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Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre

  • Mytchett
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre offers the perfect place to start exploring the canal or simply relax and watch the boats pass by.

The facilities overlook the picturesque canal and include an information point and gift shop, tearoom, picnic area, children's trailblazer play area, function room, and a campsite.

John Cale Canal cruises operate from the Centre hiring out pedalos, canoes as well as running public boat trips and chartered hire.

The towpath is easily accessible from the Canal Centre, so why not start your journey from here!

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Opening hours

Easter - September
Tuesday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:45

October - March
Tuesday to Thursday 10:30 - 16:00
Friday 10:30 - 15:45


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey, GU16 6DD, England

Phone number

01252 370073



Click here to visit Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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