Outdoor Events


Surrey Bacchus


Here at Denbies we have outdoor events and activities ongoing all year round. Our unique events in Dorking, Surrey offer a great time out. For information on our forthcoming events please click here.

See below for further information:

To make a reservation or for further enquiries,
T. 01306 742002 e-mail: events@denbiesvineyard.co.uk


Park Run

Please visit the PARK RUN WEBSITE for up to date information

Walk for Parkinson’s – Surrey Hills

Sunday 14 July
Walk for Parkinson’s around the beautiful Surrey Hills.



Bacchus Marathon & Half

Sunday 8th September 2019


Voted the 2nd best UK Half Marathon by Runners World Readers in 2013 and 2014 and voted 3rd best event over all in 2014!

With wine stations, post-race BBQ, fancy dress and stunning views, the focus of this event is fun, fun, fun!

1512 1730Follow along the action of the day live with our very own @DenbiesBigTwit Twitter page!

“Denbies is a fantastic venue to hold this event. The Surrey Bacchus Half and Full marathon is a target event. With fancy dress, wine tasting along the route and post race hog roast in the beautiful setting at Denbies, Bacchus is perfect for both runners and walkers.”



Fantastic Food Festivals – Surrey Hills

14th – 15th September 2019


Fantastic Food Festivals is delighted to announce it’s forthcoming Surrey Hills Food Festival at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking in partnership with Surrey Hills Enterprises, locals and visitors may experience a truly fantastic food and drink festival at the heart of the stunning Surrey Hills.

Really interesting local and regional stalls to the event offering tempting food and drink to tickle your taste buds! From artisan bread and pastries, a gourmet BBQ, cheeses and charcuterie, sparkling wine and local gin, it’s a great day out for everyone set against the beautiful backdrop of the Denbies vineyard.

The Talks and Tastings Hub is a hive of activity each day at the festival. A full programme of national and regional chefs and food experts will be on hand to entertain and amaze with free cooking tips and demonstrations. Guests demons include award-winning chef Steve Drake from Sorells, head chef at The Latymer, MasterChef winners Druv Baker and Tim Anderson, wine talks by Denbies and not forgetting a butchery course!

For regular updates and to buy tickets for the festival visit: www.fantasticbritishfoodfestivals.com

Like us on Facebook @fantasticbritishfoodfests, follow us @FantasticFdFest on Twitter and fantasticbritishfoodfestivals Instagram.


Surrey Hills Challenge & FESTIVAL OF SPORT
22 September 2019

The Surrey Hills Challenge charity event is one of the biggest sporting challenges in Surrey.  A series of running and walking events will take place on the beautiful landscape of the Surrey Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) raising funds the Surrey Hills Trust Fund, part of the Community Foundation for Surrey.

People of all ages and fitness can participate in five different running and walking challenges. The Greensand Way will form the backdrop where the super fit can face the ultimate challenge with ‘The Ultra’, a 60km run, ‘The Forty’ a 40km run or walk in the hills, ‘The Half’, no ordinary walk (or run) in the park of 21km, ‘The Ten’, a fast and furious 10km or ‘The Five’, a family challenge 5km event.

Entry fees for ‘The Ultra’ (60km) £80, ‘The Forty (40km) £55, ‘The Half’(21km) £35, ‘The Family Ten’ (10km) £55, ‘The Ten’ (10km) £25, ‘The Family Five’ (5km) £35 and ‘The Five’ (5km) £15. For more information or to register visit www.surreyhillschallenge.com or call 01483 542221.

Denbies Halloween Run 10km & 2km

2:09 Events are celebrating Halloween on Sunday 27th October with a terrifying 10K hosted by Denbies Vineyard near Dorking in Surrey. We have a dastardly route waiting for you that undulates over paved tracks and off-road trails and meanders in and out of the vineyards. There will be carved pumpkins to show you the way to the haunted woods where we have a few surprises in store for you. There’ll be ghosts and ghouls to show you the way and a few zombies and vampires to quicken your pace back to the finish where there’ll be lots of Halloween treats waiting. Dressing up is a big part of the experience and we’ll have face painters on hand to fine-tune your costume with are prizes for the best outfits on display.

More information and booking here: https://www.activetrainingworld.co.uk/events/2019/10/27/Denbies_Halloween

Sunday 8 December 10am

Denbies 5km Santa Fun Run

The 5km Santa Run follows the traditional formula: hundreds of red-suited, bearded Santa’s run, jog or walk around a beautiful, traffic-free course against a backdrop of festive tunes and entertainment. The run is untimed and at the finish there’ll be a glass of mulled wine, a minced pie and a fabulous medal waiting for you. There’s free parking, a secure bag store and there’ll be plenty of festive entertainment on site for any non-running members of the family you want to bring along.

The entry fee is £25, which includes your free Santa Suit and its £15 for children under 15, who can have a soft drink rather than the mulled wine at the finish.

Entry Fee: Adults £25 / Children under 15 £15

Entry fee includes:

  • Santa suit/Finishers Medal
  • Mulled Wine or soft drink/Mince Pie

More information and booking here: https://www.activetrainingworld.co.uk/events/2019/12/08/Denbies_Santa


Walking Routes








With 265 acres under vine and 7 miles of footpaths* around the vineyard there are plenty of routes to explore.

Click here for Denbies to Box Hill walking route

Click here for Denbies to Ranmore walking route

Click here for a 6 mile walk in and around Denbies. To start and finish at Denbies Wine Estate please start at marker 8.

For more on iFootpath walking routes click here!

*Please be advised that Denbies Wine Estate is a working farm. Please stick to public footpaths and keep dogs on a lead. See our frequently asked questions for more details.