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A locals' guide to Shere

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

Greg Nickson

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

Greg Nickson

"Flowing through the centre of Guildford, you can stroll along the banks of the River Wey and appreciate its charm."

Tim Pacey

What is your favourite place?

Where do Shere locals go?

Kinghams

Award-winning food made with local produce.

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'.

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.

The Grantley Arms

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

The Snooty Fox

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

G Live

A fantastic new entertainment venue in Guildford that hosts concerts and comedy nights, with the likes of Newton Faulkner, Lee Evans and many more...

Magic Scissors

A cheap and cheerful barbers along Guildford's cobbled High Street.

Amor Amora

A delightful coffee shop with a terrace in the centre of Guildford.

Top Table

A favourite for the lunch stop, with a great selection of sandwiches.

Weir Rhodes

A luxury men's retailer founded in 1898 selling classic British formalwear.

Nuro

The best kebab house and restaurant in Guildford! The food is so fresh and nothing like the usual rubbish you get in a kebab shop...

The Weyside

The best beer garden in Guildford overlooking the River Wey.

Sir and Madam 2Go

Takeaway Thai food that does a cracking sweet and sour chicken!

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 Continental Café

A light and bright café in the centre of Tunsgate Square shopping centre.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Gomshall, The Horsleys, Shalford, Bramley, Guildford, Send, Jacobs Well, Cranleigh, Ripley and Dorking

What do you love about Shere?

Why do you find Shere a great place to live?

Local resident

"This beautiful English village is nestled in the Surrey Hils (Area of outstanding beauty), 5 miles inbetween Guildford and Dorking. The views in the village and up into the hills are absolutely breathtaking. It dates back to the 1500s (at least) is steeped in history, has 2 village pubs, church, post office, forge, green grocers and 24/7 co-op, plus the village stream and ducks. It's amazing that you can be in the heart of... more

January 2012

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"Abinger Common claims to be the oldest village in England, with dwellings that have been traced back to over 7000 years old."

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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

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

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

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 nns.dorking@nct.org.uk 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

Tiny Tunes

Cobham Methodist Church
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

The Nest: A NCT Parent and Baby Group in St. John's

St John's Memorial Hall
The Nest' is a parent and baby Group in St. John's where new parents can come and have a relaxing cup of tea / coffee and chats with other new parents about their life as new parents and the highs and lows that comes with it. For details about the 'The Nest' and the aim of this group please click here. This group is catered for new parents and their babies under 12 months of age. Website
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