Boasting beautiful architecture, a rich heritage and excellent transport connections, Godalming may just be the quintessential British country town. Surrounded by rambling countryside in the Borough of Waverley, Surrey, it is home to a population of just 21,000. The area comes complete with a strong community spirit, great educational facilities, idyllic narrow streets and the running waters of the River Wey. You can’t get much more picturesque than Godalming.
Nature lovers can spend hours exploring the protected woodland at the National Trust’s Winkworth Arboretum, while culture vultures can take in the many beautiful examples of art and design on display at the Godalming Museum. You can get your culinary fill at Godalming’s section of exceptional eateries, while your retail therapy fix will be all wrapped up with the town’s many charming independent stores and bustling Friday market.
Plus, with excellent transport links to the capital, Godalming gives its residents the best of laid-back country life with all the benefits of the big city just a short journey away. It may be famous as the world’s first town with a public electricity supply, but with so much going for it, anyone settling down in Godalming will have a bright future ahead.
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