River Wey & Godalming Navigations - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About River Wey & Godalming Navigations
The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation together provide a 20-mile continuous navigable route from the River Thames near Weybridge via Guildford to Godalming. Both waterways are in Surrey and are owned by the National Trust. The Wey was one of the first rivers in England to be made navigable; the River Wey Navigation opened in 1653, with 12 locks between Weybridge and Guildford, and the Godalming Navigation, with a further four locks, was completed in 1764.
Attractions Near River Wey & Godalming Navigations
London Bus Museum
2.55km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
The London Bus Museum is a purpose-built transport museum, open daily to the public and located at Brooklands in Weybridge, Surrey It houses a remarkable collection of around 35 buses and coaches, the largest collection of working historic London buses in the world. The vehicles are all of London origin and date from about 1875 to 1979 and are arranged in a timeline from the early horse bus to more modern buses similar to those on London’s streets today.
2.71km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
Brooklands Museum is on the site of the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit and displays a wide range of Brooklands-related motoring and aviation exhibits ranging from giant racing cars, motorcycles and bicycles to an vast collection of civilian and military aircraft, including the Second World War Wellington Bomber and the only Concorde with public access in South East England.
SAW - The Ride
4.46km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
Saw - The Ride is a steel rollercoaster manufactured by Gerstlauer. This Euro-Fighter model roller coaster is located at Thorpe Park in the United Kingdom. The ride is themed around the horror movie franchise, "Saw". The ride was opened to the public as the steepest freefall roller coaster in the world on 14 March 2009, with a drop angle of 100 degrees.
4.54km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
Colossus is a steel roller coaster at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England, and the park's first major attraction. It was built by Swiss manufacturers Intamin and designed by Werner Stengel as an adaptation of Monte Makaya in Brazil, with consultation from Tussauds attraction developer John Wardley. Colossus was the world's first roller coaster with ten inversions; an exact replica, called the 10 Inversion Roller Coaster, was later built at Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou, China.
Great Cockcrow Railway
4.61km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
This miniature railway is one of the most extensive of its kind in the country. There are two different routes you can choose from, both departing and returning to Hardwick Central Station. t is usually open on Sunday afternoons from May to October inclusive, plus Wednesday afternoons during August as well as May Bank Holiday.
The Walking Dead: The Ride
4.63km from River Wey & Godalming Navigations
The Walking Dead: The Ride is the world’s first roller coaster themed around the global TV phenomenon. It was themed around a rave and had the strapline "Ride on a wave of light and sound" — when it was titled X — but currently The Walking Dead: The Ride's slogan is “Those who ride, survive”. It is a complete transformation of the former roller coaster X with all new theming and effects throughout, including a pre-show, walkthrough and live actors.
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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.
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