Delightful Dog Walks in Mickleham

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Delightful Dog Walks in Mickleham

Mickleham, a traditional small British village surrounded by plenty of countrysides, walkable throughout the entire year. So here are 5 of our favourite British walks with gorgeous countryside, in and around Mickleham, Surrey. Remember, if you build up an appetite from all your substantial walking, we offer a real hearty pub lunch, and of course, we always dog friendly!

Whitehill to Mickelham
Box Hill, Cockshot National Trust
Rating: 5 Stars

A long circular walk of mainly green woodlands and beautiful views over the Surrey Hills. Box Hill is well known for its box trees and its plethora of butterflies. Dogs, adventurous children’s and adults alike will certainly enjoy this slightly more strenuous walk with plenty of variety of landscapes to keep everyone entertained.

Walk Duration: 2 – 3 hours.
Starting Point: Cockshot National Trust Car Park
Terrain: A variety of steepness, best suited for those who have a glimpse of the hiking gene.
Distance: 3.9 Miles
What’s There: Car parking, information boards, and plenty of off-lead walking.

The Horses Run
Box Hill
Rating: 5 Stars

Another circular walk situated around Box Hill, the route offers both fields for off lead dog runs & the quirky little village of Mickleham. The popular route trails straight past The Running Horses, so be sure to stop in for a quick drink or a bite to eat either on your way round or when you’ve finished!

Walk Duration: 2 hours.
Starting Point: Mickleham Village Center
Terrain: Easy with a few steep spots.
Distance: 3.5 Miles
What’s There: On-road car parking and plenty of off-lead walking.

River Mole Mile
Rating: 4 Stars

Starting in the heart of Mickleham, walking across to the River Mole, with the option to follow the trail either up or downstream, the choice is yours! Perfect for your four-legged friend who craves the opportunity to splash about in the river and explore all the riverside wildlife.

Walking Duration: 1 Hour & 30 Mins
Starting Point: Village center, Mickleham
Terrain: Easy with some uneven grounds
Distance: 4 miles
What’s There: On-road car parking, riverbanks, grassland & a pub stop.

Norbury Park
Between Letterhead to Dorking
Rating: 5 Stars

The perfect spot for some well-needed utter escapism. The varied natural landscape, including woodland, grassland, river valley, farmland – including a working sawmill, provides plenty of exceptional routes for anyone looking for fresh air and beautiful scenery. With trees of hazel and sweet chestnut encouraging spring flowers provides vital habitat for dormice and other countryside wildlife.

Walking Duration: 1 to 2 Hours’ worth
Starting Point: Norbury Car Park
Terrain: Uneven surfaces, but mainly flat
Distance: Boasting over 500 acres
What’s There: Car parking, grazing cattle, and live-stock and picnic areas.

Juniper Top Hill
Tadworth, Surrey
Rating: 5 Stars

Starting at the top of Box Hill with stupendous views as far as the South Downs, this walk also offers varied scenery. Imagine magical woods, glorious hilltop views, and tranquil valleys. Delightful in all seasons, from snowy winter walks to a bluebell spring stroll. Walking boots are strongly recommended
as there are some fairly steep gradients along the route.

Walking Duration: 2 Hours
Starting Point: Juniper Hill
Terrain: Intermediate, steep sections, and uneven ground
Distance: 4 Miles
What’s There: Car parking, cafe, picnic areas, and information boards.


If you decide you’ve had enough walking for one day and need a refreshing beverage or a jolly-good heart-warming meal, pop into The Running Horses where you’ll be welcomed by a warming fire and friendly faces. The Running Horses, a real favourite amongst the locals provides an excellent spot for some well-deserved munch. The pub come restaurant offers a range of classic dishes, from homemade pie of the day to a remake of the nation’s favourite dish, Ale-battered haddock with chunky chips. Oh, and don’t forget we’re experts in the Great British Institution that is the mighty Sunday Roast.

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