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Things to do in Dorking

Historic market town south of London at the edge of the North Downs

Are you looking for things to do in Dorking? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.




 

  Attractions

Holmwood Common FREE

National Trust - Ancient common once owned by King Harold and William the Conqueror.
Blackbrook Road
Holmwood
RH5 4NX

 

Juniper Hall Field Centre

Offering individual and family courses covering virtually every aspect of learning about the countryside.
Old London Road
Mickleham
Dorking
RH5 6DA

Recommended by Chantal Noble, Dorking
“There are regular events for individuals and families, see website for up-to-date listings.”

 

Leith Hill FREE

National Trust - Woodland, heathland, farmland and parkland set in the Surrey Hills.
Leith Hill
Dorking
RH5 6LS

 

Abinger Roughs And Netley Park FREE

National Trust - Hidden woods with ancient trees and flower-sprinkled grasslands, just off the North Downs and Pilgrims Ways.
White Downs Lane
Abinger Hammer
RH5 6QS

 

Surrey Hills FREE

National Trust - Explore the wilds and wonders of leafy Surrey with delightful discoveries for everyone.
Surrey
RH5 6NW

 

Denbies Hillside FREE

National Trust - Dramatic and stunning chalk escarpment with panoramic views.
Ranmore Common Road
Dorking
RH5 6SR

 

Box Hill FREE

National Trust - Box Hill - so much to explore.
Tadworth
Surrey
KT20 7LB

 

Polesden Lacey

National Trust - Elegant Regency villa, remodelled in the Edwardian era.
Surrey
RH5 6BD

 
 

  Museums

Dorking And District Museum

There has been a Museum in Dorking of one sort or another since the Second World War.
62 West Street
Dorking
RH4 1BS

01306876591

 
 

  Parks

Glory Wood FREE

Glory Wood is a wonderful area of semi-natural woodland on the sandstone hills, south of Dorking.
Deepdene Avenue
Dorking
Surrey
RH4 2AH

 

Deepdene Terrace FREE

An avenue of beech trees, interspersed with rhododendron, forms the main part of the reserve.
Deepdene Avenue
Dorking
Surrey
RH4 2QJ

 

Hackhurst Downs FREE

This area of the North Downs consists of open grassland areas with associated scrub areas and some mature woodland.
Beggars Lane
Gomshall
Surrey
RH5 6SF

 

Colekitchen Down FREE

Located on the southern scarp of the North Downs, Colekitchen covers a valuable remnant of open unimproved chalk grassland.
Colekitchen Lane, off the A25 at Gomshall
Surrey
GU5 9QB

 

Inholms Claypit FREE

Formerly a clay extraction site for brick making, Inholms Claypit has been transformed into a haven for wildlife.
Inholm's Lane
North Holmwood
Surrey
RH5 4JH

 

Brockham Limeworks FREE

Decades of industrial chalk quarrying have shaped the land, and many of the plants only exist because of the chalk.
Chalkpit Lane
Brockham
KT20 7JR

 
 

  Live Music

Birch Tree Folk Choir

The Birch Tree Folk Choir meets every Monday evening in room B0 at the Ashcombe School, Dorking, from 7.30-9pm.
Ashcombe School
Ashcombe Road
Dorking
RH4 1LY

Recommended by Emily, Dorking
“Birch Tree Folk Choir is a fun, friendly choir all about connection - to ourselves, our bodies, our heritage, our landscape, and to each other. The music selected is largely folk and traditional music, and the sessions are designed to realign the nervous system and relieve stress, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, heart problems and more. ”

 
 

  Golf

Dorking Golf Club

Golf Club.
Chart Park
Dorking
Surrey
RH5 4BX

 

Betchworth Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Reigate Road
Dorking
Surrey
RH4 1NZ

 

Effingham Golf Club

Golf Club.
Guildford Road
Effingham
Surrey
KT24 5PZ

 

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