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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.

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RHS Garden Wisley

RHS Garden Wisley

2.38km from Newark Priory

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.

Shah Jahan Mosque

Shah Jahan Mosque

3.02km from Newark Priory

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.[1] The Mosque promotes understanding, peace and harmony through interfaith activities.

The Lightbox

The Lightbox

3.86km from Newark Priory

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.

Horsell Common

Horsell Common

3.97km from Newark Priory

Horsell Common is a 355-hectare (880-acre) open space in Horsell, near Woking in Surrey. It is owned and managed by the Horsell Common Preservation Society. An area of 152 hectares is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest and part of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area.

Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Museum

5.88km from Newark Priory

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.

London Bus Museum

London Bus Museum

6.03km from Newark Priory

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.

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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.

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