Britain's largest collection of working steam power, including several unique Edwardian fairground rides, steam railways, traction engine-hauled rides, road steam engines and loads more, including Woodland Gardens. Lots of great family fun. Regular…

Experience first-hand the beautiful parks, gardens, and spectacular historic houses or immerse yourself in culture at the many places of historical interest all within easy reach.

Hi Gypsy12, I've just posted a message on the friends bench as I moved to Haslemere 4 months ago and even though I've met a couple of lovely mums, I'd love to meet some more! My DS is nearly 19 mo. It's actually good to hear you love it here, it's taking me a little bit longer for the love to grow, but I'm getting there! Chippychops, I'll be happy to meet up with you when you arrive in March! :-)

The world’s most atmospheric, ever-changing, all year selling exhibition of sculpture

Visitors are being welcomed back into Clandon Park house, near Guildford, for the first time since the devastating fire of 2015 that tore through the building.

The hunt was on for the elusive harvest mouse as the BBC’s Countryfile team descended on one of Surrey Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves near Godalming.

Haslemere -Vita Musis Gratior Life is more satisfying through the muses or arts

Haslemere Hall is the focal point for local theatrical entertainment, shows, plays,...

Llamas are wonderful animals – friendly, intelligent and inquisitive with an incredibly...

My children are a bit older (youngest is 9) but would love to meet for coffee too if anyone fancies it?

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A small timber-framed cottage dating from the 16thC. Restored and furnished as a...

Founded in 1888, collections include Natural History, Geology and Human History. Full...

Can you sum up the beauty of our county in one photo for Surrey Life’s annual Beautiful Surrey Photography Competition?

So glad to see there's lots to do with LOs in Haslemere. We are moving from Twickenham to the Petworth Road at the end of May and I've just started researching things to do with my DS who is 18months. Would love to meet local mums up for tea and play dates once we've moved in!

Hi, I agree with HaslemereLass, there are lots of things to do in Haslemere with children. My nephew is 3 and has a great time particularly throwing bread for the ducks at Shottermill Ponds and walking into Haslemere for a trip to the local toyshop!The pre-schools are fantastic and there is a thriving community of mums and dads - hope you enjoy the move.

Ladies, sounds like you love living in Haselmere!Would any of you consider being a Local Ambassador for your area and arranging some Mumsnet Local meet-ups? Could be [tea] or based?Take a look at this link: free to contact me via for more info.Cherry, Local Editor

Saint Christopher’s Green, Haslemere GU27 1DD. Contacts:

Shillinglee Day Ticket Fishery consist of five ponds stocked with a mixture of fish both...

Great excitement at the Rose Theatre, Kingston as Good Canary, written by Zach Helm and directed by John Malkovich, begins its UK run

78 High Street, Haslemere GU27 2LA. Contacts: 01428 642112 /

A purpose-built visitor and education centre surrounded by a fascinating mix of woodland...

In Surrey the Greensand Way covers 55 miles and is waymarked by the words GW inset into...

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Ooh what a nice surprise to log in and get all these messages. Thank you! thank you! I feel very positive about the move... although not knowing a soul down there is always a bit scary. Coffee would be nice, please keep me in the loop ; ) Although won't be moving there till 10th March...

The rise and rise of Surrey wines looks set to continue, as vineyards from across our county report that the signs are good for a top quality 2016 harvest.

Often too quickly overlooked as a holiday destination, dip beneath the surface and Surrey offers a treasure trove for families seeking staycation inspiration. Here, Nielsen Harrap and his family embark on a magical adventure via Bocketts Farm, Hampton Court Palace, Kidspace, Hobbledown and Chessington World of Adventures

Hi , local(ish) Mums. Hooray! I have an older daughter (also 9) but am always up for tea and cake.

Hi ladiesI am moving to Hammer / Haslemere in 2 weeks with my little girl 7 months old. I do not know anyone and am very nervous as I've only ever lived in one place and I'm leaving everything I know! Eekkkkk anyone with LO around a similar age up for coffee cake and a natter.:-)

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Step off the historic High Street and discover the beautiful countryside right on the doorstep during this riverside and hilltop stroll

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A brand-new walking trail, rediscovering one of Britain’s great lost gardens has now opened in Dorking. Having been lucky enough to visit at various stages of this ambitious project, Matthew Williams got a sneak preview before the opening for September’s Surrey Life magazine

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Walking is also a favourite pastime in Haslemere where visitors can discover the wonderful and diverse countryside and enjoy the fresh air and stunning scenery! 

Bridge Road, Haslemere GU27 2AS. Contacts: 01428 642161 /

One of Surrey’s prime arts destinations, Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village is set to host popular BBC One antique show Flog It’s latest treasure hunt.

48 High Street, Haslemere GU27 2LA. Contacts: 01428 656904 /