Celebs living in Surrey - who lives near you and where?
PUBLISHED: 17:35 11 July 2011 | UPDATED: 18:21 21 November 2014
Love them or hate them, there's no getting away from celebs, especially in Surrey! Our county continues to be a haven to some of England's most famous faces. So, which celebs live near you and where?
- Sports heroes (think Chelsea FC in Stoke d'Abernon; golfers at Wentworth; England rugby union team based out of Pennyhill Park in Bagshot; equestrian champion Pippa Funnell in Forest Green; tennis star Andy Murray (from Surrey) in Oxshott etc);
- Film icons (Michael Caine in Leatherhead; Virginia McKenna near Dorking; Brian Blessed near Windlesham etc) and rock stars (Eric Clapton at Ewhurst; Ringo Starr in Cranleigh; Brian May near Windlesham; etc);
- TV regulars (presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford live in Weybridge, as does Michael Aspel; British icon Sir David Attenborough lives in Richmond; Sir Bruce Forsyth in Virginia Water; the actress Keeley Hawes lives on the border in Twickenham; actor Robson Green in West Clandon etc);
- Business personalities (Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis in Weybridge; West Ham chairman David Gold in Caterham; Mohammed Al Fayed in Oxted etc)
- And many more...
Does your Surrey town or villages have a famous resident and do they get involved with the local community? Is your Surrey charity patroned by a celeb figurehead? Has your restaurant or pub got a celebrity clientele? Let us know below, at firstname.lastname@example.org or join us on Facebook and Twitter.