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Date Start Time and Place Details Distance
Sat 6 Dec 2014
SAWW Led Walk Logo
12:00 noon prompt!
Normandy Village Hall Car Park
Nearest Post Code: GU3 2DD
GR: SU928513

Nearest Station: Wanborough (0.75miles)
NORMANDY AND WOOD STREET VILLAGE
For those SAWW members staying for the AGM there will be sandwiches, home made cakes and tea/coffee following the walk in Normandy Village Hall
5 miles
Brisk Pace
Sat 6 Dec 2014
SABRE Led Walk Logo
10:15am
The Star, Kingston Road, Leatherhead
Nearest Post Code: KT22 0DP
PRINCE'S COVERT AND BEYOND
We will walk to Claygate, returning through Epsom & Ashtead Commons.
6 miles (approx)
Very muddy in places
Sun 7 Dec 2014SAWW Led Walk Logo10:20am
Liphook Station, Nearest Post Code: GU30 7DR

GR: SU842309

N.B. Haslemere High Street very likely to be closed to traffic.
Simon will be catching the 10.12 train from Haslemere Station (GU27 2PE) to Liphook. Parking available at either station (small charge).
HASLEMERE CHRISTMAS MARKET
Linear walk from Liphook to Haslemere, reaching Haslemere in enough time for us to enjoy the famous Christmas Market. On the way, we'll take in three counties, the Sussex Border, Serpent &, er, LipChis Trails, fine woodland and some great views.
PUB LUNCH
9 miles
Hilly
Wed 10 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
10:30am
Friday Street car park, Friday Street Road
Nearest post code RH5 6JR

GR: TQ127457

(Take Hollow Lane, first on left after Wotton Hatch on A25. Continue down Hollow Lane and just beyond Abinger Common take the very sharp left turn towards the car park, 1.5 miles in all from the A25)
ONCE A POND A TIME
The pond is at Friday Street which has been described as the smallest, prettiest and most remote hamlet in Surrey. We go past the mill pond and walk through an ancient landscape of woods, hills and heaths. A pub lunch is planned at Holmbury St Mary to set us up for the return via Leith Hill.
PUB LUNCH
8 miles
Circular, some ups and downs with a happy ending
Sun 14 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
1:30pm
Outside The Good Intent Pub, The Street, Puttenham
Nearest postcode: GU3 1AR

GR: SU931478
PUTTENHAM PATROL
Dragging ourselves away from the pub we march up the hill soon to find ourselves in the wilderness that is Puttenham Common. We view the distant blue hazed hills as we cross the common, then onwards, passing the picturesque Rose Cottage and the ponds to view Puttenham Priory.
Afterwards we'll be returning to Puttenham and then welcoming refreshments at the Seale Cafe and Craft
5 miles
One steady ascent at start, Leisurely pace
Sat 20 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
1:00pm
Shere Recreation Ground Car Park. Upper Street, Shere, Surrey
Free public car park
Nearest Post Code: GU5 9HE

GR: TQ073479
SHERE, NORTH DOWNS AND ABINGER HAMMER
Circular walk along woodland tracks and bridleways through Abinger Hammer and back to Shere.
Refreshments afterwards at the Dabbling Duck Tearoom.
5 miles
very muddy in parts
Sorry no dogs+
Thu 25 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
10:15am
Farnham Station
CHRISTMAS DAY WALK
Christmas day walk from Farnham Station along the North Downs to Compton and back to Farnham Station. If the weather is inclement we can cut out part of the walk. At the end of the walk we might be able to find a pub for a Christmas drink.
No pub lunch please bring a sandwich, snack and a drink.
5 miles
Mostly flat
Sat 27 Dec 2014
SAWW Led Walk Logo
1:30pm
Brookwood train station car park (£2 charge on Saturday)
Nearest Post Code: GU24 0ER

GR: SU945558
BROOKWOOD CEMETERY AND PIRBRIGHT
A 2.5 hour walk exploring Brookwood cemetery and the village of Pirbright.
Drink at a pub afterwards.
5.5 miles
No Dogs Please+
Sun 28 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
1:30pm
Join Nigel at Frensham Great Pond car park, Bacon Lane, Frensham, Surrey. The nearest post code is GU10 2QD which is for the Frensham Pond hotel. The car park is about half a mile away on the north side of the Pond. Bacon Lane is off A287 south of Farnham.
GR: SU843402
FRENSHAM TO DOCKENFIELD
This walk features many aspects of the Surrey countryside, including heathland, river paths, pleasant hills and farmland.
We start by walking alongside the Great pond at Frensham and then follow the River Wey as it meanders into the gently rolling hills. Ascending up onto the hill ridge we get great views across the surrounding countryside, eventually descending down to Frensham Village where we see Old Mother Ludlamís cauldron and returning across the common.
Tea and refreshments at end
5 miles
Some small hills, Leisurely pace
Wed 31 Dec 2014

SABRE Led Walk Logo
10:00am
Blackheath Car Park.Take the Chilworth to Shamley Green Road (south) over the railway crossing. Turn left at a junction (Farley Heath). The car park is just beyond the now closed Villagers pub.
GR: TQ034462
BLACKHEATH, CHINTHURST HILL and SHAMLEY GREEN
We follow the Downs Link to Chinthurst Hill . We then pick up the disused railway line (Wey Path South) for two miles until meeting the Greensand Way, which takes us NW to Shamley Green for a Pub/Cafe lunch. After refreshments we continue NW via Darbyn's Brook to Blackheath Car Park.
There will be mud;a climb up Chinthurst Hill, otherwise undulating and flat along the WSP.
PUB/CAFE LUNCH
9 miles
   All Walks in 2015 are SAWW Led 
Sun 4 Jan 201510:30am
Outside the Derby Arms pub opposite Epsom Grandstand on Epsom Racecourse
Nearest Post Code: KT18 5LE
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 b y 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 villageand 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
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
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 22 Feb 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
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 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

+ Except registered assistance dogs