Hamptons Relocate & Renovate Guide-Farnham

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A very warm welcome to Farnham and the surrounding areas from all of us at Hamptons.

You will be moving into one of the most highly regarded areas in Surrey. Desirable homes, tree lined avenues, diverse shops and restaurants and an eclectic, vibrant population.

Hamptons has been matching people with property, locally, nationally and internationally, since 1869.

We were pioneers, setting standards that few of our rivals could match and this hasn’t changed since.

Today, over 150 years since we first set up home in Pall Mall, with 15 decades of finding property and looking after people under our belt, our clients now consider us to be their, ‘home experts’.

Yours sincerely,

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Hamptons offers you a warm welcome to Farnham

Congratulations, if you are house hunting in Farnham, you have already won. A home in this great area with all it offers, automatically makes you the envy of many. Now in order to make your transition as smooth and hassle free as possible Hamptons have put together this great guide which will help you choose the best schools, learn a little about planning

and building control, read tips on where to shop, eat and lot’s more, all packed into one little guide with clickable links. Perhaps most importantly we have researched some of the leading local professionals and experts who can help you add value and personalise your soon to be new home.

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“A big WELCOME and enjoy”

The old English market town of Farnham sprung up around its 12th century castle, which overlooks the town to this day lending an air of history and heritage. The town was prosperous in the 17th century due to its flourishing wool industry and wheat market. A plaque commemorates the 1648 stay of King Charles I at Vernon House, now the town’s library, on his way to trial and execution in London.

Local buildings of note include the parish church of St Andrew’s and the imposing Farnham Castle, both of which date from the 12th Century. A little bit of history

Farnham expanded rapidly after the arrival of the railway in 1848 and has been serving commuters to the capital ever since.

The varied range of well-preserved period architecture in Farnham reflects the town’s history and its narrow streets are lined with some of the finest Georgian architecture in the South of England. The town offers everything from new build apartments to terraced cottages to striking townhouses and mansions, so there is truly something to suit all tastes whether buying or renting.


Why move to Farnham?

With a wide range of shops, eateries and property available, the town has something for everyone, from families to the student population.

Farnham offers a welcome respite for those looking to escape the hectic pace of London living,

who will enjoy the quaint cobbled streets and the abundance of countryside on their doorstep.

Farnham has many local shops to explore, including upscale clothing boutiques such as the White Stuff, Mint Velvet and Oliver Bonas. You

can find almost anything at Elphicks department store, which also has a coffee bar should you need a break from browsing. The town also has a library, post office, banks and supermarkets, with a more extensive range of amenities to be found in nearby Guildford.

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Ideal living

Farnham Park, a medieval deer park with green flag status, is a stone’s throw from the centre of town and offers a range of facilities, including an adventure playground, 9 hole golf course with a café, cricket club and sports pitches. The nearby Frensham Ponds offer a unique swimming spot for families to enjoy, while the Sculpture Park at Churt is set in a 10-acre arboretum with pleasant walking trails and stunning artworks on display. With the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the east and the South Downs National Park to the south, residents of Farnham are spoilt for choice when it comes to glorious countryside with walking and cycling routes to suit all abilities.

Farnham has a great reputation for high quality schooling in both the state and independent sectors, catering for all age groups and producing superb results. Those in and around the town include Highfield South Farnham School, South Farnham Infant and Junior Schools, Folly Hill Infant, Farnham Heath End, Weydon School and All Hallows Catholic School, as well as The Abbey School and Ridgeway

Community School, both excellent establishments for children with learning difficulties. The town is also home to a campus of the University for the Creative Arts, offering courses in such diverse subjects as performing arts and business studies.

Farnham enjoys strong road and rail links to the capital, making it a popular choice for commuters. The mainline train station has regular services to London Waterloo in less than an hour.


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Famous Residents

Farnham and the surrounding area has been a home to rockstars, celebrities, athletes, academics, artists and common or garden members of the upper-crust for generations. Here are a few notable names...

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Kylie Grimes First woman Gold Medalist of wheelchair Rugby James Oliver Wheatley Actor Jim Sturgess Hollywood Movie Star Graham Thorpe Cricketer John Noakes TV Presenter Michael Ball, Actor Singer and Broadcaster Roger Taylor Drummer of the rock band Queen Maxwell Laird Actor Bill Maynard, Actor Sir Trevor McDonald, News Presenter
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Pubs & Live Music

The Plough

A vibrant local pub situated on West Street, Farnham, The Plough Inn prides itself on fine ales, great food served form the Hungry Boys kitchen and a fantastic line-up of live music. We serve Shepherd & Name ales and enjoy concocting cocktails for an extra treat. Bands and artists perform here every Friday and Saturday night, making it the perfect place for a weekend social, while there’s a Jam Night every Wednesday to provide music lovers with a midweek fix and a range of game night activities on a Thursday to keep the week vibrant.

The Plough, 74 West St, Farnham GU9 7EH. 01252 492521


Cellar Bar

We are a traditional pub serving great ales and lagers. We have live music with a collaboration with many great artists to ensure you are entertained to enjoy a great evening with us. Please see our website for upcoming events.

Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR. 01252 793430

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The Botanist Bar & Restaurant

IT STARTED WITH A SEED, an idea to create a secret garden of food and drink...A place where antiquities and trinkets hang from the walls, and resident botanists craft unusual concoctions. Some arrive for the live music, some for the conversation; but here at The Botanist, all can enjoy a wondrous occasion. Explore a secret garden of food and drink, where our Botanists have foraged high and low to bring you a host of exceptional food and drink delights... sublime social times are guaranteed! Continue the journey and explore your local Botanist venue...a botanical world awaits!

4-5, Town Hall Buildings, The Borough, Farnham GU9 7ND. 01252 718089


The Lamb

A friendly and welcoming local pub, serving excellent real ales. A much-loved local pub in Farnham, The Lamb bears all the hallmarks of a classic community hub - with cracking real ales and plenty of Live sport keeping locals entertained.

Abbey St, Farnham GU9 7RJ. 01252 714133


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“Wet your whistle”

The Six Bells

The perfect place for a traditional pub meal with a large selection of Ales and Lagers, not forgetting the range of Wine, Gins, Spirits, Martinis, and soft drinks. The late 18th century pub, with its cellar created from a Roman Aqueduct, has cosy indoor seating surrounding the island bar. A lovely large restaurant space, perfect for family meals. Not only is it cosy inside, but the pub also welcomes you to its beautiful, award winning, outdoor garden with a large area to enjoy the sunshine, undercover seating, and a private pod space which is available to hire for any occasion.

55 Hale Rd, Farnham GU9 9QZ. 01252 591020


The Elm Tree

A busy village pub with friendly staff offering good beer, great food, bed & breakfast, and lovely garden with a play area for the children. A family run pub, with an extensive wine, beer and cocktail menu. Traditional hearty dishes homemade using the finest ingredients. WE have something for everyone.

14 Weybourne Rd, Farnham GU9 9ES. 01252 957512


The Lost Boy

Whatever the occasion, a pint with friends, a relaxed meal out or simply some fresh air in the garden. Parties are well catered for too. Whether it’s a classic buffet for up to 50 people, or something more intimate, we can organise an appropriate space to meet your needs. The menu begins in the morning with breakfast and runs straight through the day and evening, featuring an imaginative and delicious range of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan dishes together with daily specials.

3 Downing St, Farnham GU9 7NX. 01252 947252

Should you wish to wet your whistle in Farnham you could hardly have a wider choice. ‘Old school’ inns and taverns, cocktail bars, live music venues, gastropubs, they all abide aplenty in Farnham. Here are a few suggestions but the best way to find your ‘local’ is surely to take the air and simply explore.


The Queen’s Head

The Queen’s Head serves up first-class food, delicious drinks and exceptional standards of service. It’s a cosy, traditional place right in the heart of town - serving the local community with a smile.

9 The Borough, Farnham GU9 7NA. 01252 726524



Local Hotspots

Enjoy an artisan coffee, while exploring great fashion boutiques right in the picturesque heart of Farnham!


Delicious Artisan coffees and speciality teas available with tempting pastries and cakes. We also have a great selection of specials and sandwiches and other light bites too. Why not pop by and say hello we will be delighted to welcome and serve you. Castle St, Farnham GU9 7LP. 07528 955251

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GAIL’s Bakery

Barista Lounge

We at Barista Lounge are fortunate to have a beautiful historic building in Farnham with a courtyard garden, two atmospheric rooms upstairs with fireplaces with a view onto Downing Street and a friendly family orientated ground floor welcoming. Come and see us soon!

11 Downing St, Farnham GU9 7PB. 01252 724840

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Coffee Diem

We are a coffee shop in the heart of Farnham, Surrey and are committed to Quality, Service and Community. The owners are George & Jacoba Murray who live in Farnham and the team will serve a wide selection of coffees, teas, smoothies, juices, shakes, breakfast, soups, panninis, sandwiches, quiches, sausage rolls, salads and cakes. Coffee Diem will use the best local suppliers.

Unit 9, 24 Lion and Lamb Yard, Farnham GU9 7LL. 01252 444330


We pride ourselves on the quality of our breads and bakes, offering more than 30 types of bread to ensure we cater for everyone. Our coffee shops serve delicious artisan coffees and teas with a large selection of our homemade sandwich’s pastries and cakes. coffee, breakfast, and lunch. Come and visit us and our friendly staff to sample our delights for yourself.

3 Castle St, Farnham GU9 7JA. 01252 722955


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Ruby La La

A bespoke and unique ladies fashion boutique based in Farnham, Surrey selling gorgeous and carefully selected clothing and accessories. Our space has been created to provide you with a warm and friendly atmosphere, where you can browse our collections to your hearts content. We do our very best to offer the complete customer experience, from helping with outfit choice, colours and style to offering refreshments and even a place for your shopping partner to sit and relax whilst you enjoy everything about our boutique.

4 The Borough, Farnham GU9 7NA. 01252 723777


Mulberry Silks

Mulberry Silks is an independent ladies fashion boutique , Farnham, Surrey, selling marccain , luisa cerano , joseph ribkoff , weekend maxmara , marina rinaldi , pennyblack , weill , zyga , Inoa and many more labels We sell mother of the bride outfits , dresses for day and evening , knitwear , jeans in 10 colours , shirts , tops for evening and day.

14 Downing St, Farnham GU9 7PB. 01252 714171


John Goodridge Menswear

John Goodridge is a premium menswear business that was founded in Farnham in 1927. We have set up an ecommerce site to give our existing customers and people who have not yet discovered us the opportunity to browse our extensive range of fashion brands. We offer a great range of branded menswear, accessories and footwear, including Belstaff, Ralph Lauren, Veja and Scotch & Soda. 35-36, Downing St, Farnham GU9 7PF. 01252 716347


Colours Ltd & Colours Shoes & Co

Colours opened 30 years ago at the top of the Lion and Lamb Yard, Farnham. Our success has much to do with the quirky, individual, and sometimes eccentric gifts, clothing and accessories we stock. If you want something a bit different, something that captures your style and individuality then Colours is the place for you.

Shoe Store & Clothing Store, 7 and 15 Lion and Lamb Yard, Farnham GU9 7LL. 01252 733476


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Farnham Arts

Why not enjoy a night at one of the great theatres spotted around Farnham!

Aldridge Theatre

With our amazing facilities, such as the Aldridge Theatre, we are fortunate to be able to put on a wide range of performances, concerts, exhibitions and talks throughout the year. Some are just for students, but many are available for the wider community. Have a look to see what’s coming, we’d love for you to join us.

Frensham Heights, Rowledge, Farnham GU10 4EA. 01252 792561


Farnham Maltings

Both a community arts & entertainment venue and a creative organisation, the Farnham Maltings produces, commissions and tours national theatre and supports creative businesses, artists and artisans. So, whether you are a creative business or an individual, or would simply like to discover more about our varied programme of comedy, music, theatre, film and festivals, visit our website to find out more.

Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR. 01252 745444


Camberley Theatre

A thriving arts, entertainment, and conferencing venue in the heart of Surrey Heath. We host plenty of entertainment, including, Live drama, music and comedy performances, and of course great pantomines, plus youth drama classes are available too, visit our webpage to discover our upcoming events and performances.

Knoll Rd, Camberley GU15 3SY. 01276 707600


Princes Hall

The Princes Hall in Aldershot, England is a 600-seat theatre / receiving house which presents a varied programme of music, ballet, comedy, and pantomime. Please see our website for upcoming productions and events.

Princes Way, Aldershot GU11 1NX. 01252 329155


Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

The Yvonne Arnaud is a leading regional theatre, and registered charity, second to none for producing and presenting vibrant, outstanding, entertaining drama. Our capital campaign to transform the Yvonne Arnaud into a cultural community hub with theatre at its core. Through a substantial project to address accessibility and sustainability we will make the theatre fit for purpose and accessible to all. Whether you are looking for a light bite at lunchtime or a delicious start to your evening before one of our shows, our chefs have something for everyone.

Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX. 01483 440000


Haslemere Hall

Haslemere, with a modest population of about 15,000, is extremely fortunate to possess such a building as Haslemere Hall. It is a fully equipped theatre seating approximately 340 in a main Auditorium with upper Balcony. The large stage has facilities for flying scenery and there is a modern computer-controlled lighting and sound system. There are ample backstage dressing rooms, Green Room etc. As a multipurpose building it is also used for lectures, meetings etc. There are regular cinema showings of current films, and there is a licensed bar.

Bridge Rd, Haslemere GU27 2AS. 01428 642161


Camberley Theatre

A thriving arts, entertainment, and conferencing venue in the heart of Surrey Heath. We host plenty of entertainment, including, Live drama, music and comedy performances, and of course great pantomimes, plus youth drama classes are available too, visit our webpage to discover our upcoming events and performances.

Knoll Rd, Camberley GU15 3SY. 01276 707600



Family days out

Farnham is a great destination for a family trip offering entertainment for kids of all ages. We’ve picked some of the most popular family-friendly things to do and sorted them into a handy list.

The Sculpture Park

The Sculpture Park is the world’s largest all year sculpture exhibition with 300 sculptors showcasing 650 sculptures. Almost everything is for sale and as a result the exhibits are forever changing so there is always something new to discover.

Jumps Rd, Churt, Farnham GU10 2LB. 01428 605453


Rural Life Living Museum

The Rural Life Living Museum is in Tilford, Surrey near Farnham in southern England. Formerly known as the Old Kiln Agricultural Museum and the Rural Life Centre, it is an open-air museum of country life run by the Old Kiln Museum Trust, a charitable trust. The Reeds Rd, Tilford, Farnham GU10 2DL. 01252 795571



One of the largest bird parks in the country; set within 26 acres of beautiful, landscaped gardens, learn all about Birdworld’s commitment to national and international bird conservation in the company of threatened and endangered species from all around the world. Birdworld is home to several interactive exhibits, including the Jenny Wren Farm, Penguin Beach, Outback Landing and Seashore Walk where you can enjoy birds flying around you in wide open spaces. Grab a bite to eat in one of our Kiosks or visit The Palm Café, now serving Costa Coffee and a range of snacks and sandwiches. There’s also lots of space for picnics, and playgrounds are also available for our younger guests. Holt Pound Ln, A325, Farnham GU10 4LD. 01420 22140


Farnham Castle Keep

Standing on the crest of a hill overlooking the town of Farnham are the impressive motte and ‘shell keep’ of a castle founded in 1138 by Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester and brother of King Stephen. In medieval times the diocese of Winchester was the richest in England, and Farnham was a favourite residence of the bishops. The castle was rebuilt in the late 12th and early 13th centuries, but a viewing platform reveals the buried remains of an earlier tower. Overlooking the beautiful, historic town of Farnham, on the Surrey/ Hampshire border, The Castle keep is on the site of an award-winning venue for Weddings, Private Hire, Meetings and Events. For information and contact details see Farnham Castle Events website. Castle St, Farnham GU9 0AG. 0370 333 1181

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Farnham Park

Farnham Park is a medieval deer park within walking distance of Farnham town centre. The southern end of the park lies about 100m north of Castle Street, an easy walk from the centre of town. The main car park is off Folly Hill (A 287), between Farnham and Upper Hale. Sat

Nav: GU9 0AU. Parking is free and near the ranger’s office, which located on the left when you enter the car park. Farnham Park is managed for wildlife and recreation and has a Green Flag award. With plenty to offer and do for all the family from the toddler park to golf.

Folly Hill, Farnham GU9 0AU. 01483 523394


Go Ape Alice Holt

Just 4 miles south of Farnham, and close to Guildford, you can find us in Alice Holt Forest, Surrey. We’re just off the A325 - at a place called Bucks Horn Oak. Go Ape at Alice Holt boasts three high ropes experiences. Whether you’re looking for things to do nearby with the kids or a day out with friends we have adventure covered. Treetop Adventure and Treetop Adventure Plus are both a one hour experience aimed at kids and young families. They’re popular for birthday parties if you’re after a unique celebration. Treetop Challenge is for those over 1.4 metres tall and is 2-3 hours of high wire obstacles, Tarzan Swings and ziplines. Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham GU10 4LS. 01603 895500


The Rural Life Living Museum

We tell the story of the countryside, its unique collection of re-located historic buildings allow visitors to explore inside, complemented by one of the largest collections of agricultural implements and objects from everyday life. We take you on a journey of nostalgia and discovery suitable for all the family. The museum produces and hosts a range of special events, from the annual Village Fete and Steam at Work through to Weyfest. Our volunteers demonstrate craft skills, working machinery and bring to life some special characters through live interpretation on various days throughout the year.

The Reeds Rd, Tilford, Farnham GU10 2DL. 01252 795571



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Local Schools

Where our children spend most of their week and how they are being educated is a decision which should take some serious consideration. We have put together this list of suggestions to make your life a little bit easier. Many local schools and nurseries offer free tours so please go and visit your choice options before making that final important decision.

South Farnham School (Juniors)

Education is a vitally important process, and it is right that you should try to find out more about the opportunities and resources that are available for your children. We hope that you will want to visit South Farnham School to see the school, talk to the children and staff and experience first-hand the excellent facilities and outstanding learning environment that we offer. We are committed to providing the highest quality care and education; our teachers strive to deliver outstanding lessons which will stimulate and engage your child, and ultimately, foster a life-long love of learning. Underpinning this philosophy is the importance of each child’s wellbeing and our first-class pastoral care which recognises that, for a child to achieve their educational potential, they must feel safe, happy and valued at school.

Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY. 01252 716155


Highfield South Farnham School

Highfield South Farnham stands on an attractive two-acre site sitting in the south of Farnham. We are a Primary and Nursery School situated on Weydon Lane. The school opened in February 2015 as part of South Farnham Educational Trust, welcoming pupils in the age range 3-11 years. The learning environment includes a well-equipped library, a music studio including three small group learning rooms, an additional learning zone and food technology area. A multipurpose hall, used daily, offers a full range of gymnastic apparatus and performance space. The two acres of play area include grassed sports fields, EYFS playground, a netball court and purpose built outside classroom surrounded by woodland.

Weydon Lane, Farnham GU9 8QH. 01252 721079


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Folly Hill Infant School

Welcome to Folly Hill Infant Academy - in our opinion, the most fantastic school in the world! Please visit our website and for your interest in our outstanding school. We know that choosing a school for your child is a big decision – it can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking time for children and parents alike! We understand it can be a daunting process for parents, especially those who are going through this process for the first timewe are here to support families to ensure this important decision is the right one for each child’s learning journey.

24 Coniston Dr, Farnham GU9 0DB. 01252



Farnham Heath End School

Our expectations are high and our stimulating and enriching curriculum ensures our learners become confident and enthusiastic. To ensure we develop the whole child we inspire academia, sport, creative arts, leadership to become valuable members of society. We aim to provide a world class educational experience that ensures our students are prepared and qualified for the global marketplace – we become a school of choice in Farnham.

Hale Reeds, Farnham GU9 9BN. 01252



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All Hallows Catholic School (High School)

All Hallows is a Roman Catholic comprehensive school and Sixth Form College in the diocese of Portsmouth. We are a happy and high-achieving school, offering a wide range of activities outside the classroom to ensure each student experiences a wide range of opportunities to help them find their place in the world.

B3007 Weybourne Rd, Farnham GU9 9HF. 01252 319211


The Abbey School

The Abbey School is a strong and vibrant special school with places for just over 130 students aged 11-16 years who have learning difficulties and additional needs. More than one in three of our students have a diagnosis of autism. We are based in Farnham and are a member of the Weydon Multi Academy Trust (WMAT). We take students from a range of local authorities, including Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and London Boroughs.

Abbey School Bungalow, Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY. 01252 725059


The Ridgeway School

Hello and welcome to The Ridgeway website. We are a Special School for children aged 2-19 with severe and profound multiple learning difficulties. Our school community is focused on all-round learning, including learning with parents about their children so we can challenge accepted outcomes and promote high expectations. This is reflected in a personalised approach to teaching and learning, a rich curriculum, and an open approach to new ideas. As a National Support School and centre for Initial Teacher Training, we have additional opportunities to learn and enrich our provision, through our collaborative work with and in support of schools nationally. We have a strong ethos of developing practice through research and the use of Interactive Technologies.

14 Frensham Rd, Farnham GU9 8HB. 01252 724562


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Fitness & Health

Leading a hectic life? Need somewhere to tone your body, recharge your muscles or simply stretch? We have put together the best locations for you to do just that. Whether you fancy going for a swim or need regular fitness classes, we know that our recommended providers will do their best to keep you in shape.

Ebb&Flow Yoga

A yoga studio worthy of the whispers. Offering a wide range of disciplines: hot yoga, pilates, barre and yoga for men, beginners’ yoga, bubble private classes. Our beautiful first-floor listed bolt-hole away from the stresses and strains of everyday life has been designed to cocoon you in wellness. A totally immersive studio... it’s an experience not just Yoga. Our yoga studio in Farnham is central and convenient; we are on the first floor above Hoxton Bakehouse and Space NK. Entrance is via the undercroft. 6 West St, Farnham GU9 7DN. 01252 715933


Anytime Fitness Farnham

Looking for gyms in Farnham Surrey 24/7?

Our friendly professional staff are trained to help you on your Anytime Fitness Farnham journey, no matter how much support you need, 24/7. Membership includes a free nopressure fitness consultation, access to more than 160 UK and 4,500+ gyms worldwide, and always open 24/7 convenience. All in a welcoming 24/7 club and supportive member community at Farnham. Visit during staffed hours or call for an appointment today!

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Functional Fitness

We at Functional Fitness are a small family run business, who take the upmost pride in bringing positive energy into the surrounding community and have great satisfaction in helping others to become a better version of themselves. The aesthetic is usually a by-product –the life change is a result. From relieving stress or anxiety to supporting others to maximise individual performance, our business and community is a place of positivity, hard work, dedication, health and wellbeing. Functional Fitness is calisthenics specialised / bodyweightbased environment which teaches gymnastic style movements and dynamic and functional training patterns to get some of the best results out there.

Unit A, Harts Yard, Farnham GU9 7GZ. 07793 564186


David Lloyd Farnham

Located in a quiet spot, close to the Surrey countryside, David Lloyd Farnham is a first-rate fitness destination with a touch of luxury. Enjoy a workout, swim, game of tennis or some well-deserved downtime in our sleek Spa Retreat and accompanying Spa Garden. Plus, we’ll keep the kids entertained with our crèche, soft-play frames and range of kids activities.

Monkton Ln, Farnham GU9 9ND. 01252 731340


The Studio Farnham

THE STUDIO at Durham House

Chiropractic Clinic in Farnham is a large, newly built bespoke studio offering the highest quality core, pilates, yoga, stretch and balance classes. THE STUDIO environment is clean, warm, bright and inviting. Our mission is to rehabilitate our patients using classic methods and techniques in an unintimidating setting and approach.

30 East St, Farnham GU9 7SW. 01252



Yo is a unique gem in Farnham. We’re offering yoga classes for all stages of womanhood; wrapped up in a warm and inclusive community, providing support, strength and space to become the best version of yourself. Classes include a variety of styles, such as Vinyasa, Power and Restorative yoga. As well as pre and post-natal yoga, mother and baby classes, toddler yoga and also private/one to ones. We have a tranquil private studio which sets us apart from others, offering a cherished oasis in our intimate, safe space to put you in ease and relax.

93 Weydon Hill Rd, Farnham GU9 8NY. 07801 931412


Reclaimbody Pilates

Pilates classes, private sessions, pre and postnatal , Barre , Mat , Wunda Chair , Equipment Pilates, Fitness trainer , Athletic fitness, Indoor Rowing , Indoor Rowing Coach , Cardiovascular Fitness combined with Pilates for One to One clients

Rivendell, 15 Applelands Cl, Wrecclesham, Farnham GU10 4TL. 07756 969755


Nuffield Health Farnham Fitness & Wellbeing Gym

Our modern club is more than just a gym, offering you the best facilities, services and wellbeing experts so that you can enjoy an exceptional fitness experience. With Swimming Pools and a huge variety of classes. Weybourne Rd, Farnham GU9 9EL. 01252 747500



Local Restaurants

Côte Farnham

Cote is inspired by the brasseries of Paris, serving authentic French dishes all day in our classically designed restaurants. We are committed to producing authentic French classics, freshly cooked to order, from the highest quality sourced ingredients.

26 Lion and Lamb Yard, Farnham GU9 7LL. 01252 820194


Daniele Sicilian Restaurant

We are a family run Sicilian Restaurant situated on the outskirts of Farnham. We have a wide variety of delicious traditional Sicillian dishes made from the finest ingredients. Tranquil stylish surroundings with a delicate selection of fine wines and cocktails.

Farnham GU9 9RP. 01252 728603


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Bill’s Farnham Restaurant

Close to the beautiful Farnham Castle, Bill’s Farnham restaurant is in a pretty location, and we have added some Bill’s glamour to this lovely building, reminiscent in some ways of our original restaurant in Lewes. Bill’s Farnham restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.

6-7 Castle St, Farnham GU9 7HR

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Thai Lotusland

At Thai Lotusland you have a unique opportunity to experience true Thai hospitality and culture without ever leaving the UK. Our passion at Thai Lotusland is gourmet Thai cuisine that is authentic and delicious. Thai food has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s greatest cuisines and we are sure you will enjoy a wonderful evening at Thai Lotusland. Thai cuisine is light and fresh with delicately balanced spices and a harmony of flavours, colours and textures designed to appeal to both the eyes and the palate. We recommend you share your dishes, allow each flavour to complement each other and enjoy the harmony of flavours.

East St, Farnham GU9 7TH.01252



Zizzi – Farnham

Our menu is made up of tasty Italian dishes from pizza, pasta and risotto to salads and indulgent desserts but always with a twist – like a classic Carbonara with a chorizo crumb or a traditional garlic bread with mozzarella & ‘Nduja sausage. We strive to bring out our customer’s inner foodies by constantly innovating our menu and adding delicious & exciting ingredients like vegan jackfruit pepperoni, wild boar meatballs and ‘Nduja sausage to name a few. Whether you’re a meat-eater, veggie, vegan or gluten-free we have a dish to suit all tastes & requirements.

68 Castle St, Farnham GU9 7LN. 01483 808328



Barn Bistro

An Italian Cafe and restaurant for friends and family to gather for delicious food and a tasteful atmosphere. Whether you’re organising a work event, or just stopping by for a quick bite, The Barn Bistro will make for a perfect host. Tucked away, but handily located in the centre of Farnham, The Barn Bistro restaurant is hidden within an intriguing red brick building that’s bursting with character. The newly refurbished dining rooms, banquette seating and pleasant lighting, are a decadent setting in which to enjoy an authentic Italian menu that impresses every time. The Barn Bistro brings the authentic flavours and fragrance of Italy to Farnham. See you soon.

Ground floor, north barn, Lion and Lamb Way, Farnham GU9 7PY. 01252 364831


Sushi Jun

A traditional Sushi restaurant serving fresh dishes daily using fresh ingredients. Great service and friendly staff. We have something for everyone. Please see our webpage for further details.

27 South St, Farnham GU9 7QU. 07908 571394


Heavens Kitchen

Independent, family run steak house and Mediterranean restaurant, recently voted best steak house in Surrey by Tripadvisor. We use top quality locally sourced ingredients to deliver exciting and delicious menus alongside perfectly paired drinks. Dedicated to exceptional service, our aim is to create a premium, relaxed atmosphere in the midst of a cosy and welcoming environment.

62A East St, Farnham GU9 7TJ. 01252 725532


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‘Virtually’ all you need

Some suggested local social media groups to help you connect, learn, buy, sell and have fun.

Farnham Community Board


I Love Farnham Surrey




Love Farnham Support Local Business Group


My Town Online Farnham


Love Farnham


Farnham Friends


Farnham Society


Farnham Maltings


Help and support from your local Council

You should inform your Local Authority of where you are moving from and where you are moving to around a month before you move. You can do this here. https://system8.rbwm.gov.uk/ publicaccesslive/selfservice/services/ changeofaddress/coastart.htm

You’ll need to include the forwarding addresses for every adult in the property that pays council tax.

Search for information and services from your council. Information for residents about Waverley Borough Council including council tax, bins and recycling, schools, leisure, streets and parking, this and lot’s more at the below link.


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Planning & Building Control

Unsure which services you need?

If you are thinking of making changes to your property, you may need to apply for planning permission and / or Building Regulations approval. If you’re not sure which applications to make, please use the guidance below to help you to decide what you need to do.

Please note that many developments will require both.

What is planning?

Planning is the process of deciding whether a proposed development should go ahead or not. It uses national and local policies to consider the development in its context and may look at the impact of the work on neighbours and the wider community, existing architecture, the land, the layout, and existing or proposed infrastructure (such as drains, transport and schools).

You will probably need planning permission if your proposed development will do any of the following:

• create a new building, or change the use or appearance of an existing building

• affect the sunlight, privacy or outlook for neighbouring properties

• affect the nearby area with noise disturbance, smell or fumes

• work on or around listed buildings or any conservation areas

• affect traffic volumes, road safety or access

• change the density of development in an area

• use significantly different materials or finishes from nearby properties

• have an effect on existing trees

What is building control?

Building control applies national statutory regulations to ensure the structural quality of any building work, in areas such as safety, public health, accessibility, and the materials used. Most substantial building projects (such as an extension, knocking down walls or converting a garage or loft) will need Building Regulations approval.


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