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Guildford House Gallery
Costume and Textiles, Decorative and
Applied Art, Fine Art, Archives
Guildford Museum - Guildford Arch
Collection details - Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Music, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Social History, Land Transport
Oakhurst Cottage Hambledon
GU8 4HF - National Trust
Administrator: Winkworth Arboretum
Owner: The National Trust
Opening Times and Prices Open times 25th March - 29th October: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays. Strictly by appointment. 2 - 5 pm.
Adult pricing £4.50
Child pricing £2.50 Tel: +44 (0)1483 208477
A small 16th-century timber-framed cottage, restored and furnished as a simple labourer’s dwelling. There is a delightful garden containing typical Victorian
Hatchlands Park - East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7RT
Built in the 1750s for Admiral Boscawen, hero of the Battle of Louisburg, Hatchlands is set in a beautiful 170-hectare (430-acre) Repton park, offering a variety of waymarked walks. The house contains the earliest recorded decorations in an English country house by Robert Adam, whose ceilings here appropriately feature nautical motifs. On display is the Cobbe Collection, the world's largest group of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers such as Purcell, J. C. Bach, Chopin, Mahler and Elgar. There is also a small garden by Gertrude Jekyll, flowering from late May to early July, and a stunning bluebell wood in May.
Watts Gallery - Museum
Downs Lane - Compton
The Old Fort, Box Hill Road, Box Hill, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 7LB
Saved by the National Trust as a place of natural beauty, Boxhill has great walks, a nature reserve, and a thriving community who take great pride in their region.
01306 885502 (Head Warden)
01306 742809 (Learning)
01306 888793 (Shop)
West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7RQ
18th Century Paladian Mansion with fine collection of porcelain, beautiful gardens and home to the Queens' Royal Surrey Regiment Museum.
01483 225971 (Infoline)
01483 224912 (Weddings/Functions)
01483 211412 (Shop)
01483 222502 (Restaurant)
£6.50, child £3.20, family £16. Groups £5. Combined ticket with Hatchlands Park: £9, child £4.50, family £22.50
Hindhead Commons & The Devil's Punch Bowl Café
London Road, Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6AB
On your way to the Isle Of Wight, which is only a hop skip & a sail away, why not pop into the cafe at Hindhead and admire the incredible view of the Devils Punch Bowl.
Walking World suggests this walk around the area.
c/o Mark Cottage, Leith Hill Lane, Holmbury St Mary, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6LY
The 18th Century owner, Richard Hull wanted the hill to exceed 1000 feet and so it is said that for this reason he built the tower.
Visitors may climb the tower, most weekends where a good view can be had, of aircraft arriving and leaving from Gatwick
Polesden lacey has it all.
Wonderful scenery, gardens
and collections and
entertainment as part of the array of classical festivals from jazz evenings to proms night to Shakespeare.
other defences of
a castle founded
in 1138 and
Henry II after 1155. Long a residence of the wealthy bishops of Winchester , the medieval fortress itself was abandoned after Civil War service, but the later attendant buildings remain in occupation.