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“A great walking spot”
Review of Box Hill

Box Hill
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Dorking
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Box hill has always and still is a great walking spot. Managed well by the National Trust, it has plenty of different types of walk and today we did the family nature walk. Loads of fun in the woods, with things to climb, old trees to walk over, dens to make and a new rope swings. As well as that there is a good little NT cafe and of course great views.

The roads there get busy especially since it has become a Mecca for cyclist since the Olypmic road races! Still worth a visit and just plan sensibly.

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Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

I went here with my husband and 20 months old daughter. Going up the hill was so tiring but so much fun and really great views. My daughter got tired so had to carry her most of the journey which wasn't very easy. But we really loved it :)

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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at how well but discretely NT have provided car parking and visitor centre/facilities. That plus the very helpful advice offered from the car park caravan in terms of which were the most appropriate walking routes/vistas made it a great afternoon. The stepping stone path is worth it if you want to visit the river the hard way (i counted 260 steps!) and it can be combined with a less strenuous woodland walk around the summit with great views to the South and West. Its a mecca for cyclists (especially post 2012) and one day i hope to forgo the car and make it up that way too...

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We tried two walks in training for some hill walking later in the year - one was a 5 mile circular walk from www.ifootpath.com and the other was the Stepping Stones walk, both were challenging but with brilliant views and points of interest along the way.

The hill at the end of the Stepping Stones walk is very VERY steep - beware! Still we felt on top of the world when we reached the end. Thoughtfully arranged benches for picnics next to the visitor centre, brilliant day out.

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Great place to picnic, stroll, get some wonderful photos.

Some nice restaurants/pubs in the area as well.

Thank netyoda
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