Surrey encompasses land occupied by numerous Halqemeylem-speaking aboriginal groups. Settlers arrived first within Cloverdale and other areas of South Surrey first, and the majority of their activities were harvesting oysters, fishing, setting up small stores or farming.
Surrey Museum is the place where visitors can be seated in a 42-seat orientation theatre and state-of-the-art exhibit which tells Surrey's stories. There is likewise a textile library, a weaving studio, and different exhibitions themes. Surrey Arts Centre is home to live theatre performances and an art gallery. Various plays and concerts are performed at the Art Centre. Historical Stewart Farm showcases root cellars, a restored farmhouse, heirloom gardens, and pole barns on the shores of the Nicomekl River. There are also year round tours by volunteers and employees dressed in Victorian-style clothing. Different eclectic activities include: woodstove cooking, parlour games and heritage crafts. Cloverdale is a historic centre known for its small town charm. Antique lovers and collectors will definitely find this a great place to visit to.
The area in Surrey called the Serpentine Fen, is a place where about 3,000 species of wildlife are seen throughout the year. The animals that visit the area include: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects. There is a three covered viewing towers, a covered picnic shelter, and numerous trails meant for the picnic lovers to make the experience of tourists more unforgettable. Redwood Park features a diverse collection of trees seen all over the globe, like for example Italy, France, Japan, Russia, Austria, and California. They have a 2-storey treehouse and 32 various species of evergreens. Fraser Downs has a gaming floor with four hundred twenty slot machines, an atrium-styled welcome centre, a new simulcast area for horse racing fans, three restaurants, and a major show lounge with state of the art visual technology. Darts Hill Garden is a majestic land that comprises thousands of species and many plants from all around the globe. It has been in existence for fifty five years, and it is globally-famous by amateur and expert gardeners all around the globe.
Crescent Beach is located in the southeast corner of Surrey, and it is considered amongst the sunniest beaches in the Greater Vancouver Region. Some of the more common activities it offers are: kayaking, swimming, crabbing, fishing, and boating. There are likewise stores nearby and restaurants with ocean views. Bear Creek Park is among the city's most popular parks. It is perfect for nature walks and outdoor activities. Amongst the park's facilities include: sports fields, a running track, a swimming pool, picnic areas and shelters.