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Quit on the water

Nice museum about barges. History and so on. While waiting for the boat ride , plce to sit down for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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An oasis of quiet

A delightful quiet area close to the middle of a busy town. Down a narrow road and then an even... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
East Midlands
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Dapdune Wharf Wharf Road, Guildford GU1 4RR, England
+44 1483 561389
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to visit, very informative on the barges of days gone by. Peaceful surroundings, informative museum and a boat trip which is worth taking to find out a bit more of Guildford's history. There is a tea room and picnic area, plenty...More

Thank mary r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I along with another couple had a day out in Guilford. Our visit to Dapdune Wharf was a weekday morning. When we arrived it was just opening and the car park had only one car but it soon filled up. We booked...More

1  Thank BernC8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum about barges. History and so on. While waiting for the boat ride , plce to sit down for a little snack and cup of coffee. Boat ride was ok concerning history telling of the navigation: surroundings was only in the city centre of...More

Thank poleke
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this National Trust place yesterday. It is so beautiful and tranquil. There are a few things to see there including an original barge. There are also various activities that are set up especially for children. The only down side was that the cafe...More

1  Thank Noahsxwife
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A delightful quiet area close to the middle of a busy town. Down a narrow road and then an even narrower one, there is a small parking area plus an overflow area. The ticket office explained the options very clearly and gave us a site...More

2  Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great price and a lovely boat ride out Nice tour and great scenery Worth going when the weather right

1  Thank MattReeve
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A fascinating insight into bygone days, with plenty of activities to interest the children. A pleasant tea room, toilets, picnic and play areas and ample parking. We took the trip on the electrically operated "Dapdune Belle" which goes from the wharf through the centre of...More

1  Thank Anne D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Tranquil, fascinating, picturesque and enlightening. A wonderful spot close to Guildford town centre but tucked away so though we are quite local we didn’t know it was here. You can hire a boat to go through the locks for a day or else take the...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Dapdune Wharf is National Trust owned and is an excellent area to come and visit. These waterways have been in operation since the 17th century and link to the river Wey that flow through Weybridge in Surrey. Surrounding grounds are well looked after.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This area is run by the National Trust. At the Wharf, there is a cafe and shop; several sheds with displays about the building of barges for use on "The Navigations"; a second hand book shop; a restored barge in dry dock - you can...More

1  Thank Anna E
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26 October 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
Half a day but be aware that during busy periods if you leave it too late you won't get a boat trip.
25 June 2017|
Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi - yes, I'm afraid members to have to pay for the boat trip. The adult price is £3.95, child price £2.30 and a family of 2 adults and 2 children is £11.50. We hope you enjoy it!
17 May 2016|
Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hello - sorry its taken us so long to spot the question - the boat trip costs £3.95 for adults and £2.30 for children over 12 months.