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.

family of four standing by River Mole at Box Hill

Box Hill Riverside Walk

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

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.

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.

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.

Walk the paths at Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl in Surrey

Hidden Hindhead walk

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

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.

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.

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.