Best things to do in Surrey
Weybridge is set in the heart of Surrey. So, if you’re visiting, you should consider what else you can do in this beautiful part of England. Here are the best things to do in Surrey.
This is a beautiful spot near Guildford, and one of Surrey’s most popular beauty spots. You can park in the National Trust car park and then it is a short walk to Newlands Corner overlooking Frensham Common. There are dramatic views across two counties – from Old Hindhead Hill on one side to Green Down on the other. In the winter months, you can also see Frensham Great Pond and Eel Pie Island.
This is an ancient castle in Guildford. There’s evidence that it was built before 1066 and that Henry VIII (1491-1547) once stayed there. The original structure has been gradually added to over the centuries and today you can explore this historic site, which contains several museums.
This is a stunning cathedral that took over 80 years to build. The Cathedral is dedicated to St. Mary and you can visit it on most days of the week. There’s an excellent café located in an old church crypt as well as a gift shop with unique items from local artists.
Leith Hill Place
Leith Hill Place is a 17th-century mansion with impressive gardens. You can explore the house and take a walk on the grounds. There’s also an art gallery, a play area for children and bird watching opportunities.
Box Hill Country Park
Box Hill is one of Surrey’s best-known beauty spots. It can be found on Box Hill, which is three miles southeast of Dorking and nine miles west of Kingston upon Thames. The Country Park offers panoramic views across the Southeast of England from the North Downs to the Southwest. There are also green areas and woodland walks to explore.
RHS Garden Wisley
RHS Garden Wisley is a huge garden with over 30 different themed sections. You can explore rare and exotic plants, as well as historic trees. The orchid collection is exceptional and includes the largest number of species in any public garden outside Kew. It’s the perfect place to have a picnic, relax for a few hours, and play a few games on Cinemacasino casino.
Brooklands is one of Britain’s best historic motor racing tracks. It was also once the largest aircraft production and testing facility in Great Britain. Today, you can visit the Brooklands Museum and see some of these iconic race cars and motorcycles. There are also audio tours to help explain the history behind this famous track.
Hampton Court Palace
This is arguably Henry VIII’s most famous palace. It borders Surrey and you can follow a trail around the gardens to explore over 30 acres of beautiful grounds, landscaped by Christopher Wren (1632-1723). There are also three miles of trails that are great for walking or cycling.
The Sculpture Park
Goodwood House is where you’ll find the Sculpture Park.
This is a beautiful place to visit and explore over 30 pieces of contemporary art in woodland gardens, which lead down to the River Lavant. It’s one of the most popular visitor attractions in West Sussex.