It was first mentioned in history in 889, in the will of King Alfred the Great. It grew to prominence as a merchant town conveniently located halfway between London and Portsmouth. It was made an official market town in 1300.
Today, Godalming is known for its parks, hilly countryside, thick forests, its friendly relations with other European and Eastern European cities, and historic buildings.
People Born in Godalming
Godalming in People's Lives
Jude Law: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie The Holiday.