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Box Hill

Boxhill Road, Dorking KT20 7LB, England
+44 1306 885502
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National Trust Cafe

We visited the National Trust Cafe as part of a walk which we did at Box Hill last week. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel R
Pleasant location to relax, picnic and exercise.

Car parks at top and bottom and both get busy at peak times - as does the Hill itself. Beware... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorking, United Kingdom
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“play trail” (17 reviews)
Boxhill Road, Dorking KT20 7LB, England
+44 1306 885502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the National Trust Cafe as part of a walk which we did at Box Hill last week. We were shocked by the prices in the cafe, all food and drink were served on paper plates / in paper cups with plastic cutlery. Nothing...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Car parks at top and bottom and both get busy at peak times - as does the Hill itself. Beware cyclists on the zig-zag road - be patient and take extra care. Fun area for young children in the woodland play area at the top....More

Thank PhilSears
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to go for a walk and to take in magnificent views. Just avoid going on a Sunday, when the place is infested with motorcyclists and cyclists. It does get extremely busy and the toilets at the summit struggle with demand,...More

Thank Thistlemania
Reviewed 1 week ago

NIce nature reserve, Ideal for a walk, nice trails are available to go walking over the hill into the forrest. Great views over the area. If you like nature, take your time to enoy this place!

Thank GuppeC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Box Hill is mentioned in Emma (Austen) and has been a place to spend a day out for centuries. There were many cyclists and runners there, as a great place for endurance work. Magnificent views of the local area and many well signed walks for...More

Thank luvtogo6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the first time and it was beautiful. Lots of well layer out walks. The cafe is very expensive so bring your own food.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 10 year old daughter and I tackled the 8 mile Box Hill hike today. A beautiful walk through the Surrey countryside was enhanced by the excellent map available from the National Trust and very clear signposting throughout the walk. Although it allocates 4 hours...More

Thank robertcrowther67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Box Hill is a hidden gem barely 10 minutes from the madness of the M25. National Trust members park free and there's fantastic scenery, a lovely little cafe and toilets to boot. My kids enjoyed running up and down the hill whilst my wife and...More

Thank everton_1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit Box Hill as I am lucky enough to live locally. There are various walks & hikes you can choose from. Some take half an hour some some take all day. There are flats walks or steep walks (I do mean steep too)....More

Thank Butterfly166
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Which is the more beautiful painting Van Gough's Sunflowers or Constable's Haywain? The beauty is in the eye of the beholder.and there are so many wonderful places to see in this area ranking them in order is a task I will not contemplate. Suffice to...More

Thank purfickday
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16 June 2017|
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Response from jmangelatheart | Reviewed this property |
I agree it all depends on the route you take, as there are quite a few routes.
Kelly W
2 June 2017|
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Response from jmangelatheart | Reviewed this property |
No, its protected site and not able to camp
30 August 2016|
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Response from Colin W | Property representative |
Hi, yes many people have had BBQs on Box Hill and yes you can bring a portable BBQ to Box Hill, however we ask that you ensure it is used in an open space (to avoid danger of fire) and that you take away the BBQ/charcoal etc... More