Lectured and Institutionalised!


On Thursday 26 January we visited The Guildford Institute, an old and venerable building just off North Street, where after climbing many stairs (or taking the lift), we enjoyed learning about our Surrey area past and present. Read on! →

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Work Experience Opportunities with Halow


Earlier this month, Year BG from the halow project in Guildford enjoyed 2 fantastic days working with the Surrey Hills Society where they were tree popping and planting fruit trees. Read on! →

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Allianz Surrey Hills Champions Volunteering Day


Following the success of our first tree planting event back in February, it was time to get our wellies out again for some more conservation and planting. Read on! →

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Our visit to Adam Aaronson’s glass studio


On a cold November day over 30 members found the perfect place to keep warm! Adam Aaronson treated us to a fascinating display of specialist glassmaking at his West Horsley Studio. Read on! →

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The Chilworth Chicken


Many people will have heard of the Dorking Cockerel but few will have any knowledge of the “Chilworth Chicken”. Read on! →

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Waverley Abbey’s Winning Tree


For the last twelve years, The Woodland Trust has held an annual competition to select the Tree of the Year.  The 2022 winner has just been announced and we are proud to note that the winning tree is a venerable Yew at Waverley Abbey near Farnham – a destination within the Surrey Hills that the Society has visited on a number of occasions. Read on! →

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‘Making Good’ with Leatherhead Youth Project


During October Half Term, we teamed up with Leatherhead Youth Project to carry out two days of practical conservation work as part of their ‘Making Good Project’. Read on! →

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AGM at Gatton Park


On Saturday 22 October the Society held its AGM at the prestigious venue of Gatton Park.
Our President, Chris Howard, welcomed members to the 14th Annual General Meeting and thanked them for their continuing support. Read on! →

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Today’s walk in Dorking


We scheduled a walk in Dorking as one of our Free Walks of the Month this year to mark the 150th anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ birth and he lived in or near Dorking as a child and later in life so we were searching for evidence of his time there. Read on! →

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Wilder Schools and Surrey Hills Society


Surrey Hills Society’s funding helps two local schools encourage nature into their school grounds. Read on! →

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