Borough Insight

What's On

Sign up today! Round the Borough Hike 2019

Round the Borough Hike 2019
Saturday 7 September
Start and finish at Horton Country Park
Discover the beautiful open spaces of Epsom and Ewell by foot. This 20-mile route open to all ages and abilities covers the borough’s local nature reserves including Horton Country Park, the Hogsmill, Epsom Common and Nonsuch Park. View the route and sign up today at

Can you spare a few hours?
We need volunteers to help with road marshalling, course marshalling and at our registration desk on Saturday 7 September. If you can spare 2-3 hours between 7am - 5pm, we would really appreciate it. If you're able to help, please register your interest at:


Events across Epsom and Ewell

Here’s a round-up of some of the events across the borough that we know about (some of these are organised by other groups and the Council is not responsible for the activity).

To find out what is happening in Epsom and Ewell across the year, visit the What's on section on our website

A Tale of Two Racing Towns
July 2019, Ebbisham Centre; 26 August, Epsom Downs Racecourse; 9 - 30 September, Chantilly Racecourse

Charity Car Boot Sale supported by AutoTest, Ewell in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund
Sundays 11 & 25 August; 8am - 12.30pm
Epsom General Hospital KT18 7EG
Cars £10, Small vans, MPV and 4WD £12, larger vans from £15, Trailers £3 extra. Refreshments available. Toilets on site; main bus route - buses stop outside. All entrance donation and vehicle fees will go towards the purchase of medical equipment for Epsom General Hospital which will benefit the local community. All profits from individual sales are for sellers to keep. No booking necessary. Hard standing so not cancelled due to rain. Do come along and support us either as a buyer or seller and who knows you might find that certain item you were looking for. Tell your friends! Help us help you! For more information visit or call 020 8337 8181.

July & August 2019

The Friends of Nonsuch – Shirley Cornish Doll Houses Talk
Tuesday 13 August; 7.30pm
Nonsuch Park Museum Wing, Nonsuch Park, SM3 8AP
Shirley Cornish will delight people with her talk on ‘Dolls Houses’ and her involvement with this fascinating hobby. Free for members; non-members £6. For more info visit

Holiday Club with Desert Detectives
Monday 12 – Friday 16 August; 9.30am – 12.30pm
Christ Church, Epsom Common, Epsom, KT19 8NE
A bible based holiday club with craft, games, music and songs. For children currently in Reception to Year 6. Cost for the week including a t-shirt £30. For more information and to register a place, email: Limited places!

Abbeyfield Southern Oaks Garden Party
Saturday 17 August; 2pm – 6pm
The Old House, Epsom Road, Ewell, KT17 1JZ
Join us for BBQ, Cakes, Ice Cream, Beer and Refreshments, Raffle, Craft Stalls. An afternoon of fun for all the family.

Up Up and Away with EMC Airways
Tuesday 27 August – Friday 30 August; 10am – 12.30pm
Epsom Methodist Church, Ashley Road, KT18 5AQ
For children 5 – 15+ yrs. Free playgroup/crèche for helpers’ children under 5. Fly with us on an adventure of fun, Bible stories, fantastic craft, crazy science and challenges! £5 per child per day. For more and to sign up email: or visit phone: 01372 728535.

Explore Epsom and Ewell

Get closer to nature and enjoy the outdoors with our various guided walks. Explore your local nature reserves, discover your borough's history and boost your health and wellbeing too! Visit the Walks page on our website to discover a range of walks that take place across Epsom and Ewell.  

Countryside guided walks in Horton Country Park

Epsom Common Bat walkEpsomCommonBatWalk
Saturday 31 August; 7.45pm - 9.15pm
Advanced booking only! Join in to find out more about these fascinating and much misunderstood mammals. Bring a head torch/torch and wrap up warm! Sorry, no dogs allowed on this walk. Meet at Stew Ponds car park off Christchurch Road at 7.45pm. To avoid disappointment please book early as this is a popular event.

All guided walks are with a member of our countryside team and take approximately 2.5-3 hours and can cover up to 3 miles. Walks cost £5 per adult, £2.50 per child (16yrs or under). No pre-booking required. Please wear appropriate clothing. Stout boots for walks and a raincoat when it’s wet. Please leave your dog at home on walks that involve looking for animals; otherwise they are welcome on a lead. Please note that walks may be subject to cancellation due to poor weather conditions.

To book a place please contact one of our Countryside Team, email: phone: 01372 732000 or visit 

Epsom and Ewell health walks
Epsom and Ewell health walks cater for all abilities. There are shot beginners walks on Mondays for those who are just getting back into exercise. There are also hour long walks on Wednesdays and Sundays for anyone who would like to walk a little further and at a faster pace. Walks are free and there is no need to book. You can just turn up at your chosen venue and join in. For more information and to view the programme of walks visit

Register today! Grow Your Business Show

Grow your Business Show
Thursday 12 September
Epsom Downs Racecourse
Free to attend! Register your tickets at


Epsom markets

Epsom Markets

Held in the Market Place by The Clock Tower in Epsom, there's something for everyone!

Traditional Epsom Market Takes place on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am - 4pm and features around 20 stalls from fruit and vegetables, clothes, hardware, fabric, pet foods, flowers, seafood, shoes and other speciality goods, they all offer something special for free: a welcoming smile.

Epsom Farmer's Market: Next on Sunday 4 August. Takes place on the first Sunday of the month from 9.30am - 1.30pm, this market is a treasure trove of fresh, tasty and attractive local produce. To find out more, come to the market! For more info visit -

Local Enterprise Market Takes place on the last Sunday of the month and is a chance for local businesses and sole traders to show their wares - whether they make a product or offer a service.

Street Traders The Market Place also has a small number of regular Street Traders that trade across the week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays selling DIY products, fruit and vegetables and hot food.

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