Things to do in Woking, Surrey
Woking offers convenient shopping, top quality entertainment, sporting action, relaxing countryside and interesting days out for all the family. Don't miss the unusual 'Town Gate', built in 1992 on the north wall of Woking station it depicts life in the town at the turn of the 20th century and is said to be one of the finest and largest examples of street art in the country. Woking is the site of three Bronze Age burial mounds and the unusual Muslim Burial ground.
Woking was once the home of H.G. Wells, author of the 1898 novel 'War of the Worlds'. The sandpits on Horsell common were used as the setting for the Martian landing scene in the book and The Martian sculpture in the town centre commemorates this illustrious author, father of modern science fiction.