Box Hill walks

There are lots of different walks to try at Box Hill, from a gentle stroll over the top of this famous hill, to a long walk down and up again, taking in the river and a pub along the way. Take a look at our selection here for inspiration, or head to the shepherd's hut in the car park to ask the team for some recommendations based on the time of year.

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. This easy two-mile level walk is great for adventurous toddlers.

family of four standing by River Mole at Box Hill

Box Hill Riverside Walk

The Riverside walk follows a glorious stretch of the river Mole as well as taking you through rare grasslands, ancient woodland and past some unusual Second World War structures.

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.

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 hidden woodland and Broadwood's Tower, with some wonderful views of the Surrey countryside along the way - there are a series of steep steps part way round this route.

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.

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.