Our places in Surrey are getting ready to share their festive traditions with you this December. Polesden Lacey invites you to a glittering Edwardian Christmas party. Hatchlands Park has Father Christmas in his vintage grotto and donkeys in the parkland. And you can even cut your own Christmas tree at Hindhead Commons.
Enjoy a festive family day out at some of our most stunning places in Surrey where you can get into the Christmas spirit by exploring enchanting trails at Hatchlands Park and Polesden Lacey. Or say hello to Mrs Christmas whilst munching a mince pie as she wanders across Hindhead Commons.
Clear your head with a Boxing Day or a New Year's Day walk. Why not enjoy the views over the Devil's Punch Bowl or the watery reflections along the River Wey? There's lots of places to escape to on a post-Christmas walk in Surrey.
Take some time for yourself this Christmas with a creative wreath making workshop at our special places all over Surrey. Take your pick from Box Hill, Claremont Landscape Garden, Landbarn Farm, Runnymede, Winkworth Arboretum and the Witley Centre.
Father Christmas is popping into some of our places in Surrey this year. Plus there's some other friends we'd love you to meet including our red-nosed horses who are taking carriage rides at Polesden Lacey.
Hatchlands is the place for a really family-friendly outdoor experience at Christmas. A new trail tells the touching story of resident donkeys Morris and Callum enjoying their first Christmas. Or snuggle up to the farm animals when they visit and sing carols.
We've got top spots for cycling, tranquil waterways and plenty of hills to climb across Surrey. Whether you want to picnic lazily or walk for hours, you're sure to find something to enjoy in the countryside we look after in Surrey.
For over 100 years, Winkworth's iconic boathouse has stood sentry over the lakeside, providing a place of respite and contemplation for thousands of visitors. But the years have taken their toll, and we now need to raise £45,000 for urgent structural repairs.
Let culture be your new year's resolution this winter and venture out to visit the new rooms and exhibitions open at Polesden Lacey from January to March. Over the border in West Sussex there are special exhibitions from masters like JMW Turner at Petworth to designer Kaffe Fassett at Standen and new commissions of contemporary art at Nymans.
In aid of the Clandon Park Appeal, Join Dame Penelope Keith and the Oxford singers for readings and carols at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford. All proceeds will go towards restoring the collection and gardens at Clandon. Book now for tickets for the 16 December performance.
There are lots of National Trust supporter groups in Surrey - come along and make more of your membership on trips to National Trust places, meet like minded people and raise money for your local places like Polesden Lacey and Leith Hill Place.