• Information and things to do
  • Visitors preparing<br />to tour the site
  • The history of the Palace<br />explained

Woking Palace Open Days 2018

Visit the site of Woking's Tudor Palace for free!

Interested in history and archaeology?

Looking for something to do with the family?

Wanting to find out more about medieval and Tudor England?

Then come to our open days and enjoy guided tours of this Scheduled Ancient Monument, plus a range of displays about the history and archaeology of the site.

Open Days

14th and 15th July
11am to 5pm

Featuring Archaeology and demonstrations in traditional Willow and Basket Weaving by John Waller, Underwoodsman Ltd.

Other special entertainment and displays will include Surrey Archaeological Society's Test Pitting project in Old Woking, Tudor Musician Jez Smith, Tudor Juggler Hattie Hyder, Beekeeping and, for the first time, Tudor Re-enactor Catherine Guilder giving demonstrations about Tudor Life.

Volunteers from the Friends of Woking Palace will provide information throughout the weekend with displays about the history of the site including archaeology and artefacts from recent excavations and Children's Activities.  They will also take guided tours round Woking Palace throughout both days as and when required with the final tours at 4pm.  All free but donations very welcome.

Guidebooks, CDs and Postcards will be on sale.

Please note that the final guided tours will begin at 4pm, and allow 20-30 minutes to walk to the site (see below).

8th and 9th September
11am – 5pm

Celebrating Heritage Open Days and featuring Raphael Historic Falconry.


Carterís Lane, Old Woking

Please note: There is no parking available on the site or along Carters Lane.


Please note: There is no parking available on the site or along Carters Lane. Free parking is available in Old Woking in the larger car park (beyond the smaller short-stay area) by the mini roundabout in the High Street at the junction of A247 and B382. The route from the car park is about one mile and will be signed for walkers and cyclists.

For disabled access and special needs, please e-mail info@woking-palace.org or phone 07722 299026.

Raphael Historic Falconry

Raphael Historic Falconry displays

Special events

Special events such as
Bird of Prey displays

Hawk display

Part of the Bird of Prey display

Historical musician Jez Smith

Historical musician Jez Smith

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