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0.9 milesOne of The National Trusts earliest acquisitions and a memorial to one of its co-founders, Octavia Hill. It’s one of the highest points in Surrey and the steep, wooded south-facing slope commands magnificent views across the surrounding countryside towards the Sussex border. Lovely walks cross the peaceful heath and woodland which is a wonderful mix of many trees and a surprise of non-native shrubs planted by British garden designer, writer and artist, Gertrude Jekyll.
19 days of racing take place at the world’s most beautiful racecourse between May and October including one of the undoubted highlights of the season, the Qatar Goodwood Festival – lovingly known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’.
6.9 miles to start of routeA spectacular 108 mile walking route from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet in Kent following the ridge of greensand rock that crosses the two counties. The route passes through two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the Surrey Hills and the Kent Downs – as well as numerous Sites of Special Scientific Interest. The creation of the Inspiring Views project by Surrey Hills Arts has worked with landowners to open up hidden views along the route and has commissioned artists to interpret the views through art, poetry and sound.
Situated in the beautiful South Downs National Park and recognised as the ‘Home of British Polo’, Cowdray Park is one of the busiest clubs in the world with some 450 matches played annually, the highlight of the season being the King Power for the British Open Polo Championship.
This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers some of South East England’s most stunning and accessible countryside and a plethora of the best walking, running, cycling and horse-riding routes in the the South of England.
The South’s premier Western Horse Riding Centre with Western horse riding and trail experience days. A selection of Argentine Criollo and American Quarter horses can cater for all riders from novice to experienced. Be a cowboy for the day!
4.3 milesA rich and varied landscape buzzing with wildlife. Easily accessible with clearly marked footpaths and bridleways and a lovely spot for family picnics. The countryside is an area of great contrasts with extensive heathland views and secluded woodland glades. There’s always something new to see; from the breathtaking purple heathers and buzzing insects to majestic trees and strange fungi.
River Wey narrowboat holidays, day boats and row boat hire from March to October. Historically a fascinating waterway, being one of the first canalised rivers in the country, dating back to 1653. Enjoy the course of the river, the views the open spaces, the wildlife and the pretty riverside villages.
10.7 milesSpectacular views and walks in the Surrey Hills countryside and home to an abundance of wildlife. You don’t have to go far to admire the views across the Punch Bowl or venture a bit futher 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.
An antique hunters paradise, you’ll discover everything from antique furniture to unique garden finds, decorative accessories, jewellery, handmade rugs, antiquarian maps & prints, vintage books to collectable movie paraphernalia. For a list of recommended destinations visit: http://www.surreylife.co.uk/out-about/places/best-antiques-shops-in-surrey-1-2173618
23.7 milesA beautifully restored medieval castle and stately home with wonderful gardens and magnificent views across the South Downs and the River Arun. One of the longest inhabited country homes in England, it has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1,000 years. A blend of medieval and gothic architecture and full of fascinating furniture, tapestries and a rare collection of paintings by renowned artists plus themed gardens and a long list of events including a number of fun, informative and interactive living history days and weekends.
The Surrey Hills Cycle Hire offers a great opportunity to view the beautiful Surrey Hills. With traditional road bikes, mountain bikes and electric bikes available for hire, it’s an activity that suits almost any level of fitness. https://surreyhillscyclehire.co.uk/
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