Things to do in Surrey

Image caption Cranleigh is hosting an agricultural show

A few suggestions to help you plan the next few weeks.

Family fun

Let your children enjoy a more rural way of life and experience country crafts and musicians on 31 July. There will also be a farmers' market at the Rustic Sunday at the Rural Life Centre, in Tilford, near Farnham.

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  • Model steam train rides on two miniature railways are available to children on 31 July in Guildford. Come with a teddy and get a free ride at the eastern end of Stoke Park.
  • The Dapdune Wharf, in Guildford, is becoming enchanted every Sunday in August. Build a goblin grotto, make a willow wand or follow the leprechaun trail to discover the secret fairy life around the wharf - fancy dress encouraged.

Nature & outdoors

Cranleigh hosts a one-day agricultural show, featuring cattle, sheep, pigs and goats on 7 August. There will also be show-jumping, carriage-driving and heavy horses on display.

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  • If you fancy getting closing to nature visit Claremont Landscape Garden, in Esher, on Saturday 30 July. Visitors will get the opportunity to meet a wide variety of creatures at the visiting menagerie, from snakes, lizards and creepy-crawlies to less exotic animals, like rabbits and hedgehogs.

Arts, culture & history

It's your last chance to see an exhibition called Summertime Blues, which showcases original paintings at Gallery One, in Grayshott. The exhibition, which includes work by Victoria Graimes, Lisa McLaren-Clark, Alison Orchard and Paul Treasure, finishes on 31 July.

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  • An exhibition on Clandon Park's use as a hospital during WWI opens on 24 July. See a collection of photographs and two autograph books that belonged to nurses based at Clandon.

Extra inspiration

Surrey A to Z

Visit Surrey

Surrey County Council

Get Surrey

Days out with the kids

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