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Reclaim your weekend

A great spot to unwind © Andrew Butler

The countryside is calling and we're here to help you reclaim some "me time". Head out for a walk with a hound, explore somewhere new or join one of our fun events to learn about the beautiful Surrey Hills.

Caf├ęs on the Surrey Hills

Different cakes are baked every week © NTPL/John Millar

Our cafés at Box Hill and Hindhead Common are open everyday of the week. They're a great spot to warm up after a walk, or to meet with friends and family.

Free car parking on the Surrey Hills

National Trust members can park for free at our places on the Surrey Hills. Membership also gives you free admission to hundreds of other places. You can join us at Box Hill or at the Devil's Punch Bowl.

Spotlight on Reigate Fort

Sitting proud at the top of Reigate Hill is the 19th-century Reigate Fort. The fort commands a historic defensive position looking out over the Weald towards the South Downs. The fort enclosure is open daily, why not come along to one of our event days to see inside the fort buildings?

Shepherd's hut holidays at Leith Hill

Shepherds hut holidays with The Green Escape at Leith Hill © The Green Escape at Leith Hill

Shepherds hut holidays with The Green Escape at Leith Hill

We're proud to be working with The Green Escape who offer glamorous shepherd's hut retreats as eco-friendly holiday hideaways at Leith Hill. Far from the madding crowd, with sheep as your nearest neighbour, a short break or longer stay is bound to refresh and invigorate.

Special places to stay in Surrey

Henman bunkhouse © National Trust

Henman bunkhouse

Henman bunkhouse provides self-catering accommodation for family holidays, corporate groups and volunteers carrying out practical conservation tasks. The bunkhouse can accommodate large groups of people with a fully equipped kitchen.

Special places to stay in Surrey

Emley Farmhouse lies deep in the Surrey Hills © John Millar

Emley Farmhouse lies deep in the Surrey Hills

Emley Farmhouse is Grade II listed and positioned in an idyllic rural setting. Largely unaltered since the 19th century, the building retains a unique charm. There are spacious reception rooms and a traditional country kitchen.

Special places to stay in Surrey

Frensham Common Cottage © National Trust

Frensham Common Cottage

Frensham Common Cottage is a long low cottage built in the early 1900s, sitting in a large rambling garden and backing onto Frensham Common.

Volunteer with us in our woodland

Get up close and personal with leafy Surrey. Our rangers work with volunteers every day of the week to ensure that our woodlands, pathways and wildlife residents are in tiptop condition. All you need is willingness and a good pair of boots.

Working holidays on the Surrey Hills

Fancy getting involved but can't commit to regular volunteering? Then going on a working holiday might be just the thing for you.

Ranging from a weekend to a week, there are holidays throughout the country to join.

Welcome volunteers at Box Hill and Hindhead Common

A volunteer helps a young visitor to the Surrey Hills

Want to share your excitement for our places? Fancy chatting to people about walks they may enjoy or what's happening? Got some time to spare? Then we'd love to hear from you. Email us to find out more

News from the Friends of Box Hill

Lyn Richards is the Chair of the Friends of Box Hill © NTPL/Jason Ingram

The Friends of Box Hill help us to look after Box Hill by volunteering their time, expertise and fundraising for special projects.

Friends of Holmwood Common

A Great tit © NTPL/Peter Brash

Holmwood Common has a happy and active group of friends. They help us to look after beautiful Holmwood Common, run a series of fun events and produce regular newsletters.

Friends of Headley Heath

Explore our countryside with your four-legged friend © NTPL/Arnell de Serra

Our ranger Will Frost is lucky to work with a brilliant team of volunteers and a group known as the Friends of Headley Heath.

Email the friends to find out more