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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

Cobham Mill, Surrey: A painting by Stanley Port

Cobham (35 Pictures)

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

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 (46 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...

Hascombe, Surrey

Hascombe (1 Pictures)

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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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.....

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.....

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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