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Things to do
Swan Barn Farm FREE
National Trust - A quiet retreat of woodland and pasture only 30 seconds from Haslemere High Street.
Less than a mile
Hindhead Commons And The Devil's Punch Bowl FREE
National Trust - The gateway to the Surrey Hills.
Hollycombe Working Steam Museum
Hollycombe is far more than just a working steam museum, it's a place where the past comes to life. Website
National Trust - Fascinating artisan's cottage.
Witley And Milford Commons FREE
National Trust - A rich and varied landscape buzzing with wildlife.
Frensham Little Pond FREE
National Trust - Bishops fish pond amidst stunning heathland and abundant wildlife.
Hydon's Ball And Heath FREE
National Trust - Memorial to Octavia Hill overlooking the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Woolbeding Countryside FREE
National Trust - Experience a landscape shaped by traditional rural life.
Old Kiln Light Railway
We operate a train service on Sundays from March till the End Of September. Website
National Trust - A beautiful 20th-century masterpiece featuring colourful borders, a landscape garden and a collection of follies.
National Trust - Hillside woodland with many rare trees and shrubs.
Go Ape! - Alice Holt
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
3 attractions in 1. Bird Park and Gardens, Underwater World and Jenny Wren Farm. Perfect family day out. Website ☎
✓ Suggested by Hazel Rigazio, Liverpool
Petworth House & Park
National Trust - The National Trust's finest art collection: over 300 paintings including works by Van Dyck, Blake, Reynolds and Turner.
English Heritage - Fragments of the church and monastic buildings of the first Cistercian abbey in England, founded in 1128.
Farnham Castle Keep
English Heritage - The impressive motte and shell keep of Farnham Castle, Surrey, founded in 1138 by Bishop Henry of Blois.
Magnificent stately home open to the public with stunning gardens. Website ☎
The walled garden attached to this fine Elizabethan house has recently been re-made and replanted in the Jekyll style.
Haslemere Educational Museum
With over 240,000 Natural History specimens, along with over 140,000 Human History artefacts from around the World. Website ☎
Less than a mile
Petworth Cottage Museum
The museum is a Leconfield Estate worker’s cottage restored and furnished as it might have been in about 1910. Website ☎
Parks & Open spaces
Hankley And Elstead Commons
Nationally important for their bird, reptile and invertebrate populations, some of the finest remaining heathland. Website
It was at one time open heath but has now reverted to birch woodland, which Surrey Wildlife Trust is gradually clearing. Website
Fir Tree Copse
Fir Tree Copse is small in size but rich in wildlife and one of the best sites in Surrey for moths. Website
This area is a haven for wildlife and an ideal picnic spot. The main pond area includes island refuges for many birds. Website
The view from the top of Crooksbury Hill is well worth the hike up to the summit. Website
Binswood is a random mosaic of grassland and woodland that is literally enveloped in the past.