There are many things to do in and around Addlestone. You will find many open park spaces for you to relax and enjoy your free time in. Addlestone high street is also well equipped to suit your day-to-day shopping needs. There is a large Tesco and several locally owned businesses and restaurants for you to eat and drink in. Addlestone is in close proximity to Staines-upon-Thames where the Elmsleigh Shopping Centre will cater to all of your additional retail needs.
Basingstoke Canal passes through Addlestone and offers residents the opportunity to relax by the water on a sunny day. These include Victory Park and Sayes Court Public Open Space. Victory Park has a range of facilities including a children’s play area, paddling pool, tennis courts, football pitches and an outdoor gym.
If you like to keep fit, Addlestone has a choice of gyms for you to choose from. These include, Achieve Lifestyle and Fullbrook School Sports Centre which serves both the school and the local community. Fullbrook Schools Sports Centre has a fitness suite, studios, sports hall, tennis and netball courts and an all-weather 3G training pitch. Addlestone also has a selection of local golf courses such as Abbey Moor Golf Club, West Byfleet Golf Club and, for family fun Top Golf makes for a great evening’s activity. Football is also popular in Addlestone as Addlestone Moor is home to Abbey Rangers.
Addlestone is also famously home to an ancient oak tree known as The Crouch Oak which is thought to be one of Britain’s eldest trees.
State Primary Schools in and around Addlestone include Darley Dene Primary School, Ongar Place Primary School, Sayes Court School, St Paul’s Church of England School and The Holy Family Catholic School.
State Secondary Schools in and around Addlestone include Jubilee High School, Philip Southcote School and Fullbrook School.
Private Schools in and around Addlestone include St George’s Weybridge, Halliford School Shepperton and Sir William Perkins’s School, Chertsey.
For those who travel by road, Addlestone has easy access to both the M25 and A3. Both of these roads can take you into London or down to the South Coast. There are also several local bus routes which run through Addlestone and will take to you Woking, Weybridge, Kingston and Staines-upon-Thames.
Addlestone has its own train station, which operates on the Chertsey branch line. From Addlestone you can catch connecting trains to Weybridge, Byfleet and New Haw and West Byfleet. From Weybridge train station it will take you approximately 40 minutes to reach London Waterloo.