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...

River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

What's on 

What's coming up?

Upcoming events

Sport Weenies

Thu 20 Sep 2018
10:00-11:00
Special sessions for our youngest visitors and their adult carers. Sport Weenies provides a fun introduction to sport, games and movement in a natural environment with an emphasis on participation, play and learning. An opportunity to learn the...

Wey River Festival

Sat 22 Sep 2018
11:00-22:00
Come down to Dapdune Wharf and bring the family, we've got boats and bouncy castles, party lights and sausages not to mention crafts, edible goodies, have a go sessions and boat trips, all to celebrate everything that's great about the river...

Wharf Weenies

Thu 04 Oct 2018
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...

Harvest home

Sun 07 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Celebrate the harvest with autumnal crafts, Morris dancing and apple pressing. Then warm up around the bonfire with a jacket potato and toasted marshmallows from 12pm.
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 

See what we offer for school groups

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...

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.