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Bank holiday

Absolutely stunning place. We’re not National Trust members, we have two teens & live in central... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
redsparrow65
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovely woodland

Very well kept NT property with diverse woodland which is particularly attractive in the Autumn. It... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Amarone1961
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Godalming, 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
Website
+44 1483 208477
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning place. We’re not National Trust members, we have two teens & live in central London but we’re all blown away by the place - beautiful landscapes, colours & reflections. Plan to go back in the autumn

Thank redsparrow65
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Very well kept NT property with diverse woodland which is particularly attractive in the Autumn. It is centred around a steep sided valley so there are some steep paths but it is a great place for a gentle stroll.

Thank Amarone1961
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We walked around here on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Despite the rain it was lovely, the bluebells were just past their next and the azaleas superb. The walks are well laid out and easy to follow. Beautiful tress that will look spectacular come the autumn...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We’re National Trust members and visited on Bank Holiday Monday. An utterly glorious day so we arrived soon after opening and the overflow car park was already in operation. By using the members’ fast track entry, we didn’t have to queue but it meant we...More

Thank LAJAMoo
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Took my family here for a lovely bank holiday day out in the sunshine, the walks are fantastic, lovely woodlands full of Blue Bells. The blooms as you walk up the hill from the boat house by the lake are just stunning, a multitude of...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This place is a beautiful collection of trees and shrubs with lakes to sit by and just breath in the clean air and chill. Autumn is something else!

Thank martinixi
Reviewed 23 April 2018

What nice walk and place to visit for a Sunday afternoon. Be prepared to do some walking and take your camera. Really enjoyed the quiet walks and big area to just get lost in. Bluebells all over the place. Well worth the visit.

Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 21 April 2018

What a fantastic place could spend hours just walking around the sights just blow you away lovely and sunny when we visited nice coffee shop with cakes and nibbles,would recommend it for the whole family,bluebells just about to explode fantastic sight.

Thank _david2carter
Reviewed 16 April 2018

On an early Spring visit the site was perhaps not at it’s best. Heavy rain had made the ground very muddy and walking was difficult. The site is very undulating with some quite steep steps and the longer walks are quite challenging. National Trust reception,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I popped down here due to seeing pictures online. It didn't disappoint it's beautiful. A great place for a walk and a coffee. The staff are very nice and helpful. Parking is free for everyone. Entrance is free with a national trust...More

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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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tuffers2015
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Response from LAJAMoo | Reviewed this property |
An update for 2018! There is a super playground for children.
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