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Winkworth Arboretum

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Address: Hascombe Road, Godalming GU8 4AD, England
Phone Number: +44 1483 208477
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A tranquil hillside arboretum created by Dr Wilfred Fox in the early...

A tranquil hillside arboretum created by Dr Wilfred Fox in the early twentieth century, now cared for by the National Trust. Open 363 days a year with stunning botanical displays all year round.

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Great spot well worth visiting

Given the fantastic colours this autumn (2016) we perhaps came a week or so past its best; nonetheless, it was still beautiful, with great walks and array of birdlife. Sitting in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Given the fantastic colours this autumn (2016) we perhaps came a week or so past its best; nonetheless, it was still beautiful, with great walks and array of birdlife. Sitting in the boathouse looking out over the lake was really lovely, though our dog had to be restrained from heading towards the wildfowl! All the staff (paid and/or volunteers) whether... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place - it's a great walk (hilly) and the trees are incredible. Every time I go, the view changes. Fantastic autumn colours two weeks ago. Yesterday it was white with powdery ice - amazing. If you love nature, it's all here - including ducks and swans on the lake!

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a National Trust member for about forty years and must have visited here at least six times [maybe more]. I am always finding new places to walk and new views. A viewing point has been added and some of the wetter parts have better walk ways. I swear the climb to highest bit is getting steeper, or... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by very helpful staff at the entrance. We enjoyed strolling around and chatting. The leaves had mostly gone by late November, but it was still a very pleasant environment, with great views.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are NT members so try to visit somewhere every week, we choose winkworth as we had not been for a while. The colours were bright, there are a number of different walks for different abilities, it was quite busy when we went, we had to queue to get in. I would like to see Dog bins around the park... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to visit at the end of autumn, when the contrasting colours were looking splendid. £8 for a non member of the NT. I would recommend it for all NT members. It took about 90 minutes to walk the perimeter and all internal paths, so not a huge place. I was left feeling very grateful to Mr... More 

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Surrey, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Arboretum many many times since childhood, the most recent visit being about 2 weeks ago with my 2 year old grandson. It was a damp autumn day, but it didn't stop us enjoying ourselves. We didn't walk far, but he loved jumping on & of the tree stumps placed for children to play on. Some... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. The footpaths were well maintained lovely walks for varying abilities. The colours were breath taking my photos don't do them any justice. Well worth a visit

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Aldershot
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Acres and acres of greenery and woodland, now with the autumn colours in full view, an absolute jem of a place to be in, specially on a sunny day. Kids just love the place. Parking available. Highly recommended. Toilets and a small cafe available near the entrance.

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Aldwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Winkworth Arboretum to walk our dogs, but this place has so much more! There was a large food truck, and a cafe, and a halloween trail set up for the kids. There were different gradients of walk. The walk that went down to the lake is fairly steep, and we witnessed many out of breath people walking... More 

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