Ockham area and walks
The Black Swan is situated in the middle of Ockham Common surrounded by mile upon mile of beautiful Surrey countryside.
Cycle routes and footpaths run past the pub making The Black Swan the perfect refreshment stop!
Below are some links to a few of our favorite places to visit in the local area:
OS Maps Online – A great website to plan your walk or cycle route around the local area. Just put in the Black Swan postcode KT11 1NG to see the best routes from the pub car park.
National Trust - places to visit close to The Black Swan
Clandon Park - 18th Century Palladian Mansion with beautiful grounds very close to The Black Swan.
Hatchlands Park – 18th Century mansion set in tranquil formal gardens, a stone’s throw from Clandon Park.
Claremont Landscape Gardens – Beautiful landscaped gardens surrounding a small lake in Cobham.
Box Hill – Popular Surrey landmark on the edge of Dorking, great for walkers and picnickers.
Polsden Lacey - Beautiful estate located in an exceptional setting and enjoying stunning views across the Surrey Hills. Situated on the edge of Bookham, a village very close to Ockham and The Black Swan.
Bookham Common – Local footpaths join Bookham common to the black swan making for a lovely pre-lunch hike. Popular with cyclists, walkers and mushroom hunters!
Painshill Park – Described as one of the finest landscape gardens in Europe. In Cobham, 5 minutes drive from The Black Swan.
Surrey Hills – Website guide to this official area of outstanding natural beauty.
Denbies Wine Estate – One of Europe’s biggest wine estates on the edge of Dorking a short drive from The Black Swan.
Try some of wines produced at Denbies in The Black Swan.
RHS Wisley Gardens – Considered to be one of the greatest gardens in the world. 5 minutes from The Black Swan on the opposite side of Ockham Common.
Drift Golf Course – Home of the PGA Southern Open. The Black Swan is the perfect place to relax after a few holes.
Silvermere Golf Course – A relaxed and informal course close to The Swan.
Visit Surrey – A useful website if you want to make the most of your visit to the area.