Category Archives: Accessible places

Brookwood Country Park

Click HERE to view walks in Brookwood Country Park. Click HERE to view the map of Brookwood Country Park.  

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The Rural Life Centre, near Tilford, Surrey

It must be an age thing. Glimpses of places, buildings, tools and toys from my childhood raise sighs of nostalgia. Yes, the internet displays images of things and places from the past, but there’s nothing like seeing and experiencing them … Continue reading

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The Lightbox, Woking

Welcoming and with not a whiff of the stuffiness you find in some galleries and museums. That’s the nationally acclaimed Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking. Its exhibitions and displays are top-notch, yet it’s visitor and family friendly. And it’s … Continue reading

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Hoe Valley walk, Woking

Head for Hoe Valley Park for a pleasant and easy stroll through green grounds near Woking town centre. Its wide hard-surfaced pathways are ideal for walkers, cyclists and wheelchairs. The paths are level or have gentle slopes, so can be … Continue reading

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Reigate Hill

Reigate Hill is on the southern edge of the North Downs and overlooks its namesake town. The viewpoint provides extensive views across Reigate and the flat land of the Weald towards the South Downs. The Wray Lane car park (near … Continue reading

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Newlands Corner, near Guildford, Surrey

Newlands Corner is famed as one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Southern England. It’s a fantastic place for a picnic on a sunny spring day. You can take in the spectacular view over the rolling landscape of the Surrey … Continue reading

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Surrey History Centre

Surrey History Centre’s mission is to collect and rescue archives and printed materials relating to Surrey’s past and present. It’s free to use these materials in the Centre’s supervised search room. From my experience the Centre can be rightly proud … Continue reading

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Chertsey Museum

Chertsey Museum exhibits an extensive collection of items and information revealing the history of the Runnymede area. Its home is a fine-looking Regency town house. The museum’s developers have done a superb job in adapting the building to allow access … Continue reading

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Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum tells the town’s story from its Saxon origins to its development as an industrial and commercial centre. It’s wonderful that the museum is housed in one of Guildford’s many historic old buildings, but unfortunate for those with impaired … Continue reading

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Brooklands Museum and The London Bus Museum

You don’t have to be interested in historic aircraft, vintage cars, racing cars (ancient and modern), motorcycles, buses and bicycles to enjoy a day at Brooklands Museum and the London Bus Museum. The exhibits are guaranteed to evoke images of … Continue reading

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