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The Sculpture Park, Churt

Surrey has an enchanting 10 acre garden of woodland, lakes, streams and walkways, hidden in a narrow valley and home to a many wild birds as well as a residential flock of doves. And 850 magnificent sculptures are displayed throughout … Continue reading

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South Warnborough to Greywell Tunnel, along the Basingstoke Canal

The Basingstoke Canal has many beautiful stretches, but to my mind the most delightful and interesting is the short westernmost section between South Warnborough and the Greywell Tunnel … my wife and I’s first outing with our two-week old daughter, … Continue reading

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Farnham Heath Nature Reserve (RSPB)

Isn’t it wonderful there are lots of places in Surrey where wildlife habitats are being preserved! And wonderful too there are “wild” places like Farnham Heath Nature Reserve where we’re welcome to roam and see nature. We’re lucky we still … Continue reading

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St Ann’s Hill

St Ann’s Hill is a wooded public park and nature reserve on a gravel-capped knoll overlooking the Thames Valley. It’s very popular with dog walkers – most people you meet will be accompanied by at least one canine friend! The … Continue reading

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All aboard The Watercress Line

Nostalgia is a wonderful thing. It’s been shown to counteract loneliness, boredom and anxiety. When sharing nostalgic memories we feel closer and happier. That’s probably why a visit to a preserved steam railway is such an enjoyable experienc e when … Continue reading

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Chobham Water Meadows

You’re lucky to live in west Surrey here if you love nature! The heathlands and commons in the area are acclaimed for their biodiversity and the rare species which inhabit them. The most important is Chobham Common: the largest National … Continue reading

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Brookwood Country Park

Click HERE to view walks in Brookwood Country Park. Click HERE to view the map of Brookwood Country Park.  

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The Rural Life Centre, near Tilford, Surrey

It must be an age thing. Glimpses of places, buildings, tools and toys from my childhood raise sighs of nostalgia. Yes, the internet displays images of things and places from the past, but there’s nothing like seeing and experiencing them … Continue reading

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The Lightbox, Woking

Welcoming and with not a whiff of the stuffiness you find in some galleries and museums. That’s the nationally acclaimed Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking. Its exhibitions and displays are top-notch, yet it’s visitor and family friendly. And it’s … Continue reading

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Hoe Valley walk, Woking

Head for Hoe Valley Park for a pleasant and easy stroll through green grounds near Woking town centre. Its wide hard-surfaced pathways are ideal for walkers, cyclists and wheelchairs. The paths are level or have gentle slopes, so can be … Continue reading

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