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Walk the river and Downs from Guildford

The National Trust
All abilities

All abilities

Hiking

Hiking

Walking

Walking

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Walk the River Wey and the North Downs from the heart of Guildford, with plenty of parking options and excellent rail links.

From Guildford you can simply enjoy a short stroll down to Daphdune Wharf and the riverside reserve, or up to St Catherine's Lock. But Guildford is also a great starting point from some longer hikes, down the River to Send, Ripley and Byfleet; upriver to Godalming; or onto the Downs, West to Farnham and East to Dorking. Whichever way you go there are numerous options for returning to Guildford by train.

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General Information
Free entry

Free public access

Suitable for dogs

Suitable for dogs

Refreshments available on site.

Plenty of options for refreshment

Disabled Toilets available

Toilets available at the train station

Camping

Camp at the nearby Chantry Wood Campsite

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For more information visit the National Trust website

Hire equipment or book a session
Join a Group Event

Ramblers: Guildford to Godalming

Saturday, 9 September 2023

9:30 am

Free entry

Free for 1st timers. Membership thereafter

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

Ramblers: Guildford to Godalming
The Ramblers
Approx 6 miles along the River Wey at easy pace, flat along towpath. Bring your own picnic lunch. Return by Train.
Choose a route

Guildford Circular

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

11.6kms

3hrs

A great circular taking in St Catherines Docks and the Chantries Woods

North Downs Way - Guildford to Gomshall

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

15.3 kms

4.5 hrs

Second leg of the North Downs Way, along the River Way initially then onto the Downs

Guildford to Godalming

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

8.5kms

2 hrs

A pleasant flat riverside walk to Godalming for a return by train

Guildford Newlands Corner Circular

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

14 kms

4.5 hrs

A lovely long curcular taking in the Wey, St Marthas and Newlands Corner

Guildford River and Town Walk

All abilities

All abilities

3.5 kms

1 hr

A short flat circular taking in a lovely stretch of the River Wey and back through town.
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Station Approach, Guildford GU1 4UT, UK

Paid parking

Plenty of paid parking options including accessible bays.

Easily accessible by public transport.

Starting from Guildford Train Station