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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National Highways volunteers join the Society in the Surrey Hills


Huge praise for the Surrey Hills Society from National Highways. Read on! →

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NAS Family Fun Day at Clandon Wood


Christa Emmett, our Project and Volunteer Coordinator and Ash Greening joined ten families supported by the National Autistic Society Surrey Family Support Team at Clandon Woods on Monday 22nd August. Read on! →

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Guildford’s “Kernow Stone”


Whether or not you are planning to visit this memorial during Guildford’s Walkfest, you can find out its unique history here. Read on! →

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A special visit to Horsley Towers – home of Ada Lovelace


You may not be surprised to hear that the Guildford area is home to many high technology enterprises, but did you also know that even in the 1800s a Surrey resident had a key role to play in computing. Read on! →

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