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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

A picture of Cranleigh in Surrey

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...

Mitre Inn, Hampton Court Bridge, East Molesey

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...

Shepperton Village Hall.

Shepperton (22 Pictures)

The charming village of Shepperton was once the haunt of legendary highwayman Dick Turpin who is said to have visited the village's 400 year hostelry - the atmospheric Anchor Hotel overlooking Church Square...

Wonersh Cross, Wonersh, Surrey

Wonersh (4 Pictures)

Picturesque village on the road from Guildford to Cranleigh. Here visitors will find a wealth of timber-frame black and white properties dominating the narrow village streets, thus the village retains a lovely timeless atmosphere...

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Recommended attractions in Surrey

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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.....

Brooklands Museum, Weybridge

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.....

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens (322 Pictures)

These beautiful gardens set around an illustrious castle given by Henry IV to Rowland Leinthall, who was later knighted by Henry.....

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