National Trust - Winkworth Arboretum
Hascombe Rd, Godalming GU8 4AD, UK
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Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey is a National Trust place with over 1000 types of trees and shrubs alive with colour in autumn. The 95 acres arboretum was founded by Dr Wilfrid Fox, starting in 1938 and continuing through World War II. He cleared the land and planted it with carefully chosen trees and shrubs to maximise its autumnal appearance. Once it was established, he presented it to the National Trust in 1952.
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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.