River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Important notice -

The waterway and towpath are open for visitors to access. Dapdune Wharf is closed for the winter and will reopen on 26 March 2022. Our winter walks programme continues over the winter.

Tranquil waterway running for nearly 20 miles through the heart of Surrey

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

What's on 

Upcoming events

Winter walks: Chertsey Bridge circular

Sun 20 Mar 2022
10:30-14:00
How about a nice, flat 6 miler to Chertsey from Weybridge?

Winter walk: Eashing bridges

Sun 10 Apr 2022
10:30-12:30
Come and join us for our final spring walk
River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Things to see and do

For river users...

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Eating

A visitor's hand holding a National Trust takeaway coffee cup

Feeling peckish?

The tearoom is now closed for the winter and will re-open on 26 March. We look forward to welcoming you back.

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Shopping

Dapdune Wharf bookshop in Carpenters' shed

Our second-hand bookshop, The Book Shed, is currently closed for winter and will re-open on 26 March. Its success depends on generous donations, and we warmly welcome your pre-loved books. If you would like to donate any books while the Shed is closed, please drop them off at the office at Dapdune Wharf on Tuesday or Thursdays between 9am-5pm. For more details email us riverwey@nationaltrust.org.uk. Thank you for your support.

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Get involved

Ticket office volunteer engaging with a member of the public

Join the team 

There are tons of opportunities from running guiding walks, being a conservation volunteer, conducting site tours to sewing and skippering the electric boats. Get in touch and see where you could fit in.

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Wildlife

Cygnet hitching a lift at Dapdune Wharf, Guildford

What is living along the towpath? 

Day or night, there's loads in flight...

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Our work

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

History

Guildford by the river in 1795

A brief history of the Wey Navigation 

This pretty unusual National Trust property has a long history - it is one of the very first river navigations in the country, predating the canal age by over 100 years.