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So Many Things to Do in Surrey

Did you know that Surrey produces the finest wine in the UK and is home to a motoring mecca?

Located just 16 miles from London, the county of Surrey is an inspiring green and relaxing escape destination steeped in history, with market towns and an excellent range of attractions and places to go.

For days out in Surrey, the diversity of what to do is mesmerizing – from the heathland and valley woodlands to the high empty commons that rise to the soaring outliers of the West Sussex Downs. Historic villages nestle peacefully in the stunning landscape alongside vibrant market towns, complemented at every turn by many of the South East’s best country pubs. Explore the towns and villages of the county with our interactive map of Surrey.

Things to do in Surrey this weekend

Many of Surrey's tourist attractions are open all year round so find something to do today with activities listings each showing a map and opening times for your convenience. Or why not browse our events guide to find out what's on today or further in advance.

Top 11 things to do in Surrey

If you're looking to be actively entertained or coming to soak up the breathtaking sights, Surrey provides the perfect place for all this and more. Start planning your short break in Surrey today:

List of things to do & places to visit for days out in Surrey

For more information about Surrey, including ideas for days out, attractions and events, view the list below for information on things to do and towns and villages within the county. Use the 'map view' button to find something near you.

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Leatherhead

Leatherhead

Leatherhead is an historic market town, surrounded by outstanding countryside and is the gateway to the nationally important and beautiful Surrey...

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  1. Add Leatherhead to your Itinerary

    Leatherhead

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    Towns & Villages

    Location

    Leatherhead

    Leatherhead is an historic market town, surrounded by outstanding countryside and is the gateway to the nationally important and beautiful Surrey Hills.

  2. Add Ham House and Garden to your Itinerary

    Ham House and Garden

    Type

    Historic House / Palace

    Location

    Richmond


    A unique 17th-century treasure trove

    This rare and atmospheric 17th-century house sits on the banks of the River Thames in Richmond. It is the creation of the tenacious Duchess of Lauderdale and her husband, the Duke, who together transformed Ham into one of the grandest Stuart houses in...

  3. Add Painshill Landscape Garden  to your Itinerary

    Painshill Landscape Garden

    Type

    Garden

    Location

    Cobham

    Painshill is a great family day out and a beautiful 18th century landscape garden to visit. The 158 acre wonderland has something for everyone.

  4. Add Shalford Mill to your Itinerary

    Shalford Mill

    Type

    Water Mill

    Location

    Guildford

    18th-century watermill with well-preserved machinery The mill is a ‘living’ place where the graffitied, lime-washed walls and the ancient hessian sacks mingle with the smell of the timbers and tallow. A lucky survivor, it tells the story of the decline of traditional village work and life.

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  5. Add Marley Common to your Itinerary

    Marley Common

    Type

    Natural Feature

    Location

    Haslemere


    Coconut-scents, purple heather and intimate woodland walks

    Marley Common in West Sussex, is a mixed broadleaf woodland and open heath. It's one of our oldest countryside acquisitions, having its centenary in 2011.

    The Common has had an interesting past: it was used as an army training ground...

  6. Add Guildford to your Itinerary

    Guildford

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    Location

    Guildford

    Guildford is a vibrant historic town, set in the rolling hills of the Surrey countryside. Its location and excellent transport links mean that Guildford has welcomed travellers for centuries.

  7. Add British Wildlife Centre to your Itinerary

    British Wildlife Centre

    Type

    Animal Collection / Zoo

    Location

    Lingfield

    The British Wildlife Centre is the best place to see and learn about Britain’s own wonderful wildlife, with over forty different species including deer, foxes, otters, badgers, pine martens and red squirrels.

  8. Add The Homewood to your Itinerary

    The Homewood

    Type

    Historic House / Palace

    Location

    Esher

    Come visit this well-preserved 20th-century Modernist house and garden.

  9. Add RHS Garden Wisley to your Itinerary

    RHS Garden Wisley

    Type

    Garden

    Location

    Woking


    Wisley is the historic home of the RHS and undoubtedly one of the finest gardens in the world.