SAWW walking programme

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Date Start Time and Place Details Distance
Sun 4 Jan 201510:30am
Outside the Derby Arms pub opposite Epsom Grandstand on Epsom Racecourse
Nearest Post Code: KT18 5LE

GR: TQ217587
EPSOM DOWNS TO WALTON ON THE HILL
A nice 5 mile walk over to Walton on the Hill for lunch at lovely the Chequers Inn. We usually get to see some racehorses thundering by and we should be back at about 3pm
PUB LUNCH
5 miles
Undulating
Sun 11 Jan 201512:30pm
Thursley cricket ground. Thursley is 9 miles south of Guildford and 1 mile west of the A3. From the A3, continue through the village and park in the designated area beside the cricket green. Nearest Post Code GU8 6QA

GR: SU899398
THURSLEY, GIBBET HILL & HIGHCOMB BOTTOM
Beginning at Thursley, the walk starts a steady climb to the rim of the Devil's Punch Bowl where the views are quite stunning. The route continues to Gibbet Hill, before descending to Highcomb Bottom, a remote and beautiful landscape, then back to Thursley.
Refreshments at the Punch Bowl Cafe (NT)
7 miles
Hilly, but not too strenuous.
Sun 18 Jan 201510:00am
Meet at Rykers Cafe car park at the bottom of Box Hill ( near the Burford Bridge Hotel ) Old London Road, West Humble, Foot of Box Hill, Dorking
Nearest Post Code: RH5 6BY

GR: TQ171520
THE RUNNING HORSES
We follow the River Mole as it winds it's way into Leatherhead for lunch at the Running Horses pub.
After lunch we head for Michael Caine's pad at Gibbons Grove ( not a lot of people know that )
PUB LUNCH
8 miles
undulating
Sat 24 Jan 201511:00am
Meet at Lurgashall Village Green, West Sussex (near Noah’s Ark Pub), off A283, about 6 miles south of Chiddingfold
Nearest Post Code: GU28 9ET

GR: SU936271
BLACK DOWN & LURGASHALL
Today we venture just over the Surrey border to the pretty village of Lurgashall from where we walk to Northchapel for a pub lunch. Then on through scenic fields and woodland up to Black Down with its magnificent views towards the South Downs before descending to the Lurgashall Winery for a cuppa and cake (and perhaps a sample of their wares!).
PUB LUNCH
7 miles
Moderate with one hill. Some mud inevitable.
Thu 29 Jan 201512:00noon
for lunch or outside the pub at 1:15pm for the walk. The Anchor Inn, Church Street, Hartfield, East Sussex
Nearest Post Code:TN7 4AG

GR: TQ478357
ASHDOWN FOREST MIDWEEKER
Today we explore Ashdown Forest with it's Woods, open plains and a link with a familiar book..
6 miles approx
Sun 1 Feb 201510:30am
Newlands Corner car park Dorking Road , Newlands Corner not far from Shere
Nearest Post Code:GU4 8SE
THE MYSTERY OF AGATHA CHRISTIE
Today we recount the tale of Agatha Christie's missing 11 days.
PUB LUNCH at the White Horse Shere .
7 miles
A few hilly bits
Sun 8 Feb 201512:30pm, sharp
Chipstead Meads recreation ground, Elmore pond, high road, Chipstead.
Nearest Post Code: CR5 3QN

GR: TQ278568

Car park is slightly hidden from the road; right next to Chipstead rugby football club with the pond visable from the road. Please allow yourself time to find the car park & be ready for the 12:30 start.
CHIPSTEAD
Walk starts in Chipstead at Elmore Pond heading out to Upper Gatton woods. Views of the North Downs Ridge. CAFE STOP at the quirky Fanny's Farm in Merstham.
7 miles
circular
Very muddy in parts. Some uphill stretches.
Sun 1 Mar 201510:30am
Meeting at Ripley Green (north of the High Street) , Ripley
Nearest Post Code: GU23 6AJ
RIPLEY TO SEND
We take a scenic walk along the Wey navigation with canal boats and weirs to the New Inn at Send for lunch , a pub with an interesting tale to tell.
PUB LUNCH
7 miles
Flat
Sun 15 Mar 201512:30pm
Horsell Common car park, just off the A245 just beyond the six crossroads outside Woking
Nearest Post Code: GU21 4HE

GR: TQ014600

Nearest Station: Woking
HORSELL, FAIROAKS AND CHOBHAM COMMON
A gentle and leisurely ramble through the more sublime parts of Horsell and Chobham common, taking in Fairoaks Airport and the famous sandpits which inspired H G Wells.
5 miles
Maybe muddy depending on previous night's weather. No hills.
Sun 29 Mar 201512:00 noon
Meet 12 noon for lunch in the Jack Phillips pub , High Street Godalming GU7 1DY or outside the front of the pub at 1-15pm for the walk.
TITANIC WALK
A guided walk that recounts the tale of the ill-fated Titanic and includes a tea stop (and possible rowing boat) at Hectors tea room.
3 miles
One steep path
Sun 5 Apr 201510:30am
Meet at the back (furtherest away from the leisure centre) of the Guildford Spectrum car park, Parkway, Guildford
Nearest Post Code: GU1 1UP
GUILDFORD CIRCULAR
Starting with a riverside walk into Guildford passing Dapdune Wharf.
Lunch is at the White House pub.
After lunch we take in and views from Pewley Downs
PUB LUNCH
8 miles
Flat in the morning. Hilly in the afternoon
Sun 26 Apr 201510:30am
Meet at the car park on Flanchford Road, Reigate Heath
Nearest Post Code: RH2 8AB
REIGATE HEATH TO LEIGH
Reigate Heath An interesting walk (possibly featuring some Lama's ) over to Leigh ( pronounced Lie) for a pub lunch.
PUB LUNCH
8 miles
Mostly Flat
Sat 16 May 201510:30am (morning)
1:30pm (afternoon)
Denbies Wine Estate , London Road, Dorking, Surrey
Nearest Post Code: RH5 6AA

GR: TQ165511

Meet by the Assembly Point sign in the car park
SAWW/SABRE JOINT FIGURE OF EIGHT
Morning 10-30am - A leisurely stroll up onto the North Downs Way with great views of the vineyard, Box Hill and Dorking. We head for Ranmore Church then drop down along a woodland path back to Denbies.
Afternoon 1-30pm - Leaving Denbies we turn to the North through the vineyards fields of vines and soon to pass through the picturesque hamlet of West Humble ever onwards ascending up into the wooded hills. Then veering firstly to the west along a ridge path later descending steeply southwards through woodland into a pleasant green valley only to later rise up again through Ashcombe Woods with great views out to the North Downs. Finally descending back down to Denbies for some well earned refreshments.
CAFE LUNCH at Denbies Cafe
4 miles am
Hilly

5 miles pm
Some hills, leisurely pace

+ Except registered assistance dogs

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