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An abundance of parkland and waterways lend a picturesque air

"Watching the narrow boats sail along Basingstoke Canal is a real treat and gives Woking its countryside appeal."

Daniel Green

"There has been fantastic development around Jubilee Square in the past few years."

Craig Brant

"Woking's centre offers plenty of shops and entertainment facilities, but with plenty of greenery surrounding it."

Craig Brant

What is your favourite place?

Where do Chertsey locals go?

The Three Horseshoes

Delicious food, good service and a gorgeous place.

Coxes Lock

Picturesque National Trust site along the canal.

Foxhills Golf Club

Provides the best backdrop for a round of golf in Surrey and probably the best wine selection for afterwards too.

Brooklands Museum

A free exhibition of cars and driving experiences on the Brooklands motor racing circuit.

The Swan Hotel

Great food and a fantastic location with views of the Thames from the terrace.

Fairoaks Airport

Running regular flight schools for both planes and helicopters, it also provides national flights, which helps serve businesses in the local area.

The Crown

2-4-1 desserts and quiz nights on a Thursday.

Sands at Bleak House

Serving the best scallops in Woking and only a two minute drive from the centre, so a great choice for a walk followed by lunch.

Horsell Common

Just north of Woking town centre, with walks leading to Old Woking sand quarry. A great place to take the dog!

Chobham Common

Great for a long walk or a quick stroll.

Sunbury Walled Garden

A peaceful and safe two acre walled garden in Sunbury Park.

The Anchor

The Anchor on the River Wey between Pyrford Village and Wisley Gardens. Great place to sit in the summer, if you can get a table that is!

The Wheatsheaf

A welcoming pub overlooking Woking Green, The Wheatsheaf is a great place to watch rugby on the weekend and it does a really good Sunday lunch as well.

Brilliant Bikes

The best independent bike shop in Surrey, with a great selection of bikes at reasonable prices.

The Inn at Maybury

Gastro pub with a lovely beer garden.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Addlestone, Virginia Water, Weybridge, West Byfleet, Walton-on-Thames, Chobham, Woking, Cobham, Ripley and St Johns

What do you love about Chertsey?

Why do you find Chertsey a great place to live?


"Great walks on your doorstep. Good food and pubs within a few miles. A quiet area. Excellent links to get into London. "

January 2017


"Close to London, with plenty to do within a short drive, it is good for work and great for families. There are abundant parks and libraries to occupy children and everything is within a short drive."

January 2015


"We chose to move to Chertsey because it's a lovely little gem, we arrived in June 2013 from Uxbridge, London, after exploring all the Thames Valley area from Reading to New Malden, London. Initially we selected Weybridge/Walton on Thames, because they are very green, posh, with a beautiful promenade along the River Thames, nice restaurants, nice shops, but when we discovered that just down the corner there was Chertsey and... more

September 2013


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"Brooklands was the first purpose built motor racing circuit in the world and was host to many of the sport's maiden world records including 24 hour driving and the first person ever to cover 100 miles in 1 hour."

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  1. About Chertsey

    Chertsey is a town in Surrey, on the River Thames and its tributary rivers such as the River Bourne. It can be accessed by road from junction 11 of the M25 London orbital motorway. It shares borders with Staines, Laleham, Shepperton, Addlestone, Woking, Thorpe and Egham. It lies within the Godley hundred, some 29 km southwest of central London, close to the M3 and the M25. The town is served by Chertsey railway station. It is located on the Chertsey branch of the Waterloo to Reading Line which is operated by South West Trains. The highest point is St. Anne's Hill in the forest, which peaks at 76m, making it the second highest point in Runnymede.

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