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.

Since medieval times Dorking has been a busy market place, with the town constantly evolving to serve the needs of its customers.

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

November 21 - Dorking Christmas Lights

The cast of Dorking Halls pantomime, Jack & the Beanstalk...


November 22 - Dorking Alzheimer’s Day Centre Christmas Jumble Sale

Dorking Alzheimer's Day Christmas Jumble Sale. Cost: £1 (includes...


November 30 - Dorking Book Fair

Dorking Book Fair. . Thousands of secondhand and antiquarian books for...

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Things to do - Experience Dorking and the Surrey Hills

DDOS present Bedroom Farce

A tale of three bedrooms, and of course, what happens between couples in bedrooms normally stays in bedrooms. Ayckbourn gives us a glimpse into that world behind closed doors, often with hilarious results.

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Dorking Museum First World War Exhibition

24th July to end of 2014. The exhibition, due to open at the end of July to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, will concentrate on Dorking in 1914.

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Arts Alive

Arts Alive is Mole Valley’s community arts festival, featuring local people in local locations, engaged in a wealth of local events. Established in 1996, Arts Alive is the largest annual community arts festival in Mole Valley if not the South East.

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Gala Night 4 December

Dorking Gala Night 4th December 6:00 - 8:30pm. Late Night Shopping, Children's Funfair, Live Nativity, Live Music & Carol Singers.

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