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Did you know that Surrey produces some of the finest wine in the UK, is the location of the first World Craft town in the UK and is home to a motoring mecca? Surrey is often referred to as the garden of London,  just 16 miles from the capital and full of rolling green countryside, beautiful walking and cycling trails and the stunning Surrey Hills - Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.  The most wooded county in England, the county is a creative, relaxing escape destination steeped in history, with historic 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. The 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 Godalming, ancient market town situated on the picturesque River Wey, Farnham, Georgian town in the heart of the Surrey Hills, Haslemere, with its timbered and tilehung houses and cottages and other towns and villages of the county with our interactive map of Surrey.

Don't miss the chance to discover iconic Leith Hill or mystical Devils Punchbowl, explore the tranquil Frensham Ponds or breathtaking Newlands Corner or follow in the footsteps of olympic althetes at Box Hill, all part of the beautiful Surrey Hills. Walk alongside the River Thames in the north of the county or the River Wey and River Mole to the South or head explore all or part of long-distance walking trail the North Downs Way which runs from Farnham to Dover.

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. 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

Stay a little longer and take time and discover all that Surrey has to offer, from its artisan markets, local produce, award-winning wine, arts and crafts, views and wildlife, motoring history, parks and gardens and much much more.

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. Harewoods and Sandhills

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    Redhill

    Hidden woodlands, lush green meadows, tranquil ponds and an ancient common

  3. Farncombe Boat House

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    Boat Trip

    Godalming

    Narrow boat hire plus rowing boats, punts and canoes. Riverside bistro.

  4. Dorking

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    Dorking

    A visit to the market town of Dorking & Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a special experience. View a map & explore nearby villages

  5. Chilworth Gunpower Mills

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Guildford

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

  6. Horley

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    Horley is a small but busy town of over 20,000 people situated almost half way between London and Brighton on the south coast.

  7. Merry Harriers Llama Trekking

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    GODALMING

    Enjoy the unique experience of Llama trekking in the Surrey countryside at the Merry Harriers in Hambledon.

  8. 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

  9. Cobham

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    Cobham

    Cobham is a community steeped in history. Or, perhaps more accurately, three communities – Church Cobham, Street Cobham and Downside – which is how Cobham began.

  10. Cranleigh Arts

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    CRANLEIGH

    Located in the beautiful village of Cranleigh, in the heart of the Surrey Hills, Cranleigh Arts is a community hub providing year round entertainment for the local community and visitors alike

  11. Godalming Museum

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    GODALMING

    Godalming Museum tells the story of Godalming and the surrounding area and includes a few surprising connections.

  12. Commonwealth Air Forces Memorial

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    Historic Site

    Egham

    This memorial overlooks the River Thames and commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves.

  13. Brooklands Museum

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    Weybridge

    Brooklands Museum is on the site of the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit and houses collections of cars, motorcycles and bicycles, particular from the heyday of the track until it closed in 1939.

  14. 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.

  15. Wessex Distillery

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    GODALMING

    Located half way between Haslemere and Godalming in the heart of the Surrey Hills, Wessex Distillery has been crafting gin since 2017.  A family run business, this craft distillery strives to create the best English gin. 

  16. 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.

  17. Guildford Cathedral

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    Guildford

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

  18. British Wildlife Centre

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    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.

  19. Guildford Guildhall

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    Guildford

    A restored mainly Tudor/Stuart construction. There is a Court Room with 17thC panelling and stained glass windows. Items of historical interest, oil paintings, famous Guildhall clock.

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