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Banstead Downs

Open, gorse-clad with an extensive view to the northwest, in the direction of Richmond Park and the Thames valley. These breezy downs, once noted for their sheep and praised by Pope, were a favourite venue for horse-racing before the Epsom course became popular; Charles II attended a meeting here soon after the Restoration.

Neolithic Hut traces


Galley Hills – four bowl barrows. Disturbed by the golf course

Banstead Common

Chalk pit.

Winkworth Road

Greenhayes was the home of Allen Sarle, Secretary and General Manager of the London Brighton and South Coast Railway,


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