Activities in Surrey

Surrey offers a diverse mix of activities to please all types of adventure.   Whether you are looking for activities to increase your heart rate or gentler forms of exercise there is a huge range of activities to keep you busy so get active in Surrey!

For the Adventurous

For those seeking thrills, Surrey is a playground of activities.  Skywalk Adventure near Esher and Go Ape, near Farnham offer a fun and exhilarating adventure that lets your ride through the air while attached to cable lines, in the safety of a harness, paintballing at Campaign Paintball and Laser  Park and trampolining at Airhop.


Our beautiful countryside has numerous walking trails though rolling countryside and antique woodlands for you to enjoy. Whether you are looking for a long distance trail like the North Downs Way or stroll along a river towpath, we have it all in Surrey. 

At a leisurely pace, explore the towns of Farnham and Guildford.  Town Guides offer walks through the summer months where you can discover more about these historic towns or take a more specialised walk.   

Head out with map in hand and walk and explore our beautiful county. Truly amazing views await you in the Surrey Hills.  Why not pop into Guildford Tourist Information Centre where you will find a range of walking books for sale as well as a good selection of free maps for you to pick up.


For those who enjoy cycling, after scaling hillside climbs on your two wheels you will be reward you with breath-taking views.

If you are searching for a mainly off-road long distance path to enjoy, The Downs Link, a 37 mile route of a disused railway line from St Martha's near Guildford to Shore-by-Sea.  Cycle the route in stages or go for it!  Perfect for a family challenge. Take a look at the Downs Link 6 Stage Route Guide. 

Leisure Centres

Surrey has a number of leisure centres for you to keep you active.   With a wide range of facilities from climbing walls, swimming, ice-skating and bowling, there is plenty to entertain all.

Wildfit Surrey offer you the opportunity to improve your strength and stamina and send your energy levels sky high while exercising in a stunning Surrey setting.

Don't forget about the wonderful Guildford Lido.  Set in 4½ acres of beautifully landscaped gardens the heated Olympic sized pool is a great place to relax, meet friends, picnic and of course, do some serious swimming!


For those who love the water there’s a whole range of water-based activities in Surrey.  Try your hand at dingy sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing and windsurfing at Aqua Sports or enjoy a self-drive boating experience with Goboat Kingston.

Sporting Events

There are a number of leisure and sporting events taking place in Surrey throughout the year for you to take part in.  Find out more.


To avoid disappointment, please check the attraction's website before you travel as opening dates and times may change.

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