A very warm welcome to Surrey
Just a stone's throw from London but a million miles from the capital's hustle and bustle, Surrey is a county full of surprises nestled in the south-east of England. Find out just what makes Surrey so special and worthy of a place to visit?
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Whether you're looking for ideas to keep the family entertained, want to get amongst some of the area's stunning countryside, are an arts and culture vulture or simply want a well earned break, take a look at our Top 10 guides for a heap of inspiration that will lead you straight to some of the very best Surrey has to offer.
Explore the rolling countryside and vast woodlands and enjoy the green, open spaces that Surrey has to offer. As England's leafiest county you'll discover the Surrey Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), complete with the highs of Leith, Box and Holmbury Hills, the natural amphitheatre of Devil's Punchbowl and the expanses of ancient heathland at Witley, Thursley, Frensham and Chobham Commons....to name just a few!
Visit picture postcard English villages, glorious gardens, royal palaces and ruined castles, together with beautiful stretches of waterway and opulent stately homes. Alongside Surrey's rich history and heritage you'll also find vibrant market towns with a great mix of shops and a tasty variety of places to eat and drink.
There are also activities galore to keep the whole family entertained, from the Napier-Railton (that held the land speed records) 4D experience at Brooklands Museum, to a Wild Wood tree top experience in Guildford or the thrills and spills at one of our four famous racecourses, Epsom Downs, Sandown, Kempton and Lingfield.
With a range of accommodation from boutique to basic, covering five star hotels to a night under canvas, you'll find plenty of great places stay in Surrey. We are a great base to discover the delights of the home counties of England, as well as the great attractions London has to offer.