Walking

Walking trail

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

Walking trail

This route takes in some of Box Hill's most beautiful woodland and Broadwood's Tower. There are some wonderful views of the Surrey countryside along the way - there are a series steep steps part way round this route.

The view from Donkey Green on Box Hill looking south, Surrey

Map

Map route for Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

Start:

National Trust Visitor Centre at the top of Box Hill, grid ref: TQ178513

1

Start at the Shepherd's Hut and follow the red Box Hill Hike signs towards Broadwood's Tower.

2

After enjoying the views at Broadwood's tower, continue to follow the Box Hill Hike signs down the hill to Happy Valley (also known as Juniper Bottom). There are a series of steep steps between points 2 and 3.

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3

At point 3, turn right and walk up Happy Valley.

4

When you reach the top of Happy Valley, follow the main path to the left which leads to the road. At the junction you'll see the Smith and Western restaurant.

5

At the Smith and Western restaurant, cross the road, turn right and walk along the path for 100yd (90m).

6

Enter the woods to join the North Downs Way. Turn right and follow the track until you reach the Salomons memorial viewpoint.

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7

After enjoying the views, it's a short walk back to the Box Hill Café for a well-earned cup of tea and slice of cake.

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End:

National Trust Visitor Centre at the top of Box Hill, grid ref: TQ178513

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Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

Terrain

Some slopes and a series of steep steps make up a descent on this walk.

Dogs welcome. Please keep them on leads when livestock are grazing.

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

Contact us

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

How to get here

Address
The Old Fort, Box Hill Road, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7LB
By train

Closest train station is Box Hill and Westhumble (1 mile (1.6km) steep uphill walk).

By road

Sat Nav use KT20 7LB. Car parking £4 for non-National Trust members.

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

Facilities and access

  • Tea shop and toilets at the Box Hill Visitor Centre