Winter walks in Surrey

Head out on a winter's walk in some of Surrey's best landscapes. Why not enjoy classic views across the landscape garden at Claremont or the winding paths and watery reflections at Winkworth Arboretum? Then warm up with something hot afterwards. There are lots of places to unwind on a winter walk in Surrey.

A family walking in the woods at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

A white bench looking down on the amphitheatre and lake in the frost

Claremont Landscape Garden 

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.

A sweeping winter landscape with bare trees and blue skies
Walking trail

Winter walks at Polesden Lacey 

Try our Big Walk downloadable trail this winter. It’s the perfect way to get some fresh air and enjoy fabulous views across Ranmore Common and Denbies Hillside.

An empty bench by the lakeside in winter at Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum 

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. We recommend booking during our busy autumn season (27 Sept to 21 Nov).

A sunny, frosty day in the park at Hatchlands

Hatchlands Park 

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.

Walking the dog in the snow at Box Hill

Box Hill 

Box Hill and it's neighbouring sites are great places to explore this festive season. Pull on your woolliest jumper and step this way to feel energized and rejuvenated on the Surrey Hills.

Swans on the river Wey, frosty towpath

Winter walks on the River Wey 

Step out on a winter walk along the River Wey towpath or off into the surrounding countryside. Take your pick from our downloadable self-guided trails.

River Thames at Runnymede winter view

Winter walking at Runnymede

When the days are shorter and the weather turns frosty, there's nothing quite like a wintry walk to refresh your senses.