There's a lot to see and do in the two market towns of Dorking and Reigate - they're situated around 20 miles from London. Chessington World of Adventures is nearby, as is Wisley Gardens.
There are direct trains that run between Dorking and Reigate and central London - it's a short commute for those that work in the city. It's also a short, convenient journey for those that want the benefits that London brings, without living right in the middle of things. Dorking and Reigate offer a happy medium between the bright lights of London and the countryside.
Those living in and around Dorking and Reigate benefit from being in close proximity to the major London airports of Gatwick and Heathrow - two aviation gateways to the world. These market towns are also within easy driving distance of major south coast seaports including Dover, Portsmouth and Southampton.
Walking through these market towns is often a history lesson in itself - Reigate was first settled around the time of the Battle of Hastings. There is a rich history that's made obvious through the selection of old buildings on display. Reigate Priory is one of the most famous buildings in the area, it was built in the 13th Century and today operates as a school.
There are 101 reasons why it's great to live in Dorking and Reigate. There's plenty to see and do, from museums to local sports clubs.