The Best Summer Water Activities in Surrey

Cruise Surrey's rivers and canals, fish in a refreshing lake or splash and paddle in a great choice of pools.  Here's our guide to some great water based activities in Surrey, offering you some brilliant days out!

Take a river trip

Why not relax and explore Surrey's charming canals and rivers and discover some of Surrey's leafy picturesque beauty from a different angle.  Dapdune Wharf in Guildford offers 40 minutes boat trips along the River Wey, where the skippers will tell you a tale all about the history of the areas as you sail along the water. Dive into an adventure with The Little Green Boat Company self-drive electric boats and rowing boats, available for hourly rentals.


Why not try a weekend of watersports experiences, where you can try two or three watersports in a morning or afternoon?   Aqua Sports Company based in the beuatiful Mercers Park on the doorstep of Redhill, have a friendly team waiting to instruct you on paddleboarding kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and many more exciting watersports.

Go Fishing

With numerous peaceful rivers and lakes throughout the county stocked with many species of fish including carp, roach, perch, tench, pike and bream.  Come on by and enjoy some fishing at ShillingleeLightwater Country Park or  Bury Hll Fisheries. Please remember that permits and licences may be required; please check with local club or fishery.

Take a stroll along the tow path

One of the best ways to explore the Surrey countryside is walking along a delightful tow path.  Surrey has many rivers for you to explore at your own pace.  A walk will offer you tranquility, give you opportunities to experience beautiful views and delight at the amazing wildlife.  Take a look at our self-guided Locks and Levels walk.

Enjoy a day at a Surrey Beach

Frensham pond beach is a great place to relax in the summer. With a cafe to purchase an ice-cream and plenty of trees nearby to offer shade and natural play for the kids to enjoy.