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Surrey Hills Wood Fair 2019

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Saturday, 5 October, 2019 - Sunday, 6 October, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fish Pond Copse, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 7DW


A celebration of the Surrey Hills within the beautiful setting of woodlands and surrounding countryside.

UPDATE OCTOBER 4th: – We are all systems go, setting up at the beautiful Fish pond copse, for a weekend of festivities and activities all focused on celebrating the heritage and woodland landscape of the Surrey Hills.

The forecast is looking pretty good with even the promise of sunshine however wellies are also advised.

DATES:  Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October 2019

TIME:  10am – 5pm

VENUE:  Fish Pond Copse, Bookhurst Road, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 7DW

DIRECTIONS: Access from Bookhurst Road on the A2127 between Cranleigh and Ewhurst.

A magnificent setting amongst woodlands and fields with easy access from Cranleigh within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

TICKETS:  £7.50 in advance (advance tickets closes at 12 noon on Friday 4th October) or £10 on the gate. Free for children under 12!

Tickets are for one day only. Tickets can be used for either the Saturday or Sunday.

Free Parking on site beside the woodland and Wood Fair exhibits.

Friendly dogs welcome on leads.

Join us for the 10th Surrey Hills Wood Fair that promises to be bigger and better than ever! If you have never been before, come and experience an exciting day out with all your friends and family, and, if you have, then we look forward to welcoming you again!

The Wood Fair is full of traditional rural charm celebrating all that is ‘Good about Wood’ in the outstanding beautiful Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Set in the beautiful Fish Pond Copse and the stunning surroundings of fields and woodlands in the grounds of Cranleigh Show Ground.  Many familiar stallholders will be there, along with new ones too!

There is something for everyone with a strong focus on families and lots for children to do from craft making to animal attractions. There will be tree climbing and zip wires, horse and wagon rides, woodland demonstrations and activities and a whole host of wood crafted products and local food and drink to enjoy.

Great Music

This year we are delighted to include performances from Dirty Soapbox – an Acoustic pop and rock covers trio. With their UK, US, and Australian influences, they will have you singing along, tapping your toes and wanting a boogie to their huge repertoire of recognisable songs  – you can find out more information at: http://www.dirtysoapbox.com/

Huge range of activities

To make the most of your day, look out for the many activities and demos which will please both kids and adults alike.

Click here for the full list of activities

  • Live Hawk displays at 12.45 and 14.45 in the arena
  • Live music from Dirty Soap box at 11.15 and 13.15 in the marquee
Lots and lots of FREE activities

There will be a wide range of free activities including:-

  • Knife Skills
  • Fire Making
  • Axe Throwing
  • Den Building
  • Hedge and Hurdle Making
  • Giant Board Games
  • Apple Pressing
  • Drive a digger
  • Woodcrafting
  • Bug hunts
  • Tree planting

Pre bookable activities

We have some really special extra activities that can be both booked in advance as well as on the day

Tree Climbing (6 years upwards)

Tree climbing is one of the highlights of the Wood Fair! Not only is it an adrenaline rush, it builds confidence by taking you out of your comfort zone and encouraging you to challenge yourself. Tree climbers support and encourage one another building team work as they trust and rely on each other, testing balance and co-ordination. Eight people can tree climb together supported by a fully qualified instructors.

Tickets are £10 for 30 mins.*

Book for Saturday 5th October

Book for Sunday 6th October

Zip Wire – Kids only!

Children will then be hoisted up into the canopy to enjoy a brief bird’s eye view before launching out of the tree along the zip wire. Thrilling!

The Zip wire is a special treat for kiddies only – aged 4 – 8 yr olds.

Tickets are £5 for 30 mins.*

Book for Saturday 5th October

Book for Sunday 6th October

*Cancellation policy: Refunds for the tree climbing and zip wire activities will only be given if cancellation is made before the 1st October 2019  If you are unable to make your session or you miss the time slot of your session on the day we not able to offer refunds or alternative slots.

Great Food & Drink

Between the activities and demos, enjoy our wide variety of food and drink from the Surrey Hills, so treat yourself to a wood fired pizza, a Thai curry, a succulent burger (both beef and vegan!), a delicious homemade pastry, a glass of wine from the Surrey Hills or a Silent Pool gin and tonic!

You can find out which food and drink producers will be at the Wood Fair by clicking here for our full list of exhibitors 

Local artisans and wood workers

Then visit our wide range of unique and interesting stalls for wonderful wood crafts, gifts and artisan products and to get a fascinating insight into everything related to wood and trees.

Exhibitor list

For the full list of wonderful exhibitors click here



Surrey Hills Wood Fair is run by Surrey Hills Enterprises, a Community Interest Company, as part of a range of activities and events promoting and supporting the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Surrey Hills Enterprises works with local businesses to support the rural economy and to promote, protect and enhance the beautiful Surrey Hills. Find out more and become a Business Member of Surrey Hills and benefit from all the connections, marketing and Member support.

Discover the best of the Surrey Hills and the local food, drink, arts and crafts, pubs, cafes and places to explore:

Adult Advance Online ticket (up to 12 noon on Friday 4th October): £7.50 or £10 on the gate or on line after 12 noon on Friday 4th October.

TICKETS:  An automatic email confirmation of your booking will be forwarded within a few minutes of making your booking. Please print and bring a copy with you. If you do not receive your email confirmation please check your junk or clutter folders. Tickets are non refundable.

Please call 07884000188 if you need any assistance.

Alternatively tickets are available from Guildford Tourist Information Centre, 01483 444334, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ, www.tickets.visitguildford.com


Bookings are closed for this event.

Please note: Fields marked with a * are mandatory.