River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Important notice -

22/03/20 - All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes and shops are now closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. Dapdune Wharf is closed. Please do not travel here.

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 

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

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 

Our learning opportunities are not taking place at the moment, but you can click here to see what we offer for school groups when the property is open

Students playing with the lock model

Key Stage 2 workshops at Dapdune Wharf 

Our key stage two workshops at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford, Surrey offer a broad spectrum of experiences related to the national curriculum. Your class can experience studying the river and discover all the mini-beasts that live in and around the River Wey.

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 once we reopen 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.