Wey & Arun Canal Trust Walks to offer new perspective on canal heritage Canal cruises will no longer be the only way to gain an insight into the history of the Wey & Arun Canal with the launch of this year’s guided walk programme. The Wey & Arun Canal Trust (WACT) will be offering guided tours each month from the Canal Centre in Loxwood, West Sussex, to give visitors a chance to find out more about the history of the canal, the restoration work on the waterway and more about the history of Loxwood village itself. Walk 1 (2.5 miles) will take place on 29 May, 24 July & 25 September. Walk 2 (4.5 miles) will be take place on June & 28 August. The meeting time for each is 9.30am at the Canal Centre, with the walk starting at 9.45am. Bookings for the walks (£5 per person) may be made by contacting Loxwood Canal Centre Tel: 01403 753999, email: email@example.com. For more details of the walks please see www.weyandarun.co.uk/walks.php
Punch & Picnic Sunset Cruise: Friday 16th May Following last year's sell out success, the first evening cruise of the season offers passengers the opportunity to experience a leisurely summer evening trip on the canal while sipping a glass of punch and enjoying a delicious picnic. 7.30-10.00pm. Tickets: £18 per person. Booking in advance is essential.
Pirates & Princesses Adventures: Tuesday 27th May If you are looking for something different to do with the children during half-term, join in the fun on one of the special themed Pirates & Princesses trips. Come suitably dressed and help defeat the pirates and rescue the princess! The trips will last approximately 1½ hours and will depart at 10.30am, 12.30 and 2.30pm. Tickets cost £10 per person to include light refreshments, and treasure for all the children. Booking in advance is strongly recommended.
The Poddle: Sunday 8th June The Trust’s most important fund raising event is The Poddle, its annual sponsored walk. This year’s Poddle is a figure of eight 12 mile walk through beautiful Surrey countryside starting in Shalford and taking in the new riverside path in Hunt Park, St Martha’s Hill, Polsted Manor, Loseley Park and the Wey Navigation. Full details and a Sponsorship form are available on the website www.weyandarun.co.uk To book seats on any of the forthcoming special cruises (including Father’s Day ‘Bacon Butty Brunch trips on Sunday 15th June and the Midsummer Sensation evening cruise on Friday 20th June), or if you would like information about private charters, please call the WACT Office on 01403 752403 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 35
Published on Apr 22, 2014