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Dorking / North Holmwood

North Holmwood is in effect the southern outskirts of the picturesque Surrey market town of Dorking.

North Holmwood has the following facilities:

  • Village shop (open 7 days early am until late evening)

  • Post Office (within the village shop - open shop hours)

  • Hairdressers

  • Indian Restaurant (Red Chili) on the by-pass

  • Pub / Restaurant (The Royal Oak) on Chart Lane South

  • Church

  • Village Green & pond

  • Holmwood Common (NT) woodland with walks

  • Regular bus services to Dorking (town centre & stations), Horsham (town centre & station), Crawley 

North Holmwood Village Hall is situated 1.5 miles from the centre of Dorking.

Dorking has the following facilities:

  • Good shopping centre featuring High Street names such as: Marks & Spencer, Boots, W H Smith, Waterstones, Fatface, Clarks (Shoes), Clarkes (Cards, Stationery, Toys), Card Factory, Millets, EE, Vodafone, Superdrug, Holland & Barrett, Timpsons, Tapi, Mountain Warehouse, The Works, Robert Dyas, plus many quality independent boutiques, menswear and other shops including traditional butchers, homeware, lighting, bakeries as well as one of the largest antique quarters in the south

  • Post Office, Nationwide, Skipton Building Society

  • Waitrose, Sainsburys, Lidl, Tesco Metro, M&S, Cook

  • Wickes, Champion Timber, Screwfix

  • 3 Railway stations on 3 main service routes

  • Numerous bus routes

  • Dorking Halls (Theatre / 3-screen Cinema complex)

  • Sports Centre

  • Chain restaurants / takeaways such as Pizza Express, KFC, Domino's Pizza, Subway, Kokoro plus a great range of quality independents of all cuisines.

  • Coffee Shop restaurants include Costa, Starbucks, Esquires and a number of quality independents

  • The White Horse Hotel, The Burford Bridge Hotel (at the foot of Box Hill), Dorking Travelodge and Denbies Vineyard Hotel offer good value accommodation

Dorking and North Holmwood are meccas for cycling clubs offering part of the Olympic route (via Box Hill & Dorking town centre) and for walkers with the North Downs Way, and Greensand Way passing through the town along with many other local routes.

Other local attractions include:

  • Denbies Vineyard

  • Holmwood Common (National Trust, in the village)

  • Box Hill (National Trust)

  • Leith Hill (National Trust)

  • Polesden Lacy (National Trust)

  • Historic Dorking town centre

  • Deepdene Trail (Dorking by-pass}

  • Dorking Museum & Caves

Village & Parish Links

General Contacts
St John's Church, North Holmwood - 01306 868441
Police (non emergency) - 101
Mole Valley District Council - 01306 885001
National Trust Warden - 01306 712711
Community Playlink - 01306 740095
North Holmwood Pre-School - 07931 212006
St. John's C of E Community School - 01306 884506
Guiding - Brownies - 01306 876428
Scouting enquiries - 07941 222218
Chart Downs Social Club - 01306 500310
Goodwyns Social Club - 01306 500614
Parish Room bookings - 01306 740757
North Holmwood Sports Club - 01306 889764
Norfolk Court - 01306 876474
Stanecroft - 01306 876567
Dorking Golf Club - 01306 886917
Dorking Volunteer Centre - 01306 640369
Brockwood GP Surgery - 01306 885802
NHS Out of Hours - 111

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