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Box Hill

Box Hill

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Recommended by 155 out of 155 cyclists

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  • Amy

    Box Hill is one of the most famous hills in Surrey, if not the UK. Named after the ancient box woodland on its slopes, the hill is blanketed in green and enjoys panoramic viewpoints over the surrounding countryside and Dorking.

    Box Hill has become more and more popular with cyclists after it featured in the 2012 Olympics cycling road race events. Around 850,000 people now visit the hill each year. Managed by the National Trust, you can follow in the pedal strokes of Olympians and ride the Box Hill circuit that climbs up to 390 feet (120 meters), although the hill's highest point is 735 feet (224 meters) at Betchworth Clumps.

    You can find more information, here: nationaltrust.org.uk/box-hill

    • January 10, 2020

  • Zaid Roberts

    It's an amazing view at the top of the hill of Surrey and there's a lovely cafe too.

    • June 29, 2019

  • Josse M

    A classic surrey climb. You can test yourself on the same roads as the pros

    • August 28, 2019

  • Lucas & Kathryn

    Beautiful spot! It's much quieter in the mornings so get down early! Or around sunset for a gorgeous sky glow.

    • June 10, 2020

  • James Dorrill

    The hill is a classic climb and Strava section; stunning views.

    • June 12, 2020

  • Antonio

    Beautiful view from the top of Box Hill. For cyclists, there's a nice cafe just after it, and plenty of areas where you can sit down, recover a bit and enjoy the panorama!

    • August 10, 2020

  • Alex

    boxhill cafe and visitor centre

    • August 27, 2020

  • Miro

    Great place to stop for coffee but if everybody decide to get coffee, you will wait ages

    • September 18, 2020

  • The Yawning Kea

    Box Hill is the classic zig-zag climb made famous by the Ride London UCI race and Ride 100 charity event... and it's actually a lot easier than it looks (although perhaps not as easy as the professionals make it look) - a fund climb with stunning views over the Surrey Hills and Weald! Arrive early to guarantee yourself a seat at the café!

    • October 14, 2020

  • Josse M

    You need to climb a bit to get there, but it's worth the effort

    • August 28, 2019

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Location: Surrey, England, United Kingdom

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