We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wey & Arun Canal Trust
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
125
All photos (125)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cream tea”(12 reviews)
“hour trip”(6 reviews)
About
We operate public trip boats every weekend from the beginning of April until the end of October. During the year we have special event cruises, Cream Teas, Pirates & Princesses and evening trips. Trips can be booked online. Our boats are available...more
Contact
| Loxwood Canal Centre, Loxwood RH14 0RD, England
Website
+44 1403 752403
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (127)
Filter reviews
127 results
Traveller rating
96
22
6
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
96
22
6
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cream tea friendly volunteers hour trip lock gates narrow boat the pub onslow arms lovely trip turning point fairy lights santa trip lovely scenery mid summer arun canal run by volunteers lovely evening quiche
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 127 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

We took our 19 month old son on the Loxwood canal to meet Father Christmas and I can not recommend it enough. We boarded the boat and sat at our allocated seats, there was Christmas music playing and all the staff on board were dressed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EggyPuff
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you, so pleased that you all enjoyed your Santa experience, maybe we will see you again.

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Such a lovely morning walking the canal, plenty to see, plenty of mud so bring your wellies!! Can’t wait to visit again plus fantastic pub by the canal centre

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dangerdan3245
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you, glad you enjoyed your walk despite the mud.

Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Went for a walk along the canal from the Onslow Arms. Excellent parking and great walking in both directions. I found the background history placed at the locks very informative. Very friendly and helpful staff in the visitors centre. Start and finished at the pub...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jusabelo
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2018

Thank you, hope to see you again soon. Wishing you a very happy Christmas. Canal Centre Manager

Reviewed 4 December 2018

No wildlife, and paths nearly unpassable westwards due to large ponds, and large amounts of claggy clay. We could find nothing on the path about the history of the canalMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank balibob
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Wildlife is seen along the canal. Please have a look at our website wildlife photo page which contains many photos of wildlife seen along the canal. We have had a lot of rain recently and it is a country canal. Footpaths and bridleways in the...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Just bowled over by the beauty, the colours, the peace anf how well its kept. I cannot wait to return

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane G
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you very much, Jane G.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lovely day spent on the Loxwood canal with a cream tea. Staff were so efficient and kind to those who were a little unsure of their footing. Lovely views and interesting going through the locks. The scones and tea were delicious and a lovely way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MoCoWestSussex
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you very much MoCoWestSussex

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the boats were unable to run because of environmental issues, but this did not ruin our day and instead we walked along the canal. A great walk, although it was a shame to see so much algae, I really hope it clears up for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank theresaj210
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you very much, Theresa J

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was our third time walking this canal and are so impressed with the work the trust do here to bring it back to life it so peacefull and you can see lots of dragonflies and damsels as well as some small fish, the water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank teresa460
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you teresa460

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We booked this trip as part of Spirit of Sussex coach trip.The coach trip was brilliant we were picked up first and dropped of first and also included a trip to Arundel.The Boat was the small one and only provides tea and coffee, and, as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank champagne020
194davev, Canal centre supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you champagne020

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Delightful trip with friendly crew. Some folk brought a picnic, good idea for next time. They do special themed trips likr pirate trips, cream tea trips. Great value

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davenannp
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you very much

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Travelodge Billinghurst Five Oaks
336 reviews
3.88 miles away
Cranley Hotel
61 reviews
5.15 miles away
Gatton Manor
207 reviews
7.25 miles away
Lythe Hill Hotel & Spa
1,241 reviews
7.33 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Sir Roger Tichborne
435 reviews
1.40 miles away
The Barn at Alfold
486 reviews
2.56 miles away
The Bat & Ball Country Pub & Haywards Restaurant
398 reviews
2.85 miles away
Three Compasses
80 reviews
3.01 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
The Spitfire Experience
152 reviews
3.07 miles away
Firebird Brewing Company
25 reviews
3.20 miles away
Top Gear test track
33 reviews
3.68 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Steve W
9 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from champagne020 | Reviewed this property |
I had a query and just phoned the number on website left message and they got back to me.They are very friendly and helpful.
1
Vote
LynneC952
9 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 194davev | Property representative |
Good afternoon, sorry to have missed this question. The canal is very much a restoration project. We have about 4 miles of canal open but as yet there is no link to from the Wey navigation for your boat.
0
Votes
Paul G
4 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 194davev | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Dogs are allowed on public trips at the Skipper's discretion but not charter trips. Best wishes Canal Centre
1
Vote