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Box Hill

Location: Box Hill       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Forming part of the North Downs, Box Hill has breathtaking views across the surrounding countryside.   Box Hill became famous across the world in the Summer of 2012 with the Olympic road races - the only evidence of that excitement are left-over road markings.  either start at the top and work your way down to the footsteps over the river, or stay at a lower level.

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Hindhead Common and Devil's Punchbowl

Location: Hindhead Common and Devil's Punchbowl       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Admire the views across the Punch Bowl or venture at bit further and discover the stunning scenery at Highcombe Edge and Gibbet Hill. Gibbet Hill is the second highest point in Surrey with views across the Weald.

This is good walking country with many footpaths to explore. Walk through shady woods or across open heathland with grazing cattle and wild ponies. There’s plenty of space for family adventures and many lovely spots for picnics too. Delicious home cooked food is available from our café.

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Long Plantation, Chipstead

Location: Long Plantation, Chipstead       Child: Free       Adult: free

Explore the North Downs, and visit the Farm Shop - entrance to both is opposite the football club in Chipstead.  For further parking, continue for half a mile and there is a public car park and children's play area behind the pond.

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Banstead Woods

Location: Banstead Woods       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Banstead Woods is one of three sites of Special Scientific Interest that we maintain under guidelines from Natural England.

Banstead Woods (previously known as the Banstead Park Estate) was a deer park in the medieval period sheltering the royal deer (enclosed in 1439).   Surrey County Council have produced a trail map to guide you round the woods.

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Winkworth Arboretum

Location: Winkworth Arboretum       Child: £3.25       Adult: £6.50

Established in the 20th century, this hillside arboretum has now been maintained by the National Trust for 60 years and has built up a collection of more than 1,000 different shrubs and trees, many of them rare.

Visit any time of year for a delightful stroll through the personal plant collection of one man, who was passionate about shrubs and trees. The Collection and setting are too unique to ever disappoint.

There are three different routes to help you find your way: a blue 'Access for All' walk, a yellow 'Taste of Winkworth' walk and a red 'Challenging' walk

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Polesdon Lacey

Location: Polesdon Lacey       Child: £3.33       Adult: £6.66

Polesden Lacey is a beautiful country house and gardens only four miles from Dorking and junction 9 of the M25, and a great place to come with your friends and family.   It was bought by Mrs Greville, an Edwardian hostess, in 1906 and re-modelled to be the perfect setting for her famous weekend parties where she entertained royalty, politicians and the best of society.   Lose yourself on the estate with its many walks and stunning views across the Surrey Hills, or marvel at the lavishly decorated rooms in the house.  Closed 24th & 25th December
 

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Wisley Common, Ockham and Chatley Heath

Location: Wisley Common, Ockham and Chatley Heath       Child: Free       Adult: Free

These areas make up over 323 hectares (800 acres) of heathland and woodland. The lowland heathland area is a very scarce habitat and supports a specific and unusual range of wildlife.
 
The three areas have been designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest by English Nature in recognition of their importance for nature conservation. They are also part of a European Special Protection Area

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Hatchlands Park

Location: Hatchlands Park       Child: £1.90       Adult: £4.00

At over 400 acres, Hatchlands is one of the largest country estates within the green belt surrounding Greater London. The mansion is set in informal grounds, partly landscaped by Humphrey Repton, with one small parterre garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll. This stunning parkland provides six waymarked walks in a tranquil and beautiful setting.

The house and formal gardens are also open to visitors Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from April to October.  In August they are open on the Friday as well.  The ticket price for access to boht the house and the garden is £7.50 for adults and £3.80 for children.

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Alice Holt Forest

Location: Alice Holt Forest       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Come for a great day out in the woods! There's so much to do! You can walk, cycle, play or just have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, take a relaxing break in our cafe and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the Forest.

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Painshill Park

Location: Painshill Park       Child: £3.85       Adult: £6.60

Discover one of the most important 18th landscape parks in Europe, learn about its exciting plants and wildlife, visit its follies and get inspired by its magnificent views.

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Surrey Wildlife Trust Newlands Corner

Location: Surrey Wildlife Trust Newlands Corner       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) is a registered charity and the only organisation concerned solely with the conservation of all forms of wildlife in Surrey. We care for more than 9,000 hectares of the county's countryside for the benefit of people and wildlife. We are the largest Wildlife Trust in terms of land managed - being responsible for 4.5% of the county. SWT is part of a nationwide network of 47 local Trusts working to protect wildlife in towns and the countryside. Collectively, the Wildlife Trusts have 800,000 members and thousands of nature reserves.

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Surrey Wildlife Trust Bookham Common

Location: Surrey Wildlife Trust Bookham Common       Child: Free       Adult: Free

A popular National Trust wood to the south of Cobham, Surrey that offers excellent walking and cycling opportunities for families.

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Claremont Landscape Garden

Location: Claremont Landscape Garden       Child: £3.15       Adult: £6.30

Come and explore Claremont, a beautiful National Trust Landscape Garden surrounding a small lake and featuring an unusual grass amphitheatre.

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Priory Farm

Location: Priory Farm       Child: Free       Adult: Free

Priory Farm nestles deep in the beautiful Surrey countryside. Until 1992, it was a traditional working farm and a major supplier to the food industry. Bought by John and Wendy Shinner in 1957, the Farm is now run by brothers Nic and Anthony, the second generation of the family. It is that personal touch combined with expert knowledge that promises Priory Farm and contributes to its unique atmosphere.

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