Canal activity centre - Mytchett


Canal Centre opening times are:
April-September: Tuesday-Sunday 10.30am-4.45pm (closed on Mondays, except Bank Holidays & school holidays).
October-March: Tuesday-Thursday 10.30am to 4.00pm; Friday 10.30am- 3.45pm (closed at weekends).

Canal Office opening times are:
April-September: Monday-Sunday 9.00am-5.00pm
October-March: Monday-Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm; Friday 9.00am-4.00pm (closed at weekends).

Boat Trips (12-seater boat ‘Rosebud’):
Public trips from Easter-September; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the Easter, Spring half term & Summer school holidays. A number of specials (including cream tea trips) also run during the year.

Unpowered Boat Hire:
Available at weekends from Easter-September; daily during Easter, Spring half term and Summer school holidays.

Campsite and Glamping Tent Hire:
Open from Easter-end of September (if the weather is fine the season may be extended). Please call to book 01252 370073.

Self-led activities are available for school groups including mini beast hunt, nature walks, pond dipping and sketching. Please visit the website or contact the Canal Centre for more information.

About Basingstoke Canal Centre, Mytchett

The canal centre at Mytchett is the perfect place for visitors of all ages. It is a good place to start for walks, cycling or boating. The carpark is free during opening hours. At other times the barrier allows entry with a code only. Outside there is a children’s playground and next to that a café with inside and outside seating. In the spring and summer there are regular trips on the 12 seater boat ‘Rosebud’ and a variety of unpowered craft to hire. The canal centre is also available for hire.

Find out more

Basingstoke Canal Centre, Mytchett

01252 370073




Mytchett Place Road
Hampshire GU16 6DD

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