Local area guide

Living in Surbiton

Thinking about moving to Surbiton? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Surbiton

Why Surbiton is a good place to live

Nestled in the greater London area, Surbiton is a charming oasis with a unique mix of architectural styles from Art-Deco courts to classic 19th-century townhouses. Flanked by beautiful parks and within walking distance to the sedate waves of the Thames River, living in Surbiton is a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of the nearby city. Swift transport links to Central London and affordable eateries with a diverse range of cuisines boost Surbiton's appeal. Plus, with fast trains reaching Central London within about 18 minutes, moving to Surbiton continues to be an obvious choice for those longing for balanced city living.

What's Surbiton famous for?

Surbiton is famous for its well-preserved historic architecture that graces its leafy streets. It has also caught Hollywood's attention on more than one occasion, with the likes of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince filming a scene at none other than the Surbiton Station. Another notable nod from pop culture includes the reference of Surbiton as the setting for the timeless British sitcom 'The Good Life.' Additionally, Surbiton is home to the award-winning monthly Surbiton Farmers’ Market, which wonderfully captures the town's ethos of building strong local links.

Things to do in Surbiton

In Surbiton, you never run out of things to do! Leisurely strolls along the Thames Path, infuriating yet amusing rounds of golf at Surbiton Golf Club, or immersing yourself in local history at the Kingston Museum - each day in Surbiton offers a new adventure. The food lovers can savour delicacies at award-winning restaurants, whereas the shopaholics will feel at home at the bustling Surbiton Farmers Market on Maple Road. For a serene escape, Claremont Gardens provides a tranquil setting close to the buzzing high street. Surbiton, with its medley of activities, effortlessly caters to all tastes and preferences.

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Transport in Surbiton

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Surbiton.

Local connections

National Rail
0.1 miles / 0.2 km
Kingston Town End Pier
Ferry Port
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
National Rail
1 miles / 1.6 km
Ditton Island Ferry Landing
Ferry Port
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
Kingston Turks Pier
Ferry Port
1.3 miles / 2.1 km
National Rail
1.3 miles / 2.1 km

Schools in Surbiton

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Surbiton.

Education in Surbiton

St Andrew's and St Mark's CofE Junior School
Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2021)
Maple Infants' School
Ages: 3 - 7 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Lime Tree Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2020)
Surbiton High School
Ages: 4 - 18 years old
St Matthew's CofE Primary School
Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Surbiton

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  • Duke

    Surbiton, Surrey, KT6

    Pub with with Ales, Craft Beers, Wines & some tasty pub classic food.

  • Victoria

    Surbiton, Surrey, KT6

    Since our doors reopened in 2016, The Victoria pub takes centre stage by being the only pub on Surbiton high street with a beautiful garden equipped with gorgeous garden huts and a Burger Shack.

  • Antelope

    Surbiton, Surrey, KT6

    At The Antelope we are passionate about good beer, home-cooked food and friendly service.

  • Grove Tavern

    Grove, Surbiton, KT6

    Freshly made seasonal food, cask conditioned real ales, beautiful beer garden & al fresco dining in the heart of Surbiton!

  • Brave New World

    Berrylands, Surbiton, KT5

    Continuing a long tradition of entertainment and refreshment, welcome to The Brave New World!