Best places for winter walks in Surrey
Nestled on a hillside in the heart of Surrey, Winkworth Arboretum's wintry woodland is the perfect spot for a quiet walk in the crisp air. Stop at the boathouse veranda for views across the lake.
Enjoy the ancient woodland, rolling downland and winter wildife on a refreshing winter walk. With 1400 acres to roam, the Polesden Lacey estate is the perfect place to explore whatever the weather.
Get your boots on, grab the kids or the dog, and head to Hatchlands for wonderful walking. Open every day of the year, we’ve got great waymarked walks for you to follow or just pick up a map and find your own path.
Take an invigorating walk around Claremont's historic royal landscape. With surprising twists and turns on every path, Claremont is a wonderful place for a frosty winter walk and a cosy cafe stop.
Best places to see autumn colour in Surrey
When autumn arrives, Winkworth Arboretum bursts into colour, its yellows, oranges and reds painting a breathtaking picture across the landscape. For the best views follow the signposted trails and seek out the viewpoints on the edge of the Magnolia Wood, the top of the Azalea Steps, the lakeside boathouse and the eastern Meadow
Travel through some golden ancient woodland and enjoy stunning views, along the circular routes from Polesden Lacey across Ranmore Common.
See the whole of Hatchlands in one walk. This circular walk follows the edge of our park through woodland, in all its autumn colours, and open parkland with distant views of our house and the wider Surrey countryside.
The autumn mists on the River Wey are a quietly beautiful sight. Walk from Dapdune Wharf to St Catherine’s and see how the river has cut through the North Downs. Experience some peaceful views along the way.
Savour the sights, smells and sounds of autumn with a walk in the Surrey Hills. Bring the family, the dog, a kite, a picnic and enjoy nature's glory. Here are some of our favourite strolls.
An autumn woodland glowing with colour and rich with the smell of damp earth is a wonderful place to be. National Trust Ranger Chloe Bradbrooke suggests six mini wonders of nature to look out for on an autumn woodland walk.