Surrey Hills News

Keep up to date with the latest news from your National Landscape. We regularly publish stories about recent events and important happenings in the Surrey Hills.

Off road damage to byways group visit
United in action against environmental damage by Off-Road vehicles

A small group of off-roaders continue to carve out illegal tracks in an area of ancient woodland in the Surrey…

Surrey Hills Extension areas
Be Part of the Journey: Natural England outlines proposals of a bigger and better Surrey Hills

Boundary reviews of our nationally protected landscapes do not come around very often; in fact, this is the first time…

The Surrey Hills Board welcomes new Independent Chair

On Wednesday 7 December, The Surrey Hills Board thanked their outgoing Independent Chair, Heather Kerswell, for her fantastic commitment to…

A National Landscape for All

The Surrey Hills Symposium 2022 identified that the Surrey Hills is a landscape for all. During the event, the audience…

Landmark Memorandum of Understanding Signed

Arts Council England and National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty sign landmark Memorandum of Understanding Sir Nicholas Serota,…

Recruitment of new Chair of the Surrey Hills Board

NOW CLOSED The Surrey Hills National Landscape are recruiting for a new Chair of their Board. Main Purpose of the…

Horseman’s Sunday returns to St Martha’s Church for a celebration of horse riding in the Surrey Hills

Horseman’s Sunday returned to the picturesque church of St Martha-on-the-hill for a unique and special event, celebrating horse-riding in the…

Surrey MPs celebrate fantastic public engagement towards the Surrey Hills boundary review

In December 2021, Natural England launched the first phase of the Surrey Hills boundary review by calling for engagement from…

An extraordinary week with extraordinary people

Last week, we hosted 6 brilliant groups of displaced young people from Big Leaf Foundation for a series of nature-based…

Update: Farming in Protected Landscapes fund

In the summer of 2021, Defra announced a new fund to benefit nature recovery across England’s National Parks and Areas…

Surrey Hills host Lord Benyon for a day of landscape and community engagement

On Tuesday 1 February 2022, the Surrey Hills National Landscape was delighted to host The Rt Hon Lord Benyon, the Government Minister for Rural Affairs, Access to Nature and Biosecurity for the opportunity to hear about their current projects, and meet some of the land managers, local businesses and partners within the Surrey Hills.

Surrey Hills AONB boundary review update

In December 2021, Natural England kicked off the first phase of the Surrey Hills boundary review by asking for your engagement. It is looking to gather evidence within the evaluation areas identified* to help inform the decision to whether the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) boundaries should be extended into adjacent areas to the AONB. 

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