Silent Pool, Shere Road, Albury GU5 9BW, UK
About Albury Vineyard
Albury is a small, family-run biodynamic vineyard located in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Originally best known for their Silent Pool Rosé which was served on the Royal Barge to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, Albury’s still and sparkling wines have since won numerous international awards and local accolades. The vineyard is located on the North Downs Way at the Silent Pool, rumoured to be haunted but well known for beautiful walks and cycle routes.
Attractions near Albury Vineyard
Silent Pool was probably an old chalk quarry fed by underground springs and would have been a precious source of pure water in days gone by. A popular place to visit with an eerie stillness looking out over the still water surrounded by the evergreen box trees. The outflow from Silent Pool runs into a second, adjacent, lake, Sherbourne Pond, created in the mid-seventeenth century. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and also you can have a cool bath too.
Newlands Corner is an area of open chalk downland with plenty of woodlands to explore, offering visitors spectacular views across the Weald the ridge of the South Downs. The woodlands here are mixed, with some deciduous trees like oak and birch, plus evergreen yew. Some of the yew trees are hundreds of years old. The woods shelter roe deer and are home to green woodpeckers, nuthatches and tawny owls. One of the iconic location for a day out and also trekking is possible here.
Clandon Park was built between 1730-3 by the Venetian architect Giacomo Leoni for Thomas, 2nd Lord Onslow, whose marriage to a Jamaican heiress provided him with the means to build the house. A majestic 220-hectare agricultural parkland estate which has been the seat of the Earls of Onslow for over two centuries. The house and gardens were given to the National Trust in 1956, but the park remains in private ownership. Some of the house's contents have also been acquired by the Trust in lieu of
Hatchlands Park was built in 1757-9 by Stiff Leadbetter for Admiral Edward Boscawen, with prize money won by the Admiral during his campaigns in the Seven Years War. With 400 acres of rolling parkland and woodland, Hatchlands is one of the largest country estates in the area and full of year round seasonal colour.
Shalford Mill is a great example of an 18th century water mill. It is a National Trust site near Guildford in Surrey. This large timber-framed mill on the River Tillingbourne was given in 1932 by a group of anonymous NT benefactors calling themselves ‘Ferguson’s Gang’.
Stoke Park is Guildford's largest park, with plenty of beautiful open green space, a fully-equipped children's playground and skate park. It is also a Green Flag award winning park. The park and its woodland have remained more or less intact since they were laid out in the 18th-century.
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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.