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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

Leith Hill Tower, Surrey

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...

Hampton Court Way Bridge (Hampton Court Palace is just across the river to the right)

East Molesey (84 Pictures)

This picturesque pleasant place is fortunate to lie between the waters of the historic River Thames and the River Mole. It is perhaps best known for Hampton Court Palace, the building started by Cardinal Wolsey in 1514...

Bridge over the River Mole at Leatherhead

Leatherhead (108 Pictures)

This is an ancient town, where the parish church of St.Mary and St.Nicholas has existed since Anglo-Saxon times...

Reigate Priory, Reigate, Surrey

Reigate (19 Pictures)

This is a bustling part of the Surrey landscape, it is easily reached via the M25 from London and is right on the North Downs Way...

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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.....

Concorde at Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey

Brooklands Museum (35 Pictures)

This is a thrilling museum, where now that Concorde is retired, visitors can get the full Concorde experience without a costly.....

Guildford Cathedral. Guildford, Surrey

Guildford Cathedral (6 Pictures)

This great Surrey cathedral is one of the few churches to come out of the 20th-century. Its design by Sir Edward Maufe had been.....

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