There are many reasons why you may consider making Queen Elizabeth Park your chosen care home, and the surrounding local area is sure to play a key part in this important decision. Here we have included helpful information about Guildford, the local area, and the towns and villages that surround Queen Elizabeth Park to showcase the wealth of local attractions and things to do in this area.
Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home is located in Guildford, Surrey, and welcomes residents from many other surrounding areas including:
- East Horsley
- Virginia Water
Aldershot is just under 10 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. The town is in North Hampshire and sits on the Hampshire/Surrey border.
Aldershot is known as the home of the British Army. The town has strong ties to the military and its influences can be seen in the everyday life of the town and its local attractions, popular exhibitions, and events. A popular town landmark is the statue of the Duke of Wellington. The statue is made from recycled bronze cannons from the Battle of Waterloo. A popular day out for those visiting Aldershot is a visit to the Aldershot Military Museum.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home from Aldershot: Follow the A323 towards Henderson Avenue in Guildford. From Henderson Avenue, go onto Hallowes Close where you will find Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home.
Camberley is a town in Surrey and is just over 10 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. Thanks to the excellent transport links locally, the drive takes less than half an hour.
One of the most-loved town attractions in Camberley is Frimley Lodge Park. It is popular with local residents and those on a day trip. The park has been awarded a Green Flag and has pretty community gardens, access to the canal, and a miniature railway. Camberley is also a very good place to spend a day shopping, with Camberley Mall and a selection of independent retailers.
It is incredibly easy to travel from Camberley to Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. Simply follow the A322 into Henderson Avenue, which will then lead to Hallowes Close.
For those seeking residential care in the Guildford area and Chobham, Queen Elizabeth Park is an ideal choice. Chobham is only 7.5 miles and a short drive from the care home, meaning you will be able to visit your loved ones often and have the peace of mind that they are close by.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park from Chobham, leave the town via the A319 and take the Chobham Road (A322) onto Henderson Avenue and then to Hallowes Close.
Cobham is a village in Surrey (there is also a village of the same name in Kent). Not to be confused with Chobham, another Surrey village, Cobham is around 11 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home and is a very manageable drive thanks to the A3.
Cobham’s best known landmark is Cobham Mill. Although only open on the second Sunday of the month from April to October, admission is free and it is a popular attraction for those visiting the village for the day.
To travel to Queen Elizabeth Park from Cobham, follow the A3 all the way to the A25 exit in Guildford, then take the Woking Road (A320) into Hallowes Close.
Cranleigh is a large village in Surrey, just over 11 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. The drive should take around half an hour if the A281 is clear.
Self-titled as the largest village in England, Cranleigh is a popular place for a day out with residents from Queen Elizabeth Park and their families. There is plenty to do here such as browsing the charming independent shops and the weekly market. Cranleigh has a welcoming community spirit and holds many events and festivals throughout the year – a particular popular event is the Christmas market.
To drive to Queen Elizabeth Park from Cranleigh, leave the town via the B2128 and follow until you can join the A281 to Guildford. From here, follow Henderson Avenue onto Hallowes Close.
The transport links by road and rail make travelling to and from Dorking very easy, and it is a popular choice for those looking to find a suitable care home in the Guildford area.
If you are visiting Dorking for the day, you’ll find there’s plenty to do. The weekly market is a town institution and has been running for 700 years! There are also plenty of independent shops and high street names to browse through.
Leave Dorking via the A25 and follow into Guildford and Henderson Avenue, then drive on to Hallowes Close where you will find Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home.
The little rural village of East Horsley is in Surrey and is over 8 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. The drive takes just 20 minutes, meaning that it is easy and accessible for those visiting their loved ones. To drive, take the A246 toward Guildford to Henderson Avenue, follow this road onto Hallowes Close where you will find Queen Elizabeth Park.
Egham is 15 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park and is north of Guildford.
Egham is a pretty town in the Runnymede borough of Surrey. Thanks to easy transport links, Egham is within easy distance of Queen Elizabeth Park and a popular choice for those searching for respite care near Egham.
Nearby Runnymede is run by the National Trust and was the riverside site of the sealing for the Magna Carta. Many families visit Runnymede on day trips with their loved ones; there are lovely walks by the river and across the meadows, as well as a very good tea room.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park from Egham, take the B388 to Guildford and then the A320 on to Henderson Avenue. From here you can follow on to Hallowes Close.
Esher is an outlying suburb of London and a popular commuter town. The Esher Commons are a local nature reserve, a beautiful local attraction and a popular spot for those taking day trips with their family residing at Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. Esher Common is a mixture of heathland and pretty woods. There are also several ponds, the largest of which is called Black Pond.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home from Esher, take the A3 all the way into Guildford, exiting at signs for the A25. Follow the Woking Road (A320) into Hallowes Close.
The little village of Ewhurst in Surrey is 13 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park. The village is very small and has just one shop, but is within easy distance of our care home offering exceptional residential and palliative care.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park from Ewhurst take the Hound House Road onto Henderson Avenue in Guildford. Follow Henderson Avenue on to Hallowes Close where you will find our care home.
Farnborough is in Hampshire, just across the border from Surrey. Farnborough near Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home is not to be confused with the town of the same name in Berkshire and the area in London.
Farnborough, Hampshire, is most famous for the international air show which only takes place on even-numbered years. The air show draws thousands of visitors to the town as well of hundreds of companies who come to exhibit. It’s a fantastic day out for a loved one residing at Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home.
It is very easy to drive to Queen Elizabeth Park from Farnborough. For full directions, see Google Maps.
Fleet is another town in Hampshire but within easy distance of Surrey, Guildford, and Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home. The Basingstoke Canal runs through the town and it is a popular area for walkers and cyclists along the pathway. Fishing and boating on the water is also a popular pastime for visitors and locals alike. Fleet Pond, the largest freshwater lake in the county, is another popular spot where those from our nearby care home come with their loved ones for a day out.
Thanks to the A31, travelling to and from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home from Fleet is very easy. Leave Fleet on the B3013 and join the A31; then continue on the A31 into Guildford. From here, continue onto Worplesdon Rd, Grange Road, and then Hallowes Close.
Frimley lies at the very western edge of Surrey on the border with Hampshire. Being just 10 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home, Frimley and the neighbouring Frimley Green are within easy distance of our Care Home for visiting your loved one.
By car, the journey from Frimley to our care home should take around 24 minutes. Take the B3411 out of Frimley, then onto the B3012. At the roundabout head onto the A324 and then the B3032. Then take the Worplesdon Road onto Grange Road, Henderson Avenue, and then Hallowes Close.
Haslemere is a pretty historic market town in Surrey. The town itself is full of shops and places to eat, and the surrounding countryside is beautiful and provides many opportunities for scenic walks as the town marks the end of the Greensand Way, a 110-mile-long footpath between Kent and Surrey. The town also marks the end of the Serpent Trail, making up part of the Sussex Border Path. A walk along parts of these popular routes makes for a lovely day out with a loved one if they are residing at a care home near Haslemere, such as Queen Elizabeth Park.
The drive from Haslemere to Queen Elizabeth Park takes around half an hour. Take the A286 and follow until you can join the A3. From here, continue into Guildford and onto Henderson Avenue, and follow on to Hallowes Close.
Horsham is a bustling market town in Sussex, over the border South East from Guildford and Surrey. Horsham is 23 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home and the drive takes around fifty minutes.
A popular place to visit while spending a day in Horsham is the local park. There are formal gardens, a maze, a swimming pool, tennis courts and football pitches. Another popular attraction is Horsham Museum – set inside a medieval house, those who are interested in the town’s history will enjoy a day browsing the interesting collections.
To drive to Queen Elizabeth Park from Horsham, take the A281 all the way to Henderson Avenue in Guildford, and then follow on to Hallowes Close.
Oxshott is a small suburban village in Elmbridge, Surrey. Part of Oxshott is within Esher Commons. The drive from Oxshott to our care home is very easy and takes around 25 minutes. Simply take the A3 all the way to Guildford until you can take the A25 exit. From here, take the A320 onto Grange Road and Hallowes Close.
The town of Virginia Water takes its name from the Lake of the same name, which is in Windsor Great Park. The shores of the lake have featured in the Harry Potter films, and the lake and surrounding woodlands are a popular attraction for locals and those visiting on a day trip from Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home.
Virginia Water is 12.5 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park, the drive is relatively easy. See Google Maps for exact directions.
Woking in West Surrey is a large town with a lively culture and strong community spirit but is perhaps best known for its local football team Woking F.C. The Lightbox is one of Surrey’s largest venues and has shown some popular West End musicals. Walking through Woking Borough is also a popular pastime with those visiting for the day.
It is very easy to get to Queen Elizabeth Park from Woking, take the A320 to Henderson Avenue and follow this on to Hallowes Close.
Wokingham is in Berkshire across the border from Surrey. It is a large town and is close to Bracknell and Reading. Wokingham is around 18 miles from Guildford and Queen Elizabeth Park Care Home.
If you are visiting a loved one residing at Queen Elizabeth Park, Wokingham is a lovely place to take them for a day out. The town has a number of manor houses and churches that make for great day trips.
To get to Queen Elizabeth Park Care home from Wokingham follow these directions.