Trip List : Jan – May 2014

     

 

Date

Where

Waterway

What

Who

 

January 2014

Wed 1st

New Years Day

Weybridge

Wey

Traditional trip to The Anchor at Pyrford and back along the canal (9 miles) or get in at New Haw for a shorter trip @ 3mph.  Lunch bookings – speak to Jeff.

Jeff

 

Sat 4th

Bell Hill

Thames

Round the Loop, 10.5 or 12.5 miles, depending on how much you seek the scenic routes.  4mph.  Refreshments at Walton Bridge; back in time for a late lunch.

Andrew

 

Sat 11th

Runnymede

Thames

One way from Runnymede back to Bell Hill; if it’s been raining, this can be a quick trip.  Car shuttle.  4mph + current  X miles.

Andrew

 

Sun 12th

Bell Hill

Thames

Improvers Session : Forward Paddling or Moving Water Skills In Open Cockpit Kayaks (whichever was not done in December)

Andrew

 
Sun 19th     Basingstoke Canal from Barley Mow Bridge; probably 6 – 8 miles, much like Boxing Day, with the possibility of lunch at The Barley Mow after paddling.

Andrew

 
Sat 25th

(or Sunday)

  Trip details TBC

Stephen

 
Mon 27th     Half day gentle trip

Andrew

 

February 2014

Sat 1st

Weybridge

Wey

Half day am trip – Weybridge Lock to Pyrford Lock, with half-way coffee stop at the Anchor Pub (Pyrford), gentle 8 miles. 2 locks to portage

Phil

 
Sun 9th  Mytchett  Basingstoke Canal Mytchett – note this is a change from the originally published trip due to weather and river conditions on the Wey

Charles

 
Sat 15th

Mytchett

 Basingstoke Canal Mytchett to Ash lock and return, 6 miles, then to the cafe.

Barnet

 
Sat 22nd  Barley Mow  Basingstoke Canal Paddle upstream to Odiham and return (8 miles) to Barley Mow for lunch, optional extra after lunch to go downstream to Crookham Wharf, no portages

Phil

 

March 2014

Sat 1st

Pelican

Wey

Half day am trip – Pelican pub to Walsham gates with a coffee stop at The Anchor at Pyrford. A gentle 10 miles, 3 locks to portage

Phil

 
Sat 8th  New Haw  Wey New Haw to Walsham gates (1 portage, 8 miles)

Charles

 
Sat 15th

Wey KC

Wey

Wey KC to Godalming Wharf with lunch at Catteshall tea rooms. (4 portages) (12 miles)

Phil

 
Sat 22nd  Chertsey Bridge  Thames One way trip from Chertsey Bridge to Bell Hill with coffee stop at Walton Bridge (8 miles)

Stephen

 
Sun 30th  Bell Hill  Thames HCC to Teddington Lock, calling at Kingston Royal for tea and cake (1 portage, 11 miles)

Charles

 
Mon 31st  Bell Hill  Thames One way trip downstream to Richmond for coffee, then back to Twickenham (about 9 miles)

Andrew

 

April 2014

Sat 5th     HCC awards lunch at The Weir on the river (Hamptoneers can paddle to the pub if they wish)

N/A

 
Sat 12th  Walton Bridge  Thames Walton Bridge to Penton Hook lock and return (11 miles, 2 portages each way)

Andy

 
Sat 19th  New Inn, Send  Wey New Inn to stoke Lock and return (8 miles, 3 portages each way) 

Andy

 
Sat 26th  Mytchett   Basingstoke Canal Mytchett to Ash Lock and back to Deep Cut, no portages, 8 miles or 11 miles

Adam

 

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