Love in cranleigh

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Cranleigh illustration by Emily Westwell - Credit: Archant. With 56 acres of woodlands, ponds, meadows and fields, there is more than enough space to keep your energetic youngsters going. The emphasis is on individual challenge with groups supporting each other in the experiences. From pond dipping to wall climbing there are personal instructors always on hand to help. Lots of places still available in March and April at the time of writing, but check the website for full details.

Full weeks, weekends and half weeks available. This beautiful church at the far end of the village dates back to the 12th century when the Lord of the Manor provided a place of worship. There are lo of interesting facts and features surrounding the church, including the magnificent Cedar of Lebanon tree by the path — apparently planted by John Sapte in on his return from his honeymoon in the Holy Land.

One feature worth spending time over is the beautiful Jubilee Window in the tower — based on The Tree of Life it is filled with incredible detail. The Obelisk. As you come out of the church, turn to your left and admire the famous obelisk planted firmly in the middle of the road junction. A well-loved feature of the village, this Grade II Listed building was erected in by a Dr Jacob Ellery to commemorate the opening of turnpike road through Cranleigh.

Standing 20 feet high, it has mileages attached to the sides. If you are standing looking at the obelisk then right next you is Cranleigh Arts Centre, a lively hub of the village offering film, music, theatre and more during the year.

There is an Art Tea House next to the exhibition centre offering speciality teas, coffees, snacks and locally made cakes. This month, you can catch the DIY chef George Egg, the stand up comic who uses power tools, gardening equipment and office supplies while preparing a breakfast, lunch and dinner during the show.

Show is at 8pm on Thursday, March If your taste is more relaxed, then grab a seat at the Poetry Workshop on Thursday, March 1. As part of the Cranleigh Literary Festival you will engage with others to write your own pieces. Here at Surrey Life we know and love this Indian restaurant opposite the green near Stocklund Square. Describing themselves as bringing the opulence and quality of London restaurants to the leafy picturesque village, the Rania is a very popular place.

Bit of a hidden gem this one with not just a polo club, but a whole venue for social and leisure events all year round. Owned by pop star Kenney Jones, ex-drummer with The Small Faces, the club offers a warm welcome to everyone whether an experienced polo player or simply anyone interested to get to know the sport. A whole range of activities complement the club with corporate hospitality facilities, catering for parties and weddings, or simply a meal at the restaurant — Friday nights are two for one fish and chips by the way. Apparently the Bloody Marys will be ready and waiting Cycle and Walking route through Cranleigh to Horsham.

Cranleigh once benefitted from a rail link from Guildford that ran to Horsham in Sussex, but was shut down in due to cuts. However, this has meant that there is now a superb track without the rails that makes a fabulous safe, off-road cycle path. This particular route see above takes you from Guildford along part of the old railway to Horsham. Time for a bit of shopping in the village and as usual we like to find the independents rather than the chain stores.

Having expanded, the store now offers the lot in terms of home interiors, furniture, toys and gifts. Talking of coffee and cakes, Cromwells prides itself on being a family-run business in a beautiful beamed building dating from A quick look through the menu reveals a glorious sticky toffee pudding laced with clotted cream or ice cream — back on your bikes after that — as well as delicious savoury meals. Bon Appetit! Lancashire Life Win. Derbyshire Life. Most Read.

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