The beautiful Surrey Hills surround this smart home overlooking the village green. Joanna’s house gets the sun all day and has a country chic feel. She looks after you well, and gives you tea and cake on arrival, cosy, pretty bedrooms in the eaves and locally sourced and homemade treats at breakfast. Her catering business is run from the house so there are always people coming and going – this is a fun place to stay with a lovely friendly feel. Hop next door for a tasty supper at The Grumpy Mole (popular so you need to book). Near Dorking, and handy for Gatwick, too – it’s a 20-minute drive.