SURREYSurrey is largely associated with being home to London's commuter towns, however there are some rural corners and places to get away to.
Box Hill offers a place to walk along the North Downs and excellent views for miles around. Wisley Gardens, which is open to the public, is owned by The Royal Horticultural Society.
There's a Regency house and grounds at Polesdon Lacey, near Dorking. Near Farnham there are the remains of the 13th century Cistercian Waverley Abbey and also 12th century Farnham Castle.