Measuring 87 miles the river wey is a river in the south east of england. The wey navigations form a green corridor running through the surrey countryside.
River wey navigation. It then meanders north and joins the river thames at weybridge. More than 135 gardens and parks are now open through advance. You will need to book boat trips in advance.
The wey navigation runs from the junction with the river thames at shepperton to guildford where it is joined by the godalming navigation which runs to a terminus at godalming. The river joins the thames at a cascading channel off its navigation canal above thames lock between hamm court and whittet s ait and a weir fed navigation east of the ait facing the main. River users are advised to check out the things to do section before travelling.
The 20 miles 32 km of the navigations towpath is open to pedestrians. The walk follows a towpath and along the route you may catch sight of a kingfisher or a shy water vole. The whole of the route is suitable for walkers while cyclists can enjoy a super waterside section in guildford.
Follow the river wey navigation towpath from godalming to the river thames at weybridge on this super waterside walk. From godalming the river is intertwined with the wey and godalming navigations. It runs 15 miles from guildford to the thames at weybridge.
The wey navigation is 15 3 miles 24 6 km long and has 12 locks. The wey navigation is a 20 mile stretch of waterway that meanders through some unspoilt scenery in a gorgeous green corridor of a very built up part of surrey. You start off in godalming and pass guildford sutton park pyrford and byfleet before finishing in weybridge where you can pick up the thames path.
Map of the wey navigations please allow this map time to load explore the map for hotspots to provide you with a springboard to dive into your selected part of the river. Check what s on for the latest information and to book. Mackley progresses river wey navigation reinstatement 08 june 2020 by michaila hancock mackley is making good progress with a scheme of works to reinstate the river wey navigation channel at millbrook in guildford where the existing tumble weir and footbridge collapsed in november 2019.
The river wey navigation and godalming navigation together provide a 20 mile 32 km continuous navigable route from the river thames near weybridge via guildford to godalming commonly called the wey navigation both waterways are in surrey and are owned by the national trust the river wey navigation connects to the basingstoke canal at west byfleet and the godalming navigation to the wey. It forms where two streams join near guildford forming the wey. The godalming navigation is 4 2 miles 6 8 km long and has 4 locks.
The godalming navigation opened in 1764 extended the navigable waterway a further 4 miles to godalming. We re re opening dapdune wharf from 17 september. A superb river if you re looking for a picturesque paddle the wey has a lot to offer for nature and countryside lovers.