One of the most beautiful towns in Surrey, Godalming offers everything—from breathtaking views to riverside stroll and a number of independent shops. If you are visiting Surrey, your trip will not be complete until you visit Godalming. This pretty town has a host of surprises to excite visitors and make their trip worth remembering.
Out and About
Here are some of the must see attractions when you are in Godalming.
Located at the far end of the High Street in Godalming, Pepperpot is a building that is hard to miss. It is one of the most famous buildings of Godalming. The building was used for borough council meetings until 1908.
If you want to delve into the history of this beautiful town, nothing will do it better than visiting the Godalming Museum. It is located on the High Street, just opposite to Pepperpot. The museum will also provide you with a lot of information on the Titanic and Jack Phillips.
The River Way makes its way through the town and offers some great riverside walking experiences. You can start at the wharf on the Wey Navigation Trail. You will find a lot of ducks here, in addition to some boats moored alongside which make for a good photo opportunity.
You can also experience the tranquility of the weeping willows by Lammas Lands. This is the same place where the last public hanging took place in Surrey.
It is a National Trust area where you will find rare shrubs and woodland. The area is at its best during the spring season when there are flowers all around.
Grab A Bite
Here are some hotspots for dining in Godalming,
Located in the heart of Surrey, Fleurie is a restaurant that offers the best French dining experience. There are sumptuous lunchtime and evening menus here and it is quite popular with the tourists.
Located just opposite Fleurie, La Luna is an Italian restaurant that offers an extensive menu for all kinds of evenings. They serve delicious tiramisu, which is one of their most popular desserts.
Shop Till You Drop
There are a number of independent retailers in Godalming that you will find on the sidetracks.
Located in the Pound Lane, this place offers everything that a music lover would like. From classical to jazz and pop to simple sheet music, you will find it all here.
Another very famous independent shop here in Godalming is the Cornmeter. It is a DOY ship that offers a number of exquisite decoration items. The shop is located on Church Street.
Godalming is a beautiful town and has a lot to offer to the people visiting it. From the beautiful sunsets along the river to some great eateries and shopping places, you will definitely enjoy your time in Godalming.