As winter comes to an end in the UK, people are slowly emerging from their homes to soak up the sunlight and fresh air. With the sky clearing up and the days becoming longer and brighter, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors, and what better way to spend your day than in the sunny suburb of Weybridge. So next time you’re meandering through this quaint town, add these activities to your list.
1. Brooklands Museum
If the guzzling sound of an engine excites you, then you can’t pass up the opportunity to visit the Brooklands Museum. This motoring and aviation museum is located on the former Brooklands motor-racing track and features a wide variety of exhibits, from racing cars and motorcycles to the iconic Concorde aircraft.
2. Claremont Landscape Garden
Awaken your senses on a trip to Claremont Landscape Garden; one of the earliest surviving English Landscape Gardens just outside Weybridge. This living piece of history still features its original 18th-century layout and offers panoramic views of the surrounding woodlands, peppered with sculptures and striking architecture. There is also a dog-friendly café filled with freshly-baked treats for afternoon tea.
3. River Wey & Godalming Navigations
Take a stroll down the tranquil Wey and Godalming Navigation which runs 15 and a half miles from Guildford to the Thames at Weybridge. This serene stretch is the perfect way to explore Surrey and is buzzing with charming scenery, wildlife habitats, and historic cottages.
4. London Bus Museum
The London Bus Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of London buses and features over 150 years of bus history. From horse-drawn buses to the 1970s' 70 seater buses, there are countless exhibits on display. The museum is set to reopen this summer with a brand new look and is the perfect excursion for a family day out.
5. Thorpe Park Resort
Thorpe Park Resort is every thrill-seeker's dream. Featuring adrenaline-pumping rides, exciting attractions, and a themed hotel, there is something for the whole family. This park is also home to the fastest roller coaster in the UK, Stealth, which catapults riders 205 feet into the air in just 2.5 seconds.
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