Winkworth Arboretum and Hydon’s Ball
A beautiful Surrey walking route through the National Trust Winkworth Arboretum that then takes you through Busbridge Woods up to Hydon's Ball and the Memorial to Octavia Hill one of the National Trust founders.
- National Trust
- Good phone signal
- Wildlife spotting
- Historic site
- Great for running
Did you know
Hydon's Ball, one of Surrey's highest peaks within the Surrey Hills AONB hosts a memorial to one of the National Trust co-founders, Octavia Hill. A little further down the hill you will find the Robertson memorial commemorating the lives of Second Lieutenant Laurance Robertson and his brother, Captain Norman Robertson.
Winkworth Arboretum, was founded by Dr Wilfrid Fox in 1938. He planted out his property with carefully chosen trees to maximise its appearance in Autumn. Once complete after WW2, he donated it to the National Trust 1952.
Winkworth Arboretum is owned by the National Trust. Access is free to members. Non members will be charged to enter.