Haslemere is a small market town in Surrey, 8 miles from Godalming, 500 feet up, in a lovely wooded valley in the Surrey Hills near Hindhead. Much of the surrounding countryside is in the care of the National Trust.
It has an attractive wide High Street, with brick and timber houses.
The workshops founded by Arnold Dolmetsch in the 1920s continue to make historical musical instruments, and the music festival which he founded in 1925 takes place each July.
In the parish church is a memorial by Edward Burne-Jones to Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Haslemere was the birthplace of the aircraft pioneer Geoffrey de Havilland.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Haslemere for groups.