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

October 21 - DDOS presents The Hound of the Baskervilles

Dorking Dramatic and Operatic Society presents The Hound of the...


November 06 - East Surrey College Open Event

Visit the College to speak with tutors, enrol on courses...


November 08 - Brockham Bonfire

8 November 2014. www.brockhambonfire.com. We warmly welcome families...

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Twitter - Discover Dorking

RT @SandraMGrant: @DDOSDorking #HoundoftheBaskervilles #SherlockHolmes Magnificent diabolical hound puppet. Performances start Tuesday #Dor…

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RT @bagsforlife: We have to admit, @Visitdorking is fully embracing Halloween! The shop windows were looking fantastic over this weekend! #…

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RT @MagellanPR: Off to @MercureBoxHill this morning. Loving the area so much - @SurreyHillsAONB @VisitDorking !!

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Things to do - Experience Dorking and the Surrey Hills

Discover Dorking

Bring the children to Dorking for a day with a difference. Discover Dorking's hidden corners by exploring the streets of Dorking using the Heritage Trail maps.

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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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Brockham Bonfire 8 Nov

Come along to the Brockham Bonfire on 8 November 2014.

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