Brookwood Cemetery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Brookwood Cemetery
Brookwood Cemetery, is a burial ground in Brookwood, Surrey, England. It is the largest cemetery in the United Kingdom and one of the largest in Europe. The 220 Acre park provides a picturesque, tranquil setting for visitors 365 days of the year. The grounds are divided into many smaller plots by a multitude of roads and avenues that boast magnificent trees and offer a wealth of flora and fauna as well as local heritage.
Attractions Near Brookwood Cemetery
Mizens Railway (Woking Miniature Railway Society)
3.36km from Brookwood Cemetery
Mizens Railway is a fun passenger-carrying miniature railway situated in a uniquely delightful 10-acre woodland site in Knaphill conveniently near Woking in Surrey. A variety of locomotives are in use, including several steam, electric, petrol and diesel engines. Three routes are operated by the railway on public running days, The Suburban, the Miler and the Highlander. The railway has many facilities for its visitors, these include the Station Building with a small kitchen, small shop, a picn
5.78km from Brookwood Cemetery
The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking is one of the most exciting cultural spaces in the South East. Located in the centre of Woking on the banks of the Basingstoke Canal, The Lightbox was built to provide arts and heritage services to the local region and beyond. Three stunning galleries host a huge range of exhibitions, changing regularly. The building is also home to Woking’s Story, a free interactive museum about the town’s history.
The Museum of Military Medicine
5.94km from Brookwood Cemetery
The Museum of Military Medicine, formerly the Army Medical Services Museum (AMS Museum), is located in Keogh Barracks, on Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey, England. The museum tells the story of army medicine and healthcare, human and animal, from the English Civil War to the current day. The collections on display include uniforms and insignia, medical, dental and veterinary equipment, ambulances and much more besides
6.18km from Brookwood Cemetery
The Basingstoke Canal in North Hampshire was built between 1788 and 1794 and is 32 miles long with 29 locks. After many years of restoration, it is now fully navigable and a boater’s paradise. The canal flows between the village of Greywell in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey before connecting to the River Wey Navigation, which in turn joins the River Thames.
Frimley Lodge Park
6.48km from Brookwood Cemetery
Frimley Lodge Park is a 24-hectare site that boasts a range of facilities for all ages and hosts events for all the family including lots of open space and woodland, picnic areas, two children's playgrounds, a trim trail, miniature railway, and meadows. The Basingstoke canal runs along the eastern boundary with a towpath and lots of space, woodland, cafeteria, miniature railway and pitch & putt course.
Shah Jahan Mosque
6.73km from Brookwood Cemetery
The Shah Jahan Mosque (also known as Woking Mosque) in Oriental Road, Woking, England, is the first purpose-built mosque in the United Kingdom. Built in 1889, it is located 30 miles (50 km) southwest of London. It is a Grade I listed building. The Mosque promotes understanding, peace and harmony through interfaith activities.
Discover More Attractions in Surrey, Home of Brookwood Cemetery
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 Brookwood Cemetery
For more information about Brookwood Cemetery, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookwood_Cemetery