to st catherine s lock in artington before turning back to the starting point. Best walks in surrey. Artington encompasses several farms on the west bank of the river wey from 1 mile 1 6 km to 2 miles 3 2 km south of guildford town centre above the fordfrom which came the name of guildford.
There are sandy beaches and banks where the north downs way crosses the river just south of guildford. You can also find another great stretch of the wey down by godalming which tends to be a tad quieter. 44 0 1483 561389 fax.
Follow the river downstream to find a more secluded spot and spend the day relaxing on the grass or head upriver to find deeper water for a proper swim. 1 the river wey group comprises of various public bodies groups and individuals who have an interest in maintaining and improving the character of the river focusing particularly on the stretch between ferry lane in artington to the south of guildford and stoke lock to the north. River wey godalming navigations dapdune wharf wharf road guildford surrey gu1 4rr tel.
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