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Surrey Hills Wood Fair 2023

Saturday, 9th September @ 9:00 am - Sunday, 10th September @ 5:00 pm

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Discover the Enchanting Treasures of Woodland Delights at The Surrey Hills Wood Fair

Early opening on Sunday 9.00 Am

The Surrey Hills Wood Fair is brimming with traditional rural charm celebrating our woodland heritage, wildlife and of course the beauty and versatility of wood.

There is something for everyone with a strong focus on families and practical activities with lots for both adults and children to do from tree climbing and horse and wagon rides to woodland demonstrations and activities to a whole host of wood-crafted stalls and of course fabulous local food and drink to enjoy.

NB – The weather forecast is set to be hot and sunny so please remember hats, sunscreen and plenty of water!

Huge range of FREE activities

There will be a wide range of free activities which include:-
  • Knife Skills
  • Fire Making
  • Axe Throwing
  • Bushcraft skills
  • Circus skills
  • Mountain biking track
  • Archery
  • Drive a digger or dumper truck
  • Woodcrafting
  • Story Telling
  • Woodland adventures
  • Family circus show

Local artisans and woodworkers

 Visit our woodworker’s zone and see a wide range of unique and interesting stalls for wonderful wood demonstrations, crafts, gifts and artisan products and to get a fascinating insight into everything related to wood and trees.
Watch and learn from wood craftsmen as they demonstrate both age old as well as more modern wood-related craftsmanship.
Come and chat with:-
🌳 Woodturners
🌳 Woodcarvers
🌳 Fence makers
🌳 Champion Hedge layers
🌳 Tree surgeons
🌳 Spoon carvers
🌳 Chain saw artists
🌳 Furniture makers
🌳 Pyrographers
🌳 Stick makers

Great local Food & Drink

Between the activities and demos, enjoy our wide variety of food and drink from the Surrey Hills.  Treat yourself to one of the following Surrey Hills Produced
  • wood-fired pizza
  • African stew
  • Succulent burger from local beef
  • Colorful Mediterranean street food
  • Hog Roast
  • Delicious homemade pies
  • Local Surrey Hills sausages
  • Scrumptious locally-made cakes, brownies and cookies

And then enjoy

  • a cold beer from the Surrey Hills
  • a glass of Surrey Hills wine 
  • Silent Pool gin and tonic
  • locally roasted coffee

Treetop experience

We have an amazing tree-climbing experience this year for all ages and abilities! When you book your hour-long treetop experience, you will be able to:-
  • safely climbing to the very tops of the trees
  • relax in the tree-top canopy
  • peep into the wildlife in the treetops
  • lounge on the chesterfield sofa
  • connect with the natural world and see life from new perspectives!
Book your hour long slot here for the early bird price of just £15 for the full hour-long experience.
Tickets can also be booked on the day for £20 per person – however, please be aware that spaces fill up very fast
All those over 6 yrs old are welcome (min age is 6) – including those with mobility issues or disabilities – however children aged 6 – 10 years must climb with a paying adult
Cancellation policy: Refunds for the tree climbing experience will only be given if cancellation is made before the 1st of September 2023  If you are unable to make your session or you miss the time slot of your session on the day we are not able to offer refunds or alternative slots.  


Making Space for Nature Zone

Come along to the “Making Space for Nature Zone” to explore some of the wonderful ways you can get involved with helping protect and enhance the special Landscape of the Surrey Hills.
  • Make a bamboo Air BnBee
  • Encourage the birds into your garden by making your own bird feeders
  • Hear from experts on how they are helping to protect the national landscape
  • Be an artist for a while and create bird puppets to contribute towards a huge installation
  • Take a Forest bathing taster session
  • Play the Habitat activity game
  • Kids will enjoy Surrey habitat coloring-in pages
  • Take part in the Woodland tree walk trail quiz and win a Surrey Hills prize
  • Explore, have fun and learn from the “Surreys rare species treasure hunt” – find the clues across the whole Surrey Hills Wood Fair site
Are you a farmer or landowner? – Come along and find out about the new “Farming in Protected Landscapes” fund which supports climate, nature, and access projects across the Surrey Hills area.

***NEW for 2023***

Surrey Hills Cycle Village

Our Surrey Hills cycle village features a free fun cycle course for all ages to try – we call it our Surrey Hills Funduro! Situated on grass, riders aged 12+ can try a simple course of ramps, beams and see-saws. Have a photo taken on the Hurtwood Trails winners podium!

Adults will be able to experience an e-bike on the funduro course or a longer loop along our showground, courtesy of Peaslakes’s Riders Hub.

The Surrey Hills Natural Landscape will be launching their Cycle Surrey Hills code of conduct supporting mountain biking in the Surrey Hills.

The cycle village is kindly sponsored by Inchcape Jaguar Land Rover Guildford

Whatever your new or used vehicle requirements, our combined portfolio offers a versatile range for business or pleasure. Meet the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and Range Rover Sport electric Hybrid at the show.  Other plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) and mild hybrid (MHEV) vehicles available across our Jaguar and Land Rover model range – with the latest evolution of luxury and capability. Visit our showroom or experience our state-of-the art aftersales facilities.

Inchcape Jaguar Land Rover Guildford Inchcape.co.uk/jaguarlandrover


Surrey Hills Raffle

We are running a fantastic FREE raffle for anyone attending the Surrey Hills Wood Fair. The amazing prizes have been kindly donated by the talented local artisans and companies who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise at the Wood Fair. Prizes include vouchers for a Surrey Hills Hamper, tours, experiences, workshops as well as beautiful crafts and delicious food and drink – click to find out more ALL PRE-BOOKED TICKETS GET AN AUTOMATIC FREE ENTRY!


Purchase tickets for the Surrey Hills Wood Fair

Adult tickets are  £12.50 and children under 16 go free
Carers of those with disabilities go free – please come along to the information desk and let them know you are a carer
E TICKETS:  An automatic email confirmation of your booking will be forwarded within a few minutes of making your booking. Please print and bring a copy with you. If you do not receive your email confirmation please check your junk or clutter folders. Tickets are non-refundable. Please tick in the form below to confirm you have read and accepted the Surrey Hills Wood Fair booking terms & conditions and Terms and conditions of admittance  Please call 01483 661150 if you need any assistance.


Travel to the Surrey Hills Wood Fair

ROADWORKS – There are waterworks near the entrance to the Surrey Hills Wood Fair which may lead to queues.  Please leave a little longer for your journey

TRAIN Take the train to Guildford station where you can get a bus or taxi to Cranleigh showground BUS You can take Bus no 53 or 63 from Guildford to Cranleigh which takes approx 30 mins
CYCLE The Showground is on the Cranleigh to Ewhurst cycle route
WALK If you are local, how about walking – there’s pavement all the way along.
CAR There is plenty of free parking at the site GU6 7DW.  Please follow the directions given by the parking attendees.  Disabled parking is located near the exhibitor entrance – please let a steward know if you need disabled parking.

NB It may be necessary for reasons beyond our reasonable control to alter the advertised content, timing and / or location of The Surrey Hills Wood Fair, or the advertised attractions. We reserve the right to do this at any time. Where we alter the time and/or location of The Surrey Hills Wood Fair, we will provide you with notice



Fish Pond Copse
Bookhurst Road
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 7DW
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