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  Discover Dorking - Heart of the Surrey Hills   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A visit to the market town of Dorking and to the surrounding Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a special experience.
The town nestles in the narrow valley between the Greensand Hills to the south and the chalk hills of the North Downs.
Almost anywhere within Dorking there are glimpses out towards the Surrey Hills providing a dramatic backdrop to the day-to-day activities of the town.
www.visitdorking.com   (291 words)

 Dorking FC History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dorking were founder members of the Surrey County Senior League in 1922 but aside from winning the league in 1928/29 and 1929/30 the club fell on lean times until 1948/49 when the club landed both the League Charity Cup and the inaugural League Cup.
Dorking won not only the league and the League Charity Cup but also in defeating Folkestone Town 3-1 became the first Surrey Senior side to defeat a professional team in the FA Cup.
Dorking's appearance in the Isthmian League's top flight was however short-lived and relegation followed in the club's first season in the Premier Division.
www.dorkingfc.co.uk /files/history.htm   (1319 words)

 Dorking District Scouts
Dorking (St Martins) Cubs, having spent 31 July at the Science Museum in London and sleeping over at Pixham, met the Beavers at the Stepping Stones and walked to the top of Box Hill.
Dorking Group flag (British, at left) presented to the Dorking Group in 1908 upon its founding
Dorking Explorers, Fellowship, District Leaders and members of 5th Dorking (URC), 18th Dorking (Holmwood and Capel), 23rd Dorking (Leigh) and 24th Dorking (Holmwood and Capel) marched across the North Downs with flags flying to gather at Steers Field to renew their promise.
www.dorking-scouts.org.uk   (427 words)

One of the finer large nineteenth century churches in the county, designed by Henry Woodyer, the spire was built as a memorial to Samuel Wilberforce (1805 - 73), the Bishop of Winchester.
Dickens, who had associations with Dorking, placed the home of Sam Weller here and wrote that the "Marquis of Granby" was modelled on the old King's Head coaching inn, now King's Head Courtyard.
Dorking High Street, a mixture of old and new, takes a wide curve past the half-timbered White Horse Inn which has an eighteenth and nineteenth century front to an earlier frame, possibly fifteenth century.
www.surrey-online.co.uk /towns/Dorking/index.htm   (666 words)

 Dorking Estate Agents Jackson-Stops & Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Situated in the heart of rural Surrey, our Dorking office is ideally placed to cover a wide geographical area including Reigate to the East, Leatherhead to the North, to the West towards Guildford including the Surrey Hills and down to the West Sussex border.
Dorking, a bustling market town at the foot of the North Downs close to Boxhill and Ranmore Common, is much loved among walking and riding enthusiasts.
The Dorking office is run by two highly successful and experienced partners, Colin Hughes and Alan King who, between them, have amassed some 60 years in the property business – crucially within the local market.
www.jackson-stops.co.uk /offices/dorking.html   (213 words)

 Dorking (chicken) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dorking is a breed of chicken that is believed to have originated in Italy during the period of the Roman Empire.
One of the earliest known mentions of this breed was by the Roman writer Columella during the reign of Julius Caesar.
Dorkings are also well known for their versatility as a breed for both egg and meat production.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dorking_(chicken)   (280 words)

 Dorking Nursery School - Admissions
We aim to have a balance of ages and gender within the school, and priority is given to those who live in Dorking and the surrounding villages.
A panel of governors meet each term to decide on admissions to the school and their decision is final.
Unfortunately because of the limited number of full-time places we are unable to give most of the children in the school this opportunity.
www.dorking.surrey.sch.uk /admissions.html   (290 words)

The Dorking is one of the oldest breeds of chicken known to us in the west.
Dorking hens are quite good layers of white or cream coloured eggs, and outstanding broodies and mothers.
In the 19th century Dorking fowl were prized for the quality of their breast meat, and they are said to have been a favourite on Queen Victoria's dinner table!
www.quennell-lake-poultry.com /Dorking.htm   (321 words)

 Dorking FC Youth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dorking director and vice-chairman Ray Collins said: "We are delighted to be actively pursuing co-operation with the Badgers and see it as a positive commitment of our desire to be active in the local community."
Dorking's first team play in the prestigious Ryman League, part of the senior non league football pyramid which leads to the Conference and eventually theprofessional football leagues.
Dorking has helped pioneer the development of girls football in Mole Valley and has setup Dorking Girls FC, catering for ages 9-16, to which new members are very welcome.Dorking Girls secretary, Carol Howard, has worked hard this year to organise the squads and is happy to hear from new members.
www.dorkingfc.co.uk /files/youth.htm   (800 words)

 Printed Matter -- Dorking and Mickleham England -- Page
Dorking is an ancient British market town located in the Mole Valley of Surrey, a county south of London.
I know Dorking only because my brother, sister and I ended up going to a boarding school in the nearby village of Mickleham, which is located at the base of a large chalk hill on the North Downs, Box Hill.
Dorking today has a large number of antique shops for the well-heeled to browse through, many of them located on West Street.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /~gizmo/1999/dorking.html   (801 words)

 About DCS
Dorking Madrigal Society, the precursor to Dorking Choral Society, was formed in order to enter the Festival and it has participated in every Festival since that date.The adjudicator in 1922 was Gustav Holst, and DMS, under its first conductor Murray Morris, won the trophies for Male Voices, Female Voices (tie), Part Song and Quartet.
Dorking once again won it’s division in the LHMF The summer concert was a performance of Vaughan Williams “Five Mystical Songs” and Durruflé “Requiem”.
The main Autumn Concert was held in the Dorking Halls in Novemberand and featured an innovative programme including the jazz mass "Mass in Blue" by Will Todd, in which the composer played keyboard and his wife Bethany Halliday, sang the soprano solo.
www.dorkingchoralsociety.org.uk /pages/about.htm   (3659 words)

 Dorking, UK Hotels
The White Horse Hotel Dorking is a lovely coaching Inn with a lovely Dickensian flavour....
Nestling at the foot of Box Hill, the Burford Bridge Hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Surrey....
This enchanting hotel is situated in the lea of the picturesque North Downs in Surrey, being only three miles from......
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/unitedkingdom/england/surrey/dorking?subid=PPCGO8g5en   (328 words)

 Dorking News
Lord Baker of Dorking - formerly Kenneth Baker - told the House of...
Bosses at Denbies Wine Estate in London Road, Dorking, have raised a glass to the hot temperatures, which have led to a...
A NEW development of 14 flats is set to be built in Dorking after it won the backing of the council.
www.topix.net /uk/dorking   (684 words)

 Dorking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arms of the former Dorking Urban District Council.
Dorking railway station, on the Epsom to Horsham Sutton and Mole Valley Line.
Aerial Photographs of the township of dorking and the surrounding area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dorking   (1506 words)

 Poultry Breeds - Dorking Chickens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Origin: The Dorking is believed to have originated in Italy, having been introduced into Great Britain at an early date by the Romans.
Dorkings are good layers and are one of the few instances where a bird with red earlobes lays a white shelled egg.
Because of their white skin, Dorkings are not as popular in the U.S. as in Europe.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /poultry/chickens/dorking   (186 words)

 Dorking and District Angling Society
Dorking and District Angling Society have the rights to some prolific fishing on the River Mole, some 6 miles of fishing offering the river
The club observes the traditional close season and all waters are closed from 15th March until 16th June, except Castlefield Lake and
Dorking and District Angling Society regularly host matches with other clubs.
www.dorkingas.co.uk /index.html   (145 words)

 Property to buy in Dorking
Pinelands is an impressive and attractive 1950’s house with later additions in 1991 and set in the glorious partly-wooded cul-de-sac of Glenwood within walking distance of Dorking town centre.
A charming period cottage style home set on Ranmore and offered for sale with the benefit of planning permission for a two storey extention and loft conversion.
A prominent freehold investment for sale, in a busy location in Dorking, providing a shop and basement and two self contained flats above let and producing £37,000 per annum gross....
www.rightmove.co.uk /property-for-sale-in--dorking--surrey.rsp/svr/1012   (345 words)

 Under 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In the quarter and semi finals, Dorking faced tough opposition in Sutton and Epsom's B side followed by their A side but came through to beat both and so to the final.
Consequently, Dorking are now the co-winners of the festival and thus co-holders of the trophy but more importantly, sanity has returned to the coaching staff.
At the end of the group stage, Dorking and Camberley could not be separated and on the toss of a coin, won by Camberley, Dorking went into the semi-finals as runners up to Camberley and so had the tougher draw against Grasshoppers, who won their group by scoring 14 tries in 3 games.
www.dorkingrugby.f9.co.uk /under_7.htm   (624 words)

 breadhat.co.uk By Alan from Brockham
This page gives details of all the pubs in Dorking, as far out as can be walked on an evening out.
The pubs we have been in have their name in bold, and have been given a rating out of ten, which you are welcome to dispute!
Always busy, and on Friday and Saturday nights turns into the closest thing Dorking have to a club with miniature dance floor, disco lights, slags in short skirts and cheesy music.
uk.geocities.com /alanbridgy/dorking   (499 words)

 Dorking Workhouse and Poor Law Union
County of Surrey: Abinger (2), Capel (2), Dorking (4), Effingham, Mickleham (2), Newdigate, Ockley, Wootton.
The Dorking Union workhouse was erected in 1840-1 on a site at the eastern side of the Horsham Road.
Dorking rear of entrance block from the south-east, 2001.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Dorking/Dorking.shtml   (393 words)

 Dorking Halls - WHERE TO FIND US
WHERE TO FIND US With easy access to Gatwick and the M25 and only 40 minutes from London, Dorking Halls is perfectly positioned however you travel.
By Train: Dorking Station and Dorking (Deepdene) Station are a 10 minute walk from Dorking Halls and are served by trains from both Victoria and Waterloo (approximately 45 minutes).
By Car: Junction 9 of the M25, and then the A24 to Dorking, turn right at the junction of the A24/A25 into town, turning left next to the sports centre into car park at rear.
www.dorkinghalls.org /index.cfm?articleid=1971   (172 words)

 Dorking SOS Superstore Campaign News
22-Oct-2006 Dorking SOS have obtained a letter from Surrey Police which shows Church Gardens residents have been having a problem with antisocial behaviour from youths in the neighbouring car park, and have complained to the police about it.
In the summer Dorking SOS revealed the fact that the council had denied Church Gardens residents the Right to Buy by issuing a demolition order on their flats.
Leaked minutes of the Policy Committee Meeting on 13th June, which were published in the Dorking Advertiser, showed that the council's sole motivation for doing this was to save the developer's money and increase their own profits from the sale of the flats.
www.dorkingsos.org.uk /news.shtml   (1230 words)

Go straight on A 24 for 3.5 miles, passing Denbies Wine Estate on your right and then Dorking BR station on your left.
At the next roundabout turn left onto the A25 (Reigate Road), continue for a mile and a half then turn right into Brockham Lane.
Keep right and follow signs to Dorking through traffic lights and straight on out of the town on A25, past the Black Horse pub on the left.
www.dorkingrugbyclub.co.uk /Directions.htm   (157 words)

 Aquatic Fish & Equipment Dorking Aquatic Centre, Surrey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dorking Aquatic is the home of the 2 Giant Mirror Carp – weighing over 25lb each!
We are just 15 minutes from the M25, Junction 9 – signposted to Dorking.
We are situated on the one-way system behind the Dorking Lighthouse.
www.dorkingaquatics.co.uk /index.htm   (196 words)

The aim is to introduce children to swimming and water skills in an atmosphere that is friendly and fun, encouraging them to progress at their own pace while working towards badges and certificates that represent their achievement.
Shrimps are taught on Thursdays (Club Night) at Dorking Sports Centre from 6-6:30pm where contact with the rest of the club is developed.
The children are taught in four or five groups in the small pool; two use the small pool and the others use lanes in the large pool.
www.dorkingsc.com /Minnows.htm   (356 words)

 Dorking and Mole Valley Athletics Club (DMVAC) :: Results - Dorking 10 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dorking and Mole Valley Athletics Club (DMVAC) :: Results - Dorking 10 2006
Dorking 10 results from the race held on 4th June 2006.
The files are in HTML and MS Excel format.
www.dmvac.org.uk /results/d2006   (88 words)

 Dorking Lawn Tennis and Squash Club :: Tennis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As members of the Lawn Tennis Association, we receive an allocation of Wimbledon Tickets.
We run 18 senior teams competing in the Surrey Leagues, Dorking and Leatherhead League, Chaucer League and National competitions.
Copyright © 2006 Dorking Lawn Tennis and Squash Club.
www.dorkingtennisandsquash.org.uk /tennis   (137 words)

 Dorking Rugby Football Club
Better still, come along to training on a Tuesday and Thursday night or play touch rugby any Wednesday, meet the guys and have a run around.
The 1sts have drawn Bury St. Edmunds from London 2 North at home - in the first round of the Cup - the tie to be played on October 13th.
Dorking RFC has launched a Clean Fields campaign to deter dog owners from letting their dogs foul on the club's pitches....
www.dorkingrugbyclub.co.uk   (394 words)

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