Wild winter walks in the Surrey Hills

Looking to stretch yourself or your family? These hikes offer more adventure - climbing hills and going further distances. Don’t forget to stop and enjoy the views. Keep a look out as well for nature’s winter specials - the scrunch of the hard ground underfoot, migrant birds such as redwing and fieldfare, berries on bushes, maybe some lingering frost. Feel your inner glow!

A child stares up the trunk of a giant redwood tree at Leith Hill in Surrey

Leith Hill woodland walk

The area around Leith Hill is one of the highest points in the south east of England and boasts some pretty fantastic views of the South Downs and to the north, the London skyline.

Autumn colour on Headley Heath Surrey

Headley Heath circuit

Enjoy stunning views on this moderate walk over some uneven terrain of open heathland, woodland and chalk downland.

Stroll along the many paths on Holmwood Common

Holmwood Common family activity trail

Get close to nature by following this gentle trail around Holmwood Common. With its mix of dappled woodland and sunny clearings this is a wildlife playground stretching over 650 acres. It’s also a great place for the 50 Things activities.