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An oasis of quiet

A delightful quiet area close to the middle of a busy town. Down a narrow road and then an even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Midlands
Electric Boat Ride

This area is run by the National Trust. At the Wharf, there is a cafe and shop; several sheds... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Anna E
Dereham, United Kingdom
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Dapdune Wharf Wharf Road, Guildford GU1 4RR, England
+44 1483 561389
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this National Trust place yesterday. It is so beautiful and tranquil. There are a few things to see there including an original barge. There are also various activities that are set up especially for children. The only down side was that the cafe...More

1  Thank Noahsxwife
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful quiet area close to the middle of a busy town. Down a narrow road and then an even narrower one, there is a small parking area plus an overflow area. The ticket office explained the options very clearly and gave us a site...More

1  Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great price and a lovely boat ride out Nice tour and great scenery Worth going when the weather right

1  Thank MattReeve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating insight into bygone days, with plenty of activities to interest the children. A pleasant tea room, toilets, picnic and play areas and ample parking. We took the trip on the electrically operated "Dapdune Belle" which goes from the wharf through the centre of...More

1  Thank Anne D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tranquil, fascinating, picturesque and enlightening. A wonderful spot close to Guildford town centre but tucked away so though we are quite local we didn’t know it was here. You can hire a boat to go through the locks for a day or else take the...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Dapdune Wharf is National Trust owned and is an excellent area to come and visit. These waterways have been in operation since the 17th century and link to the river Wey that flow through Weybridge in Surrey. Surrounding grounds are well looked after.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This area is run by the National Trust. At the Wharf, there is a cafe and shop; several sheds with displays about the building of barges for use on "The Navigations"; a second hand book shop; a restored barge in dry dock - you can...More

1  Thank Anna E
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Easily found NT Property on the River Wey, near Guildford Centre, free parking and small charge only for boat trip for NT Members. History of this once vital Navigation explained with restored Barge, exhibits in various historic buildings showing workings of the Canals and waterways,...More

1  Thank PhilSears
Reviewed 20 May 2018

It is a wharf by a waterway owned by the National Trust. There are a few buildings with displays and an original flat bottomed boat that you can board. There is not a huge amount to see, but it is a pleasant spot by the...More

1  Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 10 May 2018

stumbled across this lovely place, in good weather the boat trip to guildford and back is interesting.. little interaction muesums for all...will be going back

1  Thank Eileen K
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25 October 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
Half a day but be aware that during busy periods if you leave it too late you won't get a boat trip.
25 June 2017|
Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi - yes, I'm afraid members to have to pay for the boat trip. The adult price is £3.95, child price £2.30 and a family of 2 adults and 2 children is £11.50. We hope you enjoy it!
17 May 2016|
Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hello - sorry its taken us so long to spot the question - the boat trip costs £3.95 for adults and £2.30 for children over 12 months.