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Top 5 things to do in Surrey

Experience a new adventure from the beautiful Surrey Hills, where you can journey out to the vibrant capital of London or towards the picturesque South Downs. Here are our top picks for Surrey:

Cycle through the Surrey Hills

Cycle through the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

1. Explore the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Some of the most familiar beauty spots in England are found within the Surrey Hills including Box Hill, Leith Hill and the Devil’s Punch Bowl. With extensive rights of way, open commons, sunken lanes, easy access, picnic sites, and attractive market towns and villages, it has long been a favourite playground for local people and visitors keen to enjoy this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Take a stroll across Reigate Hill or cycle the Box Hill Olympic route.

 

 

2. Family fun at Chessington World of Adventures

Treat yourself to a day out at the famous family-friendly Chessington World of Adventures. Just 25 minutes away from our Alderstead Heath site by car, this theme park offers over 40 rides, live shows, a zoo and Sea Life centre for all the family to enjoy.

For the adventurers out there, Chessington also houses GoApe, where you can swing through the tree top adventure course and plummet back down to earth in style via zip wire.

Treetop climbing with GoApe

Swing through the trees at GoApe Chessington

3. Make a splash with Aqua Sports

For a day of windsurfing, kayaking, dinghy riding and paddle boarding head down to Aqua Sports in Mercers Country Park. With activities tailored for adults and juniors, plus one on one instructor courses, there's something for everyone.

Practice the art of water sports with their friendly instructors, then finish off by taking a look around the beautiful country park.

Children learning to windsurf

Learn to windsurf in Mercers Country Park

4. Take to the skies

For the adventurous types – you can admire the aerial views of Surrey on a flying experience at the Redhill Aviation Flight Centre. View the Surrey Hills from the air or venture out to other airfields across the south - you can even start learning to be a qualified air pilot.

For the truly brave, Redhill Aviation Flight Centre offers an aerobatic flight experience, the ultimate thrill for those seeking adventure.

Aerial views of Surrey

Take in the Surrey countryside from the air

5. Ramble through the Royal Park

Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London covering an area of 2,500 acres, and from its heights there is an uninterrupted view of St. Paul’s Cathedral, 12 miles away. Wander through the varied landscape of hills, woodland gardens and gardens set among ancient trees abound in wildlife.

There’s plenty to see and do in the Park, with refreshment stops and old statues and monuments to explore along the way.

Deer in Richmond Park

Witness the Red and Fallow deer in their natural habitat

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