Farnham Tourist Attractions
Farnham (pop. 35,289) is located on the Wye, 38mi/61km southwest of London. There are many historic buildings and Farnham Castle with the medieval keep open to the public.
Haslemere (pop. 13,900) is located 11mi/18km south of Aldershot. The town is surrounded by hills, heathland and woodland making it a popular destination for walkers and hikers. High Street in Haslemere has a variety of shops and restaurants. Wey Hill offers specialty shops.
This annual week-long festival takes place in July and includes nightly chamber concerts.Founded in 1925, this is one of the oldest festivals in Britain.The program focuses on works from the sixteenth to eighteenth century, and more specifically on works that are usually underplayed elsewhere. A few known works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann and their contemporaries are also added for variety.The performances take place in Haslemere Hall as well as local churches.
Attractions at Birdworld include: a seashore walk, children's farm, play areas, penguin island, heron theater, rare birds breeding center, tropical walk and picnicking facilities.
Address: Farnham Road, Holt Pound, Farnham GU10 4LD, England
Opening hours: Mar 27 to Nov 30: 10am-4:30pm
Always closed on: Christmas - Christian (Dec 25)
Entrance fee in GBP: Family £42.00, Adult £12.95, Child 14 & under £10.95, Concession or reduced rate £10.95, Child 3 & under FREE
Disability Access: Full facilities for persons with disabilities.
Facilities: Gift shop, Restaurant or food service
Farnham Castle Keep
Castle Keep is an English Heritage property located in the Georgian town of Farnham. The keep has been occupied continuously since it was built between 1160 and 1175 by Bishop Henry de Blois on the site of an earlier tower.
Address: A287, Farnham GU9 0AE, England
Opening hours: Mar 24 to Sep 30: 12pm-5pm; Closed: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Entrance fee in GBP: Adult £3.00, Concession or reduced rate £2.40, Child £1.50, Group discounts FREE, Child 5 & under FREE
Guides: Taped tours for rent.
Museum of Farnham
The Museum of Farnham is situated in the splendid, georgian Willmer House. The museum displays and celebrates Farnham's unique history with permanent and temporary exhibitions. There is also a beautiful walled garden on the grounds.
Tilford Bach Festival
This annual festival takes place in mid-May and features a series of three concerts in the Tilford Church. The festival focuses on baroque music and often features the London Handel Orchestra using period instruments. Operas are also often held.
Hambledon is a small village near Witley that is noted for having one of the oldest cricket clubs, circa 1750.
A small cottage dating to the 16th C, located in Hambledon, near Godalming. Contains furniture and artifacts and a cottage garden.
Designed in a compartmental fashion, this garden is integrated with the William and Mary brick houses and walled yards.