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The Grantley Arms

The Grantley Arms

A newly refurbished pub that has possibly one of the best Sunday roasts in the area...

The Inn on the Lake

The Inn on the Lake

This delightful country pub has an incredible outside seating area, which makes for a lovely setting in the summer.

Godalming Farmers' Market

Godalming Farmers' Market

The last Saturday of every month 10am - 4pm. Fantastic local produce and tasty treats.

The William Bray

The William Bray

This gastro pub is set in the heart of the Surrey Hills in the village of Shere, which was the village used for many scenes from the movie 'The Holiday' with Cameron Diaz and Jude Law.

St James' Church

St James' Church

A delightful historic landmark at the heart of village life and featured in 'Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason' and 'The Holiday'.

Kinghams

Kinghams

Award-winning food made with local produce.

The Snooty Fox

The Snooty Fox

A fantastic sandwich bar in Shalford where I grab lunch if i'm out and about.

Newland's Corner

Newland's Corner

Newlands Corner is a picnic site and beauty spot on a ridge of the Albury Downs, forming part of the North Downs just outside of Guildford.

Loseley Park

Loseley Park

A beautiful manor house surrounded by parkland, which forms an impressive wedding venue as well.

The Withies Inn

The Withies Inn

A rustic 16th century pub with a thatched roof in a stunning rural setting.

The Weyside

The Weyside

The best beer garden in Guildford overlooking the River Wey.

The Britannia

The Britannia

The best pub in Guildford with a great riverside location and brilliant food. It also allows dogs!

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

West End shows often do their pre and post tours here, so you can see the best shows without having to pay the West End prices!

Guildford Castle

Guildford Castle

Visit Guildford Castle and head to the top of the Great Tower for a 360 degree panoramic view of Guildford and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

The White House

The White House

Great sharing platters, selection of beers and a charming terrace by the River Wey.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Horsham, Cranleigh, Haslemere, Bramley, Godalming, Gomshall, Shalford, Dorking, Guildford and The Horsleys

"The composer Vaughan-Williams grew up in Surrey Hills. As well as his symphonies, he also created a concerto for the mouth organ - it was written specifically for his friend Larry Adler."

Breathtaking views across the Surrey Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Guildford Castle has beautiful landscaped gardens that are lovely in the sunshine.

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Box Hill is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on London's doorstep.

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Aquababies

Cottesmore School
Aquakiddies/Babies swimming lessons, whilst teaching essential baby swimming skills, also strongly emphasise 'having fun' as we believe enjoyment to be vital for baby health. Our swimming lessons for toddlers and babies, which take place across London, West Sussex and the UK, are carefully designed and structured to allow for your baby's needs so that you and your baby enjoy the whole experience and experience the full benefits of baby swimming. Website

Crafty Chefs Barnet


We offer fun and creative children's cooking classes and workshops based in North London. We support cooking at schools, nurseries and children's centres. We also take bookings for cooking, chocolate and afternoon tea parties. Website

Thula Mama Harmony singing group for carers and babies


Thula Mama is an inspirational singing group for parents and carers of babies aged from birth to walking. We learn and sing lullabies and songs from around the world to share with our little ones. And we sing in beautiful 3-part harmony. You don't need to have any previous singing experience, just come along and enjoy sharing music with a group and with your baby. Website

Dorking NCT Branch Nearly New Sale APRIL 2015

North Holmwood Village Hall
We hold four Nearly New Sales each year where you can get some great bargains sell your children's old (but good condition) toys and clothes and help support the NCT too! We sell newborn and children's clothes maternity wear toys and equipment (such as prams and cots). Our sales are held at: North Holmwood Village Hall Spook Hill North Holmwood RH5 4JP NCT members get priority entry at 10:00am bring your NCT membership card with you to gain advance entrance. General entrance is at 10:15am. If you volunteer to help for more than 2 hours at the sale you get the opportunity to shop before the sale opens! Its a great perk and anyone can volunteer to help at the sales. Contact [email protected] to register to sell or volunteer at our next sale! See our branch page on Nearly New Sales for more information: http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/dorking/nearly-new-sales . Please remember all branches are run by volunteers often pregnant or with young children and may work as well we endeavour to get back to you as soon as we possibly can but we appreciate your patience!

Tiny Tunes

North Holmwood Village Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Burgundy & Black
B&B is held on the first and third Friday of every month. B&B is for mums with bumps and both parents or carers of non-mobile babies. So come along and meet others for tea or coffee get yourself out of the house and get your baby socialising. If your child is more mobile or you have older toddlers just be aware that this is a cafe environment. This is open to all there is no need to have attended NCT classes or be a member. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Trinity Centre Trinity Churchyard
A group for expectant mums and parents with young babies (generally up to walking). Come along for a hot drink and chat with other local parents while the babies play on the playmats and toys provided. Plenty of space for buggies toilets baby changing and a quiet room. On the last Wednesday of each month we also have a special event running alongside the usual group - previous activities have included arts and crafts music sessions mini photo sessions and stalls. Held in the centre of town at the Trinity Centre next to Holy Trinity Church at the top of the high street. The nearest car park is Sydenham Road. Entry £1 for NCT members £2 non-members including refreshments. Website

About Billingshurst

Billingshurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex. It lies thirteen kilometres (8 miles) south-west of Horsham, and nine kilometres (5.6 miles) north-east of Pulborough. Billingshurst is located on the A29 road (the Roman Stane Street), at a point where the A272 road forms a crossroads with the main road. During the medieval period, the village was a coaching stop on the main road from Bognor to Horsham. The civil parish has a land area of 3,219 hectares (7,952 acres). The village's name probably came from Anglo-Saxon Billinges hyrst = "Billa's son's wooded hill". Approximate travelling times from the larger towns and cities near Billingshurst are 35 minutes to Guildford, 30 minutes to Crawley and Chichester, 25 minutes to Haslemere and 35 minutes to Haywards Heath.

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