Walking and cycling

32 miles of pleasant walking along one of the most beautiful canals in Britain

Cyclists are also permitted to use the towpath but must give way to pedestrians.

The interactive table below shows distances on the canal. At the junction with the River Wey Navigation, you can continue north to Weybridge or south to Guildford alongside the River Wey.

Approximate mileages from the River Wey to Basingstoke Town Centre

Location Miles
River Wey Navigation


Woodham Lock 1 0.25
Woodham Lock 6 1.75
Monument Bridge, Woking 3.25
Chertsey Road Bridge 3.50
Chobham Road Bridge 4.00
Arthur's Bridge 5.00
St John's Lock 7 5.50
St John's Lock 11 6.25
Brookwood Lock 12 8.00
Deepcut Lock 15 9.00
Deepcut Lock 28 (Frimley Lock) 11.25
Frimley Aqueduct 12.50
Canal Centre, Mytchett 13.50
Mytchett Lake 14.00
Ash Vale Station 14.75
Ash Wharf 16.00
Ash Lock 29 17.00
Farnborough Road Bridge 18.25
Eelmoor Bridge 19.50
Pondtail Bridges, Fleet 21.50
Reading Road Wharf, Fleet 22.50
Malthouse Bridge 23.50
Crookham Wharf 24.50
Barley Mow Bridge, Winchfield 27.00
Broad Oak Bridge 29.50
Colt Hill Wharf 30.00
Swan Bridge, North Warnborough 31.00
Whitewater Aqueduct 31.50
Greywell Tunnel (east) 32.00
Greywell Tunnel (west) 32.75
Brickworks Arm, Up Nately 33.38
Brick Kiln Bridge 33.50
Little Tunnel Bridge (no path currently exists) 34.00
Basing House Bridge (no path currently exists) 35.12
Basingstoke Town Centre (no path currently exists) 37.00