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River Wey & Godalming navigations

Geoff Elwin

River Wey & Godalming navigations

Weybridge to Godalming

by Geoff Elwin

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Published by Published in conjunction with the InlandWaterways Association by Blackthorn Publications in Northolt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wey River (England) -- Description and travel.,
  • Godalming Navigation (England) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementcompiled by Geoff Elwin ; illustrated by Cathleen King.
    ContributionsKing, Cathleen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.W5/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15341055M
    ISBN 100950730335

    Farncombe Boat House, Catteshall Road, Godalming, Surrey. 1K likes. Open from Easter until the End of October seven days a week/5(36).


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River Wey & Godalming navigations by Geoff Elwin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Godalming Navigation, opened inenabled barges to work a further four miles upriver. The award-winning visitor centre at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford tells the story of the navigations and the people who lived and worked on on: Navigations Office and Dapdune Wharf, Guildford, GU1 4RR, Surrey.

In work to make the four miles ( km) of river to Godalming navigable started. Another 1½ miles of canal, four locks and two wharves were built. By the River Wey and Godalming Navigations were complete. The Stevens empire. William Stevens became lock keeper at Triggs lock in and gradually assumed a more powerful role in its management.

The River Wey Navigations Information for canoeists Welcome to the River Wey Navigations, Surrey’s oldest waterway Today, the leisurely pace of the Navigations contrasts with the speed of the railways and motorways that link London and Guildford.

Much has changed since when the Wey Navigation opened as the new, easy route to Size: KB. The River Wey & Godalming Navigations runs from Godalming to Weybridge, just below Shepperton Lock, where the navigation meets the River Thames.

The Wey Valley offers a rich source of interest and natural beauty, the meandering waterway follows the yellow fields on the North Downs and passes under the dappled shade of willow trees.

Contact the Navigations Office on to book. Discover more at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf Visit the River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf.

To book, call the Navigations Office on Discover more at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf Visit the River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf.

The River Wey is famous for being one of the first rivers to be made navigable so that barges could use it as a working waterway for carrying cargo between Guildford and London.

It first opened in Godalming Navigation opened in to extend the waterway further. River Wey, Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf: 4 out of 5 Scones. Please call the Navigations Office on to book. Sessions cost £3 per River Wey & Godalming navigations book.

Discover more at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf. Godalming Packetboat Company Pulling the past into the future. Attention: We will now be closed for the whole of April due to the UK Coronavirus outbreak.

(This will be reviewed for May) Come and join us aboard Iona the perfect way to cruise the National Trust’s River Wey & Godalming navigations book River Wey & Godalming Navigations.

Coronavirus Statement – River Wey & Godalming Navigations These are unprecedented times and the National Trust Wey and Godalming Navigations has been working hard to make sure our response to the COVID (Coronavirus) pandemic follows Government advice, in the best interests of the health of our staff and volunteers, visitors and all river.

But I said Stoke lock was the last one. In truth, there are two navigations on the River Wey. The ‘Wey navigation’ ends here, at the wharf, below Millmead lock and was opened in Look for the dotted line across the waterway here where you pass through into the ‘Godalming Navigation’.

Millmead Lock (GR: SU) - rise of 6ft 3in (m) - near the centre of Guildford, is the last of the Godalming Navigation locks and was opened when the canal from here to Godalming Terminus was completed in The Lock is miles ( km) from the Thames.

Millmead Lock c Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection. Poignantly, Godalming Terminus, which served the freight barges that used the Wey and Godalming Navigations closed the same year as Farncombe Station was opened.

A decision by South West Trains to slash ticket office opening times at Farncombe Station in a bid to save money went ahead (September ) after Department for Transport approval. hrs. Coronavirus Statement – River Wey & Godalming Navigations. These are unprecedented times and the National Trust Wey and Godalming Navigations has been working hard to make sure our response to the COVID (Coronavirus) pandemic follows Government advice, in the best interests of the health of our staff and volunteers, visitors and all river users.

the Navigations Office on the number below or email [email protected] tttt NATIONAL TRUST River Wey & Godalming Navigations Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4RR Tel: () /Fax: () Volunteers creating a "Dead Hedge" at the old water cress beds, at New Haw. Thames LockFile Size: KB.

The River Wey & Godalming Navigations: National Trust – Environmental Strategy Final Report. Chris Blandford Associates April (No ISBN) The Southern Wey, a Guide The River Wey Trust ISBN 0 0 X The Victoria History of the County of Surrey Vol II Editor H.E.

Malden Victoria County History ISBN MORE ABOUT GODALMING. TRAVEL ON TO THE NAVIGATIONS. Quarry Plans Threaten River Wey.

Surrey County Council (SCC) has put forward plans (June ) to excavate land at Eashing Farm (GR: SU), a stone's throw away from fragile river habitats, in order to extract millions of tonnes of sand and Bargate stone. Wey River and Navigation. The Wey valley, including the river Wey and the Wey Navigation, which opened inhas a fascinating history.

The work to make the river Wey navigable from Guildford to the Thames (15 miles) was made under an Act of Parliament, 26 June Both the Godalming Navigation and the Wey Navigation have a m (71' 6") length and m (14' 0") beam restriction dictated by the size of their locks.

However boats with a shallower draft 75cm (2' 6") and a lower headroom m (6' 0") need to be operated on the Godalming Navigation.

Find hotels near River Wey & Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, UK online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs.

The National Trust welcomes you to the River Wey and Godalming Navigations running through the heart of Surrey Over years of history Today, the leisurely pace of the Navigations contrasts with the speed of the railways and motorways that link London and Guildford.

Much has changed since when the Wey Navigation was the new, easy. The River Wey & Godalming Navigations is owned and operated by the National Trust. It has 14 well spaced locks and two sets of Flood Gates. The Navigation connects to the River Thames, the Basingstoke Canal and the Wey & Arun Canal (currently under restoration).

All craft must have a licence available from:. River Wey. 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 Wey Navigation is miles ( km) long and has 12 locks.

The Godalming Navigation is miles ( km) long and has 4 locks. The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation, geographically the Wey Navigation, form a continuous waterway which provides a mile navigable route from the River Thames between Weybridge and Hamm Court, Addlestone via Guildford to Godalming.

The waterway is in Surrey and is owned by the National Trust. The Wey Navigation connects to the Basingstoke Canal at West Byfleet, and the Godalming Navigation Length: miles ( km).

North from the intersection of the River Wey with the North Downs Way National Trail, first the Wey-South Path/Godalming Navigation and then from Millmead Lock (SU) in Guildford the Wey Navigation forms the route of the E2 E-Route up to the Thames and this is marked on OS mapping as E2 (ELDR).

See E-Routes (E2). See also E-Routes (E2). NT River Wey Navigations and Shalford Mill, Guildford, United Kingdom.

K likes. A really unusual National Trust place in Surrey - 20 miles of river navigation, running from Godalming to Weybridge/5(18). You leave along the fringes of its woods to a horse training course and the rich outskirts of Godalming, with its many imposing buildings.s.

The final approach to the town is along the National Trust's River Wey and Godalming Navigation’s path along the canal, to the Church of. The River Wey is one of the two major rivers flowing within Surrey, both tributaries of the River Thames,the other being the River Wey rises in two streams, in Hampshire and Sussex respectively, which grow broad before entering Surrey.

The Wey flows through the midst of Surrey for the whole width of the county from south to north to the Thames at Weybridge.

Wey and Godalming Navigations, West Byfleet. 36 likes 2 talking about this were here. The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation, Location: West Byfleet. Life On The Wey Navigations David Rose takes a look at the history of the waterway than runs through St Catherine’s.

The Godalming Navigation of the River Wey that runs through St Catherine’s was once an important transport link to London via the Thames. 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 (between Guildford and Farnham).Once combined the flow is eastwards then northwards via Godalming and Guildford to meet the Thames.

Downstream the river forms the backdrop to Newark Priory Counties: West Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey. River Wey Navigations is a 20 mile mix of river and canal, created in to serve the agricultural and industrial are of west Surrey and provide an easy means of transporting goods to the London markets.

It remained a commercially viable transport system until the s when it was donated to the Trust. hrs. Coronavirus Statement – River Wey & Godalming Navigations.

These are unprecedented times and the National Trust Wey and Godalming Navigations has been working hard to make sure our response to the COVID (Coronavirus) pandemic follows Government advice, in the best interests of the health of our staff and volunteers, visitors and all river users.

The Path follows the towpath of the Godalming Navigation along the River Wey to its confluence with the Wey & Arun Junction Canal, crossing the North Downs Way National Trail near the start. The Wey-South Path heads south-east at Stone Bridge towards the disused Wey and Arun Junction Canal.

The river is navigable from Godalming to its confluence with the Thames as part of the Wey and Godalming Navigations, built in the 17th century. The Wey has a total catchment area of square kilometres ( sq mi), draining parts of Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex. [1].

Following on from the Windsor drawings, assuming Turner was still working backwards through the book, are those recording his tour of the Wey and Godalming Navigations. Connecting Godalming and Guildford to the Thames at Weybridge, the River Wey had been opened up to commercial barge traffic by canalisation and a system of locks.

River Wey Navigation - Pyrford Nick Todaro Wey Canal - Godalming Waterway - Surrey England November flight over mist and the river Wey, Surrey. The Wey and Arun Canal is a partially restored, mile-long (37 km) canal in the south east of England.

It runs southwards from the River Wey at Shalford, Surrey to the River Arun at Pallingham, in West canal comprises parts of two separate undertakings – the northern part of the Arun Navigation, opened in between Pallingham and Newbridge Wharf, and the Wey and Arun Date of act: Dapdune Wharf is now the head office of the Navigation.

As part of the continued preservation of British history the National Trust has a group of volunteers, the Wey Navigation Research Group, researching and publishing information about the Godalming and Wey nates: 51°14′35″N 0°34′45″W /.

Godalming / ˈ ɡ ɒ d əl m ɪ ŋ / is a historic market town, civil parish and administrative centre of the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, England, 4 miles (6 kilometres) SSW of town traverses the banks of the River Wey in the Greensand Ridge – a hilly, heavily wooded part of the outer London commuter belt and Greenit became the first place in the world to have OS grid reference: SU.

Godalming was an ancient hundred in the south west of the county of Surrey, corresponds to the central third of the current borough of Waverley and some parts of the current borough of y speaking it extended from Guildown in the north to the border with Sussex in the south.

Local people maintain the notion of the hundred, sometimes colloquially referred to as Status: hundred. a short review of our experiences on the wey and godalming navigations link to the wey navigation information for boaters booklet altrust.o.

The original part of the navigation was opened in This video is the 20 miles of towpath running along side the river from Godalming to the Thames Lock, not far from where the River Wey .