Take the sandy paths to the summit of St Martha’s Hill for wonderful views and see the beautiful grade 2 listed 19th century church perched on the top of the hill. A 12th-century church existed here before falling into ruin by the 18th century. … The church believes it may have been built as a landmark or beacon to assist travellers or encourage pilgrimage to Canterbury or Winchester Cathedrals.
St Martha’s Hill
Perched on the top of the hill on the North Downs Way National Trail, the building is accessible only by foot. It is the only church in Surrey to be on the Pilgrims’ Way and featured briefly in the 1944 film A Canterbury Tale. A 12th-century church existed here before falling into ruin by the 18th century.