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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Tourism Department Develops Cultural Trail


The Surry County Board of Supervisors passed Resolution 2022-21 in November 2022 establishing a Local Committee responsible for planning activities relative to the Virginia 250 – A Revolution of Ideas

The Local Committee has initiated ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Explore RURAL Life in New Podcast


This week WHRO is launching RURAL, a new podcast that examines rural life and the people who live it through the eyes of award-winning documentarian and local farmer, Amy Drewry of Drewry Farms
Have a listen to episode one of the podcast and dis...
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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Trip Planning Made Easier!

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Planning the perfect day in Surry County just got much easier! Surry County Tourism is excited to unveil the Surry County Widget on their tourism website with integrated mobile apps creating an interactive way for guests to map out a unique trip itinerary...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Haunted History Tours at Bacon's Castle


Join the staff at Bacon's Castle on Saturday, April 1, 2023 for a guided tour through this 357 year old historic (and haunted) home. 

Learn all the spooky stories that make this property one of "the most haunted homes in Virginia&quo...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Easter Egg Hunt at Chippokes State Park


Join the Friends of Chippokes for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Chippokes State Park on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM.

For children age 10 and under; bring your basket and meet the Easter Bunny in the parking area behind the Jones-Stewart Historic Man...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

5th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt


This Annual Easter Egg Hunt is just for adults, ages 21 and over.

Ticket price of $25.00 includes a glass of wine and all the winnings you can gather - chocolates, coupons towards wine purchases, free wine tastings, bottles of wine, and more! Bring your ow...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Celebrate Historic Garden Week in Surry County


Historic Garden Week Activities:

Chippokes State Park, 695 Chippokes Park Drive, Surry, VA 23883, (757) 294-3625

($7.00 per vehicle parking fee applies)

Guided Mansion and garden tours available on the following dates from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

  • Friday 14th
  • Saturd...
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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Bacon's Castle Village Faire


In Britain, fêtes are traditional outdoor public festivals.

They typically include entertainment and the sale of goods and refreshments. Following in this tradition, Bacon's Castle has planned a similar celebration of Spring and country ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

National Kids to Parks Day

Natl Kids to Parks Day

Experience Chippokes State Park through the eyes of your child on National Kids to Parks Day, Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Staff have planned a full day of activities for the children in your life:

Chippokes at Play, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Ever wondered what kids di...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Family Day at The Edge Christian Camp

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Join the staff of The Edge Christian Camp for a day of outdoor adventure and fellowship on Saturday, May 27, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Activities include tours of camp facilities, live music and worship, access to the James River, gym, and game room; ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Hike into History

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“Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone—there’s nothing like it.”  - Jason Ward, American Naturalist

Hike into History at Chippokes State Park which offers over 12 mile...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

Jamestown Scotland Ferry

The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry system provides a relaxing and unique way to travel to, or from Surry County. The ferry system operates 24 hours, seven days a week - find the ferry schedule here.

It may only take one trip across the James River on a ferry boa...

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