River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

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

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Things to see and do

For river users...

Families in picnic site at Dapdune Wharf

For families this springtime 

There's a variety of things you can try on the River Wey this spring

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

What's on 

Upcoming events

Fortnightly basket making course

Thu 27 Apr 2017
10:00-16:00
Five sessions with resident basket maker, Judith Needham, taking you through tension trays, frame baskets and round, oval and square 'stake and strand' baskets to help you master this ancient craft.

Down Your Wey Day

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-17:00
For everyone with an interest in nature and natural things, join the learning team for nature-inspired crafts and have a go at making a bird box. Lengthsman, Emma, is bringing her moth trap for a closer look at the moths at Dapdune.

Toll house turbine tour

Tue 02 May 2017
14:00-18:00
Take our electric boat to Millmead Lock and visit the Guildford Borough Council Hydro Project. Includes a tour of the Toll House, where a reinstated turbine is generating hydro-electricity, and a return trip to Dapdune for tea & cake.

Wharf Weenies

Thu 04 May 2017
10:00-11:00
Special sessions for our youngest visitors and their adult carers at Dapdune Wharf. Story time, fun craft activities and a chance to run around outside all based around children's stories. Please come suitably dressed for being outdoors, and...

Bushcraft series

Sun 07 May 2017
11:00-13:30
Two hugely fascinating short walks with author, Vincent Learoyd, identifying the vegetation growing along the towpath, followed by a separate bush craft session at Dapdune Wharf in June.

Willow structures for the garden

Thu 18 May 2017
10:00-16:00
Spend a fun day at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford exploring the possibilities of willow weaving for the garden, including bird-feeders, plant supports and flower bed edging.
River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Groups

children enjoying a birthday party at Dapdune Wharf

Celebrate a birthday with us 

Arrange a fabulous birthday party at Dapdune Wharf. With adventurous outdoor activities and well-equipped inside space we can arrange a bespoke event around you.

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Learning

Children at River Wey school visit

School trips 

We provide unique learning opportunities with 20 miles of river, an 18th century water mill and well equipped visitor centre at Dapdune Wharf. We have a Learning Officer who can tailor your visit for you.

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 helping school visits, running guiding walks, being a conservation volunteer, conducting site tours to sewing and pond dipping. Get in touch and get going.

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

Lock gate being craned out of River Wey navigation

Our work 

Emma, the lengthsman at Walsham, writes a regular blog...