Popular Lettings in Surrey
Highlights in Surrey
- Leafy English county
- Canal walks and boat rides
- Traditional villages
- Guildford Castle
Most popular in Surrey
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Surrey
Located in the southeast of England and bordering with London, Surrey is a place that is full of surprises around every corner. Recuperative walks in the countryside, historic country pubs, thriving town centres and adrenaline-pumping adventures await you in England’s ‘leafiest county’. Why not find a holiday rental in the county’s biggest city of Guildford, generously adorned with fine Tudor architecture and full of wonderful shops, or in Surrey’s Area of Outstanding beauty, a walker’s paradise with rolling hills as far as the eye can see? These are both in the centre of the county and holiday lettings here make for a wonderful base to unearth its many hidden corners.Exceptional holiday lettings in acres of space
Surrey’s impossibly charming villages offer holiday lettings that are just exploding with character! The quality of the holiday rentals in this part of the world is just exceptional, with Tudor properties with a riverside view, rustic converted barns tastefully restored with every attention to detail and exposed beams throughout. You can even find stunning houses on huge private estates with deer roaming the grounds and many birds of prey. The perfect tonic for your busy life!
Holidays in Surrey
The area and getting around
Just a stone’s throw from London, with the UK’s largest airports of Gatwick and Heathrow airports on its border, Surrey is a world apart from the bustle of the capital with beautiful countryside, quintessentially English villages and thriving towns. The Surrey Hills is the natural highlight in the area, right bang in the middle of the county and a wonderful place to base your holiday.A land of exquisite English villages
Surrey is host to some of the country's most picturesque villages which offer a wealth of red-bricked cottages, cosy pubs and alluring streets. Spend a few hours exploring Ripley, with its award-winning farmer’s market, celebrated pubs and dramatic bonfire parties, then head on to Abinger Hammer with its flower-sprinkled meadowlands, hidden woods and green-as-can-be rolling hills. Finish the day with a walk around Bramley, with its plethora of heritage buildings, which seem to have been taken straight out of a fairy tale!
Travellers and activities
Surrey was made for family fun, and rain or shine, there are great family friendly activities to enjoy in the county. From thrill seekers (spend a wild day at Thorpe Park, England’s top theme park) to nature lovers (climb the treetops at Alice Holt Forest), animal enthusiasts (visit UK’s largest bird park, boasting over 2,000 birds), and sports fanatics (learn the ropes at Guildford ski slope), Surrey has plenty to keep your family entertained.Surrey for lovers of the English countryside
Surrey’s countryside has it all – rolling chalk downs, rich grasslands and a mosaic of woodland, rivers and heath. Surrey is England's most wooded county, covering over a fifth of its area, much of which is ancient woodland and rich in wildlife. Head to the area where the Greensand Hills rise to form Leith Hill – the area is well-known by Surryians for its extensive walking routes and cycle trails, open commons, wonderful views of a traditional English countryside and picturesque market towns and villages.
Abinger Common in the heart of Surrey is the oldest village in England with dwellings dating back 7,000 years!
Top 5 travel tips in Surrey
Segway Unleashed, near to Godstone in the east of the county, offers you and your family a fabulous off-road Segway experience. Explore Surrey’s scenery on one of three trails, all which take you through beautiful woodland!2. Meet Surrey’s resident llamas!
Imagine having your very own llama for a day with which you get to explore the natural beauty of the Surrey Hills. The friendly llamas will carry your picnic as you lead them on your journey. They have a palpable calming and therapeutic influence and are the ideal walking companion!3. Visit Surrey’s prettiest town
Farnham is a historic market town nestled in the rolling Surrey Hills and the perfect destination for those who want to enjoy a slice of quintessential England. It is crowned by a wonderful 12th century castle overlooking the heart of the town.4. Have a picnic at Guildford Castle
At Guildford Castle climb up to the top of tower for a 360 degree panoramic view of Guildford and the surrounding countryside. Then head to the castle grounds, a vibrant and popular park enjoyed by everyone for its unique character and famous horticultural colour. Top spot for a picnic!5. Take in Surrey’s riverside life
Surrey’s canals are the ideal place for riverside strolls, riverside pubs and lazy boat trips on traditional narrowboats. The Basingstoke Canal is particularly beautiful – a green oasis connecting urban areas with the countryside. For a memorable boat trip, head to Canal Centre at Mytchett.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Surrey
At an average price of £147.94 per night, Surreylies at theupper end of the price range for holiday rentals in the United Kingdom.Is Surrey a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Surrey, we reccommend planning your holiday in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 68% in the year 2019.Are there many holiday lettings in Surrey?
Holidu collaborates with 12 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 450 properties we have in Surrey.