Guildford Group of the Ramblers' Association

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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 12th December
10:15am at Puttenham Common Top CP. Through Puttenham village, pass church on L, turn L into Suffield Lane. CP about 1 mile on R. Optional pub lunch.
SU919461 / GU3 1BE
Undulating over common land through woods and across farm land - some short road sections5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Bridget B
07768 363593
Wednesday, 12th December
10:15am at Frensham Great Pond CP. Lunch at Great Pond Cafe or The Bluebell (Batts Corner Dockenfield postcode GU10 4EX)
SU844406 / GU10 3DX
A pleasant walk starting at Frensham Great Pond, proceeding through Frensham Village to Shortfield Common and returning with ridge views and a walk by the River Wey.7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Saturday, 15th December
10:15am at Wren's Nest car park by turning off the A3 going north at the Wisley turn. Pub lunch at Ripley
TQ065589 / GU23 6QD
Explore the wild pine and birch slopes of Wisley and Ockham Commons, Ockham Mill and returns via the Wey towpath8mile / 12.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Richard P
01483 568837
07967 496819
Wednesday, 19th December
10:15am at The Green & CP by bridge in Tilford. Optional pub lunch in Barley Mow
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
Walk from Tilford through Alice Holt Forest and after crossing the Wey South, return along the W bank of the river. Likely to be muddy if wet5.9mile / 9.5km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Saturday, 22nd December
9:30am at Puttenham Common Top CP. Through Puttenham Village, pass church on L, turn L into Suffield Lane. CP about 1 mile on R. Optional late pub lunch at the end about 2pm
SU919461 / GU3 1BE
Brisk walk walk across Puttenham Common and uncharted woodland paths with fine views9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 26th December
10:15am at Punch Bowl Lane CP, off Boundless Rd, S of Thursley off A3. Where the road forks, turn L downhill (not into village) passing an engineering workshop. Immediately turn R at sign for Boundless CP, a further 1 mile on R.
SU899378 / GU8 6QJ
A scenic walk with open views through moorland & woodland; a quiet village lane with period houses and brooding pinewood with some steep climbs6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Saturday, 29th December
10am at Hoebridge Golf Club on B382 just N of the Hoe Bridge, Old Woking. Park in orange gravel CP at top of steep hill. Optional lunch at Golf Club Brasserie at end
TQ021578 / GU22 8JH
A little pavement walking through Old Woking to Wey Navigation, then east to Walsham Lock, Pyrford Green and back7mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Andrew B
01483 472441
07763 831928
Tuesday, 1st January
10am at St Martha's Hill CP off Guildford Lane, Albury. Optional New Year drink at end
TQ034484 / GU5 9BQ
Celebrate 30 years of Guildford Ramblers with a brisk walk through the Chantries & Shalford with fine views, evergreens, common & St Martha’s Hill6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 2nd January
10:15am at Free CP just before Friday Street
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
An undulating walk with a total rise of 250 metres, through woods and open countryside near the Tillingbourne. Passing through Bushy Wood, The Rookery, Sylvanus Wood and Broadmoor and returning to Friday Street5.4mile / 8.7km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Saturday, 5th January
10:15am at Village hall CP behind the Wotton Hatch PH on the A25. Optional pub lunch
TQ126476 / RH5 6QQ
Ups and downs in the Surrey countryside all near Wotton7.5mile / 12.1km
Moderate
Leader
Metta B
01483 561628
07760 402241
Monday, 7th January
10:15am at Ripley Green CP. From Guildford, through Ripley & L after traffic lights
TQ053571 / GU23 6AL
Flat walk round Pyford across the golf course and along the Wey3.5mile / 5.6km
Leisurely
Leader
Keith C
01483 563392
07581 729423
Wednesday, 9th January
10:15am at Sheepleas Shere Rd CP. A246 from Guildford to mini r'bout at W Horsley, turn R, CP on L after 0.7 m. Optional lunch nearby
TQ084514 / KT24 6EP
An undulating walk through open woodland and farmland, a couple of steep descents, expect mud and a stile or two5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Bob G
01483 223809
07771 808844
Wednesday, 9th January
10:15am at Wallis Wood CP. Optional lunch at the Scarlett Arms
TQ118381 / RH5 5RG
A gentle walk exploring the countryside SW of Wallis Wood7mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Saturday, 12th January
10am at Bishopgate Rd, Englefield Green, near Fox and Hounds PH, park on nearby roads
SU979721 / TW20 0XU
This unusual and adventurous walk connects the River Thames at Runnymede, with various memorials, to Windsor Great Park, with some good refreshment stops on the way7mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Penelope P
07788 584711
Wednesday, 16th January
10:15am at Top CP Puttenham Common (Suffield Lane), Optional Pub Lunch
SU919462 / GU3 1BE
Undulating over common land through woods and across farm land - some short road sections5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Bridget B
07768 363593
Wednesday, 16th January
10:15am at Blackheath Common CP adjacent to the ex-Villagers Pub
TQ036462 / GU4 8RB
An undulating walk around Blackheath and Derryswood5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Saturday, 19th January
10:15am at NT Margery Wood CP at end of Margery Lane, L off A217, 100m north of M25 Jct 8. Free for NT members. Charge (payment by mobile only) for non-members. Optional pub lunch at The Yew Tree PH, Reigate
TQ246537 / KT20 7DY
A bracing walk over North Downs, through woods and Capability Brown Parkland with some splendid views. Mostly easy walking with one steep 80m climb at the end7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Phillip M
01483 854451
07954 153084
Wednesday, 23rd January
10:15am at Pipers Lane, Northchapel (1st L in village). Park in the road. Optional lunch at the end in a nearby pub
SU954295 / GU28 9JA
A flatish walk from North Chapel through Frith Wood, past the Lake and Pond Bays to Mercers Furze and the Wet Wood. Expect some mud at this time of year in the Weald. Total ascent 120 metres5.1mile / 8.2km
Leisurely
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 23rd January
10:15am at Hurtwood CP No2 Walking Bottom, Peaslake. Optional lunch at Hurtwood Inn
TQ083444 / GU5 9QW
Hilly walk, needs good pace. Lovely views, only one stile6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
Leader
Pat B
01372 459505
07963 515828
Saturday, 26th January
10am at The Good Intent PH, Puttenham. Start & lunch (or picnic nearby). Please do not use pub CP if not at least buying a drink
SU931478 / GU3 1AR
Not too hilly walk: N Downs Way to Compton, then Wanborough Common & Puttenham Heath. Why not carry on in the pm?5.3mile / 8.5km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 26th January
10am at The Good Intent PH, Puttenham. Start & lunch (or picnic nearby). Please do not use pub CP if not at least buying a drink
SU931478 / GU3 1AR
Not too hilly: N Downs Way to Compton, Wanborough Common & Puttenham Heath. Shackleford, through woods to Rodsall Manor, Puttenham Common10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 26th January
1:30pm at The Good Intent PH, Puttenham. Continue from the morning or join afresh (do join us inside around 12:30)
SU931478 / GU3 1AR
Not too hilly walk: Towards Shackleford, through woods to Rodsall Manor, then avoiding the valleys on Puttenham Common4.7mile / 7.6km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Wednesday, 30th January
10:15am at CP near Diana Fountain in Bushy Park. Cross Thames at Hampton Court, straight ahead at roundabout, after bend 1st L. Optional lunch nearby
TQ159693 / KT8 9BZ
Level walk along the Thames into Kingston and back across Bushy Park5mile / 8km
Leisurely
Contact
Wendy H
01483 235489
07792 807126
Wednesday, 30th January
10:15am at Field by cricket pitch, on road through Thursley. A3 S from Guildford before Hindhead tunnel. Optional pub lunch at the end
SU900398 / GU8 6QA
Brisk walk around the village of Thursley, the desolate landscape of Kettlebury Hill, heath & a nature reserve6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Saturday, 2nd February
10:15am at St Mary's Church Chiddingfold. Park around the green. Picnic lunch
SU960354 / GU8 4TU
An agricultural heartland in Surrey and West Sussex11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Mike R1
01483 277749
07890 000213
Monday, 4th February
10:30am at By side of road on Merrow St. From Guildford, on Epsom Rd, turn L opposite Horse & Groom PH
TQ026509 / GU4 7AG
Flat walk via Merrow Common, fields, then edge of W Clandon, return past Clandon House4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Keith C
01483 563392
07581 729423
Wednesday, 6th February
10:15am at West Hanger CP at the top of Staples Lane, R off A246 at East Clandon, travelling from Guildford. Lunch at Queens Head PH, The Street, East Clandon GU4 7RY
TQ069493 / GU5 9TD
Along the NDW, over Netley Heath to Little Kings Wood viewpoint. Then along Drove Road to Sheepwalk Lane, returning to Coombe Lane and West Hanger CP5.7mile / 9.2km
Leisurely
Leader
Geoff O
01483 859680
07802 622502
Wednesday, 6th February
10:15am at Tilford Green CP near Barley Mow PH. Lunch option at nearby pub
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
Walk includes woods, heath, urban paths and short stretches of pavement/road. Several hills, a couple steep but fairly short. The nature reserve includes Ludlum's Cave and the only deep water alder swamp in Surrey7.5mile / 12.1km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Sunday, 10th February
9:30am at Petworth Park NT CP one mile N of the house, off A283. Bring drinks & picnic. CP charge for non NT members
SU965238 / GU28 9LS
A mostly level walk in West Sussex with fine views to South Downs, Black Down and Greensand Hills10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 13th February
10:15am at Village hall CP behind the Wotton Hatch PH on the A25. Optional lunch at the Wotton Hatch
TQ126475 / RH5 6QR
Follow the Greensand Way via a secret waterfall, through Broadmoor to Friday Street. Passing Wotton House and back to the Wotton Hatch PH. A delightful walk much of it through woodland5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Mike R2
01372 452840
07532 407464
Wednesday, 13th February
10:15am at Mulberry Inn CP (or nearby if not lunching) on the A283 Petworth Rd, 1.9 miles S of Chiddingfold . Optional lunch
SU949329 / GU8 4SS
A walk in the country SE Chiddingfold7mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Saturday, 16th February
10am at Friday Street CP (free). Optional pub lunch (or picnic) at Holmbury St Mary
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
A pleasant walk around the Surrey hills with one long and in places very steep ascent up Holmbury Hill. 4 stiles8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Phillip M
01483 854451
07954 153084
Sunday, 17th February
9:30am at Queen Elizabeth Country Park CP (fee payable). 3m S of Petersfield on A3
SU718183 / PO8 0QE
A strenuous walk up and over the South Downs with a visit to Chalton10mile / 16.1km
Strenuous
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Wednesday, 20th February
9:30am at Cock Inn PH (or nearby if not lunching) Church Lane, Headley Village. Optional lunch
TQ205548 / KT18 6LE
An invigorating walk up some steep sections of White Hill and across Headley Heath passing through nature reserves5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Barbara R
07899 868128
Wednesday, 20th February
10:15am at CP at Albury Sports Ground. Optional lunch at King William IV PH, Little London
TQ059470 / GU5 9DA
Morning walk via Blackheath Forest, Farley Green and Shere Heath4.9mile / 7.9km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 20th February
10:15am at CP at Albury Sports Ground. Optional lunch William IV PH, Little London
TQ059470 / GU5 9DA
A hilly walk in a figure of 8. Blackheath Forest, Farley Green and Shere Heath, then via Shere and return to start. Walk in the morning, afternoon or both8.3mile / 13.4km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 20th February
1:45pm at King William lV PH, Little London. If not lunching park nearby
TQ065466 / GU5 9DG
Afternoon walk from Little London to Shere and return3.4mile / 5.5km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Saturday, 23rd February
10:05am at Platform 11 Gate, Victoria Station, a travel card and picnic lunch is required
TQ289789 / SW1V 1JT
South Stage 1 of Nelson Way from Epping Station, Central Line to Victoria. A short option of 3.5 miles is available. Please check with leader prior to joining walk6.5mile / 10.5km
Leisurely
Leader
Chris C
01372 456251
07704 107042
Saturday, 23rd February
10:15am at The triangular green in the middle of Wescott Village. Park around or near the green. Lunch at the Stephen Langton PH, Friday Street
TQ141486 / RH4 3NH
Westcott up onto a glorious part of the North Downs Way and back through forest and hamlets to the south9.5mile / 15.3km
Moderate
Leader
Richard P
01483 568837
07967 496819
Wednesday, 27th February
10:15am at Wren's Nest CP Turn off A3 for Wisley with CP c.75m on right.
TQ065589 / GU23 6QD
An easy walk passing RHS garden, Ockham Mill, River and canal Wey through to the Blue Anchor5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Mike R1
01483 277749
07890 000213
Wednesday, 27th February
10:15am at Hawkley Village Green. A3 to B3006, toward Liss for 0.5m, then R for Hawley, then L after 1.5m Optional pub lunch at the end
SU745291 / GU33 6NA
Brisk walk around the sharp green hills and hidden meadows of East Hampshire. Mostly level paths on the sides of the ‘hangers’ with some steep gradients7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713

 

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