Visit Mole Valley

Discover the hidden gem of the South East with a visit to Mole Valley. Nestled in the heart of Surrey, this picturesque region offers an unforgettable blend of stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant communities. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, Mole Valley has something special for everyone. 

Mole Valley is also home to an exceptional variety of assets such as woodlands, listed buildings, recreation grounds, caves, a mausoleum and more! It’s an attractive location for those looking for filming opportunities within the district. Adverts for Lloyds Bank as well as the World’s End and TV show The Witcher have all had filming take place in Mole Valley! Explore filming locations throughout the district!

Explore Our Natural Wonders

Leith Hill

Leith Hill Tower – Leith Hill

Mole Valley is a haven for nature lovers. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking beauty of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and meandering rivers create a tranquil paradise. Hiking, cycling, and horseback riding trails beckon adventurers of all skill levels. Don’t forget your camera – you’ll want to capture the panoramic views from Box Hill, a National Trust treasure. 

Step into Mole Valley and discover over 20 incredible walks in and around the Surrey Hills. 

Uncover History and Heritage

Betchworth Castle 

Betchworth Castle – Betchworth

Delve into Mole Valley’s rich history at our historic sites and charming market towns. Roam the enchanting streets of Dorking, a town steeped in centuries-old tradition, or explore the fascinating Deepdene Trail, a journey through gardens and follies that whispers tales of the past. Don’t miss the chance to visit Denbies Wine Estate, England’s largest vineyard. 

Don’t forget to visit Leatherhead, a town which history reaches Saxon times. Polesden Lacey is only a stone throw away from there, and it will delight all generations with its history and stunning views. 

Family-Friendly Adventures

family with children

Mole Valley is perfect for family getaways! Bring the kids for a day of fun at Bocketts Farm Park, where they can meet friendly animals, hop on tractor rides, and enjoy indoor and outdoor play areas. Or embark on a mystical adventure at the magical Albury Park, home to the mystical Silent Pool and enchanting woods. Meadowbank in Dorking has a wide offer of children’s entertainment with a soft-play, playground, Skate Park and a beautiful park to wonder around. A fun day out is guaranteed there. 

Indulge Your Culinary Cravings

food, cakes, markets 

Dorking Friday Market

Savour the flavours of Mole Valley at our award-winning restaurants, cosy pubs, and local farmers’ markets. From traditional English food to global cuisine, you’ll find a delectable selection to satisfy your taste buds. Be sure to try some locally produced cheeses and a pint of refreshing local ale. 

Keep entertained

Arts Alive boy with face paint 

Arts Alive Festival – Every October

Mole Valley is a hub of entertainment that promises to keep you entertained and enthralled throughout your visit. From vibrant cultural events to thrilling outdoor activities, we have it all. 

Check the offer of Dorking Halls and Leatherhead Theatre for live shows, experience the history and culture during Heritage Open Days and mingle with artists during our Arts Alive Festival. 

Mole Valley is more than just a destination; it’s an experience waiting to be discovered. Come and explore this captivating corner of Surrey, where the beauty of nature, the richness of history, and the warmth of our communities await.  

Your adventure begins here. There is so much going on in Mole Valley. Make sure you’re up to speed with our events calendar!

Filming Opportunities in Mole Valley

To film at a MVDC-owned location or enquire, please email

  • Parking provision may be available upon request depending on the location.
  • Please note that a licence will be required before filming commences and proof of an adequate public liability insurance will be requested. A risk assessment and method statement may also be requested.
  • Please allow at least 21 days notice to film at a MVDC-owned location.
  • If you wish to film on a public road or pavement, a licence is required from Surrey Film Office. In all cases you will need the permission of the landowner.

To learn more about opportunities and locations for filming within Mole Valley, visit here!