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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 21st July
10:15am at Merstham railway station (reachable by train from Guildford station, change Redhill, please check prior to travel). Return to Guildford by train also possible from Oxted. Bring picnic & refreshment
TQ291533 / RH1 3DJ
Crossing motorways and the outskirts of Caterham & Gangers Hill before descending to Oxted railway station.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Sunday, 22nd July
10:15am at Meet at Ranmore Common National Trust CP on Ranmore Road, fee payable for non NT members. Bring Picnic and Refreshments
TQ141503 / RH5 6SR
Walk north around Polesden Lacey and afterwards a picnic at Ranmore6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
John B
01483 561628
07551 429536
Wednesday, 25th July
10:15am at Abinger Common Car Park or park nearby. A25 to 1 mile past Abinger Hammer, turn right into Raikes Lane then 1st left, CP on RHS after 0.7 miles.Lunch at end of walk
TQ115460 / RH5 6HZ
A walk with good views through Abinger Common, Abinger Roughs, North Downs Way, Wotton and Friday Street8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Pat C
01483 284913
07756 832955 on day only
Saturday, 28th July
10am at Car park opposite the Kings Head, Rudgwick (on the B2128 south of Cranleigh). Optional lunch/drink in the pub, or picnic in churchyard.
TQ090342 / RH12 3EB
Lovely churchyard then far views on Sussex Border Path to Ridge Farm, then south through fields & woods to a copse named for a devout person.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 28th July
10am at Car park opposite the Kings Head, Rudgwick (on the B2128 south of Cranleigh). Optional lunch/drink in the pub, or picnic in churchyard.
TQ090342 / RH12 3EB
Lovely churchyard then far views, on Sussex Border Path. Fields & woodland back to start. Village environs, meadows & copses, Border Path & Downs Link9.5mile / 15.3km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 28th July
1:30pm at Meet outside the Kings Head, Rudgwick (on the B2128 south of Cranleigh), or come earlier to join us for lunch/drink.
TQ090342 / RH12 3EB
Explore the settlements around the village, includes Border Path & Downs Link. Come afresh or carry on for Fig. 8 option.3.5mile / 5.6km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Wednesday, 1st August
10:15am at Silent Pool CP on A25 east of Guildford. Optional pub lunch at end of walk.
TQ059485 / GU5 9BW
Silent Pool, North Downs Way and some lesser-known paths in the woods over Clandon Downs.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Saturday, 4th August
10:15am at Start at Eartham Wood car park. A285 towards Chichester and turn off to Eartham. Car park on L in woods. Picnic lunch and drinks. Pub enroute is being refurbished.
SU938107 / PO18 0NA
Woods and Downs and Sussex hamlets and visit a Roman Road.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Viv B
01372 450392
07762 335323 on the day
Monday, 6th August
11am at Meet at Hampton Court Pier (1st pier nearest the bridge). Please contact the walk leader Chris by phone or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., prior to the 3rd August for more details/costs and to book space on the boat. Lunch is at Richmond. Recommend parking on the Molesey side of the Bridge, allow 15 mins for walk to pier. No dogs please
TQ155684 / KT8 9AS
A combined boat trip, walk and bus ride, leaving by boat from Hampton Court and sailing to Richmond, walking back along the Thames to Teddington(or Kingston add 2 miles) then by bus or boat back to start.3mile / 4.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Chris C
01372 456251
07704 107042
Wednesday, 8th August
10:15am at Start at the Cricketers CP, Pirbright (or park round the Green if not having lunch). Optional lunch afterwards at the pub
SU947558 / GU24 0JU
An easy walk to the SW of Pirbright mainly through woods and fairly flat, taking in Stanley’s grave near the beginning5mile / 8km
Leisurely
Contact
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Wednesday, 8th August
10:15am at Car Park Opposite The White Horse Hascombe on the B2130 Godalming to Cranleigh road. Pub lunch or picnic
TQ006350 / GU8 4NZ
Woodlands, wooded hills and meadows (possible mud!) followed (if wanted) by shorter afternoon walk .5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Bridget B
07768 363593
Wednesday, 8th August
2:15pm at Car Park opposite The White Horse Hascombe on the B2130 Godalming to Cranleigh Road GU8 4JA
TQ006350 / GU8 4NZ
Walk around the hill with great views2.5mile / 4km
Leisurely
Leader
Bridget B
07768 363593
Saturday, 11th August
10:15am at Park near Bramley old railway station. Bring a snack as lunch is at the end of the walk.
TQ010451 / GU5 0AU
Along the river and one steep hill for a fine view8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Metta B
01483 561628
0776 402241
Wednesday, 15th August
10:15am at Park around the village green. Take the A286 south from Haslemere and turn left at the bottom of the steep hill at the Fernhurst boundary. Beware of speed camera. Optional Pub lunch at end.
SU899285 / GU27 3HY
A strenous walk from the green in Fernhurst to the top of Blackdown with extensive views and varied terrain. The walk ends with a steep and muddy descent.5.7mile / 9.2km
Strenuous
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 15th August
10:15am at Norbury Park CP just off the roundabout at the top of Young St (A246).Look out for sign for Bocketts Farm (Pcode for farm is KT22 9BS) which is further down the same exit off the RB.
TQ151548 / KT22 9DX
Easy stretches of level byway, a not too challenging rise of 360 ft to top or Ranmore Common and long downhill section to return. Lovely views on a fine day, including of Polesden Lacy.8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Saturday, 18th August
10am at Small CP on Kingsley Common just off B3004 from A325. After 700m sign on right for 'Riko UK’ turn left onto sandy track. CP opposite Coldharbour House. Bring drinks & picnic. Pub stop for drinks enroute.
SU797384 / GU35 9LW
Walk in the hilly parts of Hampshire through ‘hangers’ with woodland and fields.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 22nd August
10:15am at Start Place: Staple Hill Car Park. From Chobham take the B383 for approximately 1 mile North towards Sunningdale, passing the Four Horseshoes Pub on your left. Then take the right fork signposted 'Longcross and Virginia Water', proceed for just under one mile car park is on the left (may be subject to a charge). Optional pub lunch at the Four Horseshoes.
SU973648 / KT16 0ED
An undulating walk through Chobham Common Nature Reserve to Fairoaks Airport and across the pony club field. Two stiles.5.6mile / 9km
Moderate
Leader
Eileen A
01483 721132
07850 455682
Wednesday, 22nd August
10:15am at Meet at Frensham Great Pond CP where there is a chance of a paddle,picnic or snack at the kiosk at the end of the walk.
SU843405 / GU10 2QD
An oast house in Surrey in a rural environment6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
Leader
Metta B
01483 561628
0776 402241
Saturday, 25th August
10am at Carpark by Tilford Green / The Barley Mow. Picnic lunch. Pub at end.
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
A flatish walk from Tilford Green to Frensham Little Pond to The Devils Jumps.9.5mile / 15.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Andrew C
07722 193931
Sunday, 26th August
9:30am at Bignor Hill CP. A29 south of Pulborough, past Coldwaltham towards Bury. At Bury turn right towards Bignor. In centre of village turn left and proceed through farm and up hill. CP is about 2 miles at end of lane/top of the hill. Picnic Lunch required
SU973129 / RH20 1PR
A strenuous walk over the South Downs, through woods and past a roman road.10.5mile / 16.9km
Strenuous
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Wednesday, 29th August
10am at Drive south on A3 beyond Guildford, just before Milford turn off, turn left to Lower Eashing park on left just before bridge. Picnic lunch and at end pub optional.
SU946438 / GU7 2QW
A marshy natural landscape of unmatched beauty in Surrey after every turn there is a surprise. Very few gradients making this a relaxing walk, a few stiles, dogs on a lead.10.5mile / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
Penelope P
07788 584711
Wednesday, 29th August
10:15am at The green at Shamley Green (Bricklayers Arms end) on the B2128 south from Wonersh. Optional lunch nearby
TQ032436 / GU5 0UA
A walk from Shamley Green past Willinghurst lake, across Smithwood Common, through Run Common and Plonk's Hill.5.6mile / 9km
Moderate
Leader
Bob G
01483 223809
07771 808844
Saturday, 1st September
10:15am at Start from the unmarked CP on the B3001 about ½ mile east of Elstead. Bring a picnic
SU921432 / GU8 6HX
A walk across open heathland, through a nature reserve with ground-nesting birds and splendid views from Kettlebury Hill9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Richard P
01483 568837
07967 496819
Monday, 3rd September
7pm at Park in the Spectrum car park. Off the A25 Parkway in Guildford
TQ005510 / GU1 1UP
A slow walk as the sun sets. We may see bats so keep your eyes and ears alert as we walk along the Wey and through the water meadows. A small torch light to guide you after the sun sets is adviseable.3.6mile / 5.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Wednesday, 5th September
10:15am at Park in the cul-de-sac of the Old Epsom Road just off the A246 signed to East Clandon. Optional lunch at village pub.
TQ059515 / GU4 7RZ
Gentle walk between one of Surrey's most charming villages and wooded hills of the North Downs. 1 stile. Dogs welcome.6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Barbara R
07899 868128
Saturday, 8th September
10:15am at Start at Hinton Ampner NT property off A272 near Cheriton. Parking in grass car park. Free for NT members. Bring NT card. Picnic lunch or pub the Millburys. Optional tea after at Hinton Ampner.
SU595275 / SO24 0LA
Downland and fields with smashing views. Part of the South Downs Way. Pass through lovely Cheriton and visit the site of the Battle of Cheriton 1644.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Viv B
01372 450392
07762 335323 on the day
Wednesday, 12th September
10am at Turn off A3 for Hindhead National Trust Punch Bowl Car Park. Charges for non NT members. Picnic lunch and near the end optional pub stop.
SU890357 / GU26 6AG
Walk on rarely used paths into Hampshire to visit a picturesque string of lakes in forest, through deep wooded valleys, heather topped crests and moors. Few stiles.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Penelope P
07788 584711
Wednesday, 12th September
10:15am at Worplesdon Place Hotel. A322 2 miles North of Guildford. Park nearby if not staying for optional lunch.
SU971537 / GU3 3RY
Fox Way to Cobbett Hill and Henley Park. Back towards Worplesdon through Withybed Copse, Willey Green and Anger's Hill.6.2mile / 10km
Leisurely
Leader
Geoff O
01483 859680
07802 622502
Saturday, 15th September
10:15am at Starts at Guildford train station. Pub lunch or picnic on the Wey (pun - get it?) optional.
SU992496 / GU1 4YD
From Guildford main train station onto the Wey Navigation then down hill all the Wey to West Byfleet train station along canal.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Andrew B
01483 472441
07763 831928
Wednesday, 19th September
10:15am at Friday Street CP Optional lunch at Stephan Langton Pub (please do not park at pub as space limited)
TQ126457 / RH5 6JR
Fields, woods and streams on a very pretty walk to Logmore Green and back via Tilling Springs and Abinger Bottom5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Liz R
01483 459765
07464 485277
Wednesday, 19th September
10:15am at Park in the overflow car park for Watts Gallery. Try a welsh rarebit, salad or delicious cake for lunch at the Watts Gallery cafe afterwards.
SU956477 / GU3 1DJ
A circular walk through Compton, Puttenham, Shackleford, Norney and Hurtmore. Varied scenery and interesting vistas.6.4mile / 10.3km
Moderate
Leader
Basil M
01483 872990
07552 747429
Saturday, 22nd September
10am at Abinger Common Car Park or park nearby. A25 to 1 mile past Abinger Hammer, turn right into Raikes Lane then 1st left, CP on RHS after 0.7 miles. Lunch stop at pub on way (Wotton Hatch) or bring picnic
TQ115460 / RH5 6HZ
A walk with good views through Abinger Common, Abinger Roughs, North Downs Way, Wotton and Friday Street.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Pat C
01483 284913
07756 832955 on day only
Wednesday, 26th September
10:15am at Park at Newlands Corner. There will be a £5 charge for parking. You are invited to a pub lunch afterwards
TQ043492 / GU4 8SE
A hilly walk, including one long steep ascent. We follow a marked route, stopping off at 9 points where I talk about the rocks. Therefore the walk will take longer than usual, up to 3 hours.5mile / 8km
Moderate
Contact
Terry H
01252 322292
07745 905916
Wednesday, 26th September
10:15am at Roger Tichbourne PH, Alfold Bars, south of Alfold on the B2133. Park nearby if not staying for their excellent Lunch
TQ036333 / RH14 0QS
An easy walk around a couple of small villages5mile / 8km
Leisurely
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Sunday, 30th September
9:30am at Guildford Town Bridge outside St Nicholas Church. Picnic lunch required.
SU994493 / GU2 4HJ
A varied circular walk, up and over the downs and around the town. 1000ft of ascent12mile / 19.3km
Strenuous
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Monday, 1st October
10:30am at Riverside Nature Centre Car Park. From Guildford London Rd, Left on Clay Lane & just past the A3, Left on Bowers Lane for Car Park.
TQ012526 / GU4 7LZ
Beautiful watery rural walk yet close to Spectrum Leisure Centre.Easy terrain. No hills & no stiles3mile / 4.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Keith C
01483 563392
07581 729423
Wednesday, 3rd October
10:15am at Meet in Hurtwood Walking Bottom CP 2, Peaslake. A25 turning south at Gomshall. Optional pub lunch at end of walk.
TQ084446 / GU5 9RR
Ancient lanes across the Surrey Hills, heath & woodland. Some lanes are rocky and uneven and can be wet & muddy after rain.6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Saturday, 6th October
10am at Petworth Park CP one mile north of the house, off A283. Bring drinks & picnic.
SU965238 / GU28 9LS
Mostly level walk with fine views to South Downs, Black Down and Greensand hills.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 10th October
10:15am at Car Park behind The Selborne Arms at Selbourne, where we will have an optional 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, 13th October
9:30am at Stepping Stones Car Park, A24, on left after Burford Bridge Hotel in direction of Dorking. Lunch at café at end of walk. Bring snack.
TQ172513 / RH5 6BP
A challenging up and downer, lots of ascents and steep descents. Terrific views, bring poles if you have them9mile / 14.5km
Strenuous
Leader
Pat B
01372 459505
07963 515828
Sunday, 14th October
10am at Meet at Fetcham CP off the A246 at the approach to Bocketts Farm. Optional lunch at the Running Horse pub, Leatherhead
TQ151548 / KT22 9DX
The route takes us South through Norbury Park with lovely views over Dorking, and then north along the River Mole into Leatherhead.8.5mile / 13.7km
Moderate
Leader
Bob A
01483 576558
07879477203
Wednesday, 17th October
7am at Meet in Shere Village CP. A25 from Guildford. Look for small blue 'P' sign on left as you enter the village. Optional café for breakfast at the end of the walk.
TQ073479 / GU5 9BT
Shere, Gomshall & Hackhurst Downs at daybreak. Great views, bird song, quiet. May be muddy on North Downs Way after rain.5mile / 8km
Leisurely
Leader
Lynne D
07920 295713
Wednesday, 17th October
10:15am at Parking in front of the Sun Inn at Dunsfold Green via A281 & B2130. Optional lunch stop at pub.
TQ006360 / GU8 4LE
Outstanding field and woodland walk passing through undulating scenery. An infant River Arun cuts through the valley. Several stiles.5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Barbara R
07899 868128
Sunday, 21st October
9:30am at Selhurst Park CP. A285 south of Petworth. After about 6 miles road rises over the downs, then further 4 miles turn right, signedpost to Goodwood racecourse. CP about 1 mile on right hand side.
SU927118 / PO18 0LZ
A strenuous walk through woods and over downs. Picnic lunch required.12mile / 19.3km
Strenuous
Leader
Steve M
07717940598
Wednesday, 24th October
10:15am at Frensham Little Pond NT car park (not on the corner) - no charge Priory Road Join us for lunch nearby
SU856418 / GU10 3BS
Lovely walk that takes you round Frensham Little Pond, over the Devils Jumps (1 shortish steep hill) and back over Frensham common. Great views of both Little and Great ponds. No stiles5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Mary P
01276 509025
07590 113476
Saturday, 27th October
10am at Meet Tilford Green carpark. Optional lunch/drink in The Barley Mow, or picnic nearby.
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
Over commons, through woods & on water meadows: Stockbridge, Elstead Bridge & Charleshill; all above the River Wey. Some stiles.6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 27th October
10am at Meet Tilford Green carpark. Optional lunch/drink in The Barley Mow, or picnic nearby.
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
Commons, woods, water meadows & The River Wey (N&S). Tilford Bridge/Ford, Elstead Bridge & Frensham Little Pond. Some stiles in the morning.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Saturday, 27th October
2pm at Meet outside The Barley Mow, or come earlier to join us for lunch/drink. Use Tilford Green carpark.
SU873433 / GU10 2BU
Climb above the River Wey North, through woods & a farm to Frensham Little Pond. Then follow River Wey South to return to the Tilford Oak.4.5mile / 7.2km
Moderate
Leader
Mary & Colin S
01483 535027
07764 616254
Wednesday, 31st October
10:15am at Friday Street CP. Optional lunch at Stephan Langton Pub (please do not park at pub as space limited)
TQ126457 / RH5 6JR
Fields, woods and streams on a very pretty walk to Logmore Green and back via Tilling Springs and Abinger Bottom5mile / 8km
Moderate
Leader
Liz R
01483 459765
07464 485277

 

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