Welcome to the Shere Parish Council website

The civil Parish of Shere is the largest in area in the Borough of Guildford, Surrey.

The Parish lies in the Green Belt, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an Area of Great Landscape Value. It also includes three Conservation Areas (parts of the villages of Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere). The total population is approximately 3,500.

Shere Parish Council serves the four villages of Gomshall, Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere and also a large part of Abinger Hammer (excluding the village centre).

For a brief introduction to each of the communities, please click on the appropriate image below.

This community website has 5 main areas of focus. Click any of the images or headline links below to visit each section.

The Parish Council

The meetings, functions and archives of the Parish Council.

Latest Parish News, Views, Info & Contact

Monthly news reports, events, travel information, local maps and other useful information.

Community Facilities & Services

Infomation of local amenities and facilities, and detail on how to hire.


Community Organisations and Services

Details of all the local organisations in the Parish.


Parish Noticeboards and Social Links

Local notices and links to social networks.