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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 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 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. Haslemere Educational Museum

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    Museum

    Haslemere


    An award winning Museum in the heart of Haslemere with remarkable collections of natural history, human history and geology.

  4. Box Hill

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    Historic Site

    Tadworth


    Box Hill - so much to explore

    Box Hill is the perfect place to discover a family walk and explore the beautiful Surrey Hills. Forming part of the North Downs, Box Hill has breathtaking views across the surrounding countryside. It's home to some...

  5. 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

  6. Museum of Farnham

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    Museum

    Farnham

    An award-winning museum with displays interpreting the history of the Farnham area. Willmer House is an C18th town house with a delightful walled garden.

  7. Marley Common

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    Natural Feature

    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...

  8. Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show

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    Farm

    Lingfield

    Annual Bank Holiday weekend massive community 140 acre Show with animals, six competition rings, gardening advice, craft & horticultural marquees, activities, rides, livestock, historic vehicle & country sport sections, and so much more.

  9. Denbies Hillside

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    Dorking

    Dramatic and stunning chalk escarpment with panoramic views

    With amazing views towards Leith Hill, the highest point in south east England, Denbies Hillside is a great spot for wildlife-watching.

    Named after John Denby, a 17th-century farmer,...

  10. The Surrey Explorer

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    Road Cycling

    Guildford

    All inclusive guided bike tours of the Surrey Hills, only 35 minutes by train from central London. Bikes, helmets and tour guide are provided. You can see so much more by bike: hidden villages and woodlands; points of interest; incredible views; and...

  11. Mole Valley

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    Dorking

    Dorking and Leatherhead are the main towns in the Mole Valley and are the twin towns of the Surrey Hills!

  12. Chessington World of Adventures Resort

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    Theme Park

    Chessington

    With over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands, a Zoo with over 1,000 animals and SEA LIFE centre, plus daily live shows and seasonal events, Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers a world of fun and excitement for the whole family to...

  13. Elmbridge Borough

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    Esher

    Elmbridge is where town and country meet: a green Surrey borough within easy travelling distance of London.

  14. Lingfield

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    Lingfield

    The ancient parish of Lingfield in south east Surrey is known to have existed at the time of the Domesday book. Find a map, things to do and nearby events

  15. 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.

  16. Limpsfield Common

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    Oxted

    Ancient common on the Greensand Ridge where time comes home to sleep
    Limpsfield Common was used by commoners for grazing their animals and collecting stone and firewood. Now, with its extensive network of footpaths and bridleways through patches of...

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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