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The National Trust have announced that the road will be closed from Friday to Monday to all but essential traffic

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New houses are being built all over Surrey, but are we getting the right sort of housing in the right places? Andy Smith, Surrey branch director of CPRE, the countryside charity, investigates

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We’ve given you Devil’s Punch Bowl in the image above so you get the idea but the other 25 in our emoji quiz are down to you! Feel free to print off the questions and share it with friends and family - let us know how you do!

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During these difficult times local businesses are under enormous pressure. Despite the challenges of social distancing many of Surrey’s favourite independent shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants and businesspeople are quickly adapting

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The RAF is 100 years old this month. Ken Delve, who served with the RAF for 20 years, explores Surrey’s airfields and the parts they have played in the history of aviation over the past century

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Our 2020 Beautiful Surrey photography competition is now open! Send us your stunning shots of the Surrey countryside to win one of our fantastic prizes

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We’ve teamed up with Island Cottage Holidays and Isle of Wight Distillery to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £500 of holiday vouchers and a gin set

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With constant change on our high streets, comedian Paul Kerensa remembers the shopping days of yore

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Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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Surrey is England’s most wooded county and the Surrey Hills boasts almost 40 per cent woodland cover. These woodlands hide a wealth of archaeological features. We pick some of the best woodland walks to explore

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Conveniently perched along the Basingstoke Canal and Wey Navigation, West Byfleet is surrounded by some of the area’s top tourist attractions and home to a growing food and drink empire...

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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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A town guide to Farnham

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

From the magic of arts and crafts creativity to the elegance of beautiful Georgian architecture, the market town of Farnham is quite the picture. Visit and you’ll find a fascinating town with so much to explore. One that’s surrounded by beautiful countryside full of iconic sites too | Words: James Knighton - Photos: Andy Newbold, Getty, Farnham Pottery

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5 great things to do in Frensham

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Head down the road from Farnham and you’ll find this beautiful village near Hankley Common | Words: James Knighton

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If you’re looking for a family day out Surrey has an abundance of places to choose from. Here are a few of our favourites to get you started

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Found on the stretch of the River Thames between Weybridge and East Molesey, Sunbury-on-Thames is blessed with a village feel where it meets the water. From antique hunts to the joys of river life, here are a few of our favourite reasons to visit

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With beautiful countryside, stunning villages and plenty of bluebells during spring, Surrey is an amazing place for a stroll

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One of the best ways to experience the raw beauty of Surrey is by car: roof down, picnic hamper on the back seat, taking a leisurely drive through the undulating countryside. Here, drivers from The Supercar Event give us a run-down of the very best Surrey has to offer

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On social media we asked Surrey Life’s followers and readers to name our county’s funniest, rudest, crudest and most bizarre place names. We weren’t disappointed and your fantastic responses have been compiled into this list

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Surrey Historic Buildings Trust highlights some of its biggest heritage success stories from the past year

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