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Winkworth Arboretum

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Address: Hascombe Road, Godalming GU8 4AD, England
Phone Number: 01483 208477
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Quiet and peaceful

We stopped here on our way to London to break the journey. We had a wonderful walk through the meadow, along the lake and then through their trees. Really peaceful and a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here on our way to London to break the journey. We had a wonderful walk through the meadow, along the lake and then through their trees. Really peaceful and a great place to stretch the legs and see nature.

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South Island, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a tranquil, relaxing area with a diverse range of things to see. Lovely forest, with a range of trees from many countries, lake, woodland meadows, boat shed, some challenging walking tracks, rhododendrims & camellias. We went on a perfect summers day but I would love to revisit in the Autumn just to see the colours. Dr Fox the... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with family including small children. Nice 1.5 mile hike thru the woods and hills. Plenty of entertainment for all. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Winkworth on a sunny summers day. It was a great day out with lots of walking tracks and some great views across the Arboretum. Recommend it for a great days walk and good for picnics with the family and friends.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As it was a nice sunny day we thought we would take a drive out to Godalming and have walk round the National Trust's Winkworth Arboretum. We've been visiting the place for nearly 40 years, it's still pretty much the same now as it was then. It's a marvellous natural landscaped place with an abundance of lovely shrubs, bluebells etc.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main entrance is at the top of the hill, and then there are a variety of paths (and steps) some of which skirt the hill, some descend steeply, all of which lead through the vast tree collection. There are open areas, and a real treat are the lakes at the bottom, and even more the boat house complete with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

What a great find. Peaceful stroll around the lake and through the trees. Nice little place for tea. Will be back soon.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We've now visited winkworth a number of times at various times of year and absolutely love it. It was here that we signed up to the national trust membership and now we regularly visit for a nice walk on a sunny day. Can't fault it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Have a wander and drink in the natural beauty, this is a bargain at £7/adult. Bring a picnic to eat in the boathouse on the pond, right next to the giant buzzing beehive (they're very mellow, no worries). Beautiful vistas from the top of the valley, winding down to the valley floor get up close and personal to champion trees... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The arboretum is a delight with bluebells in April or May followed by the stunning show of azalea and rhododendrons. The autumn colours are dramatic too. It can get a little busy on weekends.

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