Welcome to the Shere Parish Council website

The civil Parish of Shere is the largest in area in the Borough of Guildford, Surrey. The Parish lies in the Green Belt, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an Area of Great Landscape Value. It also includes three Conservation Areas (parts of the villages of Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere). The total population is approximately 3,500. Shere Parish Council serves the four villages of Gomshall, Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere and also a large part of Abinger Hammer (excluding the village centre). For a brief introduction to each of the communities, please click on the appropriate image below.



Peaslake Farm Affordable HousingCLICK HERE for a full Peaslake Farm update

Guildford Borough Council Elections – Statement of Persons Nominated (Tillingbourne Ward) 
Election of Parish Councillors, Shere (South East Ward, South West Ward & North Ward) Results of Uncontested Election 

Parish Council Notice of Vacancies – Two vacancies have occurred among the members of the Parish Council,
one for North Ward (Shere & Gomshall) and one for South West Ward (Peaslake).
Any person willing to fill these vacancies should apply to the Clerk in writing using this application,
on or before the 7th May 2019   Please click here for details about Being a Councillor. 

Easter Closure – Please note the Parish Council office is closed from Friday 12th April and will re-open on Tuesday 23rd April.  In an emergency please contact your local parish councillor or CLICK HERE to see details on how to report an emergency to Surrey County Council or Guildford Borough Council.


This community website has 5 main areas of focus. Click any of the images or headline links below to visit each section.

The Parish Council

The meetings, functions and archives of the Parish Council.

Latest Parish News & Information

Report a problem, monthly news reports, events, travel information, local maps and other useful information.

Community Facilities & Services

Infomation of local amenities and facilities, and detail on how to hire.

Community Organisations and Services

Details of all the local organisations in the Parish.