Wey River Festival - Dapdune Wharf

food, music, and children’s activities together for a wonderful day by the river

Price: £0.00 (Adults £0.00 / Children £0.00 )

Dapdune Wharf, in Guildford, is host to the most spectacular event on the River Wey. The Wey River Festival brings food, music, and children’s activities together for a wonderful day by the river. Don't miss the illuminated pageant at dusk.

The National Trust’s Dapdune Wharf joins the festival circuit for one day in September for the spectacular Wey River Festival. From 1100, you are invited to enjoy free entry to Dapdune, where you can browse local food and craft as well as information stalls for the RSPB, British Canoeing, Surrey Wildlife Trust and many more. Children’s activities take place on the Adventure Island and include den building, bug hunting and more.

Pilgrim Morris of Guildford join us for the first time to showcase their entertaining dancing and provide opportunities to have a go at Morris dancing.


Peaceful waterway running for around 20 miles through the Surrey countryside

Running between Guildford to Weybridge on the Thames, and then onto London.
This is a great place for families to spend the morning or afternoon at.  You can go on a boat ride along the waterway, and learn the history of the wharf.  There are also a number of interesting buildings and boats to see, and interactive displays which the children love.

During half terms and holidays, they run a number of kids crafts and activities.

There are so many trees, why not make a little educational trip. get your little ones a book or worksheet and help them identify the trees you find.

The open areas lend themselves to a bit of bird watching.  This kit contains everything you need to take your family bird watching, including bird identifcation cards and binoculars.

There are also some lovely nature trails. Allowing your little ones to go bug hunting under logs and in the leaves.




Name: National Trust - River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf

Boat trips, trails and Peaceful waterway running for around 20 miles through the Surrey countryside

Wey River Festival - Dapdune Wharf


Navigations Office and Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4RR

We're OPEN today 11:00 - 17:00

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday 11:00 to 17:00
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