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Box Hill & Westhumble

National Rail | station code BXW

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Box Hill map

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 and the walk up to the summit is well worthwhile for the panoramic views. There are many other walks in this picturesque Surrey Hills area.

This book includes a walk from Box Hill & Westhumble station:
Home Counties from London by Train

Box Hill NT 1¾ miles to summit (steep climb)

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.

Polesden Lacey NT 2¼ miles

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.