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Autumn visit to a friends

Wow and wow! Breathtaking, peaceful, photographers paradise in Autumn. Take a book and picnic and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane G
via mobile
Lovely walks during the Autumn

This is a lovely place to explore, with many stunning trails throughout. You can spend over a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth C
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Hascombe Road, Godalming GU8 4AD, England
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+44 1483 208477
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow and wow! Breathtaking, peaceful, photographers paradise in Autumn. Take a book and picnic and sit in the boat house looking out there are arm.chairs.. fly fisherman when we went very skilled work.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely place to explore, with many stunning trails throughout. You can spend over a good hour just walking around before heading back to the tea shop at the beginning. The water house and the lake are stunning in the Autumn and the...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A really gorgeous warm sunny day so decided to revisit Winkworth Arboretum. It is the first time that we have seen so many cars, when we have been before there would probably be about six cars in the car park! Really pleased for the NT...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Winkworth is a great place to explore a variety of tree species and natural landscapes. Arbatorium is a massive 45-hectare area with a collection of tree species and extraordinary foliage in the spring and autumn. Varying colours and variety of viewing decks make this place...More

Thank NareshKori
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxed area with lots of trees in their autumnal colours at this time. The area is not the largest but its very tranquil to wander down to the lake and see the colours from all angles. The paths are a bit steep in places...More

Thank raymondb944
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning place to visit in the autumn. The colours are beautiful. Take deep, empty pockets in case you see any chestnuts and meddlers going begging!

Thank Lon1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

So lovely to ramble round with the trees changing. Not for the faint-hearted are some of the paths and sets of steps. Cafe nice but insufficient table numbers. Dogs allowed on lead.

Thank shoedocmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth an autumn visit just to see the “wow!” colours competing for front stage. I have never seen such reds in tree foliage before. The Acers are amazing in their diversity and the candy floss scent of changing leaves; the scenery is exhilarating. You...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden delight. A well presented 'estate' with excellent signage for the maintained paths/walks. The cafe was adequate but don't expect much more than a sandwich.

Thank po_2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National Trust Cafes get rated by my Wife and myself by their scones. Both the the fruit and cheese scone get 8/10!

Thank HilarySherlock
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bel1921
5 October 2018|
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Response from Amarone1961 | Reviewed this property |
A gentle stroll around the whole site should take no more than a couple of hours.
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surreychad
16 August 2017|
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Response from adventuroushare | Reviewed this property |
The dig or the dog?...yes, dogs can go there!! You can't do an archaeological dig tho'!!!
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Anurag S
7 April 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
That's a bit of a "how long is a piece of string" question, without a reference to the speed of walking. I remember it as about 500m, so less than 5 minutes walking for me walking quickly or 10 minutes at a dawdle looking... More
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