Abbeys and Monasteries in Surrey

Surrey may not have the monastic riches of some counties - primarily because many of the richest orders like the Cistercians settled far from major population centres, but that does not mean the county is devoid of interest if you are interested in medieval monasteries.

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A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?


This Day in British History

21 March, 1282

Dafydd ap Gruffudd launches revolt

Dafydd is reluctantly joined by his brother Llewelyn. The rebellion signalled Edward I's second invasion of north Wales

Monarch Mayhem

This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington


Holmbury St Mary (Self catering)
Woodhill Cottage, Holmbury St Mary

Woodhill Cottage

This fabulous semi-detached cottage is in Holmbury St Mary and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.
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Egham (Hotel)
Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Situated just seven miles from Heathrow airport this unique property and Historic Monument is a Grade One listed building dating from 1550 and retains a plethora of original features. Its past is evident in the mullioned windows, tall chimneys, Saxon moat, which surrounds three sides of formal gardens complete with … more >>

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Chiddingfold (Hotel)


Over 700 years old this world famous village inn has recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Accomodation includes 3 four poster bedrooms, 1 suite, 3 superior doubles and 1 single. All fresh traditional a la carte menu served at lunchtime and dinner. Extensive wine list accompanies fine selection … more >>

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