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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.

Places to visit in Surrey

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.

Discover things to do in Guildford, Farnham, Dorking and other 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 Surrey events guide to find out what's on today or further in advance.

Top 10 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 in a fun day out. 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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  1. Leatherhead

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    Leatherhead

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

  2. Guildford

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    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.

  3. Chertsey Meads

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Chertsey

    71 hectares (175 acres) of wildflower meadow on the banks of the Thames

  4. Abinger Roughs and Netley Park

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    Nature Trail / Watching

    Dorking

    Hidden woods with ancient trees and flower-sprinkled grasslands, just off the North Downs and Pilgrims Ways

    Abinger Roughs, above the village of Abinger Hammer, is an area of grassland and mixed woodland - some of the mighty oak trees are over…

  5. Silent Pool Distillers

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    Distillery

    GUILDFORD

    Silent Pool Distillers is nestled in the heart of the beautiful rural landscape of the Surrey Hills. Using water from the spring-fed Silent Pool, and the finest botanicals, the distillers at Silent Pool hand-craft their award-winning Silent Pool…

  6. The Undercroft

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    Historic Site

    Guildford

    The medieval Undercroft on Guildford High Street is one of the finest examples in the country.

  7. Guildford Cathedral

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Guildford

    Guildford Cathedral is a modern Cathedral with a beautiful interior and an amazing story.

  8. Reigate

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    Reigate

    Reigate is a historic town in Surrey, England. It is in the London commuter belt and one of three towns in the borough of Reigate and Banstead.

  9. Painshill Landscape Garden

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    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.

  10. Walton on Thames

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    Walton on Thames

    Walton is a vibrant town on the banks of the River Thames in Surrey with many things to do nearby. Official tourist information with a map & events guide

  11. Haslemere

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    Haslemere

    Haslemere is a quaint and charming market town, steeped in history and the perfect place to shop, dine or stay a while and explore the beautiful surrounding countryside.
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  12. Farnham

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    Farnham

    Farnham is an old English rural market town with a host of things to do and events with its historic character combines with the best of modern facilities

  13. Woking

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    Woking

    Visit Woking and its nearby towns and villages in the heart of Surrey for a slice of countryside tranquility just a stone's throw from London

  14. Egham

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    Egham

    Egham is situated in the north east of Surrey and is on the doorstep of the historic site where the Magna Carta was sealed in 1215 and recently celebrating 800 years.

  15. Chilworth Gunpower Mills

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    Guildford

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

  16. Alice Holt Forest

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    Country / Royal Park

    Farnham

    Once famous for its oak trees which supplied timber for navy ships, Alice Holt is managed by the Forestry Commission and is a centre for a host of exciting outdoor activities in a beautiful woodland setting.

  17. Epsom

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    Epsom

    Epsom is a surprisingly green market town on the outskirts of London in Surrey. Find towns & places to visit nearby with tourist information & attractions

  18. Chertsey

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    Chertsey

    Chertsey's location by the M25 & M3 on the River Thames in Surrey mean there is easy access to plenty of places to visit nearby & major tourist attractions

  19. Godalming

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    Godalming

    Godalming is an ancient market and coaching town situated on the River Wey in Surrey with plenty of things to do nearby.

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