Box Hill

Important notice -

Wednesday 25 May 9.30am until 3.30pm the Zig-Zag Road will be closed between Box Hill Centre and Old London Road as BT need to replace a telegraph pole. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Box Hill - so much to explore

Box Hill

Things to see and do

The Zig Zag valley at Box Hill, Surrey

Things to see and do 

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

Family walking dog in woods

Dog walking on the Surrey Hills 

We welcome responsible dog owners to the Surrey Hills countryside and look forward to meeting you. Follow our tips to help you and your hound enjoy your visit with us.

A little girl balances on a fallen tree at our natural play trail at Box Hill in Surrey

Box Hill's Natural Play Trail 

Our Natural Play Trail is full of hidden surprises and opportunities for you to practise 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

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

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

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

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

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

Cockshot Cottage via 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.

Cotswold Outdoor walking tips

Box Hill Hike 

A more demanding walk of 8 miles taking in the magnificent scenery around Box Hill and Headley Heath.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Half term activity week

Mon 30 May 2016
A variety of outdoor events for all.

Panasonic Lumix Photography Roadshow

Mon 30 May 2016
Come and learn how to take that perfect picture with the help of the experts from Panasonic.

!Survivor! adventure camp

Wed 01 Jun 2016
An exciting day packed with natural arts and thrilling woodland free-running.

Downland Discovery walk

Sun 12 Jun 2016
Discover our grasslands on a 3 mile walk

Box Hill bugs

Mon 13 Jun 2016
Fun outdoor learning for toddlers and early learners

!Jungle! - adventure camp

Mon 08 Aug 2016
Set your spirit free - spend all day going wild at Box Hill.
Spring blossom on a tree at a National Trust site in May

May Half-term Activities at Box Hill 

Come and join us at Box Hill this spring for some of our exciting activities.


!Survivor! Box Hill 

Since meteor 793 hit earth and the seas have risen up, only Box Hill and other nearby summits are habitable, marooning you and a handful of other lucky survivors...

Child climbing a tree at Crom, County Fermanagh

!Jungle! Box Hill 

What are you going to do with the kids for the summer holidays?...!Jungle! adventure camp is here to help...

Common spotted orchid at Box Hill in Surrey

Box Hill Photography Competition 

Grab your camera and send us your snaps of What your time on Box Hill means to you.

Child gets muddy hands at Box Hill toddler group

Box Hill Bugs 

Inspire a connection with the natural world in your pre-schooler with our group for woodland adventurers and explorers of muddy-puddles. Be wild, be free, be outdoors.

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Eating and shopping

The Box Hill café, Surrey

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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A school group measures with quadrats at Box Hill, Surrey

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 Sandy Mouth, Cornwall

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.

Visitors at Salomons Memorial viewpoint at Box Hill, Surrey.

Friends of Box Hill 

The Friends of Box Hill support the Trust to improve amenities and tell people about the unique ecology of the site.