Surrey’s drive-in cinemas: Experience movies in the outdoors this summer

PUBLISHED: 14:54 14 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:01 28 July 2020

Outdoor cinema at Hampton Court - of course this year's performances will feature social distancing and more cars!

Outdoor cinema at Hampton Court - of course this year's performances will feature social distancing and more cars!


The coronavirus has brought a staple of US culture to these shores – the drive-in movie

Peachy Cinema at the Peachy Playhouse, Loseley Park, near Guildford - July 18 - 31

Cinema screenings including Grease Sing-Along (PG), Joker (15) and Sonic the Hedghehog (PG) will be shown in the grounds of this stately home, alongside a host of other entertainment, ranging from stand-up comedy and variety performances, to theatre shows and a disco.

Food from Surrey-based catering company Tipsy Pigs. Tickets from £16.76.


CineDrive at Hurtwood Park Polo Club, Ewhurst Green - July 24 - August 4

CineDrive features Oscar winners, family favourites and all-time classics on a 100 square metre LED screen.

From £35 per car.


Sunset Cinemas, Ripley, near Guildford - July 31 - August 21

A trio of films are being shown on Saturdays and Sundays during August as Sunset Cinemas pulls up off the A3.

As well as a mix of family films, cult favourites and rom-coms are the option to order sourdough pizzas, burgers and gelato from the driving seat. From £35 per car.


Adventure Cinema, Nutfield Priory, Redhill - August 18 - 20

Adventure Drive-In is bringing a mix of 1980s classics, cult hits and even a couple of contact-free club nights for those who like boogying along to their car radio.

Tickets from £27.50 per car, bring your own cinema food.


Luna Cinema at Hampton Court Place and Guildford Cathedral - July 30 - August 2 and August 15 - 16

Luna Cinema offers the option to sit outdoors for a picnic and movie during its two Surrey visits in August.

Hampton Court has four screenings while Guildford Cathedral will host Rocketman (15) on August 15 and a singalong version of The Greatest Showman (PG) on August 16. Tickets £18 (Hampton Court), £16 (Guildford).

Click here to see our competition with Luna Cinema where you can win tickets to one of their screenings.


Flix Drive-In at Casa Zilli, Bletchingley, Redhill - July 29 to August 2

Chef Aldo Zilli is opening up the gates of his estate to host a series of drive-in movie screenings with Flix. Watch an array of Hollywood blockbusters while enjoying food cooked by Aldo’s award-winning team. Aldo said: “I am fortunate to have the space to host such an event on my land and wanted to put on something extra-special for the people of Surrey after these trying past few months.”

Various showings each day at 11am, 3.30pm and 8pm. Tickets £33 per car.


Painshill, Cobham - August 21 - 23

Historic Painshill in Surrey is hosting three-nights of open-air cinema in its stunning grounds next month.

Guests can have the time of their lives on August 21 with Dirty Dancing, watch the Richard Gere and Julia Roberts classic Pretty Woman on August 22 or sing along to Elton John’s hits on August 23 with Rocketman, all against the beautiful backdrop of the historic landscape garden’s Serpentine Lake. Tickets: £17 (For Painshill members £14)



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