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Superb commuter connections and exciting regeneration plans

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

Craig Brant

"The Gresham Mill development offers both beautiful properties and stunning rural views."

Daniel Green

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

Craig Brant

What is your favourite place?

Where do Woking locals go?

Trumps

The best dry cleaners in Woking with same day dry cleaning!

M2 Pizza Pasta

A great little family-owned Italian place with a calm and easy atmosphere perfect if you want to chill out. They have a great choice of dishes!

The Living Planet Centre

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

Woking Skatepark

A fantastic hangout in Woking Park.

Las Iguanas

A Mexican menu of both lunchtime and dinnertime dishes. Fantastic happy hour cocktails too!

Woking Market

Great range of food stalls and fantastic sausage rolls from the bread stall!

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.

Amore Gelato

An ice cream vendor in Woking's market place selling absolutely delicious ice cream, particularly the honeycomb...

Café Rouge

French cuisine on a budget. There's always voucher codes on the internet, which make this already affordable restaurant even cheaper!

Latino Restaurant

A lovely Italian restaurant in the heart of Woking. They serve a really nice veal dish and an amazing carbonara too!

Kingfield Stadium

Home to Woking FC or fondly known as The Cardinals, going to a match is a great day out with friends or the kids.

Cafe Class

The best bacon butty in Woking!

David Lloyd

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

The Red Lion

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

Bep Viet

Vietnamese food outlet based in Market Walk. A great lunch alternative!

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

What do you love about Woking?

Why do you find Woking a great place to live?

Nikki

"Very easy to get into London and Guildford via train or car. Also very close to M25 to go south to Sussex. Beautiful Surrey Hills all around, with unlimited options for walks in national parks or a bike ride. Excellent shops including Hobbycraft, Paperchase, Superdry, Debenhams, TK Maxx. Typical restaurants such as Cafe Rouge, with excellent gastro pubs all around the town and surrounding villages"

January 2015

Jack

"Woking is a great place to live because it ticks all the boxes for a young, vibrant person. And the transport links are brilliant - we're talking 20 mins to London = 1 game of Sudoku (advanced setting). :D Jack"

January 2015

Regina

"Because it's small good living area, with a lot of green areas, handy station, near Heathrow airport, local hospitals, big shopping centres"

January 2015

Chris

"Fast trains to London, good bus services, two hospitals within 7.5 miles plus community hospitals, quiet area"

January 2015

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"The lover of Lord Nelson, Lady Emma Hamilton used to live in Pyrford."

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Child-friendly activities near Woking

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

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

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

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

Thula Mama Harmony singing group for carers and babies


Thula Mama is an inspirational singing group for parents and carers of babies aged from birth to walking. We learn and sing lullabies and songs from around the world to share with our little ones. And we sing in beautiful 3-part harmony. You don't need to have any previous singing experience, just come along and enjoy sharing music with a group and with your baby. Website
  1. About Woking

    Woking is a large town and civil parish that shares its name with the surrounding local government district, located in the west of Surrey. It is part of the London commuter belt and Greater London Urban Area, located 23 miles (37 km) south west of Charing Cross in central London. Woking has a modern shopping centre called The Peacocks and an older shopping area, Wolsey Place. Woking has several suburban districts, including: Bisley, Horsell, Hook Heath, Mount Hermon, Barnsbury, Maybury, Sheerwater, Goldsworth Park, St Johns, Pyrford, Kingfield, Westfield, Ridgway, West Byfleet and Old Woking. The adjacent village of Knaphill is often considered an outer suburb of Woking. Old Woking is cited as a separate village. Mayford and Sutton Green are to the south on the border between Woking and Guildford.

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