Surrey

Here is a collection of in depth Surrey travel articles. Maria from Passion Fruit, Paws and Peonies loves to post Surrey travel articles sharing the very best things to see and do. They are intended to inspire you to venture out and see for yourselves.

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Walks and lunch in The Surrey Hills.

Newland’s Corner, the eerie Silent Pool, a couple of idyllic villages and lunch at the timber framed Gomshall Mill. Heaven...

Valentine’s date at Piccolino, Virginia Water

It’s a good restaurant for couples and you can cozy up on sofas on the outdoor terrace while the DJ plays some ‘tunes’ or you can enjoy the nicely lit restaurant interior where quiet chatter is the norm...

Windsor Great Park Dog Walk.

We were going for a Windsor Great Park dog walk. The walk I’ll guide you on will take about 50 minutes...

The Fox and Hounds, Egham.

The Fox and Hounds, Egham is the perfect destination as it nestles by the gates of Windsor Great Park. So, the dogs get a walk afterwards and we get to work off those chunky chips...

The Red Lion, Horsell

It’s a proper English pub with a giant bar for drinkers and a smart restaurant for eaters. You can dress up, or dress down, go with a group or like me, grab your fella and take him on a lunch date...

Birthday roast and belly laughing

With wonky walls, beams and low ceilings we felt very much up for a great British Roast this Sunday afternoon...

Gin-tastic Birthday bash at Stovell’s, Chobham

Stovell’s is elegant but unfussy dining (perfect for Charlotte), wines that have the Gods singing (one happy hubby) and their own Wildcrafted Gin (James and Matthew are both gin lovers). Happy family = happy mum...

An Argentinian lunch at CAU, Guildford

We wanted a lunch to satisfy a carnivorous man. Inside is meant to reflect the spirit of Palermo, Buenos Aires, with passion, vitality and a sense of fun...

Stovell’s Chobham

Have I found a restaurant for you! My new favourite is Stovell’s in Chobham. The ambiance is one of cozy elegance. The food, contemporary European, stylish and quality...

Watts Chapel

Chapels and cemeteries are, I find, rather heartwarming places to visit. When tended well, they seem full of love, care and respect. Watts Chapel in the Surrey Hills, is all that and more...

Watts Gallery, Compton

The Watts Gallery is snugly placed in the Surrey Hills and is an art heritage site. George Frederic Watts was considered the greatest painter of the Victorian Era and is dubbed ‘England’s Michelangelo’...

The Dabbling Duck Shere village

We escaped to the laid back village of Shere, in the Surrey Hills, for a casual catch up and a satisfying lunch at The Dabbling Duck cafe...

RSPCA Gala Day

Not just a great day out for the kids, many of us took our dogs to Millbrook Animal Centre for hours of perfect paw pastimes at the RSPCA Gala day...

Positano in Guildford

Positano in Guildford brings Southern Italy a few steps off the Surrey high street...

Mother and daughter time at Longacres garden centre

Today Longacre's garden centre calls, and whereas in the past I’ve been with my Nan and my mum, now it’s me and my girl...

Rhubarb and Cabbage

I know this is a post about plants, but I see these rhubarb and cabbage giants grow every year on our walks in Surrey – and they are, well, kind of Jurassic!

Loving the village of Shere in Surrey

The village consists of 3 ‘main’ roads. We had a wonderful meal at Kinghams, then headed down Gomshall Lane to Middle Street, it’s ‘high street’ and where the actions at...

Birthday celebration at Kinghams shere village surrey

We head straight for lunch, planning to walk off the food as we explore the village and surrounding rolling Surrey hill. I just love the hatches on the windows of this pub. Little things mean a lot...

Dinner at the Ascot bar, Pennyhill Park hotel

PennyHill Park is a gorgeous hotel and spa. Eating in the bar is still pretty lavish and you get to people watch as you eat...

Mother’s day lunch at The Barn Coworth Park hotel

The atmosphere was bustling with families large and small. So, not the sort of place you have to stick out your pinky-finger, but more like you are sitting at a big kitchen table that happens to have extremely nice wine glasses…