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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 Kingston upon Thames to your Itinerary

    Kingston upon Thames

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    Location

    Kingston Upon Thames

    An historic market town, Kingston has always been the ideal location for a bit of retail therapy.

  3. Add   Frensham Little Pond to your Itinerary

    Frensham Little Pond

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    Historic Site

    Location

    Farnham


    Bishops fish pond amidst stunning heathland and abundant wildlife

    Frensham Little Pond and Great Pond were originally created in the 13th century, to supply fish to the Bishop of Winchester and his court, whilst visiting Farnham Castle. Today the pond and surrounding area is a sanctuary for...

  4. Add Chilworth Gunpower Mills to your Itinerary

    Chilworth Gunpower Mills

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Location

    Guildford

    Located in the village of Chilworth, this Gunpower Mill is one of the earliest examples of its kind in the country.

  5. Add Oakhurst Cottage to your Itinerary

    Oakhurst Cottage

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    Historic House / Palace

    Location

    Godalming

    A small timber-framed cottage dating from the 16thC. Restored and furnished as a labourer's dwelling with a delightful cottage garden. Tours must be pre-booked.

  6. Add Reigate Hill and Gatton Park to your Itinerary

    Reigate Hill and Gatton Park

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    Historic Site

    Location

    Reigate


    Spectacular escarpment with sweeping views across the Weald

    This stretch of the North Downs is good walking country with flower-sprinkled grasslands and quiet shady woods. A lovely spot too for family picnics and games.

    Sitting proud at the top of the Hill is the 19th-century Reigate Fort....

  7. Add Farnham to your Itinerary

    Farnham

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    Towns & Villages

    Location

    Farnham

    Farnham will surprise you. An old English rural market town with a host of attractions for visitors, and its historic character combines with the best of modern facilities

  8. Add Painshill Landscape Garden  to your Itinerary

    Painshill Landscape Garden

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    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.

  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.

  10. Add Lingfield to your Itinerary

    Lingfield

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    Towns & Villages

    Location

    Lingfield

    Lying in the extreme south eastern corner of Surrey is the ancient parish of Lingfield known to be in existence at the time of the Domesday book.