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Family-friendly things to do at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Girls playing outdoor giant jenga during the Wey River Festival at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, Surrey
Family fun on the island at Dapdune Wharf | © National Trust Images/Derek Croucher

From January to March the exhibition rooms at Dapdune are closed, but the tearoom, bookshed and island are waiting for you. Browse the huge assortment of books in the old Carpenters' Shed or have something nice in the Lock keeper's Café?

Planning your family visit

This is the information you need at a glance to help plan your next day out at River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf:

  • Baby-changing facilities are available at Dapdune Wharf
  • Pushchair friendly
  • A programme of family events is on offer
  • Children’s highchairs available in the tea-room
  • Picnics are welcome.

Family-friendly events

Events are held during half terms and the summer holidays, see 'What's on' for the latest information

You'll also find children's crafts, board games and a ping pong parlour at the Wharf.

Spring trail

Tue 2 - Sun 14 April, 11am-5pm

What are the names of Peter Rabbit's sisters? or Pip's best friend in 'Pip and Egg'? Discover the answers to these and more on our fun book-themed trail around the wharf and island. Look out for the craft baskets to make your own bookmark to use in your favourite book.


Play in a day workshop with Prologue Theatre Company

Mon 8 & Tue 9 April, 10am-4pm

Fancy being the Queen of Hearts or mabye Toad of Toad Hall for a day? Join the brilliant directors of Prologue Theatre Company to create a play in just one day. Choose from Alice in Wonderland or Wind in the Willows, or maybe both! And then perform to friends and family at the end of the day.

£40 per participant

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