Wray Lane car park: free parking Additional parking at Margery Wood car park: free to NT members or Paybyphone - area code 803455 (0330 060 4037) - £1.50 per hour for first 2 hours; £4 for up-to 4 hours; £6 for 5 hours and more
Servery (non-National Trust) at Wray Lane car park
Well-controlled dogs are welcome. Please keep them on a lead when around grazing livestock.
Located at Wray Lane car park (not National Trust)
Blue badge parking at Fort lane and Margery Wood. Accessible toilet at Wray Lane. Accessible path at Margery Wood. Benches.
Accessible toilet at the Wray Lane car park (not National Trust). Open during kiosk opening hours.
Level access from the top of Fort Lane from Wray Lane car park. . The paths are smooth and fairly level to Reigate Fort. Please note that the rooms inside the fort are open only by prior arrangement. Use Margery Wood car park to visit Reigate Hill: there is access to the hill.
Level access to food outlet
Servery (non-National Trust) in Wray Lane car park.
There are some steep ascents and descents at some of our sites, with several stiles and gates.
Exit M25 at J8 and take A217 southbound. In ¼ mile the road forks, take the left fork, then turn right and then immediately left into Wray Lane car park. From car park, walk west along the North Downs Way for ½ mile and you will see the Fort on your left.
The North Downs Way National Trail travels for 153 miles from Farnham in Surrey to Dover in Kent and runs past Reigate Fort. From Reigate train station walk up the hill for about 1 mile along a pavement beside the A217 road. Cross the road via the footbridge and the Fort will be a short distance on the left.
Reigate train station 1 mile.
Metro Bus 460, Redhill-Epsom, daily except Sun. Alight Reigate Hill.Metro Bus 420, Redhill-Sutton, Mon-Sat. Alight Reigate Hill.Travel information for Metro Bus
The Surrey Cycleway runs along the outskirts of Reigate, a few miles from Reigate Fort. National Cycle Network Route 21 also runs close to Reigate Fort.
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.
Chalk escarpment with far-reaching views at Reigate Hill, and 'Capability' Brown designed landscape grounds at Gatton Park.
Built in the late 1890s to defend London from potential attack. Fort complex is open daily, buildings open by special permission.
Takeaway servery (not National Trust) serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream.
Relax in a landscaped park designed by ‘Capability’ Brown, challenge yourself with walks along the North Downs or visit places of historical interest, like Reigate Fort.
Enjoy an exhilarating walk through grassland, chalk downland and tranquil colourful woods across Reigate Hill and learn how man has influenced the history on the hill.
Enjoy a walk through woodland, heathland and onto Colley Hill with a well-earned stop at the pub on the way. Fairly flat ground, can be muddy in places.
Enjoy this picturesque ramble taking in a traditional pub and some of the most impressive views of the Surrey Hills towards the South Downs.
This vigorous climb up the escarpment provides memorable views and a gentle stroll back along the bottom of the Downs, with something of Reigate's mining history to learn en route.
Take a relaxing stroll through the parkland of Gatton Park, designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, and enjoy a glimpse into its diverse history and see seasonal highlights.
This stretch of the North Downs is good walking country with flower-sprinkled grasslands and quiet shady woods. It is also a lovely spot for family picnics and games.
Sitting proud at the top of the Hill is the 19th-century Reigate Fort. The fort commands a historic defensive position looking out over the weald towards the South Downs.
The chalk downland is home to many rare wild flowers and insects, including the vibrant Adonis Blue butterfly.
To the east, Gatton Park nestles serenely into the North Downs. The lush pastures, mighty trees and sparkling lakes, designed by Lancelot Capability Brown, are stunning.
Reigate Hill and Gatton Park are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Learn about the history of Reigate Fort in Surrey, why it was built, its military features, wartime service and how you can visit the restored building.
Learn about the tragic B-17 bomber crash at Reigate Hill during the Second World War, and the touching memorial to the nine US airmen who lost their lives.
Learn about the steps Reigate and Gatton’s forestry experts are taking to tackle this invasive fungus, while ensuring minimal impact on your visit and the local wildlife.