For Kids

There are plenty of exciting things to do along the Basingstoke Canal suitable for children. Enjoy your family day out and explore fun activities and interesting places with your little ones.

Suggested Kid’s Activities

Information for Kids

The Basingstoke Canal has a long history, going right back to 1794 – that’s over 220 years! To find out about the canal, the website “Kiddle” has the following article especially for younger people. Click here to find out more. Grown ups interested in our history can click here.

Water Safety for Kids

It’s true that water can look very inviting, especially on a hot day. To avoid accidents it’s important that we teach our kids how to be safe around water. The Canal River Trust website has learning resources to help you educate your child to stay safe. Click here for further information.