Basingstoke Canal

The Basingstoke Canal is navigable from its junction with the River Wey Navigation at Woodham to King John’s Castle, Odiham, shortly before Greywell Tunnel.  This covers a distance of 32.1 miles (50.2 km) and there are 29 locks.  The canal is derelict from Odiham to its original terminus in Basingstoke.

The maximum size of boat that can navigate the Basingstoke Canal is
length: 72' (21.9 metres)
beam: 13' 6" (4.1 metres)
height: 5' 10" (1.7 metres)
draught: 3' 0" (0.9 metres)





IWA Branch

Guildford & Reading

Navigation Authority

Basingstoke Canal Authority
Canal Centre, Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey, GU16 6DD
T: 01252 370073
Basingstoke Canal Authority website

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