Deepdene Trail and Betchworth Castle


Blessed with wonderful weather, we were fortunate in being guided around the Grade 2 listed Deepdene gardens by Alex Bagnall from Mole Valley District Council, who has led the Deepdene project since...

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Discovering Ramster Gardens


“So where are Ramster Gardens?”  This is likely to be the response from most people when it is suggested that they deserve a visit.  The simple answer is that if one heads down the A283 from...

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Happy St John Seminary visitors


This visit was so popular that we had to open a second group and double our number of participants. Everyone was very pleased with the event and shared their enthusiasm as below: "I drive by...

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Exploring Godstone & Tilburstow Hill – free Sunday walk


Thirty members of the Society explored Godstone and Tilburstow Hill in the east of the County on a frosty February morning. Although we could see the M25 Motorway in the distance on our walk, the...

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Surrey’s Local Producers – a talk by our Vice President


In late January, the Society was lucky enough to enjoy a fascinating talk by one of our Vice Presidents, Ken Bare, in the lovely Shere Village Hall. Ken has a wealth of experience when it...

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Greensand Way from Haslemere to Hindhead


Our monthly, free guided walk took us this time along Greensand Way from Haslemere to Hindhead For the first event of the new year, 25 members of the Surrey Hills Society set off from...

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Have Your Say


The Surrey Hills was one of the first landscapes in England to be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1958. It is now one of 34 AONBs in England and has equivalent...

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A Change of Chairs


At our October AGM, Chris Howard stood down as Chairman having completed her allotted time as defined by our Constitution.  Although the formal business of the AGM allowed us to have a small amount...

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Harvest by Surrey Hills Arts


Last October saw an incredible community event upon Box Hill. As part of Surrey Unearthed artist Mary Branson created a large-scale, illuminated installation of 65 outlines of hay bales in a field on...

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Amazing Patchworking Garden bringing people together


On Friday August 24th, we made a follow up visit to the Patchworking Garden Project in Dorking which was established less than four years ago in the stunning setting of a walled garden with views to...

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