SAWW walking programme

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Date Start Time and Place Details Distance
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 8 Mar 201510:10am
Nower & Milton Heath Car Park, Dorking,
Nearest Post Code: RH4 3JT

GR: TQ155488

From A25 just west of Dorking, take road signed "Bury Hill Fisheries" for just over 100yds to car park on left.
WALKING FROM DORKING
We'll start by crossing The Nower to view one of the highlights of the athletic year - The Dorking Wife Carrying Race. Then we'll head via Holmwood and Hambridge Brow to the top of Leith Hill for lunch (hot drinks and snacks available), before looping back down via Broadmoor. Superb views in all directions, fine woodland and a rare Surrey waterfall.
PICNIC LUNCH
10 miles
Pretty much one big long ascent and one big long descent
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 12 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 19 Apr 201510:30am
National Trust Hydon’s Ball (free parking). The car park is on the south side of Salt Lane where it meets Clock Barn Lane. Do not use the National Trust driving directions as these are incorrect.

GR: SU978401
BLUEBELL WALK ALONG THE GREENSWAYS WAY
Varied walk through wooded hills, bluebell banks, heath and farmland. The walk take us through Winkworth Arboretum along the Greensands Way to the picturesque village of Hascombe where we’ll stop for a picnic lunch on the village green overlooking the church pond. If time permits we can stop for refreshments (drinks only) at the White Horse before continuing along the Greensands Way with lovely views all along the ridge and finally the best view of all from the top of Hydon’s Ball before returning to the car park.
PICNIC LUNCH
12.5 miles
A few gentle hills, one steep climb
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
Sun 10 May 201510:30am (prompt)
Friday Street car park, Abinger Common, Dorking
Nearest Post Code: RH5 6JR

GR: TQ1277545810
WOTTON & ABINGER
A lovely variable walk, passing between Dorking & Guildford & the villages of Wotton & Sutton Abinger.
PICNIC LUNCH with possible drink stop at the Volunteer.
10 miles
circular walk. Some uphill stretches & likely to be muddy in parts.
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
Sat 25 Jul 201510:30am
Godstone Village Green (next to the pond) Godstone, Surrey
GODSTONE CIRCULAR
A very scenic walk taking in ponds. We visit Church Town and the grave of Walker Miles 'founding father of Ramblers Groups'. Lunch is at the cosy Haycutters Inn. We will also discover a very old tree indeed.
PUB LUNCH
8 miles
(fairly flat)

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