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About the county of Surrey

In the South-East of England lies the County of Surrey. Although, due to boundary changes much of Northern Surrey has now been dissolved into Greater London. In the county town of Guildford you can explore its wealth of interesting history and admire its sheer beauty. Local attractions include, Guildford Cathedral set in 20 acres of green parkland, Guildford Castle, which dates back to 1066 and Loseley Park, an outstanding example of Elizabethan architecture built by Sir William More in 1562. Since 1780 the market town of Epsom has held the annual and worldwide famous 'Epsom Derby' horse race which continues to attract many visitors from far and wide.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Surrey

Cranleigh Town Centre

Cranleigh (19 Pictures)

The church is perhaps one of Cranleigh's most interesting features, in the south transept carved on an arch visitors can see the head of a grinning cat, this is believed to have been the inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat...

Box Hill

Dorking (64 Pictures)

It is here that romantically Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton said their good byes before Nelson departed for the Battle of Trafalgar in the year 1805...

Epsom Racecourse, Surrey

Epsom (31 Pictures)

Epsom, is known world-wide for what is perhaps the most famous horse race of all time - The Derby...

Hascombe, Surrey

Hascombe (1 Pictures)

Part of the charm of Hascombe, are the several delightful gardens in the area, designed by Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) celebrated landscape designer of the 19th and 20th-century...

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Recommended attractions in Surrey

View from Box Hill, Surrey

Box Hill Country Park (22 Pictures)

Box Hill lies in an area of exceptional beauty, it covers beautiful woodland and an outstanding area of chalk downland. It.....

Guildford Castle, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford Castle (26 Pictures)

This is one of the few castles that the French did manage to capture. It was one of three English castle's taken by the Dauphin.....

Colley Hill, Reigate, Surrey.

Reigate & Colley Hill (8 Pictures)

This area is one of Surrey's countryside gems. It mostly comprises of mature grassland and woodland where visitors may wander.....

Sunset...Virginia Water lake, Surrey

Virginia Water Lake (16 Pictures)

Originally little more than a stream, Virginia Water Lake was begun in 1746 by William, Duke of Cumberland who was then Ranger of.....

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