Godalming is an attractive Surrey town, located by the Wey River with the beautiful North Downs close by. If you’re dining out in the town, there are many restaurants and with a good range of styles and menus, from Continental to Indian, and also a good choice of bars and pubs if you’re spending the night out.
You’ll find plenty of independent shops for all your needs in the town along with a regular market. For business here, conference venues include those at Charterhouse and the Manor House, and the closest airports for international flights are Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport.
Godalming Car Hire
Wherever you are in Godalming, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Godalming car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the places to visit in Godalming, here are a few:
This is a lovely National Trust Arboretum where you can come and enjoy the beautiful trees and shrubs, which look lovely in any season. Visitors can have relaxing walks and can choose to follow the marked trails, or stop and have a picnic among the trees. There are also wetlands here, along with a scenic lake and charming boathouse to sit it, and there are several higher places where you can have great views across the Arboretum.
This museum has a large collection of exhibits relating to the local area dating back to prehistory, and include fossils, a prehistoric axe, a tooth from a mammoth, everyday historical household items of interest, hand tools for farming, ration books from World War II, and lots of other items including many photographs.
The Church of St Peter and St Paul
You can visit this Grade I listed Church built around the start of the 12th century, with its impressive spire dating from the 13th century. The medieval chapels have ornate murals and John the Baptist is also painted here, and you can also see several monuments inside the Church.
You can book a tour around this 16th cottage which makes a charming visit, where you can look around the timber framed building and see the rooms of this former labourer’s house, along with the barn which has a collection of old tools. The garden is pretty with sunflowers and a range of herbs, vegetables and fruit are grown here.
Godalming Leisure Centre
You can keep fit and take part in the activities at this Leisure Centre, which include tennis, swimming and a gym. The Centre offers a good range of classes, along with a cafe to refresh yourself after a workout.
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