Ashtead is a large village in the Mole Valley district of Surrey, England, approximately 15.5 miles (24.9 km) south of central London. The village is on the northern slopes of the North Downs and is on the single-carriageway A24. Ashtead has a large two-part conservation area, including the mansion Ashtead Park House (now occupied by City of London Freemen’s School). Amenities include parks, outlying woodland trails and a high street with convenience shopping, cafés and restaurants, a football club and a cricket club. The Rye, a tributary of the River Mole, runs to the north of the village.
Ashtead railway station is on the Mole Valley line between Epsom and Leatherhead. Train services to London Victoria are run by Southern and to London Waterloo by South Western Railway. The M25 motorway runs to the south of the village and may be accessed via junction 9.