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Dorking is a town that can be found in Surrey in the south-east of England. It is about 34km south of London and is surrounded on three of its sides by Surrey Hills Area which is a stunning countryside with some fantastic trails and green spaces to visit. Dorking’s unemployment rate is lower than both the Surrey and national averages and during the 2011 census the residents of Dorking rate their health as ‘very good’, which is also higher than the national average.

Dorking is a prime location for commuters as there are 3 different stations in the area with regular trains to London, Guildford, Reigate and Reading. It is about 25 minutes to London and Dorking is very close to Guildford, so residents can make good use of their amenities. For foreign travel, Dorking is just a short distance from Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

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Things to do in Dorking

Dorking is full of boutiques, art galleries, arts and craft shops and antique shops. It has many excellent restaurants and pubs to be enjoyed as well as many other entertainment attractions such as a cinema, theatre and arts centre. The town also has a beautiful performance centre called the Dorking Halls, which regularly hosts live events, such as comedy shows, live music, event screenings and opera.

Dorking has its very own award-winning vineyard, Denbies Wine Estate, where visitors can enjoy wine tasting and tours. As Dorking is a historic town, there is a lot of culture to be explored, including underground caves.

School and Education

There are some really outstanding schools in Dorking, which makes it a very attractive place to live for those with families. For Primary schools, St Martin’s C of E, St Joesph’s Catholic, St Johns C of E and Powell Corderoy are all rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. St Paul’s C of E is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. For secondary schools both Ashcombe and Priory C of E are also rated ‘good’.

Dorkings neighbouring town Guildford has its own university which would only be a short drive away. However, as Dorking is well linked to areas such as London and Reading, then there are plenty of other further education opportunities available in a commutable distance.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Tower Hill
  • Pixham
  • Westcott
  • Rodmell
  • Westhumble

Cost of living in Dorking

There are many different types of property found in Dorking from 18th century cottages to new builds, there is something for everyone. Over the last year, the average property price in Dorking is £555,357. Most of the sale in Dorking were semi-detached properties that sold for an average of £542,237. Terraced properties in the area sold for an average of £392,129, whereas detached properties were unsurprisingly higher at an average of £930,706. Sold prices in Dorking were 19% higher than the previous year, which makes it a very attractive place to those who want to buy into an area where they can invest in their property.