Brooklands Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Brooklands Museum
Brooklands Museum is on the site of the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit and displays a wide range of Brooklands-related motoring and aviation exhibits ranging from giant racing cars, motorcycles and bicycles to an vast collection of civilian and military aircraft, including the Second World War Wellington Bomber and the only Concorde with public access in South East England.
Attractions Near Brooklands Museum
London Bus Museum
0.16km from Brooklands Museum
The London Bus Museum is a purpose-built transport museum, open daily to the public and located at Brooklands in Weybridge, Surrey It houses a remarkable collection of around 35 buses and coaches, the largest collection of working historic London buses in the world. The vehicles are all of London origin and date from about 1875 to 1979 and are arranged in a timeline from the early horse bus to more modern buses similar to those on London’s streets today.
River Wey & Godalming Navigations
2.71km from Brooklands Museum
The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation together provide a 20-mile continuous navigable route from the River Thames near Weybridge via Guildford to Godalming. Both waterways are in Surrey and are owned by the National Trust. The Wey was one of the first rivers in England to be made navigable; the River Wey Navigation opened in 1653, with 12 locks between Weybridge and Guildford, and the Godalming Navigation, with a further four locks, was completed in 1764.
4.24km from Brooklands Museum
Painshill, near Cobham, Surrey, England, is one of the finest remaining examples of an 18th-century English landscape park. It was designed and created between 1738 and 1773 by Charles HamiltonPainshill is regarded as one of the foremost and finest examples of the English Landscape Movement. A style of landscape design that has been described, by architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner, as “Britain’s’ greatest contribution to the visual arts”.
RHS Garden Wisley
4.59km from Brooklands Museum
RHS Garden Wisley is a garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in the English county of Surrey, south of London. It is one of five gardens run by the society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall, Rosemoor, and Bridgewater . Wisley is the second most visited paid entry garden in the United Kingdom after the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with 1,232,772 visitors in 2019.
Great Cockcrow Railway
5.45km from Brooklands Museum
This miniature railway is one of the most extensive of its kind in the country. There are two different routes you can choose from, both departing and returning to Hardwick Central Station. t is usually open on Sunday afternoons from May to October inclusive, plus Wednesday afternoons during August as well as May Bank Holiday.
5.88km from Brooklands Museum
Newark Priory is a ruined priory on an island surrounded by the River Wey and its former leat (the Abbey Stream) near the boundary of the village of Ripley and Pyrford in Surrey, England. Today Newark Priory is listed as a Grade 1 Ancient Monument. It is located upon private land but can be viewed whilst walking along the river Wey between Pyrford and Ripley.
Discover More Attractions in Surrey, Home of Brooklands Museum
Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.
Location of Brooklands Museum
For more information about Brooklands Museum, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklands_Museum