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The Surrey countryside has provided inspiration to an amazing number of literary greats, with everyone from Jane Austen to Charles Dickens spending time here. MATTHEW WILLIAMS takes a tour of literary Surrey, novels in hand, to discover more

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Take a leisurely stroll around Cranleigh and discover some of the pretty village’s hidden gems.

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From Baroque treasures to contemporary experimental music, the bi-annual Guildford International Music Festival brings top class concerts to town this month. Here’s five events to listen out for...

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In this month’s column, Andy Smith, Surrey branch director of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), highlights perhaps the most controversial threat yet to Surrey’s cherished but vulnerable Green Belt countryside

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Named among the world’s top food and drink destinations in 2016, Cape Town is blessed with a vibrant restaurant scene, spectacular scenery and countryside bursting with vineyards. Matthew Williams visits this blossoming creative melting pot

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Every month, we team up with Guildford’s Tourist Information Centre to reveal some of the best things going on across the county

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The Royal Academy does big exhibitions so well. Not satisfied with just hanging art on the walls, they take the trouble to paint the walls themselves.

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From chef Steve Drake’s plans for his hotly anticipated Dorking restaurant to the National Trust’s restoration efforts at Clandon Park, there’s excitement in the spring air around Surrey this month. We also catch-up with some of our county’s famous mums, inspiring businesswomen and key tourism figures

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Pack a bottle of Champagne, wrap up warm and escape outdoors to one of these romantic Surrey escapes this month...

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Hearts, flowers and chocolates are a typical choice for Valentine’s Day but historically people have shown their affections in very different ways. Here, Claire Saul asks five Surrey curators to delve into their collections

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This month, Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village launches a celebratory programme of events to mark the bicentenary of the birth of GF Watts

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From ancient hostelries with roaring inglenook fireplaces to craft- beer bars and whisky havens with a twist, Surrey is blessed with some truly tantalising pubs for a cosy winter lunch or leisurely couple of drinks. Matthew Williams picks out 30 of the best

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People travel from far and wide to walk the Surrey Hills. We pick 10 reasons it might just be one of the prettiest places in England

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Joanna Lumley on West Horsley’s new opera house; Guildford Shakespeare Company get political; our Landscape Painter of the Year finalists are revealed; and much, much more…

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The standard of entries for this year’s Surrey Life readers’ photography competition was once again spectacular, and our judging team was hard-pressed to choose the 12 final images for our 2017 calendar. With our exhibition now on the horizon at Denbies, here each photographer explains how their image came about...

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From literary celebrations and artistic anniversaries to expanding attractions and all your usual calendar favourites, there’s certainly no reason to be bored or stuck indoors this year in Surrey

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Ever contemplated packing your bags for a new livelihood in your favourite European city? Well, it’s a dream that’s become a reality for one Surbiton couple who have launched a new dog-friendly B&B in the heart of Bruges

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If there’s ever a time of year when a brisk, bracing walk is needed, then the lead-up to the festive season and its ensuing mayhem is surely it. Here, the founders of ifootpath, a specialist walking app that’s seen much of its success in Surrey, picks out their 10 most popular winter walks

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Always a special time of year at the National Trust property Polesden Lacey, near Dorking, the house looks magical when decked out in all its festive finery. This year, however, there’s even more reason to visit as a new behind-the scenes tour offers the chance to see parts of the house never before open to the public. Surrey Life editor Caroline Harrap gets a sneak preview

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With the countdown to Christmas now in full swing, here we team up with Experience Guildford, the group tasked with promoting the area’s independent businesses, to get the inside track on how to enjoy the town to the full over the festive season

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