Nestled in the heart of Surrey, Woking is surrounded by picturesque woodland and waterways. From green spaces to historic sites, Woking is a vibrant market town complemented by lush landscapes and country pubs.
Things to do in Woking
Start your exploration of Woking at Loseley Park, which was built at the request of Queen Elizabeth I and has been the home to the More-Molyneux family for 500 years. Art enthusiasts flock to this historic site to see the intricate panelling in the Great Hall, the preserved sleeping quarters of Elizabeth I and the award-winning rose garden.
Tour the Denbies Estate to learn more about the largest wine producers in the United Kingdom. Admire its 100 hectares of beautiful vineyards on a train tour, sample its sparkling wine in the cellar and enjoy panoramic views of the North Downs from the Chateau-style Visitor Centre.
Aviation enthusiasts will enjoy the Brooklands Museum, the site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit. It also houses a fascinating collection of cars, motorcycles and bicycles, including a World War II Wellington Bomber.
Stroll through the world-class RHS Wisley gardens to discover a vibrant display of colour. Attend flower shows and courses in gardening, then admire the seasonal displays of magnolias, rhododendrons and roses. The kids will enjoy exploring the Butterfly Glasshouse, where they can learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly.
Getting around Woking
Woking’s city centre is compact and pedestrian-friendly. It’s served by fast trains from London Waterloo, with the journey taking less than 30 minutes. Woking is well-connected to the Heathrow and Gatwick airports, only 45 minutes from both aviation hubs.