Hidden gems amongst rolling hills of green and gold
Places to visit
Read how one of our tenant farmers is having success with traditional strains of wheat.
Find out why you'll see a tree from Box Hill at Shakespeare's New Place...
Ash dieback is a growing concern across the country including at many National Trust properties and we will sadly see the decline and death of many – maybe the majority - of ash trees over the next few years.
James Wells our tenant of Hookhouse farm on the Harewoods estate, has achieving tremendous results in encouraging wildlife by planting a different crop.
Find out how the team are imagining a new future for this historic house.
Our volunteer carpenters have developed a great reputation for joinery projects since the team was established a few years ago. We're now looking to expand the operation to meet the growing demand. Learn more about what they do and how you can get involved.
Find out about our Second World War history project and how we’re working to devise innovative and exciting ways to tell the military history of this area.
Downloadable walks around the Surrey Hills
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.
The vigorous climb up the chalk escarpment is rewarded with simply stunning views. You are on top of the world! From the top clamber down the hillside through the woods for a gentle stroll back along the bottom learning something of Reigate's mining history.
This ancient path winds through countryside and farms that have changed little over centuries. Stroll through sunlit woodlands and past golden wheat fields, with buzzards up above and woodpeckers among the trees. In autumn forage for blackberries and sloes in the hedgerows.
Headley Heath provides a rare environment of acid lowland heath and dry chalk downland. It is the perfect habitat for a whole range of wildlife, including lizards. Follow this walk to learn more.
The area around Leith Hill is one of the highest points in the south east of England and boasts some pretty fantastic views of the South Downs and to the north, the London skyline.
A fairly strenuous 6.2 mile walk through woodland, farmland, open countryside and grassland, with a pub stop en-route and glorious views.
Enjoy this walk exploring Frensham Little Pond, especially its history, wildlife and wonderful views.
This is a lovely walk, crossing the old A3 and taking in some spectacular views - you may see ponies or cattle grazing the scrub and on a clear day views of the distant London skyline.