Horsell Common - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Horsell Common
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.
Attractions Near Horsell Common
Shah Jahan Mosque
1.22km from Horsell Common
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.
1.47km from Horsell Common
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.
3.97km from Horsell Common
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.
Mizens Railway (Woking Miniature Railway Society)
4.48km from Horsell Common
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
5.45km from Horsell Common
Chobham Common is the largest National Nature Reserve in the south-east of England and one of the finest remaining examples of lowland heath in the world. It contains three scheduled monuments. Most of the site is managed by the Surrey Wildlife Trust as the Chobham Common nature reserve,but the SSSI also includes a small private reserve managed by the Trust, Gracious Pond.
RHS Garden Wisley
5.66km from Horsell Common
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.
Discover More Attractions in Surrey, Home of Horsell Common
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 Horsell Common
For more information about Horsell Common, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horsell_Common