A celebration of the Surrey Hills within the beautiful setting of woodlands and surrounding countryside with easy access from Cranleigh.
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.Free Parking on site. Friendly dogs welcome on leads. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12.50 on the day and kids under 16 go free Click here to apply for a stand. 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.
Huge range of FREE activitiesThere will be a wide range of free activities which include:-
- Knife Skills
- Fire Making
- Axe Throwing
- Bushcraft skills
- Circus skills
- Drive a digger or dumper truck
- Bug hunts
- Story Telling
- Woodland adventures
- Family circus show
Local artisans and woodworkersVisit 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.
Great Food & DrinkBetween the activities and demos, enjoy our wide variety of food and drink from the Surrey Hills, so treat yourself to a wood-fired pizza, an African stew, a flavoursome Thai meal, a succulent burger, a delicious homemade pastry, a cold beer from the Surrey Hills, a glass of wine or a Silent Pool gin and tonic!
Treetop experienceWe have an even better 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
- enjoy the thrill of the zip wire
- oscillate in a sky-pod
- 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!
Making Space for Nature ZoneCome 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.
- Kids will love our “Mega Bug Hotel” with modular parts and will get a chance to make their own a mini bug Hotel
- Encourage the birds into your garden by making your own seed balls
- Hear from experts on how they are helping to protect the national landscape
- Join the interactive discussion on the importance of bees
- learn to make your own bucket pond
- Take a Forest bathing taster session
- Play the Habitat activity game
- Tree walk and talk (Sun only)
Surrey Hills RaffleWe 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!
Frequently asked questionsCheck our Visitor information for more details and frequently asked questions
Purchase tickets for the Surrey Hills Wood FairAdult Advance Online ticket £10.00 (up to 12 noon on Friday 8th September) £12.50 on the gate or online after 12 noon on Friday 8th September 2023. Tickets are for one day only. Carers of those with disabilities go free – please come along to the information desk and let them know you are a carer PAYMENT: We use Paypal as our payment system, however, if you DO NOT have a paypal account you can still pay by debit / credit card when you click through to paypal. When you submit your booking, the Paypal page comes up. Then under the blue box which says ‘Next’ there is an option to pay by credit or Debit card. If you click on this it will take you through the payment process. 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 FairTRAIN 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 CYLCE The Showground is on the Cranleigh to Ewhurst cycle route WALKS 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.
Stall Holder an Exhibitor listClick here for the full list of wonderful Stall holders from 2022
SUPPORTING THE SURREY HILLSSurrey Hills Wood Fair is run by Surrey Hills Enterprises, a Community Interest Company, as part of a range of activities and events promoting and supporting the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrey Hills Enterprises works with local businesses to support the rural economy and to promote, protect and enhance the beautiful Surrey Hills. Find out more and become a Business Member of Surrey Hills and benefit from all the connections, marketing and Member support. Discover the best of the Surrey Hills and the local food, drink, arts and crafts, pubs, cafes and places to explore:
- Visit our directory of local producers and businesses
- Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive updates on events, wine tasting, artisan trails, tours and activities
- Join as a Business Member of Surrey Hills