What Do You Do In The Winter?

What Do You Do In The Winter?

Having been open seven days a week from Easter until the end of October, it would be lovely to think that we down tools, put the kettle on and put our feet up until Spring, but sadly there isn’t time. After we have put the kettle on and had a cuppa or two, we...

Canal boat, Narrowboat, Riverboat or Barge?

Barge, riverboat, canal boat or narrowboat? Well, they are all generally long and found on rivers and canals, so what’s the difference? According to the internet a barge is a flat-bottomed boat for carrying freight on canals and rivers, either under its own power or...

Heading off from Farncombe

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...

The River Wey

The River Wey is a canalised river that runs from Godalming in Surrey to the Thames Lock at Weybridge. It has a rich history, dating back to 1653, when it was opened as the main transport route from Surrey to London. For over 300 years, it carried goods and passengers...

River or Canal?

What’s the difference and does it really matter what you call it? We understand the confusion, we also understand why people get it wrong but its no big deal, every day is a school day as the saying goes, so what is the difference? Rivers exist where water flows...