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Dredging has been underway on the Canal in Hampshire for the last few weeks and is due to continue almost until the end of March. But what is dredging and why does the Canal need it? “dredge verb – to remove mud, stones, etc. from the bottom of a river, canal, etc.” [Oxford English Dictionary] […]

A Boater’s Viewpoint

We’ve just spent a week on the Basingstoke canal and are so thrilled we decided to go there – it’s amazing! From the moment you get on to it (from the River Wey) up to the top by the relic of Odiham Castle, it is beautiful. Tree lined, a super towpath and clear water. We […]