5 Things To Do In Weybridge

Posted on Dec 18 2019 - 5:58am by Editorial Staff
UK

For those people who love the fresh air and countryside but don’t want to be too far from the city, Weybridge is an ideal location. Situated an hour outside of London in the Surrey countryside, this beautiful town has plenty to explore whilst keeping the whole family entertained. 

Whether you’re a history buff, motor enthusiast, London bus aficionado, or simply a lover of fresh air and a warm welcome, then Weybridge will be just up your alley. There areworld class attractions to see, and brilliant food and drink, all with a warm local welcome. 

Explore the Town

Sitting on the River Wey and bounded to the north by the River Thames, Weybridge has many wonderful paths for walkers to stretch their legs. 

The Weybridge to New Haw Lock walk, among others, takes in wonderful scenery and allows you to trace the steps of the last commercial barges on the Wey Navigations. Whatever the weather, this walk is sure to dazzle. 

Grab Some Lunch

There’s a wonderful variety of pubs in Weybridge where you can stop off and refuel. There’s nothing like coming in from the cold to a warm, homely pub and getting a nice home-cooked meal. Plus, you’re bound to get a friendly welcome here. 

After a busy day’s exploring, there’s nothing like a cosy pub to sit back and relax in as you enjoy the delicious food and drinks. 

Visit Mercedez-Benz World 

Whether you’re a motor fan or not, Mercedez-Benz Worldoffers some amazing attractions and exhibitions that are well worth a visit. 

You and your family can learn about the history of the automobile, take each other on in the Accelerate interactive racing experience and give the young ones a feel for driving with the driving simulator. 

Of course, you’ve got the added thrill of learning about Mercedes’ F1 team and the work they do to keep Britain’s Lewis Hamilton winning championships. 

London Bus Museum

Just as iconic as a Mercedes F1 car is the London bus, and you can learn all about them too in Weybridge. The first London bus route opened in 1829 as a horse-drawn carriage, and whilst changing significantly since, has been a constant part of London life ever since. 

The London bus plays such a big part in local culture, and it’s amazing to learn all about these iconic vehicles at the London Bus Museum

Elmbridge Museum 

If you want your history to go back a little further than 1829 then drop by Elmbridge Museum and learn about the local history. 

Weybridge is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086 and has had an illustrious history throughout. In 1537, Henry VIII built Oatlands Palace in the local area, where he married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, so there is lots of Tudor history on show. 

Elmbridge Museum is a great place to get a feel for the history of this beautiful town and has some great exhibits to keep everyone entertained.

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