Walton-on-the-Hill in Surrey

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Walton Manor © The Voice of Hassocks

Walton Manor © The Voice of Hassocks

Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey, is a village in England midway between the market towns of Reigate and Epsom. The village is a dispersed cluster on the North Downs centred less than one mile inside of the M25 motorway. The village hosts the Walton Heath Golf Club, whose former members include King Edward VIII, Winston Churchill and David Lloyd George.

The M25 motorway, less than a mile from the centre, roughly marks the northern boundary of the Surrey Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty); it contains the village among others and orbits London. The village except for one street is surrounded by Green Belt including farmland and protected heathland managed by the Banstead Common Conservators. Along its green buffers it borders to the north-east its post town, Tadworth and Kingswood, Headley and Box Hill.

Mere Pond © AndyScott/cc-by-sa-4.0 St Peter's Church © The Voice of Hassocks Walton Manor © The Voice of Hassocks
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St Peter's Church © The Voice of Hassocks
Tadworth railway station is the nearest station about 1 mile (1.6 km) from its centre which provides a commuter line into London Bridge Station. Its normal broad definition, the former civil parish, which resembles its ecclesiastical parish of ancient foundation, is in the Tadworth and Walton Ward of Reigate and Banstead Council. Across the motorway – within its long-established bounds – is the Headquarters of Pfizer UK at the business park known as The Hermitage.

Walton-on-the-Hill has a large pond, a green, a primary school, an independent preparatory school for girls, convenience/repair shops and public houses.

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