Things To Do And See In Surrey
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Here are a list of the top things to do and see in Surrey.
Hampton Court Palace
Where: Hampton, East Molesey
What: Hampton Court is a great attractions. It is historical and interesting. It is a very famous royal palace, and is where Henry the eighth used to live. There is lots to do and see here, and there are tour guides on hand, as-well as exhibitions and at Christmas time there is also an ice rink. Don't forget to visit the Maze!
What: The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, there is lots to do here, and is a must for transport enthusiasts.
Mercedes Benz World
Where: Brooklands, Weybridge
What: A whole showroom of Mercedes Benz, with a track and lots of cars to look at. Perfect for Car lovers!
RHS Gardens Wisley
What: Beautiful botanic gardens. Famous for flower shows. There are also lots of colorful butterflies to see and spot and a glass house full of exotic flowers. Lovely in the summer.
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
What: Delightful and well known, Kew Gardens makes a lovely day out. Great for picnics and walking. There is 300 acres of park and a glass palm house and lots of victorian greenhouses.
What: It is free to go to Richmond Park, and is well worth visiting. It is fantastic for walking, running, or just to drive through. There are lots of deer to see and there are different parts of the park you can venture to. There is Pembroke Lodge where you can look through the telescope, and nearby is Isabella Plantations, with lots of beautiful flowers.
What: A National Trust site, that makes for lovely walks. There is a beautiful house to visit and lots of events. Beautiful gardens and grounds.
Alice Holt Forest
What: Great woodland, with trails and adventure playgrounds. There are forest sculptures and a lovely set of trails to walk. You could even stop by at GO APE the tree climbing experience.
Where: Loseley Park, Guildford
What: Beautiful tudor house, with lovely gardens. There is also a tree on the grounds which is said to have been planted by Elizabeth the first. There is history here and makes for a great day out. There is homemade icecream available and some beautiful scenery to see.
Where: Kew Gardens, Richmond
What: One of the royal palaces. It is very intimate and private, and was used by the Royal Family between 1729 and 1818. There is some history to see here and it is surrounded by the beautiful gardens.
Where: Ham, Richmond
What: A lovely 17th century house, with beautiful gardens surrounding it. The interior inside is beautiful preserved and very fascinating. Sometimes there is film work going on, as it is often used in movies and television.
What: An 18th century landscape park. Painshill stretches along the banks of the River Mole, there are some lovely sights to see, and its great to walk around. There is an amphitheatre, a water meadow and a lovely alpine valley. There is also a gothic grotto, and some temple ruins, a roman mausoleum and a gothic tower.
What: This is more for the thrill seekers. Thorpe Park is one of the UK's Biggest attractions. A well known theme park full of thrilling rides and attractions. There is lots to go on here, and makes for a great day out, you will need to get there early to ensure you get to go on all the rides. Prepare for queues on some of the main rides such as SAW.
Where: West Clandon, Guildford
What: There are gardens and a house to see here. There are some historic sites and lots of beautiful architecture.
Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway
Where: Willowbank, Thames Ditton
What: A popular and fun miniature steam railway. This is great for train fans, or just as a family day out. There are some lovely tea rooms, and great railway memorabila available for sale. There is lovely greenery and places to have a picnic. Alot of detail has gone into the minature railway and you can ride the tracks.
What: 26 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. Birdword is one of the biggest bird parks in the whole of the UK. There are birds from around the world and there is also an aquarium and an underwater bird world. There are events running throughout the day like Penguin feeding, Flying displays and animal encounters. Penguin Beach is one of the highlights with a new walkthrough exhibit.
London Bus Museum
What: The worlds largest collection of historic london buses. There are buses from over the decades so there is alot of history to see here.
What: This is a memorial dedicated to some 20,456 men and women who were lost due to operations in World War II.
The names of these airmen and women are engraved into the stone walls of the memorial. It is a very peaceful and tranquil place.
Chessington World of Adventures
What: A fantastic family day out. There is lots of stuff to do here, lots of fantasic rides and amusements. This park is great for little ones up to fully grown adults. There is also a zoo here full of amazing animals from lions to penguins.
What: A historical attraction with little museum, and a beautiful garden.
Steam Dreams - The Cathedral Express
What: A romantic and unique steam train ride through the countryside. A fun and different type of day, which will make you feel you have just stepped into a different decade
What: Beautiful structures and it is a very peaceful place to be. There are beautiful magical ruins and lots of history to see here. Makes for a lovely walk.
Where: Horton, Epsom
What: Great for kids, this is an adventure park with lots of stuff for kids to do, with high ropes and nets. It is like a fairytale. There are also some animals like Donkeys and Meerkats.
What: A beautiful and peaceful place where you can visit the miliatary cemetery. There is lots of history here and you can pay respect to those who died fighting for their country.
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