Visit Surrey

To find the very best the county has to offer within a short journey by road or rail from Woking, the Visit Surrey website comprises accommodation, dining, events and much more besides.

Garden enthusiasts can have their pick from RHS Garden Wisley, and landscaped Painshill Park, both just a short drive down the A3 from Woking.

On Woking's outskirts, Brooklands was the first purpose-built motor racing circuit, and is considered the Birthplace of British motor sport and aviation. Brookland Museum features a collection of historic racing and sporting cars and aircraft.

A recent addition to the site, London Bus Museum is the largest private collection of ex-London transport motor buses and coaches in a working museum. For further information please call 01932 868665.

Just next door, Mercedes-Benz World offers an insight into the brand at its UK flagship showroom, with exhibits old and new, and driving experiences for all ages.

Thrill-seekers will find Merlin Group's Thorpe Park at Chertsey a great diversion. Or a more traditional day out can be had at historic Hampton Court Palace, easily accessed by road or rail from Woking.