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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...

Charterhouse

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...

Reigate Priory, Reigate, Surrey

Reigate (19 Pictures)

This is a bustling part of the Surrey landscape, it is easily reached via the M25 from London and is right on the North Downs Way...

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...

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Recommended attractions in Surrey

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.....

Scene in the walled garden

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.....

Sunset over Virginia Water Lake, Surrey

Virginia Water Lake (16 Pictures)

Originally little more than a stream, Virginia Water Lake was begun in 1746 by William, Duke of Cumberland who was then Ranger of.....

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