Popular local places

Located just a stone's throw from the A3 and M25 in Surrey, Walton Firs is well placed for groups to take advantage of surrounding local attractions. If you are planning a day off site during your stay there are plenty of entertaining, educational and fun options for youngsters of all ages. 

See below for our list of the best local picks.


The country's capital and its offering of fantastic museums, beautiful parks and world-renowned landmarks is just a short train ride away. We recommend travelling from West Byfleet station, which is served by frequent, direct trains to London Waterloo.

Distance from Walton Firs to West Byfleet station: 4.7 miles

Driving time: 14 minutes followed by a 28 minute train journey (shortest train journey available)

More infowww.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations

Guildford Spectrum

This huge leisure centre boasts an ice rink, 32 lanes of tenpin bowling and four swimming pools, including slides and a wave machine.

Distance from Walton Firs: 10 miles

Driving time: 17 minutes

More info: www.guildfordspectrum.com.uk 


One of the first trampoline parks to open in the UK, AirHop in Guilford is a great activity for parties of all sizes and an ideal indoor option in case of bad weather.

Distance from Walton Firs: 11 miles

Driving time: 20 minutes

More info:  www.airhop-guildford.com

Thorpe Park

For older thrill seekers, Thorpe Park is home to some of the country's best roller coasters and rides including Stealth, Colossus, Tidal Wave, Nemesis Inferno and The Swarm. The website has a handy guide that helps you work out which rides are suitable for your group.

Distance from Walton Firs: 11 miles

Driving time: 20 minutes

More info: www.thorpepark.com

Chessington World of Adventures

Home to dozens of rides, a zoo, Sealife Centre and a Go Ape high wire course there is lots on offer at Chessington for youngsters.

Distance from Walton Firs: 7 miles

Driving time: 20 minutes

More info: www.chessington.com 

Mercedes-Benz World

Located on the site of the historic Brooklands racing circuit, Mercedes-Benz World offers fun experiences for youngsters – whether they're car-mad or not. Take a look at classic models on show, explore the Mercedes engine and watch displays from the Silver Arrows driving team.

Distance from Walton Firs: 3.4 miles

Driving time: 10 minutes

More info: www.mercedes-benz.co.uk 


Home to a historic dockyard, Southsea Castle, the Spinnaker Tower and Charles Dicken's Birthplace Museum, the port city is full of exciting attractions that will keep children of all ages entertained for hours.

Distance from Walton Firs: 53 miles

Driving time: 1 hour 15 minutes

More info: www.visitportsmouth.co.uk 

Brooklands Museum

Located on the site of the historic racing track, Brooklands caters for group visitors who can delve into Britain's motoring and aviation history while enjoying nostalgic surroundings and more modern features, such as the 4D theatre.

Distance from Walton Firs3.4 miles

Driving time: 10 minutes

More info: www.brooklandsmuseum.com 


A Girlguiding site just a short distance from Walton Firs, with an outdoor swimming pool, grass sledging and aeroball available to Walton Firs visitors throughout the summer months only.

Distance from Walton Firs: 2 miles

Driving Time: 5 minutes

More info:  www.girlguiding-glw.org.uk/heyswood


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