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Bradshaw’s Guide

Box Hill

Tourists alight at this station for the hill with its celebrated prospects. It took its name from the Box trees planted thereon in the reign of Charles I. and is now a resort for picnic parties.

This is the nearest station likewise for Mickleham, a charming village. 2¼ miles distant.

Norbury Park (2½ miles), H. P. Spirling, Esq. A beautiful seat surrounded by fine plantations. One mile beyond this is the town of Leatherhead .

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Places nearby

  • Berkshire : Windsor

    The seat of her majesty the Queen, and of her ancestors from the period of the Conquest. Eton College also is within a short distance.

  • Kent : Tunbridge Wells

    Nature has eminently favoured this town by the salubrity of its air, the potency of its mineral springs, and the adjacent appendages of romantic and agreeable scenery.

  • Middlesex : Hampton Court

    Hampton Court stands on the north bank of the Thames, about twelve miles from London. Numerous sovereigns have made it their temporary abode; and the last who resided here were George II. and his Queen.