Box Hill

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Our café and servery will be closed on Thursday 10 December. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Box Hill - so much to explore

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Things to see and do

The Zig Zag valley at Box Hill, Surrey
Fly a kite on breezy days at Box Hill in Surrey National Trust Images / John Millar

Things to see and do 

You'll find plenty of opportunities to explore, run, walk and even roll down the hill at Box Hill. Take a look at some of our favourite things to see and do and see if you can add to your list.

A little girl balances on a fallen tree at our natural play trail at Box Hill in Surrey
Explore our natural play trail at Box Hill National Trust Images/Jason Ingram

Box Hill's Natural Play Trail 

Our Natural Play Trail is full of hidden surprises and opportunities for you to practice everything from balancing to den making. All you need to bring is yourself and nature will help you with the rest.

A family walk towards the Salomons memorial viewpoint at Box Hill, Surrey
Walking towards the Salomons memorial at Box Hill in Surrey National Trust Images / John Millar

The hilltop stroll at Box Hill 

Enjoy Surrey's finest scenery on a gentle circular walk introducing some of the interesting features found around the top of Box Hill.

The view from Donkey Green on Box Hill looking south, Surrey
Views of the Surrey Hills from the top of Box Hill in Surrey Andrew Butler / National Trust

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk 

The route takes in some of Box Hill's most beautiful woodland and Broadwood's Tower, with some wonderful views of the Surrey countryside along the way.

Summer evening sun on a yew tree at Box Hill, Surrey
Summer evening sun at Box Hill in Surrey National Trust Images / Andrew Butler

Box Hill Juniper Top circular walk 

Try our 4-mile walk through some of Box Hill's finest scenery and views, glorious in every season.

The Stepping Stones at Box Hill, Surrey
The Stepping Stones at Box Hill, Surrey Andrew Butler / National Trust

Box Hill Stepping Stones walk 

Enjoy the views of the Surrey Hills, pass by one of Box Hill's oldest buildings, the Fort, and take in one of Surrey's iconic landmarks, the Stepping Stones.

Male adonis blue butterfly
Male adonis blue butterfly Matthew Oates / National Trust

Box Hill butterfly walk long route 

Enjoy the sweeping areas of woodland and grassland paddocks on the Butterfly walk at Box Hill, one of the richest areas for butterflies in Britain.

Beech trees in the autumn
Beech trees cast an autumnal glow in the woods Chris Lacey

Whitehill to Mickleham village walk 

A glorious woodland walk, with magnificent views and a pub stop on the way round. Lovely in every season, some slopes but well worth the climb.

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What's on 

A family flies a kite at Box Hill in Surrey
Kite flying in the breeze at Box Hill in Surrey NTPL/John Millar

What's on 

There's always something happening during the school holidays and weekends at Box Hill. Keep a look out for special holiday activities or borrow a tracker pack from the shepherd's hut.

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Eating and shopping

The Box Hill café, Surrey
Come to the Box Hill café in Surrey for tea and cake National Trust Images / John Miller

Eating and shopping 

You don't just have to visit us to explore our great trails and wildlife, you're more than welcome to simply come along to relax and unwind at our café and spend some time perusing our shop.

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Perfect for wildlife spotters

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School children at Box Hill in Surrey
Book a school visit for your class to Box Hill in Surrey National Trust Images / James Dobson

Learning at Box Hill 

Find out how we can make learning an exciting adventure whilst following curriculum needs. We're an excellent resource for schools, teachers and wider interest groups.

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Get involved

Conservation volunteering at Box Hill, Surrey
Join our team of conservation volunteers at Box Hill in Surrey National Trust Images / Ben Selway

Volunteer with us 

Volunteers are such a vital part of our work here at Box Hill. See how you could make a difference and share your skills and expertise with us.