Surrey - Wey Navigation - New Haw (Addlestone) to Newark Lock & return
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How to get there -
From Junction 11 on the M 25 head towards Chertsey. Turn right on the A318 to New Haw. At the far end of New Haw the A318 goes right at a round-a-bout and then over the canal bridge. After the bridge look for the car park on the right. There is a height restriction of about 2 metres.
For those with SatNav a nearby postcode is KT15 2DS.
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Suggested Launch Site -
Park towards the far end of the linear car park. Launch to the left of the lock.
Head south. Keep straight on at the junction with the Basingstoke Canal. Continue south to Pyrford Lock. You can stop here at the Anchor pub/restaurant.
Alternatively portage the lock on the left. Continue through Walsham Flood Gates in the main branch to Newark Lock, near the remains of a priory.
You can stop and picnic here for a 9 mile round trip with two portages.
Or carry on for a longer trip.