Compton

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Tel code: 01483 | code search
Population: 630
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Folk Customs:
Chertsey Black Cherry Fair
Guildford's Dicey Maids
Inspecting the Gibson Tomb

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Live Crafts & Surrey Hills Festival of Food
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Withies Inn
"Very slow service as they obviously overbooked We have been before for a weekday lunch, and the service was better then. Menu - I am veggie and there are no veggie main ..." More

Harrow Inn
"Excellent food and drink at this pub. The sunday lunch was enormous, rare that I can't finish all that is on my plate but this defeated me despite my wish ..." More

Withies Inn
"I can't believe some of those reviews. I dined alfresco in the delightful garden. The meal was superb. The service impeccable.. What a delight to meet ..." More

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Compton is a pretty rural village positioned close to the Hogs Back Hill in the County of Surrey, and is home to just over nine hundred and sixty people. The village dates far back in time and there is evidence of a Bronze Age settlement nearby. A stroll around the village will reveal an impressive Norman church with Saxon origins that's dedicated to St Nicholas; inside the church visitors can see the oldest glass within a church in the UK, and there's also Roman tiles in the tower. The ancient track of the Pilgrims Way saw the Crusading Knights of St John visit here. Walkers will not be disappointed to discover footpaths which journey across attractive countryside, the North Downs Way and the stunning Surrey Hills. There is a charming mix of architecture within the village from ancient period houses and cottages, and 16th Century half timber framed houses. The main industry of the village has been linked with agriculture, although during the 18th and 19th Centuries Smugglers thrived in the area and hid their illegal contraband of rum and tobacco nearby. Although the Smugglers have gone, visitors today may still find the odd treasure within the antique shops, or a drop of rum in the two Inns, one of which dates back to the 16th century.

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Harrow Inn
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The Squirrel (1.23 miles)

The Squirrel
Situated in the village of Hurtmore, nr Godalming, and with easy access, situated just off the A3, we pride ourselves on locally sourced food and a constantly rotating selection of real ales from across the ... More | visit website
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The Squirrel Inn (1.23 miles)

The Squirrel Inn
The Squirrel Inn Country Pub & Dining in Hurtmore provide Bed and Breakfast accommodation "The Cottages". Conveniently located for Godalming and Guildford just off the A3, half way between Portsmouth and London, and within easy ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Guildford (1.98 miles)

Holiday Inn Guildford

The Holiday Inn Guildford hotel has 168 bedrooms, 15 meeting rooms, restaurant, bar, and a Spirit Health Club. The hotel is conveniently located for Guildford town centre with easy access to both the A3 and ... More | visit website

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Godalming Hotel (2.22 miles)

Godalming Hotel

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The Godalming Hotel offers delicious full English breakfasts and beautifully renovated rooms, all with mahogany sleigh beds, wooden parquet flooring, free Wi-Fi and Freeview digital TVs. Tastefully renovated to a very high ... More

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Premier Inn Godalming (2.30 miles)

Premier Inn Godalming
Ideally located within easy reach of the A3. Broadwater Golf course is a local attraction near to this Premier Inn. Conveniently located for Farncombe train station. Our Godalming Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy ... More | visit website
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Kings Arms and Royal Hotel (2.38 miles)

Kings Arms and Royal Hotel

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Built in the 17th century, there has been an inn on the site of this hotel since the 1350's. Currently under refurbishment, the hotel offers comfortable en suite bedrooms, each ... More

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Innkeepers Lodge (2.56 miles)

Innkeepers Lodge
** ALL OUR RATES INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BUFFET BREAKFAST ** Located in the picturesque environs of the Inn on the Lake, this lodge is five miles south of Guildford and easily accessed from Junction 10 ... More | visit website
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Angel Posting House & Livery (3.01 miles)

Angel Posting House & Livery
Enjoying a central location in the town centre, close to many cultural and historical attractions, the Angel Posting House & Livery Hotel in Guildford, Surrey is the perfect choice if you are looking for a ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Guildford (3.12 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Residence (3.29 miles)

The Residence
The Residence apartments are located in a fantastic new development and are presented in immaculate condition with high-quality fixtures and fittings. The apartments are adjacent to two restaurants and The Spa at Guildford. The Residence ... More

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