GREAT REASONS TO VISIT SURREY
Just a stone's throw from London but a million miles from the capital's hustle and bustle, Surrey is a county full of surprises nestled in the south-east of England
Just a stone's throw from London but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of the capital.
Step into the movie scene by visiting the landscape 1 SHERE
A quintessentially English village, just 30 miles from London. Sitting in the heart of the rolling Surrey Hills, with a pretty pub, 12th century village church and duck pond it's easy to see why romantic films such as ‘The Holiday' and ‘Bridget Jones Diary' have used this location for their films.
See where the magic happens in the Surrey Hills 3 SILENT POOL
Capture the essence of Surrey's beautiful, rural landscape, and visit the home of multi-award winning Silent Pool Gin. Their 90 minute Distillers' Gin experience tours, includes testing their award winning Silent Pool Gin and gin based fruit cordials, learning more about the history of gin, and of the brand itself. Visitors welcome seven days a week. (silentpooldistillers.com)
Join in the fun of Kew the Music's summer picnic concerts 2 KEW GARDENS
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew is a UNESCO World Heritage site worth a visit at anytime of the year, but especially so during the spring and summer months. Discover their unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture - and if you plan your visit between 11-16 July, there will be picnic concerts set within the stunning grounds too.
Stroll the cobbled streets of this romantic market town 4 GODALMING
Another lovely Surrey town and filming location for ‘The Holiday' is Godalming, tucked midway between London and the south coast. The ancient and historic buildings that line Godalming's narrow streets provide wonderful destinations for romantic strolls. Begin your town-centre walk at the Georgian Brook House, birthplace of noted Godalming historian, Percy Woods, in 1842.