Run at Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl, Surrey

A view over the Devil's Punch Bowl, Hindhead, Surrey

Hindhead Commons and the Devil’s Punch Bowl is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Here you can run through ancient woods and across open heathland past cattle and wild ponies. All of the trails start at the café – which can act as a good incentive for those who are new to running.

Other running routes in the South East:

  • Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire, has miles of footpaths through woodlands, commons and chalk downlands. There is also a café for after your run
  • Surrounded by the lovely Surrey Hills, Polesden Lacey is a great place to start your run
  • Flat running routes alongside canals can be found at the River Wey, Surrey
  • Run around the parks and woodland of a fairytale castle at Scotney Castle, Kent. You can always stop in at the café to recuperate afterwards