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Donkey Town

A locals' guide to Donkey Town

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

Craig Brant

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

Craig Brant

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

Daniel Green

What is your favourite place?

Where do Donkey Town locals go?

Chobham Equestrian Centre

A fantastic place to pick up tack and outdoor accessories for the horse lovers amongst us.

Brilliant Bikes

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

Goldsworth Park Lake

A lovely spot for an evening walk.

The Brickmakers

Wonderful pub serving great British food, excellent service and in a gorgeous setting.

The Cricketers

Great pub lunch in Horsell, just outside Woking's town centre.

The Red Lion

Friendly gastro pub with a relaxing garden at the back for summer and a roaring fire inside for winter.

Basingstoke Canal

Runs through the entire Woking area and makes a great walk on a sunny day!

The Living Planet Centre

Home to the WWF Experience, running children's workshops and exhibitions about nature and the wild.

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.

Chobham Common

Great for a long walk or a quick stroll.

Sokury

A sushi and noodle bar with authentic Japanese food.

Soya

Korean barbecue restaurant serving lovely kimchi!

The Peacocks Centre

Where you can shop 'til you drop with over 70 stores.

Wolsey Place

The second largest shopping centre In Woking with a large number of retail outlets. One of the busiest places in the town centre and best of all, the Foxtons office is a part of it!

Auntie Anne's

Auntie Anne's is amazing - their vanilla pretzels are the best! You can find them in the Peacocks Centre.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of , Knaphill, Chobham, St Johns, Hook Heath, Woking, Mayford, Camberley, Worplesdon and Sutton Green

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"Owing to the activities of a particularly violent highwayman called The Golden Farmer (known to his family as William Davies) who operated there from between 1647 to 1689, Bagshot Heath was once dubbed the most dangerous place in England!"

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The Nest: A NCT Parent and Baby Group in St. John's

St John's Memorial Hall
The Nest' is a parent and baby Group in St. John's where new parents can come and have a relaxing cup of tea / coffee and chats with other new parents about their life as new parents and the highs and lows that comes with it. For details about the 'The Nest' and the aim of this group please click here. This group is catered for new parents and their babies under 12 months of age. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies group

St Andrews Church Hall
A lovely friendly group for non-walking babies we met every Monday morning even during the holidays Lots of mats blankets and toys for the babies to play on. Just £1 towards hall, refreshments provided. Website

Tiny Tunes

St Michaels Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Danny Champion of the World

South Hill Park
Join Danny and his father William - the most exciting Dad a boy has ever had - as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Cheer on the pair as they take on a greedy businessman and thwart his plans to buy their land by poaching his game pheasants. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Trinity Centre Trinity Churchyard
A group for expectant mums and parents with young babies (generally up to walking). Come along for a hot drink and chat with other local parents while the babies play on the playmats and toys provided. Plenty of space for buggies toilets baby changing and a quiet room. On the last Wednesday of each month we also have a special event running alongside the usual group - previous activities have included arts and crafts music sessions mini photo sessions and stalls. Held in the centre of town at the Trinity Centre next to Holy Trinity Church at the top of the high street. The nearest car park is Sydenham Road. Entry £1 for NCT members £2 non-members including refreshments. Website

Tiny Tunes

Weybridge Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Highgate Ballet School

Highgate Ballet School
Highgate Ballet School Ltd. was founded in 1995 in Highgate village by Julie Cronshaw FISTD and provides the highest quality ballet and pre-ballet classes in a positive and inspiring learning environment. The school offers recreational ballet classes to children ages 3 - adult,pre-vocational programmes from ages 9+ in Cecchetti Method and non-syllabus classes, GYROKINESIS ® body conditioning and contemporary dance. There are various times for the lessons. Website
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