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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, Cobham, Surrey

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...

River Scene

Leatherhead (108 Pictures)

This is an ancient town, where the parish church of St.Mary and St.Nicholas has existed since Anglo-Saxon times...

Shere Church

Shere (23 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Surrey

It's a 'Topsy Turvey' world

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.....

Path through the Vineyard

Denbies Wine Estate (10 Pictures)

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

From a distance (Guildford Castle)

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.....

Virginia Water Lake, Virginia Water, Surrey, August 2004

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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