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Things to do in Surrey

Things to do in Surrey

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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. Headley Heath

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    Natural Feature

    Epsom

    A wonderful mix of open heathland, woodland and chalk downland

    Headley Heath has a wide network of tracks to explore, and stunning views to rival any of its neighbours - the perfect place to enjoy the countryside, whether walking, cycling or...

  2. Chertsey

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    Towns & Villages

    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

  3. Church of St Peter and St Paul

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    Church / Chapel

    Guildford

    Church of St Peter and St Paul

  4. Black Down

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    Natural Feature

    Haslemere


    The highest point in the South Downs National Park

    Black Down in West Sussex is a landscape of wavy hair grass, purple heather and pine trees, where you can still get a true sense of 'wild'.

    The views have inspired many for years and none so...

  5. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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    Botanic Garden

    Richmond

    Come wander the 4.5 acres of gardens under glass, admire the unique landscapes and lose yourself in 250 years of history at this famous botanic garden.

  6. 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.

  7. Woking

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    Towns & Villages

    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

  8. British Wildlife Centre

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    Animal Collection / Zoo

    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.

  9. Mole Valley

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    Towns & Villages

    Dorking

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

  10. 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.

  11. WWF's Living Planet Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Woking

    We’re proud to invite you to the home of WWF-UK. One of the greenest buildings in the UK, the Living Planet Centre is not only the heart of the charity, but also a beautiful education and visitor centre.

  12. Weybridge

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    Towns & Villages

    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

  13. 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...

  14. Shalford Mill

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    Water Mill

    Guildford

    18th-century watermill with well-preserved machinery The mill is a ‘living’ place where the graffitied, lime-washed walls and the ancient hessian sacks mingle with the smell of the timbers and tallow. A lucky survivor, it tells the story of the...

  15. Esher

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    Towns & Villages

    Esher

    A historic town close to London, Esher is surrounded by green space.

  16. Hydon's Ball and Heath

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    Natural Feature

    Godalming

  17. Hindhead Commons and the Devil’s Punchbowl

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    Viewpoint

    Hindhead

    Open the gate and step into a colourful mosaic of purple, greens and gold. All is quiet apart from the sounds of nature. Visit and discover why Hindhead Commons and the Devil’s Punchbowl is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

  18. Godalming

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    Towns & Villages

    Godalming

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

  19. 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...

  20. Rural Life Centre

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    Museum

    Farnham


    The Rural Life Centre is a museum of past village life covering the years from 1750 to 1960. It is set in over ten acres of garden and woodland and housed in purpose-built and reconstructed buildings including a chapel, village hall, cricket...

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