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serviced apartments in woking from esa - local information

Woking is both a premier business location and a cultural hub, offering a number of activities for visitors. Historic houses, motor museums, modern shopping centres, art galleries and plenty of surrounding countryside combine to make Woking a great choice for an extended business trip or leisure stay. Our convenient and stylish serviced apartments in Woking from esa are close to local transport networks and are within easy reach of some of the South East's main leisure attractions.

Located near to London, between Heathrow and Gatwick airports, Woking has a direct coach link to Heathrow from the train station every 30 minutes. Gatwick can be reached by rail in an hour and Southampton airport is a 40 minute direct train journey from Woking, making the town an ideal destination for international business travellers.

The town centre provides various local amenities, including a superb shopping and entertainment complex. Regular French and Italian markets in Woking Town Square are popular with residents and visitors alike, due to the tempting range of fresh produce on offer. For those shoppers seeking a more unique purchase, the seasonal craft fairs held in the town are perfect for snapping up curios and gifts.

To get away from it all, Woking's pretty surrounding villages offer some scenic walks. Take the opportunity to enjoy a stroll and sample home cooked dishes and local ales in one of the charming country pubs. For an additional injection of culture, guests staying in one of the serviced apartments in Woking from esa can pay a visit to the historic 18th Century National Trust houses and scenic gardens of Hatchlands Park and Clandon Park.

Woking accommodates a number of multinational organisations, including many from the petrochemical industries, and is famously the home of F1 team McLaren. In addition to the McLaren visitor centre, there are many interesting attractions for motoring enthusiasts to marvel at, including the nearby Brooklands Museum and Mercedes-Benz World. There are so many exciting things to do while staying in esa serviced apartments Woking, that you'll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few suggestions:

things to do and places to see - serviced apartments in woking

  • Engage in art, culture and history at The Lightbox, designed by London Eye architects Marks Barfield. The venue is just a short walk from the town square, close to the Basingstoke Canal. This superb venue hosts a range of exhibitions and events, offering something for all the family.
  • Spend a day browsing the high street shops at The Peacocks Centre and Wolsey Place. For something a little different head to one of the popular craft and antique markets in the Town Square.
  • Discover beautiful walks, bike routes and wildlife along the Basingstoke Canal.
  • Take a relaxing stroll around the famous gardens at RHS Wisley. The Plant Centre at Wisley stocks an extensive range of trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and bulbs and there is also a gift shop and café.
  • Visit the historic 12th Century St Nicholas's Church in Pyrford, which is largely unaltered since it was built in 1140. St Peter's church in Old Woking and St Mary's church in Horsell also date from the early 12th Century.
  • Explore Old Woking and take a tour of the Tudor ruins of Woking Palace, Henry VIII's retreat.
  • Enjoy an evening of entertainment at The Ambassadors Woking, the largest theatre and cinema complex in the region, which shows some of the most popular musicals and plays from the West End. The New Victoria Theatre programme includes international dance, opera and family entertainment and The Rhoda McGaw Theatre promotes the work of local theatre groups.
  • Experience the culture and colour of the Shah Jahan Mosque, the oldest purpose built mosque in Britain. Founded in 1889, the mosque is now the focus of Woking's Muslim community.
  • Take a leisurely walk or bike ride on the acres of common land and picturesque waterways in the area.
  • If the weather is more suited to indoor activities, visit the Woking Leisure Centre in Woking Park, which offers a fitness suite, aerobics classes, badminton and squash courts, as well as activities for children.
  • Play a round of golf at Pyrford Golf Course or one of the many heathland courses.

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