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A locals' guide to Surrey

"Flowing through the centre of Guildford, you can stroll along the banks of the River Wey and appreciate its charm."

Tim Pacey

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

Craig Brant

"Ham House and Garden stand proud on the banks of the Thames. You can catch the foot ferry across from Twickenham and Marble Hill Park."

Leanna Sharman

What is your favourite place?

Where do Surrey locals go?

Toby Cottage

Sitting in Ripley Village, this restaurant is perfect for Sunday lunch with the family.

Drakes

A Michelin star restaurant in Ripley with delicious food. It's perfect for a special occasion.

The Talbot Inn

This fantastic gastro pub dates back to 1453 and is currently owned by Marco Pierre White - fabulous food in a lovely setting!

Café Galio

This cafe sells great paninis! It's the perfect place for a quick lunch to eat in or take away.

Five Guys

The best burger in Kingston, you can eat in or take it away. They also serve hotdogs and over 100 types of soft drinks.

Kang Nam

A great Korean barbecue on the High Street.

The Fairfield Recreation Ground

Local football clubs play here in season and it's 3 minutes' walk from the town centre - easy access if you want some peace and quiet after a big shop.

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 Big Apple

Bowling, arcades and Laser Quest - the best family entertainment!

The White House

Great sharing platters, selection of beers and a charming terrace by the River Wey.

Gordon Bennett!

A really popular bar/restaurant on tree-lined Maple Road.

Imagine

A little florist by New Malden Station, perfect for special occasions.

The Royal Oak

I love this pub because of the fantastic garden - it's a great spot to hang out during the summer months.

Fortunella

This welcoming café with very friendly staff is a great place to grab breakfast!

David Lloyd

The best gym in Woking! Racquets, gym, pool - it has everything!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Ripley, Send, Sutton Green, The Horsleys, West Byfleet, Woking, Mayford, Jacobs Well, Hook Heath and St Johns

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"Eric Clapton was born in Ripley, Surrey and raised by his maternal grandparents. Before becoming the only musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3 times, he used to design stained glass windows."

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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

NCT Bumps & Babies

Burgundy & Black
B&B is held on the first and third Friday of every month. B&B is for mums with bumps and both parents or carers of non-mobile babies. So come along and meet others for tea or coffee get yourself out of the house and get your baby socialising. If your child is more mobile or you have older toddlers just be aware that this is a cafe environment. This is open to all there is no need to have attended NCT classes or be a member. Website

Dorking NCT Branch Nearly New Sale APRIL 2015

North Holmwood Village Hall
We hold four Nearly New Sales each year where you can get some great bargains sell your children's old (but good condition) toys and clothes and help support the NCT too! We sell newborn and children's clothes maternity wear toys and equipment (such as prams and cots). Our sales are held at: North Holmwood Village Hall Spook Hill North Holmwood RH5 4JP NCT members get priority entry at 10:00am bring your NCT membership card with you to gain advance entrance. General entrance is at 10:15am. If you volunteer to help for more than 2 hours at the sale you get the opportunity to shop before the sale opens! Its a great perk and anyone can volunteer to help at the sales. Contact nns.dorking@nct.org.uk to register to sell or volunteer at our next sale! See our branch page on Nearly New Sales for more information: http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/dorking/nearly-new-sales . Please remember all branches are run by volunteers often pregnant or with young children and may work as well we endeavour to get back to you as soon as we possibly can but we appreciate your patience!

Tiny Tunes

Surbiton Library 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

NCT Bumps and Babies

Pavilion Cafe
Are you pregnant and/or have a new baby? Looking to get out of the house for an easy outing and talk with other local mums? Come to our Bumps & Babies group and join other mums and mums-to-be every Wednesday morning. Our antenatal teacher will be on hand on the first and third Wednesday of each month to answer any questions you may have. We meet at the Pavilion Cafe on the Claygate Recreation ground from 10:30am-noon. There is no charge and you don't have to be an NCT member to come along. Park on Church Road and walk up the path past the playground. We look forward to seeing you there! Website

Tiny Tunes

Cobham Methodist 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

Baby Sensory at Vera Fletcher Hall

The Vera Fletcher Hall
Baby Sensory classes provide an exciting activity, which will be fun for you and will help with your baby's sensory development. Call Sari who will arrange for you and your baby to visit one of their classes. Website
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