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For dog walkers is a hidden gem

If you park by campsite can walk your dog over the military grounds on the cafe side of canal. Can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Micky A
Aldershot, United Kingdom
Beautiful canal

We live just up the road from here and have enjoyed endless walks along the canal. Its a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Canal Centre Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett GU16 6DD, England
+44 1252 370073
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, long stretches of this charming waterway are hidden from the towpath by a wall of weeds. We walked seven miles from Brookwood to West Byfleet and were disappointed to find ourselves 'cut off' from the canal by tall bracken and stinging nettles. There was...More

Thank rentaquote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you park by campsite can walk your dog over the military grounds on the cafe side of canal. Can walk through woods where dogs can swim in canal or if adventurous stick to military ground. If like long walk can walk through military grounds...More

Thank Micky A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live just up the road from here and have enjoyed endless walks along the canal. Its a beautiful, tranquil place and will be sadly missed when we move! I find everyone I meet on our walks very friendly. We have seen kingfishers and lots...More

Thank bunny291987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family had a lovely cruise on the canal on the Rosebud boat. This is a really cute little boat (complete with bunting!) that seats up to 12 people and is staffed by two volunteers who give you lots of information about the history and...More

Thank katieea369
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Excellent trip up the canal lasted just under an hour very cheap to do. Lots of wildlife to see. Cafe on site where you book.

Thank Tracey O
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Here with 70 little people and teachers/helpers after dropping them of we had the cafes big breakfast got to say that this breakfast beat me I couldn’t eat it all, fantastic food fast service and the choices on their menu leaves you spoiled for choice...More

Thank Colinaki
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We walked down to Frimley Park from here. To start we had breakfast in the cafe. Hot fresh and DELICIOUS. Walked down the Canal soo much to see, got to Frimley Park Miniture Railway and then walked back for a drink and Cake. Lovely relaxing....More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful canal to walk alongside with outstanding views of the countryside and wildlife. Plenty of people around either walking, cycling or jogging. Great waterside walk.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Canal Centre offers interesting information on the canal. The canal itself offers attractive towpath walks plus trip and hire boats. The adjoining cafe has excellent snacks and light meals.

Thank chrisryderjones
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It’s been an while since I last went to Basingstoke Canal but I do remember my experience when I last went and it was really lovely. The walk walking next to the canal was great and relaxing. I heard a lot of beautiful sounds. The...More

Thank jdFootballfan1
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Laura H
21 August 2017|
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Response from johnosbourne555 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You get a book. They are grouped into different ages for the kids. My daughter did it every year for years and its more about the whole experience.
30 May 2016|
Response from Maggie M | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine and sorry for delay in replying just keep your dog away from the long grasses on the field, lots of Ticks about this year