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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Frensham Little Pond

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    Historic Site

    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...

  4. The Surrey Hills

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    The Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a nationally treasured landscape. It is rich in wildlife, woodland, attractive market towns and villages.

  5. Kingston upon Thames

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    Kingston Upon Thames

    Kingston is an historic market town on the edge of London in Surrey with plenty of places to visit nearby. See a map and view official tourist information

  6. 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

  7. Shere

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    Guildford

    Shere is a beautiful, quintessential English village.

  8. Swan Barn Farm

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    Historic Site

    Haslemere


    A quiet retreat of woodland and pasture only 30 seconds from Haslemere High Street

    The hidden gem of Swan Barn Farm nestles behind Haslemere’s bustling high street. It is the gateway to some of Surrey and Sussex’s finest countryside.

    You can...

  9. Ivy Arts Centre in Guildford

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    Theatre

    388 Perimeter Road, GUILDFORD

    The Ivy Arts Centre is Guildford’s premium venue for world-class musical theatre, plays and productions. Every Season the Ivy features a series of internally produced and national touring productions. The Centre has three performance venues, the...

  10. 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...

  11. Ludshott Commons

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    Natural Feature

    Hindhead

    One of the largest remaining areas of heathland in East Hampshire


    Ludshott Common covers 285 ha (705 acres) and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Protection Area (SPA) because of its wildlife.

    For...

  12. The Homewood

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    Historic House / Palace

    Esher

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. Oakhurst Cottage

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    Historic House / Palace

    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.

  17. Guildford Cathedral

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Guildford

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

  18. Weybridge

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    Weybridge

    Places to visit and towns near Weybridge, a town on the River Way in Surrey on the outskirts of London with a history back to the Domesday Book

  19. Polesden Lacey

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    Dorking

    This country retreat, with glorious views across the rolling Surrey Hills and acres of countryside waiting to be explored, was home to famous Edwardian hostess Mrs Greville, who entertained royalty and the celebrities of her time.

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