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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

St Andrew's Church, Farnham, Surrey

Farnham (32 Pictures)

It was King Caedwalla of Wessex who, in 688 bestowed the Manor of Farnham on the Bishop's of Winchester...

Littleton Lake

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...

Shere Church

Shere (23 Pictures)

This lovely tranquil village on the picturesque Tillingbourne, nestles beneath the rolling countryside of the North Downs...

' Pegasus. '

Woking (24 Pictures)

In the 17th-century the old part of Woking was a thriving market town with a lively population...

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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.....

The remains of 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.....

Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens (321 Pictures)

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

Loseley House

Loseley House (14 Pictures)

This lovely gabled Elizabethan house, built of a greenish-grey ragstone from the ruins of nearby Waverley Abbey, was built around.....

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