Virginia Water is a commuter town in Surrey. The woodland shores of this magnificent lake are hugely popular amongst people who love to take part in the wide range of activities that are possible here – from walking or running the perimeter, to simply relaxing and enjoying the view. This area is steeped in a rich history that spans centuries – from ancient monuments, to cascading waterfalls and stunning vistas.
Virginia Water is very popular all year round, with its glittering waters and abundance of wildlife. The ornamental Cascade waterfall is always a favourite feature – while children love the towering 100 foot Totem Pole, being fascinated by the ten mystical totem characters.
The circuit around the lake is about 4.5 miles (7.2 km), about half is paved and the other half is a “natural” path both providing easy walking conditions even with a pushchair. The lake offers eay walking perfect spots for picnics and stunning scenery.
Virginia Water is open all year around, from dawn until dusk.. Virginia Water is free to enter on foot, but parking charges apply. The car parks are open from 8 am to 7 pm.