Box Hill is a summit of the North Downs in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The station is at the foot of Box Hill, near the River Mole, but the walk up to the summit is well worthwhile for the panoramic views. There are many other walks in this picturesque Surrey Hills area.
Over 800 acres of woodland and chalk downland with impressive views as far as
the South Downs. Nature walks. Information Centre and exhibition room at the summit.
Refreshments. Tel. 01306 888793.
Open Information Centre Daily 1000-1700 (closes 1600 Nov-Mar or dusk if earlier).
Buses to Box Hill operate from Dorking and Leatherhead.
A Regency house, with opulent Edwardian interiors, set in extensive grounds with good views.
Walled rose garden. Tearoom. Tel. 01372 452048.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1600 Nov-Feb), House tours from 1100, free-flow from 1230.
Polesden Lacey is 2½ miles from Bookham.