You may unsubscribe at any moment. Measuring 87 miles the river wey is a river in the south east of england.
Wey arun canal diagramatic map.
Wey and arun canal map. The 23 mile wey arun canal comprising the combined arun navigation and the wey arun junction canal was once the national inland waterway network s only connection to the english channel. Book a boat trip. The wey arun canal runs through surrey and west sussex.
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Wey arun canal. Restoring london s lost route to the sea. The wey and arun canal was the only canal between the south coast and the thames.
Partly restored in places there is plenty to see along the 23 mile route. Maps of the canal. A superb river if you re looking for a picturesque paddle the wey has a lot to offer for nature and countryside lovers.
The canal passes through the lovely woodland and open landscapes of surrey and west sussex including areas of outstanding natural beauty. In its heyday the canal did carry many tons of cargo but the end of the war with france and the arrival of the railways sounded the death knell for the wey arun as a business and by 1871 it was formally closed. The wey and arun canal is a partially open 23 mile long 37 km canal in the southeast of england.
My south downs walk would take in approximately 16 miles of the old canal route. It then meanders north and joins the river thames at weybridge. Bridge over wey arun canal near brewhurst mill by dave spicer.
It forms where two streams join near guildford forming the wey. Extract from wey arun canal map also covering the river arun river rother and the portsmouth and arundel canal i ve produced a wey arun canal map which also covers the river arun the river rother and the portsmouth arundel canal. For that purpose please find our contact info in the legal notice.
The wey and arun canal as the name suggests was once a working canal between the river wey at guildford and the river arun at pulborough. 200 years after it opened over 3 000 members and volunteers are working to reopen the wey arun canal for leisure. The countryside around the route of the wey arun canal is arguably amongst the most attractive for walking in the south of england.
A4 colour diagramatic version of the wey arun canal route showing the position of bridges and locks. In the 19th century boats could travel from london to littlehampton via the rivers wey and arun linked between shalford in surrey and pallingham in sussex by the 23 mile wey and arun canal. It runs southwards from the river wey at shalford surrey to the river arun at pallingham in west sussex.