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A wonderful place for all ages to enjoy the open air surrounded by amazing flora especially in the autumn.

Simply wonderful. The routes are clearly marked and take you up and down and around the amazing... read more

Reviewed today
Dick G
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Autumn Colours

A firm favourite of ours for viewing the Blubells in Spring and then the Autumn colours. Lovely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KaDeFa
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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
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Hascombe Road, Godalming GU8 4AD, England
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+44 1483 208477
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Reviewed today

Simply wonderful. The routes are clearly marked and take you up and down and around the amazing site that might leave you breathless with admiration for the man whose vision this was and the legacy he left for future generations. It is an all-year pleasure...More

Thank Dick G
Reviewed yesterday

A firm favourite of ours for viewing the Blubells in Spring and then the Autumn colours. Lovely walks and scenery. The children's play park is a wonderful addition built within the trees. The cafe is small and always busy so be prepared to queue. Rather...More

Thank KaDeFa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful scenery at this time of year and glorious walking. Paths are well labelled and mostly accessible. What lets it down is the cafe which is quite messy. There were overflowing rubbish bins. However the cheese scones were really good.

Thank Kkkaaabbb
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on a mild, sunny Sunday morning. Parking and car access was bumpy and unmade. The walks were beautiful but the paths were generally just dirt tracks with primitive steps where necessary. There were some unusual and interesting trees but so few of them were...More

Thank trevorsneezeweed
Reviewed 5 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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bel1921
October 5, 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
August 16, 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
April 7, 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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