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A rich and varied landscape buzzing with wildlife

If you’re new to exploring the countryside Witley and Milford Commons is a good place to start. It’s easily accessible and the footpaths and bridleways are clearly marked, you can’t get lost. The Commons is a lovely spot for family picnics too.

The countryside is an area of great contrasts with extensive heathland views and secluded woodland glades. There’s always something new to see; from the breathtaking purple heathers and buzzing insects to majestic trees and strange fungi.  Witley is a fungi paradise. 

During the warmer months the Commons are alive with bird song from birds like Tree pipits and Woodlarks.

Witley and Milford Commons is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Outdoor adventure day for kids

Let your imagination run wild in the woods © Zoe Goss

Join in with fun activities - pond dipping, bushcraft, den building and so much more...

  • Monday 10 August 2015
  • Meet at the Witley Centre at 10:00am
  • £8 per child, payable on the day

Autumn fun for little-ones

Let your imagination run wild in the woods © Helen Jewers

Be a ‘Little hedgehog heathland and woodland explorer’. Join us Tuesday mornings for stories, games, walks and craft...

  • 15 September - 6 October
  • Start at 10.30am
  • £5 per session
  • £15 for all four sessions
  • Book to save a place 01372 220644

Start your 50 things adventure

’50 Things’ 

An outdoor adventure is always around the next tree or pond. Our list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ will set you on your own adventure here.

Try one or two of our adventures...

'50 Things' 

  • Build a den
  • Run around in the rain
  • Make a trail with sticks
  • Set up a snail race
  • Create some wild art
  • Make a grass trumpet
  • Hunt for bugs

Learn with us – pencil in a date

Our school and youth programmes bring to life the habitats and history of our commons. Drop an email to Alan Taylor, our Community Learning Officer, to book a tailor-made visit for your group.

Our Surrey Hills

Just south of London, the beautiful Surrey Hills stretch from the Kent border in the east to the Hampshire border in the west. Tranquillity and wonderful open spaces just waiting to be discovered…

Join us on Facebook

Find out more about the Surrey Hills by following us on Facebook - news, projects and trivia too...

Sunhats or wellies?