Summer walks in Surrey

Breathe in the summer air in some of Surrey's finest countryside. These downloadable walking trails take in butterflies and wildflowers, spectacular views from the Surrey Hills, open parkland and tranquil waterways.

Tank Traps along the river Mole in Surrey
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Box Hill 

The Riverside walk follows a glorious stretch of the river Mole as well as taking you through rare grasslands, ancient woodland and past some unusual Second World War structures.

A group of people walking across grass under a blue sky
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Polesden Lacey 

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.

Hatchlands Walking Family Autumn
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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 pink arrows on our waymarker posts.

Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey

Winkworth Arboretum 

Make the most of the warm days with a walk through the fascinating woodland of Winkworth. 121 acres of exotic shrubs, trees and flowering herbaceous plants await.

Denbies Hillside countryside, Surrey
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Denbies Hillside 

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

A woodland filled with bluebells in the Spring
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Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punchbowl 

This is a lovely walk, crossing the old A3 and taking in some spectacular views - you may even see the cattle grazing the scrub and on a clear day views of the distant London skyline.

Town mill in Guildford from the river
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River Wey, Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf 

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.

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

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

Two cartoon dogs from South Downs Take the Lead video

Take the Lead: Canine Confessions 

We ask for the support of dog owners in keeping your pets under close control around livestock. If you are unsure as to whether your dog will chase livestock then please keep them on a lead. We recommend following the guidance in this series of useful videos, called Canine Confessions, produced by the South Downs National Park.