Summer fun in east Surrey

Get out and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air this summer by exploring our special places. It's a great time to try somewhere different to your usual haunt and we have a wide ranges of places for you to enjoy. Here we've put together some suggestions for east Surrey.

Hunting for butterflies
Walking trail

Discover butterflies this summer 

Butterflies epitomize the magic and transitory nature of summer and the Surrey Hills are a haven for some of our loveliest native species. This butterfly walk is a great way to learn more.

People walking on stepping stones at Box Hill

Family walks at Box Hill  

At Box Hill you're spoilt for choice for family walks. For the adventurous toddlers there's the two mile natural play trail where they can build their first den or tire themselves out climbing along the tree structures. A two mile walk to The Stepping Stones is a must for the whole family, look out for the many different species of butterflies along the River Mole. Whether you're looking for a challenging hike or a gentle stroll Box Hill has it all.

Hedgehog Hall at Ridlands Grove

Unique homes for special woodland characters  

Ridlands Grove is a very special place with some very unusual homes for some lovable woodland characters.

Young boy building a den

Kids' adventures on Holmwood Common

Kids can have all sorts of outdoor adventures on Holmwood Common; a playground for crazy creatures and hidden treasures.

Aerial view of Leith Hill Tower

Climb the tower to be the highest in the South East 

Climb all 74 steps of the spiral stairs at Leith Hill Tower and gaze through a telescope.