Local Area of Barnett Hill Hotel

Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Exceptional views and some of the best walking routes in the south of England await at the edge of our estate. We are so lucky to have such an incredible area on our doorstep and encourage you to make the most of it during your luxury getaway to the Surrey Hills. Have a look below for some of our favourite things about the breathtaking Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Fancy a closer look? Mountain bikes are available for hire - just ask our team for a guide to the best cycle routes in the area, including the 2012 Olympic road cycling route.

Local Attractions

Guildford Castle
Offering a 360 degree panoramic view of the beautiful surrounding countryside, Guildford Castle makes for a great day out in Guildford with fun for all the family. Discover the beautifully manicured gardens and explore the history behind Guildford’s medieval castle.

Silent Pool Distillers
The Silent Pool Distillers’ Gin Experience is perfect for Gin lovers and Gin newbies alike. Tour the distillery, learn the history of Gin and take the taste test!

Boat Trips
Looking to relax? Enjoy a tranquil boat trip along the River Wey. Boats pass through lovely vegetation and offer a completely different view of the Guildford we know and love.

Watt’s Gallery
Why not spend some time admiring the artwork at Watts Gallery - The Artist's Village in the nearby village of Compton; a unique artistic gem in the Surrey Hills where you can marvel at splendid Victorian painting and sculptures.

Guildford Escape Rooms
Put your detective skills to the test with a fully interactive challenge at Guildford Escape Rooms. Find the clues, solve the puzzles and beat the room.

Local Monasteries
Step back in time with a visit to one of Guildford and the surrounding areas many monasteries. Tucked away near the River Wey, Waverley Abbey retains much of it’s original features including parts of the monks’ dormitory, chapter-house and infirmary chapel. St. Augustine’s Abbey is also worth a visit as visitors can also enjoy the museum.


Bramley Heath & Shamley Green Walk
The nearest walking path to our estate, this 9 mile (14km) walk through the Surrey Hills takes you through twists and turns of incredible wilderness with breathtaking views to match. Just leave Barnett Hill Hotel and head onto Blackheath Lane. Turn right at the end of the road and you will shortly arrive at the start of the walk.

Today cycling has become a cornerstone in fitness campaigns, with the London 2012 Olympic Games seeing a huge increase in participation across the UK. Now it’s your turn to take to the roads and explore the stunning Surrey Hills by bike! Our guide offers 5 different routes to help you explore Surrey, with helpful tips and hints to get you well on your way...happy pedalling!

Upcoming Local Events

Visiting one of the below events?

With it's nearby location and breathtaking views of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Barnett Hill is the perfect base to enjoy the best of both worlds throughout your visit.

Surrey Hills Food Festival at Denbies Wine Estate
Saturday 14th September & Sunday 15th September 2019

Wey River Festival
Saturday 21st September 2019

Guildford Cathedral Christmas Fair
Friday 22nd November & Saturday 23rd November 2019 (10am – 4pm)

Christmas concert (classical & festive music) at Leith Hill Place
Friday 13th December 2019


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