River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, our countryside space is open for local visitors to access for walks, free of charge. You do not need to book to visit but boat trips must be booked. Please follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe

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

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

What's on 

Book your boat trip

Please note you need to book tickets for a boat trip at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf. Dapdune Wharf is free to enter.

Upcoming events

Spooktacular family fun run

Sat 30 Oct 2021
16:30-19:45
The spooktacular 2k family fun run is back

Wreath making

Sat 04 Dec 2021
10:00-13:00
Come and try out our new home for wreathing
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

coffee and croissant on picnic table

Feeling peckish?

The tearoom is open for hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, pastries and ice creams. You can sit inside or use one of the picnic tables around the site. If it's raining, we have a marquee in the tearoom garden so you shouldn't have to get wet while you enjoy a delicious cream tea...

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Shopping

Bookshed at Dapdune Wharf in the old Carpenters' Shed

River-ting read 

Our Wey themed second-hand bookshop, The Book Shed, is a riverside delight for book lovers. The Book Shed offers a wide range of fiction, non-fiction, children's books and more.

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.