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  • ESHER 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples

    ESHER 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples


    30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics '70s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Imber Cour…more

  • Laughing Chili Comedy Club

    Laughing Chili Comedy Club

    Sunbury On Thames

    Comedy is back in Sunbury just in time for the Royal wedding, with 5 fabulous acts joining us at Riverside.Julian Deane is a poised performer on the…more

  • Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Spring Tour' Guildford

    Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Spring Tour' Guildford


    Hailed as just magical by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter from Guildford, whos taken the U…more

  • Kids for Kids Bridge Lunch

    Kids for Kids Bridge Lunch


    Calling all Bridge Players! Please join us for Bridge and a 2-course lunch with a glass of wine at the Westcott Reading Room, Surrey on Wednesday 9th …more

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It is easy to think of Surrey as simply a rich suburb of London for wealthy commuters to spend their bonuses. But that would be to ignore some of the magnificent landscapes and important historical sites that lie at the heart of Surrey. The Surrey Hills, for example, are quite beautiful and have been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty whose lush valleys have inspired musicians, writers and artists for hundreds of years. Dotted around the hills are numerous charming and historic market towns with bustling markets and shops and a wealth of old English heritage.

From Runnymede Meadow in Egham and the Magna Carta Memorial (where King John met up with the 25 barons and signed possibly the most famous document in history) to the gorgeous county town of Farnham with some of southern Englands finest Georgian architecture and a castle dating back to the 12th century, to Dorking, birthplace of composer Vaughn Williams and hundreds of other villages and towns, there are plenty of picturesque historic spots across Surrey.

Most famous of all is Hampton Court Palace, built for Cardinal Wolsey by Henry VIII in 1514 and one of the most famous buildings in all of England. Similarly, the Royal Botanic Kew Gardens (the worlds leading botanic gardens) are also impossible to avoid and one of the UKs most recognizable attractions.

Getting out and about there are famous sporting arenas such as the Oval for the cricket or Epsom for the racing. And for walkers and ramblers, bikers and hikers there are the Greensand Hills and the epic chalk hills of the North Downs Way and something approaching 6,500 acres of countryside to explore, including trails that run along the rivers Wey, Thames and Mole.

Lastly, for daytime entertainment of a different kind there is Chessington World of Adventures and for laid back nightlife there are the numerous bars and clubs of Guildford.

Days Out & Attractions

Attractions in Surrey

Fun days out in Surrey

Enjoy a fun filled and fantastic day out for all the family at a range of attractions in Surrey, including theme parks, castles, zoos, museums and historic houses.

Theme Parks in Surrey

Theme Parks

Thrills and spills on rides and rollercoasters at a theme park in Surrey.

Museums in Surrey


Love British history? Come and take a stroll through the ages at a local museum.

Art galleries in Surrey

Art Galleries

From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, enjoy art at its very best.



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