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Surrey has proved a popular location for filmmakers across the world. But how well do you know your Surrey movies?

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This is a short, easy family walk with a lovely village playground to enjoy on the way

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Surrey had a relatively small number of castles historically – just seven, compared with the 38 of neighbouring Kent, suggesting that our county has always been more ‘settled’. Stephen Roberts takes a tour of their sites to see what remains of them today...

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David Burton from Dorking Museum takes a look at the tale of the lost palladian villa of the Surrey Hills

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With its rich and diverse architectural heritage, Surrey has some extremely unusual and intriguing historic buildings. Here Andy Smith brings us a selection of the best

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Andy Smith, Surrey director of CPRE, the countryside charity, looks at the implications of the recent Heathrow Airport Appeal Court ruling

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How much do you know about 10 of Britain’s best-loved authors, all of whom have a connection to Surrey? | Words: Imogen Bole

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

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We’ve selected some of our favourite and most popular pieces of content to create this collection of places to visit, things to do and places to eat or drink when lockdown is over and we can all explore Surrey how we like

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120 reasons to love Surrey

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

To celebrate Surrey Day we’ve brought together a collection of our articles where we find 10 reasons to love some of Surrey’s prettiest locations

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Using the magic of Google Street View and YouTube it’s easier than ever to bring Surrey’s most iconic locations to your screen

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Featuring some of the county’s best known viewpoints and some lesser known spots that’ll still take your breath away, we’ve put together this list of 23 places where you’ll find Surrey’s best views

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You’ve got 10 minutes to work out where in Surrey Ocga’s projecting piece of land, Becci’s enclosure, Thunor’s sacred grove and more refer to… let us know how you do!

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There’s nothing quite like the sight of bluebells carpeting the woodland floor. We pick some of the best places in Surrey to see everyone’s favourite springtime flower

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With over 11 million important hisotrical documents, The National Archives at Kew are a real treasure trove. Claire Saul went behind the scenes

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

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