Walking at Denbies Hillside

View from Denbies Hillside

Leave the hustle and bustle of Dorking or other towns nearby and explore our countryside. Denbies is a great place for walking, getting closer to nature or just soaking up the stunning views.

Explore our footpaths

Step out and discover our footpaths. There’s something for everyone from our family nature trail to the North Downs Way that stretches from Farnham in the west to Dover in the East and crosses Denbies Hillside.
 
Most of our paths are clearly marked, but an Ordnance Survey map (Landranger 187 or Explorer 146) might be useful.
 

Our nature trail

This 2.2-mile circular trail is perfect for families new to exploring the countryside - discover all our amazing wildlife. Pick up a place guide from the Denbies Hillside car park.

Discover our nature trail
 

Follow the North Downs Way

Join the North Downs Way and follow the signs along the chalk ridge and head either west or east. If you walk east you’ll reach Box Hill, a perfect place to stop for a light snack after an exhilarating walk.
 
Visit Box Hill
 

Walk to Polesden Lacey

From our car park cross the Ranmore Common Road and head north along the many footpaths through the ancient woodland of Ranmore Common and discover the magnificent Edwardian Polesden Lacey Estate (50 minute walk). Why not take a break and stop for tea before heading back?
 
Denbies to Polesden Lacey
 

Ranmore to Wotton circular walk

A lovely 5.3 mile (8.5km) walk with magnificent views and a pub stop en route. Reasonable tracks and two steep hills - one up and one down.

Ramble from Ranmore to Wotton

Walk the chalk – station to station

Leave your car behind and explore the chalk grasslands of the North Downs. The walk (7 miles) begins at Dorking Station and takes you through Denbies Hillside and onto the village of Gomshall.
 
Walk the chalk leaflet (PDF / 1.2MB) download