Walton on Thames


Type:Towns & Villages

Walton on Thames, Surrey, KT12 3QG
Walton on Thames


The vibrant town of Walton-on-Thames sits beside the River Thames in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey and has numerous shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.

The Heart is an exciting retail and residential complex, which combines top high street fashion with delicious, alfresco dining.

Things to do in Walton-on-Thames

You'll never be short of things to do near Walton on Thames, starting with our top five within five miles of the town.

  • Chessington World of Adventures, featuring a zoo and theme park
  • Mercedes-Benz World with exhibitions, displays and hands-on driving experiences
  • RHS Garden Wisley, the home of The Royal Horticultural Society and one of the world's finest gardens
  • Thorpe Park, the UK's thrill capital and paradise for adrenaline junkies ans roller coaster fans.

Pleasant riverside walks can be taken at Cowey Sale while the marina offers boat sales and river trips. The Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex boasts a range of sports facilities including swimming pools, health and fitness suite, climbing wall, squash and badminton courts, aerobic studios, children's multi-storey indoor play area and indoor bowls hall.

Find out what's on this weekend with our Surrey events guide.

Cecil Hepworth

Cecil Hepworth, a pioneer of the British film industry, made silent films in Walton from 1899 until 1924. The site was taken over by Nettlefold Studios in 1926 and was used for the production of television series such as ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ starring Richard Greene, outside filming for which took place at Ashley Park.

The arts are still present in Walton.  See a film at the Walton Screen Cinema, and enjoy music, art and theatre at Riverhouse Arts Centre in Manor Road, close to the river. Walton is also the venue for the annual Elmbridge Fashion Show.

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What's Nearby

  1. Sandown Park Racecourse

    Get your heart racing at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher.  

    2.06 miles away
  2. Kempton Park Racecourse

    Kempton Park in Sunbury-on-Thames is the London's premier all-weather horse racing and…

    2.23 miles away
  3. Chertsey Meads

    71 hectares (175 acres) of wildflower meadow on the banks of the Thames

    3.04 miles away
  1. Brooklands Museum

    Brooklands Museum is on the site of the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit…

    3.14 miles away
  2. Ditton Cruisers

    For a fun day out why not hire a boat and cruise along the Thames.

    3.32 miles away
  3. Hampton Court Palace

    This magnificent palace set in delightful gardens was famously one of Henry VIII’s…

    3.41 miles away
  4. Mercedes-Benz World

    Everything you could wish to know about visiting Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey, including…

    3.48 miles away
  5. Painshill Landscape Garden

    Painshill is a great family day out and a beautiful 18th century landscape garden to…

    3.89 miles away
  6. Chessington World of Adventures Resort

    With over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands, a Zoo with over 1,000 animals and…

    4.43 miles away
  7. Thorpe Park

    As the nation’s Thrill Capital, THORPE PARK IS THE ‘must do’ destination for adrenaline…

    4.49 miles away
  8. Epsom Common

    Epsom Common is recognised nationally as important for wildlife; it covers 176 hectares…

    5.7 miles away
  9. Runnymede Surrey Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Garden

    Runnymede Surrey Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Garden

    6.49 miles away
  10. Bookham Common

    Ancient commons, mentioned in the Domesday Book, with grassland plains, mighty oak woods…

    6.83 miles away
  11. Commonwealth Air Forces Memorial

    This memorial overlooks the River Thames and commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who…

    7.58 miles away
  12. Bocketts Farm Park

    Set in the beautiful countryside, Bocketts Farm offers a great day out whatever the…

    7.67 miles away
  13. Epsom Downs Racecourse

    Epsom Downs Racecourse is one of England’s premier racecourses located near Epsom, Surrey…

    8.4 miles away
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