Surrey Tourist Guide

Surrey

A county in the South East of England, Surrey is comprised of eleven boroughs. With a close proximity to London, its transportation system is served with extensive road and rail network. It is connected with world’s two busies international airports in London namely the London Heathrow Airport to the north and the London Gatwick Airport to the South.

Apart from being the England’s most wooded country, Surrey is also known as the birthplace of British democracy hence it has rich historic connections.  Its luring rich heritage and breathtaking sceneries makes it an ideal place for walking, cycling and some thrilling outdoor activities. You can enjoy as well the theme parks of Surrey while having a glimpse of their culture through immersing in the 21st century galleries, contemporary art venues, museums, theatres and other world-class attractions.

With its enticing sightseeing attractions and vibrant towns nestling along side the historic villages, Surrey has a well-developed tourism industry. It has quite a wide range of beautiful hotels and cozy inns that caters the different budget of the people.

Don’t miss the famous features of Surrey such as the 240 acres RHS Garden Wisley. It is known as the flagship of the Royal Horticultural Society as it highlights magnificent Rock Gardens, rock pools and Alpine Houses, a sixteen-acre fruit field with over 700 apple cultivars.  Labelled as the encyclopaedia of gardeners in all levels, it has also a glasshouse accommodating many exotics plants from all over the world.

Oftentimes events are held in the RHS Garden Wisley. These events are relatively dependent with the season and to name few events are Music Festival in June, Flow Show in August and Fabulous Taste in October.

The Losely Park is a perfect place for picnics and other day-outing events. Situated in the rolling North Downs in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it has the prominent significant house, which was visited on several occasions by Queen Elizabeth I and other monarchs of England. The ancestor of More-Molyneux, the family owner, built this house in 1562. Its interior is comprised of the best works of art, 16th century furniture and panelling from henry Viii’s Nonsuch Palace.

Other significant fact about the Losely Park is the Great Hall wherein the coronation chair of George IV’s is located. It has also the Walled Garden which features the 1000 old fashioned rose bushes and the largest herb garden

There is also the National Trust in Surrey, a beautiful scenic location, which is the best place to hangout with friends and families.

Surrey has also various theme parks featuring different rides that are suited for children. While for sports minded tourists, they can enjoy the Guildford Spectrum. It has an Olympic size ice rink, 32-lane tenpin bowl, four pools, a soft play area, a gym, and sports arena and aerobics studios.

Just adjacent from London with accessible means of transportation, Surrey is a perfect get away for family and friends. With all the fascinating attractions and activities to do in Surrey, your get away can be either for a day or for a week