Wey & Arun Canal Trust - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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The Wey and Arun Canal is a partially open, 23-mile-long canal in the southeast of England. It runs southwards from the River Wey at Gunsmouth, Shalford, Surrey to the River Arun at Pallingham, in West Sussex. The canal comprises parts of two separate undertakings – the northern part of the Arun Navigation, opened in 1787 between Pallingham and Newbridge Wharf, and the Wey and Arun Junction Canal, opened in 1816, which connected the Arun at Newbridge to the Godalming Navigation near Shalford, so
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9.53km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
A beautiful woodland garden of over 25 acres renowned for its captivating beauty and tranquillity. Famous for its stunning collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, the garden was established in the 1900s with influences from the Japanese gardens, it now stretches over twenty acres. The house and grounds are also available for private hire for weddings and events.
10.69km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
Petworth House in the parish of Petworth, West Sussex, England, is a late 17th-century Grade I listed country house, rebuilt in 1688 by Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, and altered in the 1870s to the design of the architect Anthony Salvin. It contains intricate wood-carvings by Grinling Gibbons. It is the manor house of the manor of Petworth. For centuries it was the southern home for the Percy family, Earls of Northumberland.
The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden - booked tickets only
11.89km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
Nestled in a woodland valley just outside the village of Ockley lies a sculpture garden unlike any other. Created over 35 years ago, The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden exhibits an ever-changing collection of contemporary sculpture throughout the magical gardens. Surrounding a 15th century, Grade 2 listed cottage, the grounds have been lovingly restored and reinvented over the past 40 years by owner and renowned landscape designer Anthony Paul.
National Trust - Winkworth Arboretum
12.05km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey is a National Trust place with over 1000 types of trees and shrubs alive with colour in autumn. The 95 acres arboretum was founded by Dr Wilfrid Fox, starting in 1938 and continuing through World War II. He cleared the land and planted it with carefully chosen trees and shrubs to maximise its autumnal appearance. Once it was established, he presented it to the National Trust in 1952.
12.25km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
The Blackdown Hills are a range of hills along the Somerset-Devon border in south-western England, which were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1991. It is also one of the highest points in the south east of England, exceeded by Walbury Hill and Leith Hill. Blackdown is protected as part of the South Downs National Park.
Southwater Country Park
12.61km from Wey & Arun Canal Trust
This 90 acre site, created from a former brickworks, has level surfaced paths which provide an easy-going lakeside walk. It offers a selection of outdoor activities including an adventure-style play area, orienteering course, tuition in canoeing and sailing. The Quarry', which is managed for nature conservation and supports wildlife such as lizards, Kingfishers, Nightingales and various butterflies and dragonflies.
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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.