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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British History Quiz

This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



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This Day in British History

15 December, 1711

Occassional Conformity Act

Dissenters are prohibited from holding military or civil office

Monarch Mayhem

Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605



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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.
Sleeps 7

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Lightwater (Self catering)
Sunnymede Annexe, Lightwater

Sunnymede Annexe

This cottage is situated near the town of Lightwater and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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Chiddingfold (Hotel)
THE CROWN INN

THE CROWN INN

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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Chertsey (Hotel)
Olde Swan Hotel

Olde Swan Hotel

The Olde Swan Hotel is a grade 2 listed coaching Inn which was refurbished in October 2013 to create a homely shabby chic bar and dining experience with 8 comfortable hotel rooms above. The hotel rooms are let on a ROOM ONLY basis there being numerous … more >>

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