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The Neighbourhoods, Parks, Gardens, & Best of Surrey, BC

Surrey, BC is a haven for outdoor adventurers and city slickers alike, known for its spectacular natural scenery, wealth of green spaces and quirky mix of urban and rural.

Maybe your vision of becoming one with nature includes navigating the Pacific Ocean’s choppy waters in a kayak or testing your limits on a rugged mountain bike trail. Maybe you’d rather relax on a park bench and get lost in a book or spy the region’s local birds during a meditative stroll. Either way, there’s an abundance of activities to discover for every kind of explorer.

You can also get to know the city by learning about its six unique neighbourhoods. Are you looking forward to discovering Surrey? Then let’s start exploring!

We would like to acknowledge that the lands on which we work, play and learn, are on the unceded shared territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and SEMYOME (Semiahmoo) nations.

Surrey is huge! So we totally understand if it’s a bit hard to get your bearings and know where to start exploring. If you’re new to the area, the best way to get the lay of the land is to check out our six neighbourhoods:

  • Cloverdale – A funky mix of urban and rural. Home to the Cloverdale Rodeo, farms, museums, historical sites, & commercial corridors
  • Fleetwood – One of the fastest growing residential areas also boasts some of the newest and most unique local experiences
  • Guildford – Tynehead Regional Park, Guildford Town Centre (Canada’s 2nd largest mall), hotels, restaurants… it’s a lot of everything!
  • Newton – Surrey’s cultural hub and agricultural heartland. International restaurants & festivals are just one of the many reasons to visit.
  • North Surrey – The urban heart of the city! Parks, shopping, craft breweries, hotels, and more!
  • South Surrey – Green spaces, golf courses, Crescent Beach, Redwood Park… it’s the picturesque playground of Surrey.

If it’s not your first time to Surrey, there are so many hidden gems to uncover that we are certain you’ll be able to find something new even on your hundredth visit! Butbefore you get overwhelmed by the sheer number of things to do, we can help! Check out our Best of Surrey pages where we provide insider and local tips for things like:

But the best way to explore Surrey is to write your own story! Discover why Surrey BC is fast becoming a destination to explore on its own by trying a new restaurant, hiking on a new trail, or taking in a new experience.

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