Wey navigation shalford out into the surrey hills an area of outstanding natural beauty about an hour from waterloo you ll find the village of shalford. The launching site is in about a quarter of a mile at broadford bridge.
From the centre of shalford turn west onto the a248 towards peasmarsh.
River wey shalford. The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for river wey at godalming peasmarsh and shalford. Nt river wey navigations and shalford mill. Cranleigh waters joins the wey at the northern terminus of the wey and arun.
A really unusual national trust place in surrey 20 miles of river navigation running from godalming to weybridge. Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. National trust is a charity with a love for preserving historic places and spaces across england wales and northern ireland.
River wey at godalming peasmarsh and shalford surrey. The river wey is divided into different sections known as lengths each with its own lock keeper who came to be known as lengthsmen. River wey sunnydown hill loop from shalford 02 10 h 27 6 km.
Detailed maps and gps navigation for the mountain bike ride. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area. The river tillingbourne joins the river wey at shalford adjacent to the parish church.
For centuries the river provided an important source of income for the village with various local industries such the manufacture of gunpowder utilising it as a source of power. Surrey is surprisingly rural despite being so close to london. Surrey river wey shalford to godalming return this page was submitted by keith day e mail this submitter how to get there shalford is on the a281 about three miles south of guildford.
It s england s most wooded county and sports some excellent wild swimming along the river wey. This walk covers the southern part of the river wey from the busy centre of guildford the path soon takes on a rural nature. You can follow the river.
The river wey is a tributary of the river thames in south east england its two branches one of which rises near alton in hampshire and the other in west sussex to the south of haslemere join at tilford in surrey once combined the flow is eastwards then northwards via godalming and guildford to meet the thames at weybridge downstream the river forms the backdrop to newark priory and brooklands. Near shalford the path comes to the junction of the wey and arun canal where you can take the wey south path or climb chinthurst hill where there is a tower. See this tour and others like it or plan your own with komoot.
River wey sunnydown hill loop from shalford is an intermediate mountain bike ride. Visit dapdune wharf in guildford. Trails for all there are many different trails on the river wey mostly along different areas of the towpath but some also across the countryside and reaching heights that allow far reaching views of the north.