Wey and Arun Canal :: Shared Description

The Wey and Arun Canal is a 23-mile-long canal in the south of England, between the River Wey at Shalford, Surrey and the River Arun at Pallingham, in West Sussex.
Passing through a rural landscape, there was little freight traffic to justify its continued existence, and the canal was officially abandoned in 1871.
Without maintenance, the canal gradually became derelict over much of its length. However, since 1970, active restoration by The Wey & Arun Canal Trust has resulted in several miles of the waterway being restored to navigable standard. Work is continuing, with the ultimate aim of re-opening the entire canal to navigation.
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TQ0437 : Wey and Arun Canal (disused) by N Chadwick
TQ0242 : The Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0232 : Rushes in the canal by N Chadwick
TQ0524 : Wey and Arun Canal (disused) by N Chadwick
TQ0430 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0331 : The Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0630 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0242 : Wey and Arun Canal information board by N Chadwick
TQ0531 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0233 : Wey South Path by the Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0331 : Milestone, Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0331 : Wey South Path and Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0134 : Wey and Arun Canal, Sidney Wood by N Chadwick
TQ0431 : Narrowboats, Wey and Arun Canal, Loxwood by N Chadwick
TQ0143 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0625 : Wey South Path by the Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0423 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0524 : Milepost, Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0430 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0341 : The Downs Link crosses the Wey Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0630 : Drungewick Lane Bridge, Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0531 : Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0431 : Looking across the Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0431 : Blossom by the canal by N Chadwick
TQ0134 : Wey and Arun Canal, Wey South Path in Sidney Wood by N Chadwick

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Created: Sun, 5 Sep 2010, Updated: Thu, 28 Apr 2011

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