As Camberley is quite a small town, you might think there isn’t much to do but the opposite is true – Camberley is home to lots of activities for families, couples, and groups of friends. From shopping and dining to fun outdoors, Camberly has everything you need to be able to call the place home.
There is plenty to do around Camberley – the town is located within easy reach of London for days out, this also makes it a popular commuter town too. Camberley is also located within proximity to bigger national attractions such as Thorpe Park.
If you’re thinking about renting or buying a home in Camberley, you can rest assured you won't ever be bored in your spare time.
Shopping & Dining In Camberley
If you love eating out and indulging in a spot of shopping, Camberley isn’t short of opportunities being host to a diverse range of shops, restaurants, and bars.
Camberley’s most popular shopping location is The Square, a shopping mall located at the heart of the town centre with over a hundred different stores, and places to grab a bite to eat.
Only two minutes away is The Atrium, a large multipurpose leisure venue. Completed in 2008, the development kick-started Camberley’s regeneration and brought hundreds of employment opportunities to the area.
Inside The Atrium you will find a few large well-known high-street stores, but the main reason people visit is for dining. There are multiple restaurants including large chain brands such as Nando’s and smaller cafes and other snack vendors. The Atrium is also home to a cinema, two gyms, bowling, a soft play centre for the kids, and even a ballet school!
Outside of the two main shopping and dining areas, Camberley is home to lots of independent restaurants – you will find a diverse mix of flavours ranging from traditional British pub grub to Thai food. There are also plenty of pubs to choose from in Camberley if you fancy a pint!
Camberley is also home to a lovely little theatre that hosts a really diverse range of shows for all ages and tastes.
If you fancy getting outside for the day, there is plenty to do in and around Camberley. Frimley Lodge Park is very popular with families because of the facilities available onsite.
The 24-hectare park has lots of green open space, woodland, trails, picnic areas, a miniature railway and a meadow! There are two playgrounds for the kids – one of them recently constructed and another suitable for older children.
Day Out With The Kids features over 170 parks and playgrounds in their guide to Camberley so you won't ever be short on things to do in the area if you have kids to entertain.
Families in Camberley also enjoy walking the towpaths alongside the Basingstoke canal. The walks around the canal are kept in excellent condition and there are plenty of opportunities for spotting wildlife. There is a visitor centre which makes a great starting place for walks. If you don’t fancy walking you can hire a canoe or take a trip on one of the organised boat rides. The visitor centre also features a play area, tearoom, and gift shop.
If you’re a fan of golf, Camberley is home to three golf courses including the prestigious Camberley Heath Golf Club.
Accent Housing In Camberley
Accent Housing is a housing association that provides affordable, secure, and comfortable homes for all sorts of people around England.
Demand for affordable rented housing is high in Camberley, so the council have some criteria for anyone looking for social housing. You can find out if you are eligible and browse their choice based lettings here.
Accent Housing also has sheltered accommodation in Camberley, which is suitable for people aged 55+.
Because rented accommodation in Camberley is so scarce, a great option is to buy an affordable home through us. Homemade Homes manage the sale of our shared ownership homes in Camberley, visit the site to view the latest availability and register your interest.
We work hard to make sure our tenants and homeowners are secure in their homes, their homes are kept in a safe, comfortable condition, and our communities are nice places to live.