An old market town with many attractive buildings. West Street is particularly interesting and is famous for its antique dealers. Note that Dorking has three stations on two different lines!
The short walk (less than ¼ mile) between Dorking and Deepdene stations provides a convenient interchange between Dorking's two railway lines.
A local history museum housed in buildings that used to be the Dorking Foundry. Displays include
agricultural equipment, children's toys and memorabilia of the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Tel. 01306 876591.
Open ThFS 1000-1600.
England's largest vineyard. Tours around the vineyard and working winery. Restaurant and coffee shop.
Tel. 01306 876616.
Open Daily 1000-1700.
Over 800 acres of woodland and chalk downland with impressive views as far as
the South Downs. Nature walks. Information Centre and exhibition room at the summit.
Refreshments. Tel. 01306 888793.
Open Information Centre Daily 1000-1700 (closes 1600 Nov-Mar or dusk if earlier).
Bus 21 from London Road (near Dorking and Deepdene stations) to NT Information Centre, 20 minutes journey, M-S about every 2 hours. Operated by Metrobus.
Buses also operate from Leatherhead and you can walk from Box Hill & Westhumble.