Surrey Hills AONB Holiday Guide
Stretching across Surrey and covering around 25% of the county’s landscape, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a great place to explore on foot, by bike or on horseback. Renting a holiday cottage or a lodge can be a great choice when it comes to discovering some of the best of the Surrey Hills.
Starting from near Guildford in the West and stretching across to Oxted in the east of Surrey, the Surrey Hills are a stunning green area encompassing woodlands, grasslands, hills and heaths. Whether you want to enjoy walking, hiking, wildlife watching or cycling, this is a stunning area to explore.
Popular Places to Visit within the Surrey Hills include:
• Box Hill; a National Trust site where you can take in absolutely stunning views over the Surrey Hills.
• Leith Hill; another National Trust site with trails covering heathlands, farmlands and woodlands leading to the Leith Hill Tower.
• Devil’s Punch Bowl; another National Trust site where there are good walks and stunning views out over the Surrey Hills.
Pretty Towns and Villages within the Surrey Hills
Farnham – with ample splendid historical buildings, Farnham is an elegant town which lies within the Surrey Hills. With a good choice of shops, eateries and cafes, Farnham has plenty to offer visitors.
Godstone – with a large duck pond and ample pretty houses as well as a few country inns, Godstone is a pretty Surrey village situated just 6 miles from Reigate.
Guildford – Nestled by the River Wey to the west of the Surrey Hills, Guidlford combines historical appeal with a green and pleasant setting. This is a busy bustling town with a good choice of shops, cafes, restaurants and some fascinating historical attractions including the Guildhall and the Great Tower.
Reigate - with its setting next to the Surrey Hills and historic buildings, is an appealing town with a good choice of shops, pubs and cafes.
Places to Stay within the Surrey Hills AONB
Whether you opt to rent a townhouse in one of the appealing towns within the Surrey Hills or rent a country cottage or a lodge in the Surrey countryside, we hope you find the perfect holiday rental for you on Country Cottages Online.