WOKING ATTRACTIONS: Museums, Gardens, Theme Parks & More!
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family and for its architecture.
Ascot Racecourse is a British racecourse, located in Ascot, Berkshire, England, which is used for thoroughbred horse racing. It is one of the leading racecourses in the United Kingdom, hosting nine of Britain’s 32 annual Group 1 horse races.
Thorpe Park, styled THORPE PARK Resort, is a theme park with a hotel in between the towns of Chertsey and Staines-upon-Thames, located within the area of Surrey, Greater London, UK. It is operated and owned by Merlin Entertainments.
Chessington World of Adventures theme park consists of themed areas styled on a range of world cultures. It currently has 10 discrete areas including the Adventure Point, Mystic East, Mexicana, Pirates Cove, Wild Woods, and Forbidden Kingdom. Land of the Dragons opened in 2004 for children although it includes the intense spinning coaster Dragon’s Fury, and in 2010 Wild Asia replaced the area known as Beanoland. Major attractions include: Dragon Falls, Vampire, The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, Rameses Revenge, Dragon’s Fury, KOBRA and Scorpion Express.
Guildford Museum is the main museum is in the town of Guildford, Surrey, England. The museum is on Quarry Street, a narrow road lined by pre-1900 cottages running just off the pedestrianised High Street. This main site of the museum forms the gatehouse and annex of Guildford Castle, which the staff help to run. It is run by Guildford Borough Council and has free entry between 11am – 4.45pm on Monday to Saturday. It is closed on Sundays and on Christmas Day.
RHS Garden Wisley
The Horticultural Society’s garden at Wisley in the English county of Surrey south of London, is one of four gardens run by the Society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor. Wisley is the second most visited paid entry garden in the United Kingdom after the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with 959,434 visitors in the year to 31 January 2010.
Birdworld is one of England’s largest bird parks. Covering 26 acres, it is located south west of the town of Farnham, Surrey and close to the village of Rowledge. Birdworld includes an Underwater World and Jenny Wren children’s farm.