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River Wey

Description of River Wey: Runs 19.75 miles from Godalming to the River Thames at Shepperton

History of River Wey: Promoted by Acts of 1651, 1681, 1683 and 1760 (extension from Guildford to Godalming). Navigation from Weybridge to Guildford opened in 1653 and the extension from Guildford to Godalming in 1763.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority: : National Trust Wey Navigations, Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4RR : Telephone 01483 561389 :

Coxes Lock and Mill, River Wey

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  • The Lost Wey to the Sea , Released in 2003, 1 hour 15 minutes Produced by Off the Rails, A journey down the largely unnavigable waterways between Guildford and Portsmouth. Available on tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon
  • River Wey , Released in 2003, 48 minutes Produced by VideoActive, A trip up the Wey through the remarkably rural Surrey countryside. Available on tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

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  • Farncombe Boat House Boat hire, day boats boat sales, etc on the River Wey
  • Savanna Canal Boat Hire Enjoy a family boating holiday aboard an eight berth holiday canal boat based on the River Wey & Godalming Navigations in Surrey. Starting from Guildford.
  • Walton Marine Boat brokerage based on the Thames.
  • Guildford Boat House Narrowboat hire on the Wey and Godalming Navigation.
  • The Locker Maintenance & Supply Company Ltd Supplier of fittings and services for boats and caravans based on the River Wey.
  • River Wey Trips Guildford Boat House and Farncombe Boat House can offer a wide variety of trip options to suit everyone.
  • The River Wey &Navigations A community site about the Wey Valley. With over 200,000 words and more than 1,000 images, the site is maintained by volunteers who have tried to give you a great introduction to this beautiful and historic valley.
  • On the Wey Narrowboat Hire A small, family business which offers holidays aboard their luxury self drive narrowboat Box of Delights.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Wey: Length 72 foot, beam 13 foot 10 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Wey: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Shepperton

Junction with River Thames River Thames Junction

0

0

N

TQ074659

176

Thames Lock No 16

0.1

1

N

TQ075652

176

Town Lock No 15

Weybridge Old Bridge

0.9

2

N

TQ068647

187

Black Boy Bridge

1.1

2

N

TQ064646

187

Coxes Railway Bridge

1.5

2

N

TQ062642

187

Coxes Lock No 14

1.6

3

N

TQ061641

176

New Haw Lock No 13

White Hart Inn and New Haw Bridge

2.4

4

N

TQ055630

187

Basingstoke Canal Junction

Junction with Basingstoke Canal

3

4

N

TQ055620

187

Pravis Bridge

3.5

4

N

TQ055612

187

Murray's Bridge

4

4

N

TQ056604

176

Dodds Bridge

4.4

4

N

TQ051601

176

Pyrford Lock No 12

Anchor Inn and Pyrford Bridge

5

5

N

TQ054591

187

Pigeon House Bridge

5.4

5

N

TQ054585

187

Walsham Flood Gates No 11

Walsham Bridge

6

6

N

TQ050578

187

Newark Lock No 10

Newark Footbridge

6.5

7

N

TQ042574

186

Newark New Bridge

6.8

7

N

TQ039573

186

Papercourt Lock No 9

Papercourt Footbridge

7.4

8

N

TQ034568

186

Tanyard Bridge

7.8

8

N

TQ029563

186

High Bridge

8.1

8

N

TQ024561

186

Cart Bridge

New Inn, Send

8.6

8

N

TQ017561

186

Worsfold Flood Gates No 8

Only used in times of flood

8.9

9

N

TQ016557

186

Triggs Lock No 7

9.6

10

N

TQ012548

186

Wareham's Bridge

9.9

10

N

TQ013546

186

Send Church Bridge

10.3

10

N

TQ016540

186

Broadoak Bridge

11.1

10

N

TQ021531

186

Bower's Lock No 6

11.8

11

N

TQ011529

186

Bower's Bridge

11.9

11

N

TQ011528

186

Stoke Lock No 5

Stoke Footbridge

13

12

N

TQ002516

186

Stoke Bridge

Row Barge Inn

13.4

12

N

SU997511

186

Wood Bridge

14.3

12

N

SU990507

186

Dapdune Railway Bridge

14.5

12

N

SU992504

186

Onslow Bridge

15.1

12

N

SU993495

186

Guildford Town Bridge

Guildford Wharf

15.3

12

N

SU994493

186

Mill Mead Lock No 4

Mill Mead Bridge

15.4

13

N

SU995491

186

Quarry Hill Footbridge

15.6

13

N

SU997489

186

St. Catherine's Lock No 3

St. Catherine's Bridge

16.5

14

N

SU995477

186

Railway Bridge

16.9

14

N

SU995472

186

Broadford Bridge

Parrot Pub

17.1

14

N

SU997467

186

Guns Mouth Junction

Junction with Wey and Arun Junction Canal Wey and Arun Junction Canal junction

17.3

14

N

SU997464

186

Unstead Lock No 2

17.8

15

N

SU992460

186

Unstead Bridge

18

15

N

SU990455

186

Trowers Bridge

18.8

15

N

SU983449

186

Cattershall Lock No 1

Cattershall Bridge

19

16

N

SU980444

186

Cattershall Lock Cut and River Junction

19.3

16

N

SU978442

186

Godalming Town Bridge

Limit of navigation. The last turning point for full length craft is at Godalming Wharf.

19.8

16

N

SU973441

186

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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