Relax in a Holiday Cottage in Surrey
All our recommended lodges and cottages in Surrey offer the ultimate in comfort with modern amenities and added luxuries to make your holiday memorable, whether it be a secluded cottage perfect for a romantic getaway or a large pet-friendly lodge big enough for all the family.
If you have been considering a holiday and let's face it we all need a break now and then you won't be disappointed with Surrey, picturesque villages, country pubs, great golf and all the historic houses you could wish for, what's not to like?
And, after days spent indulging in fun activities or exploring what could be better than returning to a comfortable cottage with all the comforts of home plus a few added luxuries, holidays don't come any better.
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So, book now! pack your bags and experience the glorious county of Surrey.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Surrey
Of course, being on the outskirts of the capital there is the opportunity to go into central London and experience all the sights, but we think Surrey can provide attractions of its own, let's take a look.
1. Hampton Court Palace
A royal residence for centuries Hampton Court Palace was in fact built for Cardinal Wolsey, Henry Vlll's advisor but when he fell from grace the king claimed it for himself. There is so much to see and do here. See the only surviving royal chocolate kitchens, visit the private rooms and apartments of William lll and Mary ll and marvel at the great hall. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the world and boasting a full calendar of events throughout the year, it's easy to see why this magnificent palace is one of the top attractions in the UK.
2. Brooklands Museum
Originally a race track and used for aircraft development and test flights during the second world war, Brooklands is a great day out for all ages home to the London Bus Museum and featuring a wide range of aviation and motoring exhibits including the only Concorde in the south of England with public access. Experience racing round Le Mans or flying with the Red Arrows in the 4D theatre, with loads of hands on displays and an array of special events Brooklands is well worth a visit.
3. Thorpe Park
For an exhilarating fun packed day head to Thorpe Park with over 30 rides and attractions including "Stealth" "Tidal Wave" Europe's tallest water ride and the scary, Derren Brown's Ghost Train-Rise of the Demon. If white knuckle thrills are not your thing there is a man-made beach by the splash pool and plenty of family friendly attractions like the I'm a Celebrity maze and Angry Birds Land with plenty of places to grab a snack or ice-cream, you are guaranteed a great time.
4. British Wildlife Centre
Home to more than 40 species of British wildlife this attraction is a must see for families and photography buffs, observe badgers sleeping in their dens, stroll through the red squirrel enclosure, marvel at the daily owl flying display or visit the unique Nocturnal House which uses reverse lighting so you can view creatures normally only seen at night. There are regular keeper talks so you can learn about this country's native animals, picnic areas and of course a gift shop for souvenir shopping.
5. Polesden Lacey
One of the National Trust's most popular properties this Edwardian estate and country house is located near Dorking. Let the kids run wild in the Squirrels adventure playground with over 1,400 acres of parkland and gardens you can even bring the dog if you are staying at one of our pet-friendly cottages in Surrey, a beautiful setting for a picnic or just enjoying the great outdoors together.
6. Golfing in Surrey
If you enjoy a game of Golf Surrey is fantastic destination with more golf courses in the top 100 than any other county in England and over 115 golf clubs from championship courses like Wentworth and Sunningdale to popular pay and play courses at Hoebridge and Silvermere. Boasting some of the most spectacular scenery it is an idyllic setting for a round or two and of course refreshments at the nineteenth hole. Golfing enthusiasts will discover that when it comes to golf courses Surrey really is above par.
7. Watts Gallery
This hidden gem offers a unique day out as the only gallery in Britain to focus on the works of a single artist namely George Watts known as the "English Michaelangelo". A superb collection of ceramics, sculptures and paintings will capture the imagination while the historic arts and crafts buildings are home to pottery workshops and art studios. A must see is the grade 1 listed Watts Chapel designed by Mary Watts and considered her best work.
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8. Outdoor Activities in Surrey
With so much glorious countryside it is hardly surprising that Surrey offers every outdoor activity you can imagine and while some people want a leisurely time on holiday others want action and if that's you, you've come to the right place, from sailing and kayaking to mountain biking, paintballing and horse-riding, Surrey has it all. Why not try something a bit different like downhill zorbing or mountain boarding and after all that exercise why not enjoy some al-fresco dining back at your luxury Surrey cottage.
9. RHS Garden Wisley
This world-class garden can be found near Woking and is the perfect place to spend a warm summer's day, boasting some of the biggest plant collections in the world this attraction aims to educate and inspire. Visit the enormous glasshouse showcasing thousands of plants, take the Winter Walk which while brighten the greyest of days with an array of scents and colours, stroll through the woodland garden or stunning mixed border collection, before popping into the well-stocked shop or enjoying the taste of home grown produce in the restaurant.
10. Chessington World of Adventures
Sometimes it can be difficult to keep the kids happy on holiday, but not in Surrey with two of the best theme parks in the UK a stone's throw away you won't hear those dreaded words "I'm Bored" once. Chessington world of Adventure is the ultimate theme park along with 10 themed areas, over 40 rides and attractions plus a zoo, Sea-life centre, the ever-popular Go Ape, family activities and daily shows you and the kids will have the time of your life.
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