A Historic Market Town nestling in the Surrey Hills

A visit to the charming market town of Dorking is a special experience.

Surrounded by the beautiful Surrey Hills, you can catch glimpses of the wooded hills and open downland as you walk along the historic streets of the town.

It’s a joy to wander around Dorking discovering arts and crafts shops, boutiques, art galleries, jewellers, interiors and furnishing specialists sitting alongside eclectic vintage shops and fabulous antique centres.

Relax in any of the excellent cafes, restaurants and pubs and enjoy a respite from the pleasures of shopping, browsing and sightseeing.

Events Diary - what's on & where

April 22 - Mahler Symphony No. 8 Rehearsals

Come and Sing with the Buckland & Betchworth Choral Society...


August 01 - Prudential Ride London 2015

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012...

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Things to do - Experience Dorking and the Surrey Hills

Dorking Cycling Capital of England

Dorking Museum - See the contribution that Dorking has made, and continues to make, to the development of cycling nationally - from the 'boneshaker' to the Zig Zag.

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Brockham Choral Society

Lighten our Darkness - John Rutter 'Requiem' together with reflective anthems and poems. With special guest, Nicholas Owen.

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Stars in the Park

An amazing night of astronomy in central Dorking! With telescopes and binoculars to look through, a unique outdoor astronomy show, and live music - a fantastic way to round off BBC's Stargazing Live week.

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Easter Eggtivities in Dorking

From Friday 27th March to Monday 13th April, over 80 businesses in Dorking will display an Easter chick or bunny in their window. All ages are challenged to find as many of them as possible.

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