Located in England’s South East, Surrey is a wonderful county that offers close proximity to London while providing laid back living and abundant woodland. Surrey actually contains the highest percentage of wooded area in Great Britain at over 22 percent. Those moving to London from US will especially find the Surrey boroughs offer pleasant oases away from the hustle and bustle of condensed city activity.
There are 11 areas within Surrey where London rentals and London property for sale can be found. These are Guildford, Runnymede, Epsom and Ewell, Tandridge, Woking, Elmbridge, Mole Valley, Spelthorne, Waverly, Reigate and Banstead, and Surrey Heath. The largest of these boroughs is Guildford with Woking coming in at second largest and Ewell being the third largest.
Surrey contains numerous areas which are gorgeous to behold and fun to enjoy with various walking paths and viewing points. Some of the most notable places to venture for a day’s relaxation are Frensham Ponds, Crooksbury Commons, Newlands Corner and Puttenham, Leith Hill, and Boxhill which is the oldest section of natural woodland still untouched within the UK.
Those relocating to London and settling in Surrey will find a vast amount of entertaining activities. You can wander through one of the many breathtaking gardens, meander along various waterways, or choose from a selection of historic houses to visit. There are also numerous museums to tour on cold or rainy days such as Brooklands Museum and the Rural Life Centre, both of which make excellent tours for young and old alike.
During better weather, you can venture from Surrey apartments and take hikes along various bridleways, country lanes and footpaths, strike out for a bit of cycling, play a game of golf, or enjoy a dip in one of many indoor or outdoor pools. Other activities include a serene boat ride with Guildford Boat House, exciting horse racing at Kempton Park, visitations to top area theatres, or family fun at either the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Park or Guildford Spectrum.
Of course, endless days of frantic shopping and lazy dining can also be found in abundance throughout Surrey. High-end fashion shops, trendy boutiques, and festive malls can be found at such places as West Street, Dorking, Working Town Centre, Guildford Town Centre, and Tunsgate Square Shopping Centre.
Once you’ve “shopped until you drop”, you can take refuge in one of Surreys many restaurants offering delicious dishes from an assortment of cultural backgrounds, or duck into any one of a variety of pubs for a refreshing beer or cocktail.
If Surrey sounds like the place that you want to call your new home then contact a relocation consultant to help you with all your London relocation details. They will locate available Surrey apartments for you as well as assist with visas and other forms of necessary documentation, help with shipping and moving your belongings, find areas with required schools, worship centres, etc, have utilities and phones hooked up, and other helpful services. You are sure to enjoy the vast natural beauty and cosy comfort of Surrey!