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Published by Hampshire County Council... [et al.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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At head of title: The Blackwater Valley.

ContributionsHampshire (England). County Council.
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Open LibraryOL14201458M

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The book deals with the history of the route "from London to the South Coast via the Wey Navigation, the Godalming Navigation, the Wey & Arun Junction Canal, the Arun Navigation and the Portsmouth and Arundel Canal. It provides a useful background for devotees of the Basingstoke Canal, the section on the Wey Navigation being particularly valuable. This canal was opened in and was mainly for agricultural produce to and from London but was never a financial success. The building of the London and South Western railway in was nearly the end. The company ceased in but the canal stayed useable except that the Greywell Tunnel collapse in Paddle Guide to the Basingstoke Canal – The Basingstoke Canal Society This guide to Paddle boarding is a 56 pages of information and tips to help you have fun and stay safe on the Canal. The price of £ includes P&P to any UK address/5(17). NO 82 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2,3 4,5 6,7 8,9 COMMENT - THE FUTURE OF THE WATERWAYS While the Basingstoke Canal is an independent waterway in the sense that it is not part of the nationalised network run by British Waterways Board, it is nevertheless linked to the system via the River Wey Navigation and the Thames.

Basingstoke Canal, Mytchett, United Kingdom. 4, likes talking about this 6, were here. Canal HQ, Visitor Centre, parking, cafe, picnic & play area. FARNBOROUGH SOCIAL EVENINGS - All at Teachers Centre, St. Albans Hall, Lynchford Road, Farnborough (opp. Lloyds Bank) Bar, Coffee and biscuits, Sales Stand. Wednesday 28th January , pm. Alan Musselwhite, who spends the summer season from April to October touring the canal network in his ex. BCN 62 'Joey' working boat will show slides. Basingstoke (/ ˈ b eɪ z ɪ ŋ s t oʊ k / BAY-zing-stohk) is the largest town in the administrative county of Hampshire (Southampton and Portsmouth are now unitary authorities in their own right, and Winchester is a city). It is situated in south central England, and lies across a valley at the source of the River is located 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Southampton, 48 miles ( Project Sharing the Vision. Date - Sunday 1st March Time - am - pm. Venue - Holiday Inn Farnborough, Lynchford Road, Hampshire, GU14 6AZ. Duration - 3 Hours. A regional event delivered by Coaching Hampshire & IOW and Active Surrey. This event focuses on supporting and empowering female coaches and will offer.

The canal runs through Woking, Ash and Odiham before arriving at its Hampshire terminus. It was originally navigable all the way through to Basingstoke. However, since the collapse of the Greywell tunnel in the ’s, this is no longer the case. Basingstoke canal makes a perfect family day out. For prices, moorings availability and applications contact the Office on or email [email protected] Keep in touch Enter your email to sign up and get the latest news in . A start on the construction of the canal was made in October at Woodham in Surrey. At the same time, because of the immense task, a start was made on the tunnel. It was to be 1,23O yards long and was to become one of the longest canal tunnels to be constructed in the South of England and the 16th longest in Great Britain.   A good place to begin a walk is from the Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre which is open all year round. It is located at mile 14 if you consider West Byfleet as the start of the trail and our walk.