Headley Heath

Important notice -

Please remember that BBQs are not permitted and cause a serious fire risk during this hot & dry weather. Thank you

A wonderful mix of open heathland, woodland and chalk downland

Upcoming events

Listen to the nightjars at Headley Heath

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Dawn and dusk are good times to hear the unusual "churr" of the ground-nesting night-jar. Park at Headley Heath main car park, KT18 6NN

Butterfly spotting on Headley Heath

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Head to Headley Heath to see some of southern England's most beautiful butterflies- we've recorded 28 species per day- how many can you spot?
Picnicing at Leith Hill, Surrey

Events in the Surrey Hills 

From guided walks with our Rangers to family activities join in an event in the Surrey Hills and get even closer to these special places.

Headley Heath


Headley Heath


Headley Heath

Get involved

Volunteering at Headley Heath

Volunteers from the Prince's Trust working in the grounds of Tyntesfield, North Somerset

Work Experience on Headley Heath

Zoë Golding wants to work in nature conservation when she finishes her studies, here's her account of work experience with the National Trust at Headley Heath.

Headley Heath Surrey

Friends of Headley Heath 

The Friends of Headley Heath work tirelessly to raise funds and help maintain the heathland. Over the years, they've helped with many special projects, like creating the Lizard trail for you all to enjoy.

Headley Heath

Our work

What we've been doing on Headley Heath

Installing underground fencing on Headley Heath

Cattle grazing and our new invisible fencing on Headley Heath 

A new invisible fence has been installed on the heath to keep certain areas cattle free - read more to discover the benefits for you and the heath