Enjoy the countryside but treat it with respect

NOW spring has well and truly sprung, many more of us are being drawn towards Surrey’s green spaces for fresh air and to reconnect with nature. With the possibility of an increased... Read more »

Enjoy but respect and protect the countryside

VISITORS to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being urged to follow the Countryside Code as lockdown restrictions are eased. Heather Kerswell, chair of the Surrey Hills AONB Board,... Read more »

Blow the cobwebs away with a new year walk

IT’S GOOD to go for a winter walk and to breathe fresh crisp air when it’s chilly outside, writes Royer Slater. A stroll may be just the thing to perk you up... Read more »

Discover the ornate Lovelace bridges

SURREY’S countryside is excellent walking territory, and you can encounter many oddities on a stroll in the county. Some of the strangest to be found are the tunnel-like bridges around East Horsley.... Read more »

Support local leisure but follow safety rules, says tourism chief

PLEASE don’t overcrowd the countryside when the coronavirus restrictions are further eased on Saturday is the plea from the county’s tourist board. Visit Surrey says relaxation of the lockdown has allowed the... Read more »

TV tribute to Mary’s local conservation dedication

THE passion of a West End environmentalist in looking after a patch of local heathland was celebrated in a special Mother’s Day episode of the BBC TV’s Countryfile programme. Mary Adler’s many... Read more »