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Box Hill

So much to explore

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

People standing at and around the view point at Box Hill, with a view over the town in the background

Important notice

The café will be closed from 3 June for essential works. The kiosk will be open daily. BBQ’s and open flames are not permitted at Box Hill, so visitors are reminded not to bring them to the property. Picnics are welcome.

Planning your visit

A family standing on the bank and looking across the River Mole at Box Hill, Surrey

Walking at Box Hill 

Box Hill is a wonderful place to explore the Surrey countryside this spring. 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.

A woman and two children enjoying a picnic on the grassy slope at  top of Box Hill

Things to do at Box Hill 

Discover what to see and do at Box Hill in the Surrey Hills this spring. Bring the family and the dog and follow a waymarked walk to explore this beautiful landscape or just relax with a picnic and soak up the glorious view. 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 the stunning view at the summit.

Women practising Yoga on the grass with bushes behind them.

Events at Box Hill 

From children’s trails and family outdoor theatre to Park Yoga and a Regency picnic, find out more about the events coming up at Box Hill.

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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 

Please note: from 3 June 2024, the café will be closed for three weeks for essential works. The kiosk will be open daily from 8am-5pm.Discover where to stop for a bite to eat at Box Hill in the Surrey Hills. Sit down to a light meal in the café or pick up a snack from the he 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.

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