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50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

50 Things 

Head to the Surrey Hills for a summer of play; try tree climbing at Leith Hill, find your way with a map and compass at Box Hill or find a geocache at Reigate Hill and Gatton Park.

Reclaim your weekend

After a hard days work, relax and admire the views © Arnhel de Serra

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

Cafés on the Surrey Hills

Cafes on the Surrey Hills © Arnhel de Serra

Our cafés at Box Hill and Hindhead Common are open everyday of the week and each weekend, we open the doors to the Tern Café at Frensham Little Pond. They're a great spot to relax 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.

Leith Hill Tower is 250 years old

West front of Leith Hill Tower, Surrey

In 2015 Leith Hill Tower celebrates its 250th birthday. Built in 1765 by Richard Hull of Leith Hill Place, the tower is a great spot to watch the world below, the weather above and marvel at the view of London to the north and the sea to the south. 


Special places to stay on the Surrey Hil...

Frensham Common Cottage is close to Frensham Little Pond © National Trust

Frensham Common Cottage is close to Frensham Little Pond

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

Special places to stay on the Surrey Hil...

Emley Farmhouse sleeps 10 © John Millar

Emley Farmhouse sleeps 10

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 on the Surrey Hil...

A great spot for a family week away, or group of friends © National Trust

A great spot for a family week away, or group of friends

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 on the Surrey Hil...

Stay in a shepherd's hut at Leith Hill © The Green Escape at Leith Hill

Stay in a shepherd's hut 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.

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

Welcoming visitors to Box Hill, Surrey

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

Friends of Holmwood Common

A Great tit © 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

Lizard at Headley Heath © NTPL/Ross Hoddinott

Our ranger is lucky to work with a brilliant team of volunteers and a group known as the Friends of Headley Heath. They're busy at the moment discovering the little known military history of the heath.


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.