Guildford Group of the Ramblers' Association

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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 25th April
10:15am at At the far end of Burnt Common Lane, Ripley. From A3 take slip road for Ripley. Optional pub lunch
TQ040545 / GU23 7LD
Fairly level walk through varied country, much on good tracks/farm roads with some through woods and field and some on road..5.8mile / 9.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Trevor D
07952 958181
Wednesday, 25th April
10:15am at Tilford Village Green CP or round the green if CP full. Optional lunch at Duke of Cambridge
SU873434 / GU10 2BU
Initial uphill stretch, a more level stretch before steep climb up Crooksbury Hill, worth it for the view. Descend to the Sands, through Crooksbury Common, Charles Hill Estate (spot the amazing properties) past the Donkey pub and back to Tilford5.8mile / 9.3km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Saturday, 28th April
10am at Friday Street public CP. From Guildford A25 towards Dorking, turn right into Hollow Lane. After about 1 mile sharp left on narrow road signposted Friday Street. CP on right after approx half mile. Optional pub lunch at Abinger Hatch PH or picnic.
TQ126457 / RH5 6JR
Walk up to Leith Hill, through woods and farmland to Abinger Roughs and back via Wotton.10.5mile / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
Andrew C
07722 193931
Wednesday, 2nd May
10:15am at Public CP behind The Selborne Arms PH, Selbourne. Optional pub lunch.
SU742335 / GU34 3JU
Up the Zig Zag path along the Selborne Hanger. Through woods and fields to Newton Valance. Return via Selborne Common and down the Zig Zag path.5.4mile / 8.7km
Strenuous
Leader
Geoff O
01483 859680
07802 622502
Saturday, 5th May
10am at Shackleford Heath CP. Exit A3 at the sign for Hurtmore, Norney. Turn right under the A3, keep straight ahead, after 1 mile CP is on RHS. Bring drinks & picnic lunch.
SU934445 / GU8 6BQ
A walk through some of Surreys best natural landscapes. Some marshy areas so can be muddy after rain.10.5mile / 16.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Penelope P
07788 584711
Monday, 7th May
10:15am at Blackheath CP. From Chilworth station A248 turn over level crossing. At cross road left to CP at end.
TQ035461 / GU4 8RB
Heathland wilds to Chilworth Manor round3.8mile / 6.1km
Moderate
Leader
Mike R
01483 277749
07890 000213
Wednesday, 9th May
10:15am at Watts Gallery CP, Down Lane, Compton. Optional cafe lunch afterwards. Well behaved dogs welcome.
SU958478 / GU3 1DQ
Walk part of the NDW from Compton returning via Loseley. One stile, may be muddy if wet.4.7mile / 7.6km
Leisurely
Leader
Wendy J
07825 167264
Saturday, 12th May
10:15am at Newlands Corner CP. May be CP charge. Bring a snack as it will be a late lunch at the cafe.
TQ043492 / GU4 8SE
A ramble along NDW and through Clandon Park.7.5mile / 12.1km
Moderate
Leader
Metta B
01483 561628
0776 402241
Wednesday, 16th May
10am at Haslemere railway station. 0934 train from Guildford. Return by train from Godalming. Bring drinks & picnic.
SU897329 / GU27 1DB
Walk from Haslemere railway station to Godalming railway station via Witley & Milford railway stations. Trail follows through woods, fields and by water.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 16th May
10:15am at Odiham Wharf CP. The A287 from Farnham. After ca. 6 miles turn left signed Odiham, after 800 yds turn sharp right into London Rd. CP is 200 yds, past Waterwitch PH. Optional pub lunch at end.
SU747517 / RG29 1DH
A flat circular walk from Odiham along the Basingstoke canal and back via Butterwood.6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Saturday, 19th May
10am at Inholms Lane CP, North Holmwood, on the A24 south of Dorking. Optional pub lunch at the Plough Inn PH,Leigh.
TQ170469 / RH5 4JH
An easy flat walk first through Holmwood Common and then over gently undulating farmland. Could be muddy if wet.10mile / 16.1km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Wednesday, 23rd May
10:15am at Hurtwood Control CP No 2 "Walking Bottom", Peaslake. Optional pub lunch at the Hurtwood Inn.
TQ083445 / GU5 9QW
An undulating walk through Hurtwood to Pitch Hill and the Greensand Way to Reynards Hill. Return through Winterfold Wood to Dicks Hill and Peaslake.5.1mile / 8.2km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 23rd May
10:15am at Boyneswood Road CP Four Marks. On A31 from Alton, turn right into Boyneswood Rd, first major road on the right. CP is 600m on right where road bends left. Optional pub lunch.
SU672360 / GU34 5EB
A varied walk through woods and downland village with maybe the sound of a passing steam train.5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Sunday, 27th May
10am at Grayswood Green on the A286 between Milford and Haslemere. Bring drinks & picnic lunch.
SU917347 / GU27 2DB
On common and in woodland visiting both ends of the Hindhead Tunnel. Short talk about its construction. Very hilly.7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Andrew B
01483 472441
07763 831928
Wednesday, 30th May
10:15am at Meet at Harrow Inn. Park in the field at the end of Harrow Lane opposite the road to the Harrow Inn.Lunch at Harrow Inn can be pre-ordered before the start of our walk and enjoyed after. For best driving directions from the A3 http://www.harrow-inn.co.uk/map.html Do not use 'Google Directions' as can confuse
SU753252 / GU32 2DA
Walk starts at Harrow Inn. The route is varied along streams, thro' woods before climbing Shoulder of Mutton Hill with great views.5.6mile / 9km
Moderate
Leader
Peter W
02087 150948
07990 538807
Wednesday, 30th May
10:15am at Barley Mow PH, West Horsley. Park nearby if not staying for lunch. From Guildford follow A246 past Hatchlands to mini-roundabout, TL into The Street, follow it for 3/4 mile Barley Mow is on LHS. Optional pub lunch.
TQ079535 / KT24 6HT
A walk through and around the Horsleys, meadows and woodland with an excursion onto the slopes of the North Downs.6.1mile / 9.8km
Moderate
Leader
Bob G
01483 223809
07771 808844
Saturday, 2nd June
10:15am at Bull's Head PH CP, Ewhurst at junction of B2127 & Shere Rd. Please park nearby if not lunching.
TQ090408 / GU6 7PG
Up to Pitch Hill, then fine views from the ridge, down Jelleys Hollow and a pleasant rural walk back to Ewhurst.7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
John B
01483 561628
07551 429536
Sunday, 3rd June
10am at Grass CP opposite the White Horse PH, Hascombe on the B2130, 5 miles south of Godalming. Bring drinks & picnic lunch.
TQ001394 / GU8 4JB
A walk through pretty villages, the Arboretum and Downs Link. Three Hills with some nettles and overgrown sections.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Penelope P
07788 584711
Monday, 4th June
10:30am at Riverside Nature Centre CP. From Guildford London Rd, left on Clay Lane & just past the A3, left on Bowers Lane for CP.
TQ011526 / GU4 7ND
Beautiful watery rural walk yet close to Spectrum Leisure Centre. Easy terrain. No hills & no stiles.3mile / 4.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Keith C
01483 563392
07581 729423
Wednesday, 6th June
10:15am at Grass area opposite the White Horse PH, Hascombe on the B2130, 5 miles south of Godalming. For those staying for optional pub lunch there is further car parking behind the pub.
TQ001394 / GU8 4JB
Hilly walk starting with a moderate climb to the top of Hascombe Hill down thro' Creek Wood to Nore. Farmland to Dunsfold Green. Hook House and up Breakneck Hill via Markwick, then through Hurtwood to the start.5.5mile / 8.9km
Strenuous
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 6th June
10:15am at The farm in Orestan Lane, Effingham, park in the road. Optional pub lunch nearby.
TQ114537 / KT24 5SP
Paths through deep woodland and a verdant trail through two villages avoiding main roads.6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Barbara R
01483 564813
07899 868128
Saturday, 9th June
10:15am at NT Inholms Lane CP, North Holmwood, on the A24 south from Dorking. Pub lunch/picnic in Coldharbour.
TQ170469 / RH5 4JH
An inspirational walk along some of the hidden paths of Surrey leading up to the viewpoint at Leith Hill Tower.9.5mile / 15.3km
Moderate
Leader
Richard P
01483 568837
07967 496819
Sunday, 10th June
10am at Stoughton Down CP. From Petersfield, take B2146 SE to the village of South Harting. Through the village and proceed up the hill. After 1/4 mile turn left onto the B2141 towards Chichester. After about 2 miles from the top of the hill, turn right towards East Marden. From the village head south towards Stoughton. After about 2 miles, road bends sharp right and CP is immediately in front of you. Bring drinks & picnic.
SU815126 / PO18 9JG
Woods and open fields for good views over the downs with a visit to Bronze Age barrows.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Wednesday, 13th June
10:15am at Guildford Cathedral refectory. Parking available nearby if having lunch after the walk.
SU985501 / GU2 7JQ
From up high - Stag Hill - down to the River Wey.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Metta B
01483 561628
0776 402241
Wednesday, 13th June
10:15am at Hollowdene Recreation Ground CP, Shortfield Common Rd. On A287 south from Farnham, in Millbridge turn right into Shortfield Common Rd, CP is 300m on RHS. Optional pub lunch nearby.
SU844422 / GU10 3BJ
Fields, woods, riverside and heath. One short hill, great views of both Frensham ponds. One longer gradual hill to ridge with views. Stretches by river Wey and Wey flood plain. Expect muddy stretches after rain. 4 stiles, 1 rather tricky.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Saturday, 16th June
10am at Fernhurst CP. A286 south from Haslemere, then in middle of village, turn right & CP is behind shops. Bring drinks & picnic.
SU895284 / GU27 3DB
Up to Telegraph Hill & Older Hill viewpoint. Drink stop in Henley Return via Verdley wood.9mile / 14.5km
Strenuous
Leader
Keith C
01483 563392
07581 729423
Wednesday, 20th June
10:15am at Church Road, Bagshot. Park by the Church. Optional pub lunch at Kings Arms PH Bagshot.
SU905632 / GU19 5EJ
Forest paths along the Devils Highway and Old Stickler Path. Returning via Car Crash Common.5.6mile / 9km
Leisurely
Leader
Geoff O
01483 859680
07802 622502
Saturday, 23rd June
10:15am at Onslow Arms PH, High St, Loxwood on the B2133. Please park nearby if not using pub. Welcome to stay for lunch.
TQ041311 / RH14 0RE
Walk in open, unspoilt Sussex countryside along the Wey & Arun canal, across fields & passing through Alfold Bars.4.5mile / 7.2km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 23rd June
10:15am at Onslow Arms PH, High St, Loxwood on the B2133. Pub lunch or picnic nearby. Please park nearby if not using pub.
TQ041311 / RH14 0RE
Two sections of the Wey & Arun canal, fields & woods, Alfold Bars & a mill. All in unspoilt Sussex countryside.8.7mile / 14km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 23rd June
1:30pm at Onslow Arms PH, High St, Loxwood on the B2133. Please park nearby if not using pub. Come early for lunch/drink or meet outside.
TQ041311 / RH14 0RE
We head west along the Wey & Arun canal, along a quiet Sussex lane, returning across fields & through woods, passing a mill.4.2mile / 6.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Wednesday, 27th June
10:15am at Barley Mow CP on the Basingstoke Canal. A325 from Farnham, then left on the A287. After 3.6 miles turn right on to the Crondall Rd (signposted Crookham Village and Exchequer PH) Continue ca. 3 miles through Crookham Village and Dogmersfield to CP just on left in Sprats Hatch Lane opposite Barley Mow PH. Optional pub lunch at the end.
SU778537 / RG27 8ZY
An easy circular walk to the South East of Dogmersfield partly along the Basingstoke Canal.5mile / 8km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Wednesday, 27th June
10:15am at St Martha's Hill CP, off Guildford Lane, Albury. Bring drinks & picnic.
TQ034484 / GU5 9BQ
Vigorous walk with fine views, evergreens and gentle meadows, heath and hills.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Saturday, 30th June
10:30am at Boxhill & Westhumble railway station (0921 train from Guildford). Return to Guildford by train (1701) from Merstham. Bring drinks & picnic.
TQ167518 / RH5 6BT
The heights of Box Hill, Juniper Hill, Colley Hill & Reigate Hill before a descent to Gatton & Merstham railway station.10mile / 16.1km
Strenuous
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713

 

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