Best Walks in Surrey

Are you trying to find the best walks in Surrey? Believe it or not, we are no strangers to the odd walk with family and friends. We just love to get outside, enjoy great views and explore beautiful countrysides.

Surrey, with it’s beautiful countryside and stunning villages is an amazing place for a stroll. Whether you are looking for a light walk or something more challenging, there are plenty of walks in Surrey to keep you active and entertained

Here is a list of our Best Walks in Surrey..

Godalming – The Squirrel

There’s a pub at the end of this walk (hurray!) and at just 4.5 miles, this linear route won’t require a breadcrumb trail. Perfect for a Sunday stroll, Godalming is an idyllic country setting with the River Wey at your side and quaint, narrow streets to discover. It’s important to note the River Wey does have a tendency to flood after a heavy rainfall, so this route would probably be one to complete during sunnier months.

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Box Hill

Beginning at a National Trust visitor centre, this 4 mile walk is one for all the family if you’re looking for more than just a ramble. With everything from rope swings to stepping stone trails, adventure is definitely available here; just keep a close eye on your little ones to make sure they don’t fall off anything!

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Reigate Hill and Gatton Park

The North Downs are calling in this rather refreshing route. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views, welcoming woodlands and walk in amongst grassland carpeted by wildflowers. Encompassing the Stone Circle (put in place by the Jerusalem Trust to signify the turn of the millennium) and Gatton Park, it really is an embarrassment of riches in the world of walking. Make a trip down there and don’t miss out!

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Fetcham and Bocketts Farm

This is definitely one of the quicker walks in Surrey, and is ideal for those looking for a bit of a light stroll and want to settle down to a hearty lunch afterwards. What better way to end a walk than devouring an afternoon tea in an 18th century barn? Well, you could visit the adorable array of animals at Bocketts Farm if you wanted to make a whole day of it! Enjoy discovering secret pathways, wild meadows and lose yourself in the beauty of the yew groves of Fetcham Downs.

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Thames Down Link

This fifteen mile walk allows exploration of the countryside that connects the urban area of Kingston with the natural beauty of Surrey Hills. Starting in Kingston Upon Thames, on the Thames Path (it’s all in the name, folks) and finishing up in the village of Westhumble, greenery is not the only thing visitors can walk alongside; Hogsmill River is close at hand for a large portion of the route, so you can enjoy the steady stream whilst you stroll.

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The Polesden Lacey big walk

With a 1,400-acre estate dating back to Roman times, Polesden is rich in history and enjoys stunning views over the Surrey Hills. This challenging walk takes you into the heart of Ranmore Common with fantastic views over Denbies hillside that can be enjoyed at any time of year. See two working farms, ancient woodlands, historic farmsteads and rolling downland, all offering a diverse range of habitats for wildlife.

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River Wey walk: Dapdune Wharf to Cartbridge Wharf

This walk takes in some of the most remote parts of the Wey Navigation. It follows the towpath along the boundary of Sutton Place and passes Stoke Mill, the home of Get Surrey. This walk can be done as a linear walk or an out and back, retracing the same route. There are a couple of places where crossing a main road is unavoidable.

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St Martha’s Hill

A circular walk up and over St Martha’s Hill, passing the Church of St Martha-on-the-Hill and includes stunning views across the Surrey Hills and the villages of Albury and Chilworth. The walk returns through the farmland of Tyting Farm.

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Leith Hill

Enjoy an exhilarating walk at Leith Hill, which has been a popular picnic spot since the 19th century. Take in panoramic views from Leith Hill Tower and discover the countryside surrounding composer Ralph Vaughan Williams’ former childhood home. The woods are a mass of colour in spring and summer, and are equally stunning in autumn as the leaves on the trees change colour.

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The Chantries

A circular walk along the southern ridge of The Chantries with panoramic views across to the South Downs and back towards the Church of St Martha-on-the-Hill. The walk returns through woodland which in late April/early May is covered in a carpet of bluebells.

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Devils Punch Bowl

The Devil’s Punch Bowl has the most spectacular views and wonderful walking opportunities across open heathland and through shady woodland and it’s easy to get here by Rail & Bus too.

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