Springtime walks on the Surrey Hills

Spring is such a glorious time to explore the Surrey countryside. We've selected some of the finest walks on the Surrey Hills for you, with varying lengths and at places throughout the county. There's always something different to see and to come back for.

Snowdrops in the foreground at the base of a tree trunk with recently trimmed hedging in the background

Abinger Roughs snowdrop walk

Snowdrops are often the first heralds of spring as they valiantly push their way up through the soil. Enjoy this early spring walk around Abinger Roughs taking in the special snowdrop trail.

The tall conifers of Hydon's Ball stand out across the fields

Hydon's Ball to Winkworth Arboretum circuit

Enjoy this lovely tranquil walk along old paths through woods and fields with views over the south Surrey hills. You can stop off at Winkworth Arboretum to strolls through the glades, wander around the lake and enjoy the cafe before continuing back to Hydon's Ball through woods with stunning views.

Comma butterfly

Spotting the early signs of spring

Stroll around the woodland of Holmwood Common and see how nature is re-awakening in the spring sunshine.

Cowslips on Denbies Hillside Surrey

Spot the early signs of spring on Denbies Hillside

Stop, look and listen as nature comes alive on Denbies Hillside at the start of spring.

Hazel catkins

Put a spring in your step at Witley and Milford Commons

Feel the excitement as you spot the first signs of spring at Witley and Milford Commons.


Spot the early signs of spring on Bookham Commons

Take a stroll around Bookham Commons and see how nature comes alive in spring.

Enjoy Headley Heath in the early morning to refresh the soul

Spot the early signs of spring

Stroll out over Headley Heath and see how nature is waking up after winter.

A crab apple tree covered in light pink blossom

How to identify spring blossom

With the weather getting warmer, take some time to discover which of our native woodland and hedgerow trees produce beautiful and sweetly scented blossom in spring.