Special Cruises on the Wey & Arun Canal, Loxwood

Jun 28, 2018 | Bits & Bobs

Cream Tea Cruises: 17th July, 7th August, 5th & 19th September: The popular Cream Tea Voyages offer an opportunity to appreciate the beautiful West Sussex countryside while enjoying a cup of tea, delicious scones, cream and jam.   The trips take approximately 1½ hours and depart at 2.15 pm and 4.30 pm.  Tickets cost £14 per person and should be booked in advance.

Pirates & Princesses Adventure Trips:  26th July, 9th & 22nd August: If you missed the first of these trips during half-term, now is the time to book ahead for the Pirates & Princesses Adventure Trips during the summer holidays!  Come in fancy dress and enjoy some good swashbuckling fun with ‘sea’ battles to try and defeat the pirates, rescue the princess and take possession of the treasure chest! The trips will last approximately 1½ hours and will depart at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm.  Tickets cost £12 per person to include light refreshments, and a share of the captured treasure for all the children.  Booking in advance is strongly recommended.

Sunset Cruises: Fridays 6th and 20th July & Friday 3rd August: Enjoy a 2½ hour evening trip on the canal watching the scenery change from daylight to dusk whilst enjoying a glass of Pimm’s and either a delicious Ploughman’s Supper (Friday 6th July & Friday 3rd August) or a special picnic basket (20th July).  The trips depart at 7.30pm and cost £21 per person.  Booking in advance is essential.

Quiz & Nibbles Cruise: Friday 17th August: Enjoy a quiz, a glass of wine and a selection of ‘nibbles’ whilst gently cruising along the beautiful canal.  6.30pm to 8.00pm. £40 for a table for 4 persons – and all inclusive!

Bookings for all the special events throughout the year and weekend public trips can be made online via the Trust website www.weyandarun.co.uk. For enquiries about private charters, volunteering opportunities and membership please call The Wey & Arun Canal Trust Office on 01403 752403 or email office@weyandarun.co.uk .