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About 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. View the pictures of Surrey..

Recommended towns & villages in Surrey

Cobham, Surrey

Cobham

Cobham Mill rests on a picturesque stretch of the river surrounded by dipping weeping willows and graceful swans...

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Cranleigh, Surrey

Cranleigh

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...

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Box Hill

Dorking

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...

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

East Molesey

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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Frensham Common (2)

Farnham

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

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Path beside the river

Godalming

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...

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Hascombe, Surrey

Hascombe

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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The Old Mill on Spring Lane, Oxted, Surrey

Oxted

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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H.G Wells

Woking

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

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Wonersh Church

Wonersh

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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Box Hill Country Park

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

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Concorde at Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey

Brooklands Museum

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

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Path through the Vineyard

Denbies Wine Estate

England's largest vineyard. Enjoy a hearty lunch with excellent atmosphere and spectacular views. "Indoor Wine Experience" tours.....

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From a distance (Guildford Castle)

Guildford Castle

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.....

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Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford Cathedral

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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Room with a view II

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens

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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Scene in the walled garden

Loseley House

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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colley hill

Reigate & Colley Hill

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

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