Month: November 2021

Replacing Kitty

Please donate via our crowdfunding site Entirely run by volunteers The Basingstoke Canal Society has over 1,000 members and is run entirely by volunteers.  Kitty, our community trip boat is no exception with a whole band of people giving up their free time to keep her running.  Trips on Kitty get a 5* rating on […]

Calendar Competition 2022

You may have noticed the piece in the recent Bulletin about our 2022 calendar. In fact all the winners have received their free calendars and they are now on sale along with some Christmas cards via our online shop by clicking here. To find out more about the competition, please view our press release by […]

New website performing well!

In 2019 the Society embarked on a project to renew our website so that we could show visitors just how beautiful the canal is, a bit about the history and what is happening day to day. A great deal of hard work followed and in August last year the website was launched! Since then volunteers […]

Replacing Kitty

Kitty is our trip boat that runs from Woking. She is 45 years old and near the end of her life. We want to replace her with an all-electric boat.  Entirely run by volunteers The Basingstoke Canal Society has over 1,000 members and as you know is run entirely by volunteers.  Kitty, our trip boat […]

Winter Layup

Both John Pinkerton & Kitty are entering winter maintenance season. During November 2021 to March 2022 maintenance crews will be active preparing for the 2022 boating season. The booking schedule will show pre-booked charter trips. If your chosen date for a charter is not shown, then please complete an enquiry form here. We are working […]