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A short walk in the Surrey Hills

Owned by the National Trust, Box Hill is a beautiful area in the Surrey Hills. Historically, for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John P
Box Hill

Box Hill provides wonderful scenery in this part of West Sussex, with high hills, superb walks and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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Tadworth KT20 7LF, UK, Dorking KT20 7LB, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 11, 2013

I am one of the lucky ones who lives on the Hill, so I get to see it almost every day of my life. I am sure that most visitors are completely unaware that there is a village here, with a life of its own...More

7  Thank GeysirGal
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nothing at all like normal national trust places, no respect or dignity here. we were seriously disappointed, fair enough it was school holiday&hot day. Recipe for disaster but even still, it was more busy than London itself. where all these people come from? simple answer...More

7  Thank k b
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Owned by the National Trust, Box Hill is a beautiful area in the Surrey Hills. Historically, for many London schoolchildren, it was their first taste of the countryside with many visiting on school outings. Perhaps not so many school trips these days but there is...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Box Hill provides wonderful scenery in this part of West Sussex, with high hills, superb walks and even tobogganing and sledging in Winter if there is a covering of snow! Good restaurant and catering facilities, and a superb location for a day out in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local walk. Some ups and downs on the route and quite muddy too, but worth it. Surrey hills are stunning.

Thank Iri6ka86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a steep walk up Box hill which was lovely steep steps in places but well worth the visit great views from the top

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What beautiful place to visit , good for the soul. 360 degree view's , wooded walks and stroll by the river. Don't drink the coffee at the NT cafe though , they don't know how to clean there coffee machine , coffee dregs at the...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area to walk and explore. Beautiful views. You need to be able to walk uphill so may not be suitable for someone unsteady on their feet.

1  Thank kimberleyopinion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning view from the top of Box Hill. Can see why they chose this for the London 2012 Olympic road race. Look out for the railway line straight down to Brighton on a good day. The Eiger of Surrey. Nice to be able to choose...More

1  Thank Gulfstream229
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to park at the bottom and walk up to feel like you’ve really earned the view you find at the lookout point, surveying the land over Dorking. On a clear day the view is just stunning.

1  Thank Ambulass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning view from the top of hill and a beautiful place to be and have a nice time. National trust owns box hill and therefore I felt like it was in good hands. Really loved my first visit there and hope to go back

Thank emiliasmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views from Box Hill are amazing and there are some lovely walks through the woodland. The top can be reached by car or a steep walk for fitter people. There are refreshments available and ample parking for a small fee. Free for NT members.

Thank SandstoneUk
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October 23, 2018|
Response from perle369 | Reviewed this property |
Spring or autumn for the leaves
Gina H
July 7, 2018|
Response from OlwenCapper |
There is a fee for the car park - £1.50 hour. £3.00 - 2hours Don't know what time cafe opens - sandwiches good, and lovely chocolate cake,
Gina H
July 7, 2018|
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Response from 868edwardj | Reviewed this property |
Free car park I think it is open about 7am not sure go to their website.