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.



Guildford Borough Council have issued a statement regarding the shortage of food caddies – please click HERE to check for updates

The Parish Council Office only has a few silver bins left in stock.

Shere Public Consultation

Thank you for completing the Shere Parking, Traffic and The Square Public Consultation
We received a total of 163 responses from both the 320 sent and some from outside the village of Shere who also replied.
The replies from the other villages have been collated separately and will also be considered.
There was overwhelming support for charging in the car park and a more mixed response to some of the other suggestions. Below are the results (click on each):
Raw Data
Comments & Suggestions
All the comments and letters received will be fully reviewed by the council and a plan to move forward will be proposed.
There will be further chances to have your say and ultimately road issues will need to have the approval of Surrey County Council.

Tanyard Hall Drop-in Mornings

The Drop In Centre is now  on Monday and Thursday mornings between 10.30am and 12.30pm. However, due to rising COVID infections, we are limiting attendees. If you are a new visitor, please call us before attending to see if we have space available.  

Councillor Vacancy for North ward (Shere & Gomshall)

A vacancy for parish councillor has become available after the resignation of North Ward Councillor Brian Grover – the council is very sad to lose a valued and experienced councillor and we wish him all the best for the future.
If you would like to become a councillor please see the Notice of Vacancy and take a look at our information below on Becoming a Councillor.

Become a Councillor – support your community!

The next full council elections take place May 2023

To find out more about getting involved and helping your community go to our Become a Councillor page

Coronavirus – Covid-19 

Please CLICK HERE for the latest Government guidance 

Please CLICK HERE to view the Shere Surgery Website, for local information 

CLICK HERE for Community Advice & Support

Please be aware of scammers, no one should be asking to enter your house, volunteers from the parish council should be showing their identification.
Call the police on 101 if you have any concerns.

Community ATV First Aid

Trained volunteers Philip Morris and Mathew Atkinson provide a community on and off road first aid response across the Surrey Hills, using self-funded vehicles.
They provide a great service to the community and the Parish Council has given full permission to access their land to reach a casualties.
For more details on what they do and how you can help please see their Facebook page 

Community ATV First Aid Flyer

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 & Information

Report a problem, 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.