Wey Navigation

The Wey and Goadalming navigation (canal) joins the Thames at Weybridge.

You could start the walk at either Weybridge or Byfleet and New Haw stations. However, Webridge is not close to the canal. Further along, Byfleet station is right next to the canal.

The navigation heads from Weybridge towards Byfleet [map of start] Follow the red chevron'ed "navigation" path, not the "river wey". Weybridge station (bottom right) has 4 trains an hour from Waterloo.

At Byfleet, the canal splits [map].

One branch (turn right) heads west past West Byfleet and then Woking stations (10+ trains an hour to Waterloo) and on towards Farnham.

The recommended Goadalming branch heads south (i.e. the left hand branch), and soon enters countryside. It pass a nice pub at Pyford Lock, and then the remains of Newark Priory. After a short industrial area, it goes through central Guildford (station, 4 trains an hour to Waterloo).

After Guildford, the canal heads on south, through a pretty valley, and eventally reaches Goadalming (station, 2 trains an hour to Waterloo).

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