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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

Dorking

Dorking (64 Pictures)

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...

Frensham Common (2)

Farnham (32 Pictures)

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

Godalming Church St Peter and St Paul

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...

Wonersh Church

Wonersh (4 Pictures)

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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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.....

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