Downloadable walks in Surrey

Come and enjoy walking across the Surrey Hills with trails that take in military history, woodland and water ways. Whether you're walking with friends or family, or preferring some quiet time to yourself, find a Surrey walk near you

The Stepping Stones at Box Hill, Surrey

Box Hill Stepping Stones walk

Enjoy the views of the Surrey Hills, pass by one of Box Hill's oldest buildings, the Fort, and take in one of Surrey's iconic landmarks, the Stepping Stones.

Sun setting over a view of Broadwood's Tower at Box Hill, Surrey

Box Hill Happy Valley circular walk

The route takes in some of Box Hill's hidden woodland and Broadwood's Tower, with some wonderful views of the Surrey countryside along the way - there are a series of steep steps part way round this route.

view from Box Hill on a misty morning

Box Hill Juniper Top circular walk

Try our 4-mile walk through some of Box Hill's finest scenery and views, glorious in every season.

Winter view Headley Heath Surrey

Headley Heath circuit

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

Purple emperor butterfly

Deep in the purple empire butterfly walk

The rare purple emperor butterfly was spotted this spring at Bookham Common at the earliest point in more than 120 years. It follows decades of work by our rangers to protect the specialist habitats it needs. This walking trail takes you through one of the best woods in England for sighting the elusive Purple Emperor butterfly.

View from Reigate Hill on North Downs

Margery Wood to the Yew Tree Pub walk

Margery Wood in Surrey is a great place to start exploring the North Downs from. The lush chalk downland boasts some magnificent flora and fauna.

A dog out for a winter stroll

The hilltop stroll at Box Hill

Take in some of Surrey's finest views and marvel at the hidden history of Box Hill.

A group of friends enjoy a winter walk at Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl

Hidden Hindhead walk

This walk takes in some spectacular views and even has the possibility of spotting the Highland cattle that graze the scrub.

Looking east from the top of Reigate Hill in Surrey to the South Downs

Reigate Hill walk

Enjoy an exhilarating walk through flower-sprinkled grasslands and tranquil shady woods across Reigate Hill and learn how man has influenced the history on the hill.

A group of people walking across grass under a blue sky

Polesden Lacey little big walk

This easy route is great for all the family, so round them up and have a fun day outdoors tramping through our estate and discovering the delightful wooded valley. Dog friendly too.

Oakhurst Cottage in Hambledon, Surrey

Winkworth to Oakhurst wonder walk

A peaceful and gentle wooded walk connecting three very special and unique National Trust properties hidden away in the sunny West Weald.

Denbies Hillside countryside, Surrey

Denbies Hillside nature walk

Enjoy an exhilarating walk across Denbies Hillside (named after John Denby, a 17th-century farmer) and discover our wildlife along the way.

Visitors walking up the steps leading to the Kennedy Memorial, Runnymede, Surrey

Egham to Runnymede countryside circular walk

Wander through ancient woodlands, secretive wetlands and wildflower meadows that are home to the birthplace of the Magna Carta.

View across Harewoods farmland Surrey

Outwood Common walk at Harewoods

Enjoy a refreshing walk through cool, shady woodland and across open farmland. See what the farmers are growing in their fields and discover an enchanting hidden pond.

Shady paths at Abinger Roughs

Abinger Roughs walk

Have a go at walking our nature trail and follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin as you explore the North Downs and spot wildlife along the way.

Visitor admiring the ruins of St Mary's Priory at Ankerwycke, Surrey

The Park circular walk at Ankerwycke, Runnymede

Very leisurely stroll through the park at Ankerwycke on gentle terrain. Perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon.

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Polesden Lacey to Denbies Hillside ramble

Travel through some beautiful ancient woodland and enjoy stunning views at Denbies Hillside as you follow the circular route from Polesden Lacey across Ranmore Common.

Thames lock cottage

River Wey walks: Weybridge to New Haw Lock

Walk following the route of the last commercial barges on the Wey Navigations. Much of the walk is along the towpath, so largely flat and easy.

Town mill in Guildford from the river

River Wey walks: Dapdune Wharf to St Catherine's

Walk along the River Wey from Dapdune Wharf to St Catherine’s and see how the river has cut through the North Downs making Guildford an important ‘gap town’ and experience some spectacular views along the way.

A family walking at Hatchlands Park

The Wix Wood walk at Hatchlands Park

This circular walk cuts across the centre of the estate through woodland and open parkland, passing our children's adventure area and the cobbled courtyard. Follow the blue arrows on our waymarker posts.

Ham House meadow

Ham House from Richmond walk

Featuring iconic views, the circular route leads you from the urban bustle of Richmond town centre along the rural riverside walk of the Thames Path.

White admiral butterfly

Headley Heath butterfly walk

A ramble through woodland and heathland on acidic soils, which leads you out onto chalk downland turf before returning onto heathland and back into woodland.

Wey Navigations near Stoke Lock

Wey Walks: Dapdune Wharf to Cartbridge Wharf

Take in some of the most remote parts of the Wey Navigation on our walk that follows the towpath along the boundary of Sutton Place and passes Stoke Mill.

A little girl balances on a fallen tree at our natural play trail at Box Hill in Surrey

Box Hill's Natural Play Trail

Our Natural Play Trail is full of hidden surprises and opportunities for you to practise everything from balancing to den making. This easy two-mile level walk is great for adventurous toddlers.

Male adonis blue butterfly

Box Hill butterfly walk long route

Enjoy the sweeping areas of woodland and grassland paddocks on the Butterfly walk at Box Hill, one of the richest areas for butterflies in Britain.

A beautiful view down a hillslope. Autumnal trees can be seen.

The Polesden Lacey big walk

Take in views over the Surrey Hills and our 1,400 acre estate on our big walk through ancient woodlands, historic farmsteads and rolling downland.

Hatchlands Walking Family Autumn

The long walk at Hatchlands Park

See the whole of Hatchlands in one walk. This circular walk follows the edge of our park through woodland and open parkland with distant views of our house and the wider Surrey countryside. Follow the yellow arrows on our waymarker posts.

Visitors walking in Morden Hall Park, London, in the winter. Morden Hall Park is a serene oasis in the heart of suburban London.

An oasis in suburbia - Morden Hall Park walk

Take an easy stroll through this historic parkland, created by the Hatfeild family in the 19th century, and experience inspiring surroundings. Great for all the family and pushchair friendly too.

The Heathland at Simons Wood, Finchampstead Ridges, Surrey

Simon's Wood centenary walk at Finchampstead Ridges

Explore Simon's Wood wet woodland and lowland heath habitats, providing an increasingly rare habitat for many birds and invertebrates. An easy level walk great for little legs.

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

Leith Hill, one of the highest points in the South East of England boasts some pretty fantastic views. It's been a popular spot for a Sunday stroll, or as the starting point for a longer hike for hundreds of years. Where's your favourite part of the hill?

Beech trees in the autumn

Cockshot Cottage via Whitehill to Mickleham village walk

A glorious woodland walk, with magnificent views and a pub stop on the way round. Lovely in every season, some slopes but well worth the climb.

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Stony Rock wildlife walk

Enjoy many opportunities to spot wildlife along the way on this easy walk exploring one of the quietest spots on the Polesden Lacey estate.

Autumn winter view Headley Heath Surrey

Headley Heath to White Hill walking trail

A lovely walk over heathland, through woodland, over open pasture and farmland. There are two steep slopes on the route.

Woodland Abinger Roughs Surrey

Abinger Roughs to Gomshall walking circuit

A fairly strenuous 6.2 mile walk through woodland, farmland, open countryside and grassland, with a pub stop en-route and glorious views.

View from Denbies Hillside

Ranmore West to The Wotton Hatch pub walk

A lovely walk with magnificent views and a pub stop en route. Reasonable tracks and two steep hills - one up and one down.

View point at Hydon's Ball Surrey

Octavia Hill walk from Hydon's Ball and Heath

Enjoy a short exhilarating circular walk through cool shady woodland and across open heathland; a perfect walk for energetic exploring families.

Reigate Hill: Gatton Park in our past and present walk

Each spring the woodland at Gatton Park becomes a festival of blue as the native bluebell runs riot. Follow this trail to see them at their best.

Friends walking in Margery Woods, Surrey

Margery Wood, Walton Heath and Colley Hill walk

Enjoy a walk through woodland, heathland and onto Colley Hill with a well-earned stop at the pub on the way. Fairly flat ground, can be muddy in places.

A view south looking over the rolling downland of the South Downs from behind the stone plinth, with a charming curved inscribed stone seat in memory of WE Hunter who donated Black Down to the National Trust in memory of his beloved wife.

South Downs Black Down Temple of the Winds walk

The walk goes to the Temple of the Winds. Here you can find one of the best views of the South Downs National Park. This little-known spot has a secret feel and a charming curved stone seat to rest on.

Fingerpost sign indicating the Basingstoke canal

River Wey walks: New Haw Lock to Pyrford Lock

Easy flat walk along the towpath and footpaths, this walk covers part of the Wey Navigation and the Basingstoke Canal.

The tumbling bay at Papercourt lock

River Wey walks: Papercourt Lock to Triggs Lock

An attractive and easy countryside walk in Send, where the River Wey Navigations has its workshops.