6 Outdoor Surrey Attractions to visit this Spring
As the clocks go forward and we finally bid farewell to winter, make the most of the warmer weather with a weekend visit to Surrey’s charming outdoor attractions.
Here are Fetcham Park’s pick of 6 Outdoor Surrey Attractions to visit this spring.
Gardens bursting with colourful spring bloom and a glasshouse of tropical butterflies. Events take place throughout spring with everything from guided walks and talks, to Willow Weaving and botanical cocktail making classes. Tickets cost £13.20 for adults and £6.60 for children. Children under 5 go free.
Visit www.rhs.org.uk Call: 0845 2609000. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB
One of the best British sites for insects and spiders, ladybirds, bees and wasps. Chobham Common is the largest national nature reserve in the south-east of England and one of the finest remaining examples of lowland heath in the world. Perfect for a Sunday stroll and kids will love hunting for insects. Open at all times, dogs allowed.
Visit www.surreywildlifetrust.org/reserves/chobham-common Address: Staple Hill Road, Chobham, GU24 8TU
Images via Instagram – @Bockettsfarm
Just around the corner from Fetcham Park is this delightful working family farm. A lovely day out for the whole family; take a pony ride, feed the animals, cuddle rabbits, watch pig race and ride a tractor.
Tickets cost £9.30 for adults and £9.95 for children. Children under 2 go free.
Visit www.bockettsfarm.co.uk Call: 01372 363764. Address: Young Street, Fetcham, KT22 9BS
Hampton Court Palace
Discover the world of the Tudors with costumed guided tours. Get lost in the maze and explore the family trails. Can you find the ghost?
Tickets in advance cost £18.20 for adults and £9.10 for under 16s. Under 5s go free.
Visit www.hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace Call: 0844 4827777. Address: East Molesey, KT8 9AU
The Medicine Garden
Images via Instagram – @medicinegardencobham
The Medicine Garden is a Victorian walled garden where you can eat, drink, relax, be pampered, browse or learn a new skill. Soak up the sun in the shelter of the walled garden while sipping a freshly brewed coffee, take a yoga or pilates class, shop for ethical gifts or get some ‘me time’ with a healing massage, reflexology or acupuncture.
Visit www.themedicinegarden.com Address: Downside Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 3LU
Rural Life Museum
Learn about rural life with hands-on exhibits and craft demonstrations. Children will love riding the Old Kiln Railway and watching the lambing in May. Tickets cost £9.50 for adults, £7 for children and under 5s go free.
Visit www.rural-life.org.uk Call: 01252 795571. Address: The Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, GU10 2DL