Surrey encompasses land occupied by numerous Halqemeylem-speaking aboriginal groups. Settlers arrived first in Cloverdale and other parts 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 within a 42-seat orientation theatre and state-of-the-art exhibit that tells Surrey's stories. There is also a textile library, a weaving studio, and other 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 features a restored farmhouse, root cellars, heirloom gardens, and pole barns on the shores of the Nicomekl River. There are even year round tours by workers and volunteers dressed in Victorian-style clothes. Various eclectic activities comprise: heritage crafts, woodstove cooking and parlour games. Cloverdale is a historic centre known for its small town charm. Antique collectors and lovers would definitely find this a good place to visit to.
The area in Surrey known as the Serpentine Fen, is a place where roughly 3,000 species of wildlife are seen throughout the year. The animals that visit the area consist of: mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, and insects. There is a covered picnic shelter; three covered viewing towers, and several trails for the picnic lovers to make the experience of visitors more unforgettable. Redwood Park showcases a diverse collection of trees seen throughout the globe, like for example Italy, France, Japan, Russia, Austria, and California. They have a 2-storey treehouse and thirty two different species of evergreens. Fraser Downs has a gaming floor along with four hundred twenty slot machines, an atrium-styled welcome centre, a new simulcast area for horse racing fans, a major show lounge with state of the art visual technology and three restaurants. Darts Hill Garden is a majestic land which consists of thousands of species and many plants from all around the globe. It has been existing for fifty five years, and it is internationally-famous by amateur and expert gardeners throughout 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. Amongst the more popular activities it offers are: kayaking, swimming, fishing, boating and crabbing. There are also stores nearby and restaurants with ocean views. Bear Creek Park is among the city's most popular parks. It is perfect for outdoor activities and nature walks. Among the park's facilities consist of: a running track, sports fields, a swimming pool, picnic areas and shelters.