5 great Surrey-themed craft projects to try at home
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Need something to keep the kids occupied or just fancy a little project to exercise your arty side? We’ve put together this list of Surrey-themed craft activities for you to try
Create your own Dorking cockerel
Using whatever you have around the house have a go at recreating one of Surrey’s most opinion-splitting landmarks. Over time the cockerel has been dressed up in a number of different ways so extra points for unusual adornments.
Click here to read more about Dorking.
Your take on a Lambert classic
George Lambert pioneered landscape painting in the 18th century and his paintings of Box Hill perfectly capture rural life around one of our county’s most iconic locations. Using paints, pens, pencils or whatever you prefer try creating your own version of his work. Click here to see his ‘View of Box Hill’ or find his other painting of the area below.
Here are some more of Surrey’s best viewpoints.
Surrey map cross-stitch
If sewing is your thing then you’ll love this DIY kit we found on Amazon. Many of Surrey’s most famous sites are featured on the design and it’ll make a fantastic addition to your home decoration. Of course if you can create your own Surrey-inspired cross-stitch without a ready-made kit then we’d love to see that creation!
Here are some more of Surrey’s prettiest villages.
Make a pinboard of everything you want to do in Surrey
Plan out your perfect bucket list of things to do in the county by creating a pinboard with all the Surrey locations you want to visit, pubs you want to drink at and activities you want to try. Use images, text, magazine clippings (from Surrey Life of course) or any other material to bring your plan to life.
Here’s 120 reasons to love Surrey to help you out.
- 1 Win a picnic hamper from Booths
- 2 Can you rehome Surrey’s loneliest dog?
- 3 20 of the best places to eat out in St Ives
- 4 Visit the village that people never want leave
- 5 For sale: Yorkshire's dreamiest coastal view
- 6 6 waterfall walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District
- 7 12 beautiful waterfalls in Yorkshire
- 8 Wild Essex: 5 hotspots for nature lovers
- 9 11 pretty riverside pubs in Hertfordshire
- 10 10 National Garden Scheme open gardens to visit in Cheshire this summer
Free activity downloads
If you’re unable to visit Guildford Museum and Brooklands Museum, they’ve put together a number of activities to keep you and the kids engaged with everything they do.