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Brighton and Sussex

Canal Trips Near Steyning

Canal Trips run along the Wey and Arun Canal starting from rural Loxwood .. a half an hour drive from Steyning.

They usually take between 35 mins and an hour and a half.

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These leisurely short cruises usually start in early April and run every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday until the end of October, (apart from Easter Sunday & Monday).
 
There can also be special Santa cruises each December .. including an evening cruise for adults (expect mulled wine and mince pies). Easter Bunny specials run each year too.
 
The cost is normally between £6 and £10 for adults and from £3 for children.
 

Canal History

map: canal route london to the coast

In the 19th century it was possible to travel by boat from London to Littlehampton on the south coast, passing through Weybridge, Guildford, Pulborough and Arundel.
 
The route was via the rivers Wey and Arun, which were linked by the 23-mile Wey and Arun Canal. This enabled people to go from the River Thames in London to the English Channel.
 
Sadly the route fell into disuse when railways became established. Fortunately volunteers are now restoring the waterway…
 

Canal Cruises from Chichester

Trips also run from time to time on the Chichester Ship Canal. They offer special Fish and Chip, Afternoon Tea and Pie and Mash cruises.

Read more about the Chichester Ship Canal

 
Read some reviews about Rosebud Cottage in Steyning.

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