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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

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...

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Godalming (47 Pictures)

A feature of the town is its long narrow streets, these stretch out from the River Wey and are lined with several gracious historic properties...

Guildford Cathedral

Guildford (164 Pictures)

It has a High Street of mellow Georgian buildings, and despite changing times Guildford is a town that has managed to maintain its charm and character...

The Old Mill on Spring Lane, Oxted, Surrey

Oxted (13 Pictures)

A walk around the village reveals a riot of attractive 17th and 18th century cottages all standing on a rise surrounded by pretty flower-filled gardens...

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Recommended attractions in Surrey

Brooklands Motor Museum

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 Castle

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.....

Hampton Court

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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