May Bank Holiday Guide for Surrey
We have two, three day weekends to look forward to in May which mean it time to have some fun. Take advantage of the longer daylight hours and get out of the house. We’ve picked some great things to do here in Surrey over the long bank holiday weekends.
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Enjoy some of our popular attractions this May Bank holiday in Surrey
Birdworld - This year has seen the opening of the brand new Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament, named in honour of the award-winning author, Sir Terry Pratchett, due to known love of all species of owl. Here you will learn and see a whole host of owl, many of which are threatened with loss of habitat in the wild.
Loseley House - Delightful Loseley Park opens its doors again to the public for its short season on Monday 1st May. Enjoy a guide tour around this tudor home which has remained in the same family for over 500 years!
Brooklands Museum - This museum houses an amazing collection of classic cars, motorbikes, retired aeroplanes including the magnificent Concorde. The friendly volunteers’ enthusiasm shines through - with head full of facts and interesting information, you'll be amazed at what knowledge you will pick up.
The Sculpture Park - With over 800 stunning sculptures set in the beautifully well kept woodlands and lakes, you will find this make a truly wonderful place to visit for all ages.
British Wildlife Centre - Head to British Wildlife Centre where you will find that the informative keeper talks are a great way to meet the local animals whilst learning more about them.
Celebrate the views in Surrey
Surrey is lucky to some some inspiring views for you to enjoy. So why not plan a day with a view and experience some of Surrey’s stunning landscapes for yourself.
Reigate Hill - Great walks through grasslands and wooded areas on Reigate Hill with spectacular views from the beautiful Inglis Memorial.
Leith Hill - Awalk up to this viewpoint is rewarded with a magnificent view. At the very top is a Leith Hill Tower, managed by The National Trust, from where on a clear day, you can get 360 degree views across the home counties.
The Devil’s Punch Bowl - This picturesque point in Surrey offers walkers great well marked trails to enjoy.
Newlands Corner - Beautiful views overlooking the Surrey Hills with plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the landscape.
Escape to a romantic hotel or glorious pub garden
The Hand & Spear in Weybridge offers a wonderful decking area for you to enjoy a relaxing drink. Built in 1830, the author Robert Louis Stevenson stayed here whilst correcting proofs of his classic 19th-century novel, Treasure Island.
The Plough Inn at Coldharbour as well as supplying all the usual favourites are keen on supporting local small producers, so you can relax and enjoy a locally produced tipple including wine, gin, lager and ale.
The Woodlands Park, near Cobham set in beautiful landscape gardens offers some great package - take a look at their website for more details.
The Brooklands Hotel, in Weybridge is offering a weekend two night spa break to include two nights accommodation, full use of the spa facilities, two treatments per person, three court meal on the first night of your stay and full English breakfast on both morning at £229.50 per person.
The Guildford Harbour Hotel, with its 283 luxury bedrooms, with contemporary fittings has a fantastic Fizz Friday package from just £99.00 per couple. Your package includes, overnight accommodation, full English Breakfast and a bottle of House Fizz in your room on arrival.
The Hilton, Cobham, have just launch a fabulous new afternoon tea menu - with delicious sandwiches, clotted cream, jam and scones and mini cakes. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!
Bank Holiday Events
There’s always plenty of events taking place of the Bank Holiday weekends in May, including our annual Surrey County Show, taking place on the second bank holiday in May. Take a look at some of these amazing things to do: