Winkworth Arboretum

Waverley

Type:Garden

Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD

Tel: +44 01483 208477

Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming, Surrey

About

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.  

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£11.00 per ticket
Child ticket£5.50 per ticket
Family ticket£27.50 per ticket
Group ticket£10.45 per ticket
Family Ticket 1 Adult£16.50 per ticket
Group Child£5.23 per ticket

Minimum group size 15

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Catering

  • 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

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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

Opening Times

Season (1 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Last entry is an hour before close, tea room closes 1/2 hour before close.

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

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