The village of Walton-on-the-Hill is situated between the Surrey market towns of Epsom and Reigate. It lies on the North Downs within easy reach of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a thriving and bustling community.
The village is surrounded by green belt, farmland, protected heathland and has as its immediate neighbours the town of Tadworth and the villages of Kingswood, Headley and Box Hill. Walton–on-the-Hill is a picture postcard village with a large picturesque pond, a green, St Peter’s Church, an Ofsted rated “outstanding” primary school, several small shops, restaurants, pubs and access to some of the most beautiful countryside in the county.
The view from Box Hill
Walton-on-the-Hill is also home to the world famous Walton Heath Golf Club whose former members include King Edward VIII, Winston Churchill and David Lloyd George. The history of this club is quite exceptional as the two world class championship courses have hosted nearly ninety amateur and professional championships including five European Opens, The Ryder Club, the U.S. Open Qualifying and most recently the Senior Open Championship.
The stepping stones at Box Hill
In addition to Walton-on-the-Hill Primary School that is located in the village; Chinthurst Prep School, part of the Reigate Grammar family of schools can be found at nearby Tadworth. City of London Freemen’s School that has both prep and senior schools is just 3.7 miles away in Ashtead whilst further choices of secondary schools are available in Epsom (4.5 miles away), Leatherhead (5.2 miles away) and Reigate (6.2 miles away).
Reigate Grammar is just one of many excellent local schools
The area boasts excellent transport links too with Leatherhead train station located 5.7 miles away and provides direct rail access to London Waterloo in around 45 minutes or London Victoria in approximately one hour. By road, the A217 is situated just over two miles away with access south to the motorway network via junction 8 of the M25 at Reigate or travelling northwards through Cheam, Sutton and into South London at Wandsworth.