Surrey Hills Artisan Experiences

The Surrey Hills are home to an incredible community of artisans who keep both traditional as well as modern artisan skills alive by providing a range of Surrey Hills Artisan Experiences.  They are not only passionate about their craft, but they are also excited to share their knowledge, skills and products with a wider audience.

To showcase the Surrey Hills Artisans and to give you the opportunity to meet them and learn more about their crafts, we have created the following program of Surrey Hills Artisan experiences and activities.

Surrey Hills Artisan Trail


The Surrey Hills Artisan Trail is a free self-guided trail taking you on a journey around the Surrey Hills, offering opportunities to meet the Artisans and to taste local food and drink and experience traditional artisan craft skills.

It’s a fantastic way to explore the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoy a range of experiences in stunning locations.

Meet the Artisans

Meet our Surrey Hills Artisans and create your trail by booking directly with the Artisans.

You can take part in visits, demonstrations, tours, tastings, workshops and taster sessions and purchase local food, drink and crafts.

Activities include vineyard and gin distillery tours, cookery masterclasses, farm visits, coffee tasting and roasting, leather craft workshops, woodwork demonstrations and outdoor cookery experiences.

All the Artisans have been awarded our Trade Mark Surrey Hills, an accreditation and mark of local provenance, quality and sustainability

  • Meet the Surrey Hills Artisans and hear their stories
  • Book a range of experiences directly with the Artisan
  • Find out about available demonstrations, tours, workshops, courses and taster sessions
  • Opening times and how to book your visit
  • Map – location of each Artisan
  • Directions – how to get there and Where to stay
  • Create your own Trail of Experiences

Where to stay

Stay in the Surrey Hills at one of our Trade Marked Surrey Hills hotels, B&Bs or self-catering cottages

hotels, farm cottages, B & B’s & self-catering

Click here for recommended places to stay


Surrey Hills Artisan Festival

20th & 21st May, 2023, Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking

A weekend festival celebrating the artisans of the Surrey Hills.

A showcase of the very best of Surrey’s food, drink, art and crafts at the stunning Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking.

A fabulous day out for all the family:-

  • Watch Surrey’s finest artists in action
  • Learn tips and tricks from Surrey’s foodies
  • Let children’s creativity flow with art and craft workshops
  • Enjoy live music 

    Discover many inspiring artisans and more too at the Surrey Hills Wood Fair, being held at Fish Pond Copse in Cranleigh Show Ground, Cranleigh on 10th & 11th September 2022.

Virtual Surrey Hills Artisan Market

If you are unable to wander through our Artisan markets in person, you can browse through our virtual Artisan market – the next best way to find fantastic local products, and help support makers and artists during these challenging times.

Visit our “virtual” Market Place where you can browse and purchase a wide range of locally made arts, crafts, food and drink.