Join the rich and famous on your next caravanning holiday and go to Surrey, said to have the highest proportion of millionaires in the UK, fitting as Surrey has the highest GDP per capita of any county in the UK and the highest cost of living in the UK outside of the capital.
Just a stones throw away from London, Surrey is a great place for you to set up base in your caravan or tent, not just because of it’s proximity to the capitol but also because of all the area offers. Divided in two by the magnificent chalk ridge of the North Downs, the ridge is pierced by Surrey's two rivers, the Wey and the Mole, another aspect of countryside London as they are tributaries of the Thames.
Once a quiet rural area, the introduction of the railways in the late 1830’s meant that the population increased as more people commuted to work in London expanding the areas population and wealth. Now the country boasts four large towns Guildford, Woking, Ewell and Camberley, all of which offer great shopping facilities, eateries and some night life for those caravanners who feel like dancing till dawn.
Influential in the development of architecture in Britain and the wider world, Surrey is known for is traditional building forms which were significant in shaping the widespread trend for English vernacular architecture, maybe due to the fact that this architecture was associated with the Arts and Crafts Movement. Surrey gives caravanners the opportunity to explore the modern, as well as the rural – visit the highest elevation in Surrey at Leith Hill in the Greensand Hills, Box Hill, the Devil’s Punch Bowl a large natural amphitheatre, the Tudor Losely Park, or the 16th Century workers cottage at Oakhurst Cottage. Forage at one of the eighty wildlife trust reserves, wander the Surrey Hills (area of outstanding natural beauty) or scream your head off at the theme park Thorpe Park, there really is something for everyone!