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.

The natural play trail at Box Hill 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. After rain the pathway can be very muddy - please wear appropriate footwear.

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. There are over 200 steps to climb on this walk; please wear stout footwear as the walk can be muddy.

A family walking towards the viewpoint at Box Hill, Surrey in autumn

The hilltop stroll at Box Hill

Take in some of Surrey's finest views and marvel at the hidden history of Box Hill.

Sun setting over a view of Broadwood's Tower at Box Hill, 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

Starting at the top of Box hill with stupendous views as far as the South Downs, this walks takes you to the north side of Box Hill with stunning views over the valleys and tops of the North Downs. Wonderful in all seasons, it is especially beautiful in spring when the bluebells appear in the woods.

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.

Family walking in woodland at Box Hill Surrey

Whitehill to Mickleham walk

A glorious woodland walk, with magnificent views and a pub stop at The Running Horses on the way round. Lovely in every season, some slopes but well worth the climb.