Dorking is a market and railway town located in Surrey County, England. It lies twenty miles from the centre of London, with Westhumble in the north and Capel in the south. The town council address is
Tel.: (UK) 03002001003
Mole Valley District Council
Doking town was originally an agricultural village established during the Roman Era by William the Conqueror to act as a post connecting London and Chichester.
Leith Hill Place and Dorking Museum & Heritage Centre are museums to visit. The events Leith Hill Music Festival and Arts Alive Festival are held. The town’s attractive natures are Leith Hill and Box Hill.
Gatwick airport and Dorking
By taxi or bus - 15 miles (app. 22min).
Train – app. 22min (stops: Gatwick Airport station and Gatwick Inn on the way).
By taxi or bus - 26 miles (app. 2hrs).
Train – app. 1hr 34min (stops: Wimbledon station and Wimbledon Lodge I, London on the way).
By taxi or bus - 59 miles (app. 3hrs).
Train – app. 2hrs (stops: Luton Airport Station and Vauxhall. Sopwell House Hotel on the way).
By taxi or bus - 77 miles (app. 2 ½hrs).
By train – app. 2hrs (stops: Tottenham Hale Underground and Vauxhall stations. Pebble Apartments hotel, London on the way).
By taxi or bus - 67 miles (app. 1hr).
Train – app 2hrs 18min (stops: Rockford and London Waterloo stations. Hilton London Canary Wharf on the way).
London City airport
By taxi or bus -56 miles (app. 57min).
Train – app. 1hr 22min (stops: Canning Town Underground and London Waterloo stations. The Justin James Hotel, London on the way.
Get more info at http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
The town’s attractive restaurants are King William IV and Red Bar & Lounge. Mercure White Horse Hotel and Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel provides accommodations. The schools are The Ashcombe School and The Priory School.
Visit Dorking town anytime and have joyous ride to some of the town’s best festivals with locals.