Woking Activities and Things To Do
Woking is situated in north-west surrey around 25 miles from London; it was originally a village located at what is known as Old Woking; the current town centre being open heath land.
How to get in there?
By train:-Woking railway station is served by fast trains from London Waterloo & is online from Southampton & Portsmouth to Waterloo. The line divides at Salisbury & serves all stations to Exeter St. David’s. By Car:-Woking is situated about 10 km off the M25 junction & around the same distance from A3. The main access road is the A320 between Guildford & Staines, which passes through the town centre & connects to the M25 to the north & to A3 to the south at Guildford. By Plane:-Woking is well connected to both Gatwick & Heathrow airports, the station at Woking runs twice hourly rail coaches from the main entrance to Heathrow taking around 45-50 minutes depending on traffic. Gatwick airport could be reached via the Gatwick express; however this requires travel to London Victoria station which can be reached by changing at Clapham junction.
Woking is best known in sports for the motor sport, rugby & cricket. There are many eye glazing sights in Woking, namely:-
- Henry VIII’s Royal Palace
- The Shah Jahan II Mosque
- The Light box
- Horsell Common
- Surrey History Centre
- Big Apple
Various events & festivals are celebrated all over Woking, Surrey. They are Woking cycle fest, Food & Drink Fest, Diwali celebrations, Annual music fest, Midnight walk, St. John’s village fete, P4C Horsell 200 cycle challenge.