PUBS ALONG THE CANAL
There are many good pubs along the way to break up your journey.
These are a few; The Fox and Goose, The Mill House, The Derby Inn, The Waterwitch, The Bel & Dragon, The Red Lion, The Barley Mow, The Exchequer, The Fox and Hounds, The Oatsheaf, The Prince of Wales, The Foresters, The Swan, The Kings Head, The Rose & Thistle, The Nags Head, The Rowbarge, The Bridge Barn, The Wheatsheaf
SHOPS, RESTAURANTS & TAKEAWAYS ALONG THE CANAL
SHOPS – Spar North Warnborough, Newlyns Farm Shop & Cafe, COOP Odiham, Fleet has a Waitrose, Sainsburys and a small M&S,
RESTAURANTS – Odiham Spice (Indian), El Castello Odiham (Italian),El Castello Fleet (Italian),Prezzo Fleet (Italian),Kathmandu Fleet (Nepalese),Pizza Express Fleet (Italian), Zall Fine Dining Fleet (Indian), Menu Thai Fleet (Thai), Gurkha Square Fleet (Nepalese), Water Sky Fleet (Chinese Takeaway), Sorrento Fleet (Italian), Bo Wah Fish Bar Ash Vale (Fish & Chips), Spice of India Ash Vale (Indian), Happy Garden Ash Vale (Chinese), Ash Vale Tandoori (Indian), La Vang (Indian), Brookwood Fisheries (Fish & Chips), Everest (Nepalese Indian), The Village (Indian), Bellini (Italian), The Ketch Woking (Fish & Chips), Jamaican Jerk
THINGS TO SEE & DO
There are many attractions along the canal; from King John’s Castle at Odiham, Broad Oak Alpaca Farm near Odiham, the Rowhill Nature Reserve in Aldershot, Aldershot Military Museum, Farnborough Air Sciences Trust, Alpine Snowsports (10 minute walk from Ash Lock), Ignition Racing Simulators (18 minute walk from Norris Bridges), Mizens miniature railway to name but a few.
WALKS ALONG THE CANAL
If you feel like taking a walk along the canal from Ash Vale towards Woking there are a few options available, both make use of the frequent train service which is available on this section of the canal.
- Ash Vale to Brookwood = 6.5 mile walk (2 to 2.5 hours). Train to or from Brookwood every half hour Adult Fare is around £3.60 Train journey takes 8 minutes.
- Ash Vale to Woking = 11 mile walk (3 to 3.5 hours). Train to or from Woking every half hour Adult Fare is around £5.60 Train journey takes 14 minutes.