Things to do in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Walton on Thames is a pleasant riverside town with a new pedestrian shopping centre boasting many designer shops and a multitude of high profile restaurants with al fresco summer time dining.
The town offers many amenities including a lot of town centre parkland at Elm Grove and Ashley Park combined with an attractive riverside. Walton-on-Thames is near the metropolis and a convenient place for Londoners to come down for the day, where they can enjoy watching the river activities from the comfort of their car.
There are two very desirable and sought after [expensive] residential areas in Walton at Burwood Park and Ashley Park circa £2-10 million pounds.
The main line station is approx 28 minutes to Waterloo. There are a good number of sports facilities on the doorstep namely.. Sandown Park (10 minutes), Kempton Park (15 minutes), Walton Riverside Leisure Centre and both established cricket and football teams.
Walton and Hersham Football Club won The Amateur Cup at Wembley in the 1970's and was recognised as one of the best teams in the country at the time.
Hampton Court Palace is 10 minutes drive away and both the M3 and M25 Motorways are also just minutes away.
The town was also reputed to have the very first film studios in the country at the time and The Adventures of Robin Hood and Scrooge with Alistair Sim was made there.
An interesting and lively town set in one of the most desirable boroughs in the country bordered with Esher, Cobham, Weybridge and Shepperton.
Description by John Walton
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