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 

Upcoming events

Mills, heath and hills walk

Sun 19 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
From Shalford Mill we head over to the Gunpowder mills at Chilworth, then back via St Martha's and the Chantries. Bring a packed lunch (no pub en route)

Habitat box making

Sun 09 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Make a nesting box to take home (small charge for materials) or donate your box to the lengthsmen's team to put up along the river. A variety of options will be available.

Easter Family Fun Day and Cadbury egg hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-17:00
A day of family fun, with Easter themed races for children, mums and dads, craft activities and the Cadbury egg hunt.

Cadbury egg hunt

Sat 15 Apr 2017
11:00-17:00
Try our Easter bunny trail and win Cadbury chocolate prizes

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.
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...