Unpowered boat hire – Canal Visitor Centre - Mytchett
Pedalos, canoes, sit on top kayaks and rowing boats available for hire at weekends from Easter to the end of September.
Also open daily during the Easter, Spring Half Term and Summer school holidays.
Boat hire opening is subject to weather conditions.
To check if boat hire is open please contact the office on 01252 370073, firstname.lastname@example.org or check on Facebook or Twitter.
- Sit on top kayaks £10 per hour (single), £13 per hour (double)
- Canoes £12.50 per hour
- Rowing boats £15.50 per hour
- Pedalos £9.00 per half hour
- 10.30am to 4pm pedalos
- 10.30am to 3.30pm canoes, sit on top kayaks and rowing boats
Boats are hired out on a first come, first served basis.
Rosebud boat trips and charter hire - Mytchett
Boat trips on board our friendly 12-seater boat ‘Rosebud’ run at weekends and on public holidays from Easter to September plus Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays during Easter, Spring Half Term and Summer school holidays.
Times of the trips: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm.
These 55-minute long boat trips leave from the Canal Centre in Mytchett and go to Greatbottom Flash and back.
Prices: £6.50 per adult, £4 per child (ages one to 12), family £19 (two adults, two children)
Booking: Book and pay at reception or over the phone - 01252 370073
Trip days are dependent on the weather - so please check with the office if you are travelling any distance.
Tel 01252 370073, email email@example.com or check on Facebook or Twitter
Cream Tea Cruises
Cream tea cruise specials run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from the end of May to September.
Tuesday: Departure time: 2 pm for a 90 minute round trip to Greatbottom Flash. Tea served on board at anchor.
Price: £11.50 per person.
Thursday: Departure time 1.45pm for a two and a half hour round trip to Deepcut. Tea served on picnic tables on the lock lawn.
Price: £14 per person.
Advance booking essential. Minimum of six for the trip to run. Maximum number 10.
Spring and Autumn Specials
Special Mother’s Day, Easter Hot Cross Bun and Autumn Colour trips are also planned.
Phone 01252 370073, email firstname.lastname@example.org or check on Facebook or Twitter for information.
Looking to do something different for a special event like a birthday or anniversary - why not hire our 12-seater narrowboat Rosebud? Each trip will have a qualified skipper and crew member on board. Charters available on non public trips days only.
Trips depart from and return to the Canal Centre in Mytchett any time between 10 am and 8 pm (latest return time).
Day hire rate - £60 for first hour, £50 each additional hour.
Evening rate (5pm onwards) - £80 for first hour, £60 each additional hour.
All trips are subject to the availability of the boat, skipper and crew member.
To check availability contact the office on 01252 370073 or email email@example.com
Other boat options
Public boat trips - “John Pinkerton” - Odiham
A 50-seater boat belonging to the Basingstoke Canal Society offering public trips, themed cruises and charter hire.
Phone 01256 765889 (10am to 6pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public boat trips – ‘Kitty’ 12-seater boat – Woking
Basingstoke Canal Society 12 seater boat offering 75 minute trips from the Town Wharf in Woking on Wednesdays and weekends from Easter to the end of September. This boat has a hydraulic lift and ramp and can accommodate up to two unpowered wheelchair users per trip.
Phone 01256 765889 (10am to 8pm) or email email@example.com
Boat hire - Galleon Marine, - Odiham
Narrowboats available for 4, 6 and 8 hour hire, a short break or a longer holiday. Also on hire are rowing boats, canoes and kayaks.
Phone 01256 703691, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Boat trips and hire - Accessible Boating - Odiham
Offer a day hire boat “Dawn” which takes 12 passengers (space for six wheelchair users). There is also a seven berth luxury holiday boat “Madam Butterfly” specially designed for disabled use. Both boats operate from Odiham. Occasional public boat trips during the summer.
Phone 07943 926683, email email@example.com for more information.
Recreational Boating for the Handicapped - Woking
Free trips are offered for small groups aboard “Maggie G” - a special boat designed for wheelchair users.
Phone 01483 761499