Woking formerly Wochingas is a civil parish and town within the local government district of Woking, shire county of Surrey, South East Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies south west of central London's Charing Cross and forms part the London commuter belt and the Greater London Urban Area. Its earliest known history was when it was included on the Domesday Book of 1086 for King William the Conqueror under the name Wochingas. The town is famous for its shopping centres, cultural diversity and sports and leisure facilities. Woking is home to the celebrated non-League football club, Woking Football Club.
Whether it's the convenient shopping, great entertainment, historic villages or interesting days out that you like, Woking has it all.
The Peacocks Centre and Wolsey Place boast many high street names, or try the very popular markets and specialist shops for a little something different.
With acres of common land and miles of waterways offering a relaxing getaway, and of course the opportunity for a leisurely walk or bike ride.
If you love the arts and history, fun family activities, or would just like somewhere quiet to sit back and contemplate your surroundings, you'll find it all at The Lightbox. Woking's inspiring museum and gallery is just a short walk from Woking Town Square, and sits on the Basingstoke Canal.
For top live entertainment, a visit to The Ambassadors theatre and cinema complex for the best West End shows in, international dance and world famous opera is most definately in order!
A plethera of free town centre events take place throughout the year, celebrating the special days of Woking's many cultures, and many annual events which are supported by the Council. Top Attractions within Woking: Ambassadors Theatre and Cinema
is located at Peacocks Shopping Centre in Woking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. The facility showcases wide range of theatre performances e.g. classic plays, comedy and musicals and films. It is a marvelous venue to be entertained that everyone must visit. New Victoria Theatre
lies in proximity with the town's famous Peacocks Shopping Centre. The venue is one of the country's largest performance venues with around 1,300 seating capacity. The theatre features marvelous shows of different genre all year round like drama, Christmas pantomime, comedy and musicals. Click here
for tickets and or to get more information. Peacocks Shopping Centre
boasts over 80 shops that sell wide range of products e.g. food, clothing, gadgets and jewelries. The centre's facilities include ample parking spaces, a theatre and cinema, restaurants, customer services and cafes. For more information kindly visit its website www.peacocks-centre.co.uk
. The Lightbox is Woking's New museum and art gallery
, opened to the public in 2007 and located in Chobham Road. The venue hosts a range of exhibitions local and national that change monthly and is home to Woking's Story an interactive museum of the town's history. The Lightbox has it's own canalside bistro and gift shop. Woking Market
is at Market Place, Woking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. It is an interesting destination that serves not only as a commercial area where people can buy wide range of goods but also as a venue for its locals to discuss local affairs. Fresh fruits and vegetables, gadgets and fashion items are just some of the many products one may find at Woking Market. Woking Park
sits along Kingfield Road near the town of Woking's centre. Its features include ample car parking spaces, formal landscaped gardens, an outdoor children's playground, the Woking Leisure Centre and the famous Pool in the park. The park is a great destination to visit for the whole family to enjoy.