For all matters, save as mentioned below, please contact:
Batcheller Monkhouse Chartered Surveyors
New Bartram House
3-5 Swan Court
Direct Ph: 01798 877555
Direct Fax: 01798 872389
Public Access / Access Land:
Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) manages an Access Agreement with Wotton Estate on behalf of Surrey County Council, and is responsible for managing the public access over White Down, Wotton and Abinger Commons, and Pasturewood at Abinger Common. These include areas additional to 'Right to Roam' areas defined under the CROW Act 2003, and also various public car parks (see below).
Public access to the above areas is permitted on foot only, except on definitive bridleways and byways recorded at the relevant authority (Surrey County Council). These should be signposted and waymarked. If in doubt as a non-pedestrian visitor, please return to a public highway or appropriate public right of way.
Surrey Wildlife Trust are responsible for managing the public access and for removing litter and flytipped waste from these areas, which include:
Removal of litter or flytipped waste on public highways and public rights of way is the responsibility of the relevant local authority, which in the case of Wotton Estate would be Mole Valley District Council or Guildford Borough Council (click on the council name to report it online).
You can contact Surrey Wildlife Trust for general enquiries as follows:
Tel: 01483 795440
Surrey Wildlife Trust - Links:
Please note that all other parts of Wotton Estate are only accessible on Public Rights of Way (see below) and visitors are asked to respect this.
Public Rights of Way:
Surrey County Council are responsible for maintaining fingerposts, waymarkers, and other signage, as well as certain gates and other equipment on public rights of way. You can report maintenance issues to their contact centre on 0300 200 1003 (8am-6pm weekdays, excluding bank holidays) or online via the following link:
Surrey County Council
Countryside Access Team
Highways and Roadside Trees:
For all matters regarding public highways including blocked drains, potholes, and fallen trees please contact Surrey County Council via their contact centre on 0300 200 1003 (8am-6pm weekdays, excluding bank holidays) or online via the following link:
Surrey County Council