Hiking the Denbies Hillside and Woodland Trails deep in Surrey Hills

The Denbies Hillside is a stunning stretch of hills and woodland hiking trails deep in the Surrey Hills. On the very edge of North Downs Way, this area makes for fantastic, extended hikes for the experienced hiker. This hike is certainly one for all the family. The dramatic backdrop and wondrous escarpment along with panoramic views is simply a hikers dream, or for the perfect family picnic. To be a part of such wilderness and flora is definitely worth a visit!


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Inside look…

  • Beautiful woodland trails

  • Mostly gravel / dirt / grass trails

  • Some gentle, some steep uphill climbs

  • Panoramic views

  • Perfect for a family day out

  • Great for short or extended hikes

  • Many lovely picnic spots

  • Butterfly spotting in spring in the woodlands

  • Few picnic benches near carpark

  • No cafe onsite, but a little mobile coffee van in the summer

  • No toilets onsite

  • Paid parking onsite via a donation contribution

Basic packing list…

  • Cash / Credit Card

  • Spare change in coins

  • Pen / Notebook (if you like to take notes)

  • Camera / Phone (great picture opportunities)

  • Layered clothing (stay away from cotton in winter)

  • Spare change of clothes (in winter & in case they get wet!)

  • Or bring waterproof jacket / trouser

  • Change of shoes (don’t want a muddy car!)