Winkworth Arboretum



Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD

Tel: +44 01483 208477

Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming, Surrey


An unfinished masterpiece

Established in the twentieth century, Winkworth arboretum has now been maintained by the National Trust for 60 years and has built up a collection of more than 1,000 different shrubs and trees, many of them rare.

Visit any time of year for a delightful stroll through the personal plant collection of one man, whose passion for shrubs and trees shines through at every turn. The Collection and setting are too unique to ever disappoint.  

The most impressive displays are in spring, with magnolias, bluebells and azaleas, and autumn, when the colour of the foliage is stunning. The Arboretum becomes a haven of tranquillity in winter, and in the summer it is an ideal place for family days out and picnics.

Each summer the Arboretum runs a series of family-friendly activities to help keep everyone entertained, the woodland play area is open daily for letting off some steam and the wide open spaces are great for exploring and connecting with nature.  

Tours and demonstrations: Tours, included with admission, of the arboretum are set on specific days. Every second Wednesday of the month at 2pm and every last Friday of the month at 11am. Please check out the website Winkworth Arboretum | Surrey | National Trust for further information.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£12.00 per ticket
Child ticket£6.00 per ticket
Family Ticket 1 Adult£18.00 per ticket
Family Ticket 2 Adults£30.00 per ticket
Group Adult£11.40 per ticket
Group Child£5.70 per ticket

Minimum group size 10



  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates - EGM groups free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Children - Children’s meals, Family friendly, Children welcome, Highchairs available, Breastfeeding welcome

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Guided tours available for groups by arrangement, Regular tours of the Arboretum free with normal admission


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Arboretum is located near Hascombe, on the east side of the B2130. Please avoid arriving before the arboretum opens as the entrance to the Arboretum is on a narrow lane and queues of cars cause access problems.


Public Transport Directions

Nearest train stations: Milford, Godalming, Farncombe, Witley, Shalford (The taxi journeys from these stations to the arboretum is around 10-15 minutes)

Winkworth Arboretum can be accessed using the 42 bus service, which stops outside the entrance. Please check the services for up to date travel times and routes. Bus service does not run on Sundays. 

Opening Times

Open all year round, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Opening times: 1st April – 31st October: 10am – 5pm, 1st November – 31st March: 10am – 4pm
Winkworth Arboretum closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and in adverse weather conditions
Pre-booking might be required during our busiest times, so do check the website for regular information.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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