Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre | Day Out With The Kids

Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre

Mytchett, Surrey, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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!


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre's website
01252 370073

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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

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