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Box Hill

So much to explore

The Old Fort, Box Hill Road, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7LB

Visitor at the view point looking across towards the South Downs on a frosty winter's morning

Important notice

Unfortunately the Stepping Stones and local car park are currently closed due to essential works. The river can still be crossed via the foot bridge upstream (please follow signs).

Planning your visit

Two women walkers, dressed in winter clothing, admiring the view at Box Hill

Walking at Box Hill 

Box Hill is a wonderful place to explore the Surrey countryside this winter. Choose from a short family stroll through the natural play area, or make a day of it on the Box Hill hike. Browse our waymarked walks for something to suit you and don't forget to pop in to our café for a well-earned treat.

Woman with a baby in a sling, holding the hand of a toddler as he walks across logs on the advenure area

Things to do at Box Hill 

Discover what to see and do at Box Hill in the Surrey Hills this winter. Grab your wellies, bring the family and the dog and follow a waymarked walk to explore this beautiful landscape. Or cycle up the Zig Zag road, one of the world’s most popular hill climbs with the reward of treat from the café and a stunning view at the summit.

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.

Man drinking a cup of coffee outside the cafe at Box Hill, while 2 black labradors on leads look on

Eating at Box Hill 

Discover where to stop for a bite to eat at Box Hill, in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Sit down to a light meal in the café or pick up a snack from the servery as you cycle past.

A smiling group in running gear run through woodland

Planning an event in the Surrey Hills?

If you would like to host an event on National Trust land, or your sporting event includes routes on National Trust land, please email us at: Please contact us at least eight weeks before the event date. We know how important events are to organisers and participants. Please help us ensure events are safe and legal for both participants and our visitors.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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