Riverside Park and Nature Reserve

Parks & Walks


  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults






Put your wellies on and discover this award winning park running along the River Wey, linking it to the town.

What makes it Rock

  • Discover wildlife including birds, amphibians and insects
  • 800m of boardwalk across the reed beds, wetland, riverside, a lake, ponds, scrub, meadows and woodland
  • Picnic spots
  • Open all year round

Good to know

A cycle path runs from the car park at Bowers Lane through the nature reserve to where it enters Thorneycroft Wood. Cyclists can then access a wider network of paths including a cycle path to Guildford Town Centre.


The main access is via Bowers Lane which is situated off Clay Lane, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7ND. There is a height barrier. The car park has capacity for approximately tweny vehicles.


Open hours

MondayOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
FridayOpen 24 Hours
SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
SundayOpen 24 Hours