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Out and About in Surrey

Being in Surrey we have many interesting places to visit.  Whether you want to visit historic houses and gardens, play a round of golf or taste some local wines, our knowledgeable concierge team will be delighted to help in any way possible.  A …

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A Brief History of Barnett Hill

Barnett Hill Hotel has a fascinating history traced back to the early 1900s.  Starting out as nothing more than a wooded hilltop, Frank Cook, grandson of the famous travel agent Thomas Cook, purchased the site in 1905.  The 26 acres of land that …

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Things to do near Barnett Hill

Booked yourself a stay at Barnett Hill and pondering over how to make the most of your trip? Then read ahead. Barnett Hill is situated in the county town of Guildford where there is plenty to see and do for visitors from all walks of life. …

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A Brief History of Rowhill Grange

Rowhill Grange was built in 1868 as the “Summer House” for 18-year-old Alice Alexander. Alice and her family lived here until 1916 when the house was sold to Sir George Cole, a breeder of Shetland ponies.  It is believed that Sir George was Lord …

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