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Abinger Roughs and Netley Park

Hidden woods with ancient trees and flower-sprinkled grasslands, just off the North Downs and Pilgrims Ways

NT Car park on White Downs Lane, Abinger Hammer, Surrey, RH5 6QS (nearest postcode)

Autumn colour at Abinger Roughs and Netley Park, Surrey

Planning your visit

Close-up view of a brown and white dog, held on a lead, with fallen leaves on the ground, at Clent Hills, Worcestershire

Visiting the Surrey Hills with your dog 

Surrey Hills is a one pawprint rated place. With a wide variety of paths and open spaces, the Surrey Hills are an ideal place to bring your dog for a walk. Here’s what to keep in mind to keep your dog and others safe.

Two black and white Belted Galloway cattle grazing in long grass on Denbies Hillside, Surrey

Belted Galloway at Abinger Roughs

We're pleased to announce that this winter we're reintroducing grazing cattle to Abinger Roughs for the first time since the late 19th-century, and we're delighted to welcome five local Belted Galloway to the roughs. Grazing cattle do a wonderful job of maintaining and improving grassland biodiversity and also improve soil habitats and carbon capture. Safety is our highest priority, and the cattle are monitored for their calmness and behaviour around walkers. When around livestock, please keep your dog on a lead and under close control and close any gates behind you.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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