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Ash Green, Surrey

This is a popular residential area reaching to the lower slopes of the Hog's Back...

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Ash Vale, Surrey

Ash Vale is a small place lying close to Aldershot. This has long been Army country and large areas of the regions open spaces are given over for use by the services as training grounds...

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Bletchingley, Surrey

Bletchingley is a 'picture postcard' village of charming red brick houses and cottages with tile-hung roofs...

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Brockham, Surrey

This village is spread out from the picturesque banks of the delightful River Mole. It is said to have gained its name from the badgers or brocks living along its banks, but a more reasonable explanation is that the name comes from the word "brook"...

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Carshalton, Surrey

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Cobham, Surrey

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

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Cranleigh, Surrey

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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Dorking, Surrey

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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East Molesey, Surrey

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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Elstead, Surrey

Elstead is a spacious village occupying a favoured position in the Surrey countryside on the River Wey...

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Epsom, Surrey

Epsom, is known world-wide for what is perhaps the most famous horse race of all time - The Derby...

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Farnham, Surrey

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

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Godalming, Surrey

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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Guildford, Surrey

It has a High Street of mellow Georgian buildings, and despite changing times Guildford is a town that has managed to maintain its charm and character...

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Hascombe, Surrey

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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Haslemere, Surrey

This is an attractive old town was granted a market charter by Richard II in 1394...

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Hindhead, Surrey

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Langley Vale, Surrey

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Leatherhead, Surrey

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

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Mickleham, Surrey

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