Surrey is a large county in South East England to the south of London. Surrey’s location and excellent transport links make it prime commuter area. However, towns in Surrey including Guildford, Surbiton, Redhill, Weybridge, Redhill and Farnham are also home to many companies offering more local employment opportunities. Surrey is home to the headquarters of many global companies in information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology/Life Sciences and advanced engineering. In addition to being a powerhouse of the British economy, Surrey is also has numerous places of interest to visit, from historically important sites such as Runnymede where the Magna Carta was signed in 1215 and numerous National Trust properties to Thorpe Park family theme park and beautiful, unspoilt countryside including Box Hill, the Devil’s Punchbowl and the Surrey Hills landscape of ancient woodland, chalk Downland and heathland.
Famous people born in Surrey: Eric Clapton, musician and Tracey Emin, artist