The Surrey Hills is an area of outstanding natural beauty, known for its National Trust trails, cycle routes and abundance of wildlife, making it the perfect countryside retreat for anyone looking to escape the busy city.
Leith Hill is the highest point in Southeast England and is set within the beautiful Surrey Hills. Its gothic tower rises majestically above the surrounding hills and from the top you can see sweeping views towards London in the north and the English Channel in the south
Opening Times: Leith Hill Tower Open 10 – 3 Mon-Fri & 9 - 5 Sat – Sun
Tel: 01306 712711
The Surrey Hills is a treasure trove of mountain biking trails waiting to be explored. Mountain bikes can be hired from B1ke and mountain biking tuition is also available.
Road Cycling The Plough Inn is situated on the Olympic and Tour of Britain road biking route. Miles of challenging hill climbs and descents make it a a very popular road biking route and bikes can be hired from Pilgrim Cycles.
The combination of animals and play areas, both inside and out, make our farm one of the South East's most popular all weather attractions. Whether it's a family day out, a school or group trip or one of our popular birthday parties, you can be sure to have fun, come rain or shine.Watch the pig race, take a pony ride, hop on board the tractor and trailer, cuddle cute rabbits and feed our many wonderful farm animals. Being a working farm, there are always baby animals to see including lambs, kids, piglets and chicks. With trampolines, giant slides, a bouncy pillow, 2 large indoor play barns and outdoor adventure trails, plus lovingly homemade food in our gorgeous Old Barn Tearooms, Bocketts Farm Park makes for a brilliantly exciting day out for the entire family.
Opening Times: Bocketts Farm, KT22 9BS Open 10 - 5.30
Tel: 01306 363764
The Royal Horticultural Society was given Wisley in 1903, although at that time only a small part of the 24 ha (60 acre) estate was actually cultivated as a garden, the remainder being wooded farmland. The original garden was the creation of George Fergusson Wilson - businessman, scientist, inventor and keen gardener and a former Treasurer of the Society.
Opening Times: RHS Wisley, GU23 6QB Open Mon – Fri 10 - 6 & Sat - Sun 9 - 6
Tel: 0845 260 9000
The Estate now comprises 627 acres, 200 of which are woodlands, and includes 10 estate houses.The vineyards of Denbies Estate are situated on the North Downs, in the town of Dorking, with its famous chalky soil, in a protected valley of south facing slopes (AONB). A total 265 acres have been planted which is three times the size of any other in the United Kingdom and has met the promise of producing some of the finest sparkling and table wines in Europe through repeated certification in the annual International Wine Challenge
Opening Times: Denbies Wine Estate, RH5 6AA Open Mon – Sat 9.30 – 5
Tel: 01306 876616
Effingham’s classic, Colt-designed, 6800 yard course is set in 264 acres of picturesque, rolling chalk downs – and at up to 500 feet above sea level it has stunning views both north-west to the Chilterns some 40 miles away and sweeping northwards to the panorama of the dramatic London skyline. The course is noted for the fine condition in which it can be found throughout the year. And its chalk subsoil ensures that course closures, and even temporary greens, are almost unheard of, regardless of rainfall levels.
Betchworth Park is a members' club, run by the members for their benefit and visitors. The club also runs a very popular and successful academy for new golfers, or those returning to the game after an absence