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Cycle Surrey Hills

The Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Board and Cycling UK have received a capital grant of £19,000 from the London Marathon Charitable Trust for an exciting new project. Read on>

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New Gallery Opens

The new Tillingbourne Gallery was opened this week by the Mayor of Guildford. Sited in Shere Museum it provides a dedicated space to showcase the work of the Tillingbourne Tales Heritage Lottery funded project. Read on>

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Running Routes in Surrey

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to scenic running routes in Surrey and if you haven’t yet dusted off your trainers since the Christmas festivities, then we hope this inspires you to do so. Read on>

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Route announced for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

Route announced for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

The routes were announced today for the Prudential RideLondon events in London and Surrey on Sunday 10 August, part of the Mayor of London’s multi-award winning world-class festival of cycling. The day begins with the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 as 24,000 Read on>

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Revealing the real Surrey Hills

As casting begins for a reality TV programme entitled ‘Surrey Hills’, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Board is taking the opportunity to remind people of the natural attractions of the real Surrey Hills. The Surrey Hills Area Read on>

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Discover the Surrey Hills

A new Surrey Hills leaflet has been launched this week. ‘Discover the Surrey Hills’ has a stunning illustrated map as it’s focal point and gives you an overview of this special landscape. The leaflet also tells you all about the Read on>

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New Cookbook ‘Tastes of Surrey’ launches

A new cookbook has been launched by an enterprising group of young people who have come together to form a company called ‘Sparks’. The students from Guildford High School have worked with a whole host of local businesses and organisations, Read on>

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Surrey Hills Breakfast launches at Denbies

Surrey Hills Enterprises have joined forces with Denbies Wine Estate to launch a Surrey Hills Breakfast, which will be served at Denbies every weekend from 9.30-11am. Denbies Wine Estate is a premier member of Surrey Hills Enterprises  and is proud Read on>

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Tourism first for UK Nature Conservation

UK National Parks & Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty partner with RSPB South East to improve responsible rural tourism. The RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe, joins Our Land – a responsible tourism initiative in nine of the Read on>

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Have you discovered ‘Our Land’

Our Land, is a major new initiative to reconnect people with their local protected landscapes and boost domestic tourism. The project is backed by almost £1m of funding through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). The Surrey Hills Area Read on>

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Olympic rings unveiled in the Surrey Hills

Giant Olympic rings reminiscent of Hollywood’s famous sign have been unveiled in Surrey this week. The huge structure on the side of the National Trust’s Box Hill will become “one of the most memorable icons of the Games” when Mark Read on>

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