Dorking is a market town in the best tradition of English rural towns. For hundreds of years it has provided the focus and setting for the activities of townspeople and villagers from surrounding communities. The people who live here have a pride in their community and the places, streets and buildings that give the town its special identity and sense of place.
Visitors to Dorking will find a town that offers much to be enjoyed.
This section of the web site highlights the traditions for good food and drink, architecture and heritage, antiques and shopping, that make Dorking special.
This part of the website also highlights the artistic traditions of Dorking and its reputation for festivals of the visual arts, music and literature, providing an added reason for visitors to come here.