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A locals' guide to KT16

"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 KT16 locals go?

Foxhills Golf Club

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

Fairoaks Airport

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

Chobham Common

Great for a long walk or a quick stroll.

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!

Brilliant Bikes

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

Coxes Lock

Picturesque National Trust site along the canal.

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.

The Cricketers

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

The Crown

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

The Red Lion

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

The Lightbox

A gallery and museum space with a canalside café.

Chobham Equestrian Centre

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

The Living Planet Centre

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

Go Sushi

Delicious Japanese food, loads of options, a nice atmosphere and fantastic service. A hidden gem!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Virginia Water, Chertsey, Addlestone, Chobham, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Woking, St Johns, and Knaphill

What do you love about KT16?

Why do you find KT16 a great place to live?


"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 choose 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 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 we ... more

September 2013


"Hidden gem. Essentially you are living in Virginia Water - but at half the price - because it’s the only way to describe the location to someone not familiar with the area. Your local shops and restaurants (which are very good) and the station are in Virginia Water so its essentially a quiet offshoot of that place but with property values well below Virginia Water prices. Lots of hidden Manor Houses (sometimes divided into apa... more

July 2012


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"Chobham Common is the legendary source of the Chobham Treacle Mine. The treacle in question was to be used by a garrison of troops stationed there before they shipped out to the Crimea, but the treacle was left in a small subterranean cave where it could cool and hopefully not ferment. In 1901, they began to burst and it began to run down the hillside."

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    KT16 is the postcode district in Surrey incorporating the areas of Chertsey, Lyne and is covered by the Runnymede local authority.

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