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Amazing views from the terrace at top over chart down, lovely vista down towards former site of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Excellent walk with very interesting info from our knowledgeable guide Peter

Well worth doing, park at the Dorking Hall carparks and then a well marked walk along the A24 to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Harriet G
Funchal, Portugal
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Deepdene Avenue, Dorking RH5 4AE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing views from the terrace at top over chart down, lovely vista down towards former site of deepdene hotel. The lion is not called "leo£ like some other reviewer wrote, it is Cody. The golf club restaurant and bar are open to all walkers and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth doing, park at the Dorking Hall carparks and then a well marked walk along the A24 to the start point. Our guide was there and very helpful. Lucky enough to have good weather so with it being Autumn, views spectacular. Can do the...More

1  Thank Harriet G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I would hate to recommend to anyone living any distance away to visit this trail. At best I think it is good for a pleasant enough short walk for anyone living locally to take to aid their digestion after a heavy lunch. It is however...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We walked for about half an hour on this trial, there are some info boards to aid you. Accessible from Dorking Town. Well worth a walk on this trial. Good experience.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 20 July 2018

A quiet walk through woodland and garden with some good distant views. Easy to walk paths for people walking independently. An Italian garden is in process of being renovated. I was in a group of 14 and we booked a guided walk with someone from...More

2  Thank jean w
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A great walk with plenty to see, some great views and only a short walk from Dorking town centre. Well worth booking a guided tour, ours included access to the Hope Mausoleum and our guide was fantastic. We did the trail in two hours at...More

2  Thank Alice M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Booked a guided tour through the Dorking Museum website. So interesting and very informative, thanks so much to our guides Peter and Jenny. Hope to see you both again x

2  Thank BellaFromTheWoods
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Only one negative, the signage could be better as we got a little confused about which way round to go

1  Thank Magglington
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is a recently restored trail with lovely gardens, a grotto and a mausoleum. It’s an easy quick walk near town, support by a well developed app with historical information and map.

2  Thank Dr_David_Horgan
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Hae done this walk in both winter and Spring, and plenty to see both times. The guides really know their stuff, A must do while in this area.

2  Thank Stephen D
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