Mole Valley Ramblers

friendly walking in the heart of Surrey

Walks Programme Table

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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 21st April
10am at Hascombe, Sandy Lane CP, opposite White Horse PH on B213013
TQ001394 / GU8 4JB
Brisk walk, with stunning views from the southern face of Hascombe Hill in the morning and Hydon's Ball in the afternoon. Picnic lunch round the pond at Hascombe, or eat in the White Horse. Option of doing morning walk only, 7 m (still brisk pace!).14mile / 22.5kmStrenuous
Leader
Norma N
07770 149198
Wednesday, 25th April
10am at Friday St CP
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
Exploring parts of Wotton Estate, Abinger Roughs and Abinger Common. A few ups and downs, no stiles and lots of lovely trees.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Jayne L & Helen S
07962 317777
07857 171990
Wednesday, 25th April
10am at Starveall Corner NT CP (best approached via Hollow Lane, south off A25, signposted to Abinger Common)
TQ130432 / RH5 6LU
The southern slopes of Leith Hill, down to Etherley Copse, up to Frank's Wood (noted for its bluebells) and final steep ascent to the Tower. Hilly, but the flowers and views make it worthwhile.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Saturday, 28th April
9:30am at Abinger Roughs CP
TQ110480 / RH5 6BF
Gently undulating morning walk, taking in Abinger Roughs, Wotton House, Friday Street, Abinger Common and North Downs Way.7.5mile / 12.1kmModerate
Leader
Jenny W
01306 252619
07714 271377
Saturday, 28th April
9:30am at Sheepleas Shere Road CP, take lane south from A246 at mini-roundabout
TQ084515 / KT24 6EP
All day walk taking in Sheepleas, Polesden Lacey, Ranmore Common and Abinger Roughs.14mile / 22.5kmStrenuous
Leader
Henri
07802 312366
Saturday, 28th April
2:30pm at Denbies Vineyard CP
TQ166511 / RH5 6AA
Afternoon easier walk taking in Denbies Vineyard and Camilla Cottage, with optional tea and cake at Denbies afterwards.3.5mile / 5.6kmLeisurely
Leader
Andy H
07810 844250
Sunday, 29th April
9:30am at Headley Heath NT CP, opposite cricket ground. Pay & display for non-NT members
TQ205538 / KT18 6NN
Morning walk taking in Thistle and Colley Hills. Bring picnic lunch if joining our afternoon walk.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Dave S
07585 476937
Sunday, 29th April
9:30am at Hydon's Ball CP, Salt Lane
SU979402 / GU8 4BB
All day hilly walk, taking in Hydon's Ball, Hascombe Hill and Winkworth Arboretum12mile / 19.3kmStrenuous
Leader
Louise S
01483 453273
07810 808716 or 07484 762596
Sunday, 29th April
2pm at Headley Heath NT CP, opposite cricket ground. Pay & display for non-NT members
TQ205538 / KT18 6NN
Afternoon walk over Headley Heath, some hills. Bring picnic lunch if joining our morning walk as well.4mile / 6.4kmModerate
Leader
Ted C
01372 720215
Monday, 30th April
10am at Epsom Downs, The Hill CP
TQ222578 / KT18 5PU
Morning hilly walk, taking in Langley Vale Wood. Please note dogs must be on leads all the time on this walk.5mile / 8kmModerate
Leader
George and Tricia
020 8393 2388
07726 724046
Monday, 30th April
10am at Chinthurst Hill CP
TQ014462 / GU5 0PR
Morning walk, gentle climb to St Martha's Church via East Shalford, slightly steep descent to Chilworth, returning on the Downs Link via Blackheath.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Jenny W
01306 252619
07714 271377
Monday, 30th April
2:30pm at Polesden Lacey NT CP. Pay & display for non NT members.
TQ135524 / RH5 6BB
Brisk afternoon walk taking in Connicut, Stars and Pump House Woods.7.5mile / 12.1kmStrenuous
Leader
Olly S
07879 673016
01372 451523
Tuesday, 1st May
10am at Park in Dorking Halls CP (Pay & Display); meet outside Pippbrook Council Office reception area.
TQ170497 / RH4 1SD
Guided tour of Dorking's historical locations, joint walk with MV Walk for Health. Optional cafe stop afterwards.3.5mile / 5.6kmLeisurely
Leader
Estelle (Walk for Health) & Henri
07802 312366
Tuesday, 1st May
10am at Artington Park & Ride CP, off A3100 at Peasmarsh
SU993475 / GU3 1LT
Morning walk taking in Loseley Park, coffee at Watts Gallery, then back along the Hog's Back, passing a useless Fort, a folly and Lewis Carroll's grave.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Andy H
07810 844250
Tuesday, 1st May
2pm at Lower Young Street CP
TQ163551 / KT22 9BS
Afternoon nature walk in Norbury Park and alongside the River Mole.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter C
07803 581752
Tuesday, 1st May
6:30pm at Holmbury St Mary, near the Royal Oak pub
TQ109445 / RH5 6PF
An evening walk to discover unmapped paths over Holmbury Hill, with optional beverage at the Royal Oak afterwards. Bring torches.5mile / 8kmModerate
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Wednesday, 2nd May
10am at Ryka's CP, Burford Bridge
TQ171520 / RH5 6BX
Morning walk, taking in Westhumble and Mickleham Down, one short hill, optional pub stop afterwards.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Cliff W
01306 888286
Wednesday, 2nd May
10am at Farley Heath CP (south from A25 through Brook, fork right and keep going!)
TQ051448 / GU5 9EW
Morning walk over Blackheath, Farley Green then south via Mayor House Farm, four stiles, no steep slopes.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Jayne L & Helen S
07962 317777
07857 171990
Wednesday, 2nd May
10am at Rhododendron Wood NT CP, Leith Hill, Tanhurst Lane (pay and display if not NT member)
TQ128429 / RH5 6LU
Morning walk taking in woodland trail below Leith Hill to Ockley, Forest Green and a steady climb back for views from Leith Hill Place and Leith Hill.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Chris G
07796 147127
Wednesday, 2nd May
10am at Hurtwood CP3, Mill Hollow, Pitch Hill
TQ079426 / GU6 7NL
All day hilly walk to see three Surrey Art sculptures on Winterfold, Reynards and Holmbury Hills, splendid views and information on the art works. Bring picnic lunch and drinks.12mile / 19.3kmStrenuous
Leader
Louise S
01483 453273
07810 808716 or 07484 762596
Thursday, 3rd May
10am at Polesden Lacey NT CP (Pay & Display for non NT members)
TQ135524 / RH5 6BB
Easy morning stroll from Polesden Lacey to Chalkpit Lane, Bishop's Walk and Beech Avenue.4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Leader
Lorna M
01372 454012
Thursday, 3rd May
10am at Boldermere CP, Old Lane. Access either from M25 J10 take slip road to A3(South); or from Effingham 2nd CP on RHS after Black Swan pub.
TQ078586 / KT11 1NR
Morning walk taking in Ockham Common, Chatley Semaphore, Ockham Mill, River Wey path and Wisley Common. Optional cafe stop afterwards.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Brian P
07815 911510
Thursday, 3rd May
6:30pm at Park on road beside church in Newdigate. Meet outside Six Bells pub.
TQ197420 / RH5 5DH
An evening walk across fields and through woodlands, with optional beverage at the Six Bells Inn afterwards. Bring torches.5mile / 8.1kmModerate
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Friday, 4th May
9:15am at Dorking Deepdene Station with ticket ready to catch 09:26 train to Gatwick
TQ171502 / RH4 1TD
All day linear brisk walk, mainly level terrain but with many stiles, traversing farms and fields nestling in the Mole Valley. Bring picnic lunch and drinks.15mile / 24.1kmStrenuous
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Friday, 4th May
10am at Park behind Dorking Halls (Pay and Display). Meet outside Pippbrook Council Office Reception area
TQ170497 / RH4 1SD
Guided tour of the Deepdene Trail with optional cafe drink before or after at Dorking Golf Club. Walk in partnership with MV Walk for Health.3.5mile / 5.6kmLeisurely
Leader
Estelle (Walk for Health) & Pat W
01306 886062
07741 454883
Friday, 4th May
10am at Stony Rock NT CP, Hogden Road, Ranmore Common (Satnav users check road name)
TQ124504 / RH5 6SY
Morning walk taking in Dogkennel Green, Crocknorth Farm and Effingham Forest. Cakes at the finish.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Olly S
07879 673016
01372 451523
Saturday, 5th May
10am at Reigate Heath CP, Flanchford Road
TQ239502 / RH2 8AB
Morning relatively flat walk, visit the only Windmill Church in the country, then progress to Buckland for mid-morning refreshments at the Buckland Village Store, or bring your own to eat beside the pond. No stiles.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Joan Y
01737 248346
07999 442239
Saturday, 5th May
10am at Shamley Green, road parking around the Green. Meet outside Red Lion pub.
TQ031437 / GU5 0XD
Varied walk through Blackheath, steady climb to Chinthurst Hill and Tower for wonderful views south, and passing through pretty village of Bramley. Bring picnic lunch.9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Leader
Chris G
07796 147127
Saturday, 5th May
10am at Meet outside Dorking Main Rail Station. If coming from Reigate suggest 09:19 train to Dorking Deepdene, then short walk to Main Station. Return trains from Reigate to Dorking every 30 minutes.
TQ170504 / RH4 1TZ
Joint all day walk with Surrey Hills Society. Woodland and fine chalk grassland. Hilly in parts, with ascent to Box Hill from Stepping Stones, and Colley Hill at end. Magnificent views. Bring picnic lunch and drinks.9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Saturday, 5th May
7pm at Box Hill NT CP
TQ179513 / KT20 7LB
Something for the more adventurous! Evening brisk walk from top of Box Hill, including half-hour pub stop, before return ascent, with views of Mole Valley at night. Torches are essential.7mile / 11.3kmStrenuous
Leader
Jennie de B
07891 288343
Sunday, 6th May
9:30am at Polesden Lacey NT CP (Pay & Display for non NT members)
TQ135524 / RH5 6BB
Morning walk over Polesden estate and Ranmore, with views across the Mole Gap. Optional cafe for lunch afterwards.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Pauline B
07933 769343
Sunday, 6th May
9:30am at Meet outside Guildford Railway Station. If coming from Dorking suggest getting 09:03 train from Dorking Deepdene. Or return train at end of walk, leaving Dorking Deepdene twice an hour.
SU992496 / GU1 4YD
Joint all day walk with Surrey Hills Society. Up to St Martha's Hill and Newlands Corner, then fairly level to Ranmore and down to Denbies. Woodlands, chalk grasslands and fine views. Bring picnic lunch and drinks.15mile / 24.1kmStrenuous
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Sunday, 6th May
2pm at Starveall Corner NT CP (best approached via Hollow Lane, south off A25, signposted to Abinger Common)
TQ131432 / RH5 6LU
Afternoon walk with gentle ascent and descent of Leith Hill.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Gill C
01306 500157
Monday, 7th May
9:30am at Friday Street CP
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
Strenuous walk taking in Abinger Bottom to Leith Hill, then Greensand Way to Wotton for picnic lunch, returning via Deerleap Wood, Wotton House and Bushy Wood.10mile / 16.1kmStrenuous
Leader
Louise S
01483 453273
07810 808716 or 07484 762596
Monday, 7th May
10am at Stony Rock NT CP, Hogden Road, Ranmore Common (Satnav users check road name)
TQ124504 / RH5 6SY
Moderate walk from Ranmore north to Yew Tree Farm, Tanner's Hatch, Steer's Field, down to Wotton for picnic lunch. Returning by shorter route via Park Farm and Picketts Hole.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Leader
Henri
07802 312366
Monday, 7th May
10:30am at Abinger Roughs NT CP, White Down Lane
TQ110480 / RH5 6BF
Moderate walk across Abinger Roughs, Hackhurst Farm, up to North Downs Way, along to Picketts Hole, and then descend to Wotton for picnic lunch. Shorter return alongside Deerleap Wood.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Monday, 7th May
11am at Milton Heath CP. Left off the A25 heading west from Dorking. RH4 3JT is the most reliable postcode for satnav users.
TQ154488 / RH4 3GB
Leisurely walk via Westcott and The Rookery to Wotton for picnic lunch, returning via Vale Farm and Milton Court.5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Pat W
01306 886062
07741 454883
Wednesday, 9th May
10am at NT Four Wents Pond Northside CP, Blackbrook Road
TQ183454 / RH5 4NX
Swires Farm, Hammonds Copse, Shellwood, about 12 stiles.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Dave A
07593 772958
Saturday, 12th May
10am at Ashtead Station Booking Office. Park in the station CP (£3.45 all day) or on local roads, but beware of parking restrictions close to the station.
TQ180590 / KT21 2DR
Stroll across Ashtead Common to the site of the Roman Villa. Gentle slopes.3mile / 4.8kmLeisurely
Leader
Richard W
01372 276770
Saturday, 12th May
10am at Ditchling Village Hall CP
TQ326151 / BN6 8TT
Ditchling Beacon, Highpark Woods, Stanmer Village and Park, Plumpton Plain, Westmeston. 10 hilly miles with excellent views all round. Cafe lunch break.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
George and Tricia
020 8393 2388
07726 724046
Sunday, 13th May
9:30am at Clandon park NT CP
TQ043513 / GU4 7RG
Undulating walk. Climb to Pewley Down for break with magnificent views to the south. Bring sustenance, walk will be completed before lunch.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Leader
Olly S
07879 673016
01372 451523
Wednesday, 16th May
10am at Leith Hill Rhododendron Wood NT CP Tanhurst Lane (pay and display if not NT member)
TQ131427 / RH5 6LY
Rhododendron woods and farmland. A steady climb to the finish for home-made refreshments.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Andy H
07810 844250
Wednesday, 16th May
10am at Headley Heath NT CP (Pay & Display if non NT member)
TQ205538 / KT18 6NN
A square(ish) route having its other corners at Juniper Bottom, Box Hill viewpoint and the Betchworth Hills. A few ups (one steep) and downs, with some lovely views along the North Downs.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Peter C
07803 581752
Saturday, 19th May
10am at West Stoke CP. From A286 turn west at Lavant, signposted Funtington, and look out for CP after 2 m. Car sharing encouraged.
SU824088 / PO18 9BE
A glorious hilly walk visiting the legendary yew forest of Kingley Vale, one stiff climb, and then easier walking over the South Downs at brisk pace, with magnificent views, interesting churches, and a pub stop at Stoughton, with another climb thereafter. Bring picnic.13mile / 20.9kmStrenuous
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Sunday, 20th May
9:30am at Friday Street CP
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
Woodland walk with one steep incline.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Olly S
07879 673016
01372 451523
Wednesday, 23rd May
10am at Milton Heath CP. Left off the A25 heading west from Dorking. RH4 3JT is the most reliable postcode for satnav users.
TQ154488 / RH4 3GB
Following Greensand Way up and down to Westcott Heath, then up to Broadmoor. Ascending into forest then steep descent to Squires Farm. Passing Mad Horse Copse and Bury Hill Lakes.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Jo H
07815 477325
Wednesday, 23rd May
10am at Banstead Woods CP
TQ273583 / CR5 3NR
Woods and farmland.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Susan B
01306 631115
07933 229938 on the day
Saturday, 26th May
10am at The "AA" car park, off A24 southbound at Knoll roundabout
TQ175567 / KT22 8SY
Tyrrells Wood, Stane Street, Gallows Hill. Gentle slopes.3mile / 4.8kmLeisurely
Leader
Richard W
01372 276770
Sunday, 27th May
9:30am at St Martha's CP, Halfpenny Lane
TQ022484 / GU4 8PZ
St Martha's Hill, The Roughs, Clandon Downs, Netherlands, Albury Downs, Tytings Farm.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Louise S
01483 453273
07810 808716 or 07484 762596
Wednesday, 30th May
10am at Box Hill NT CP (pay & display for non-members)
TQ179513 / KT20 7LB
Box Hill, North Downs Way , High Ashurst, and Juniper Top. A varied walk with good open views and wooded areas, some hills but just one stile.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Pauline B & Jan B
07933 769343
07734 806123
Wednesday, 30th May
10am at Sheepleas Green Dene CP
TQ091509 / KT24 5TA
Lovely walk taking in part of the NDW, mostly through woodland but with pleasant views; generally fairly level but two short sharp slopes (one towards the end is about 150m and very steep).6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Amanda B
07950 755622
Thursday, 31st May
2pm at Margery Wood NT CP
TQ246526 / KT20 7BD
Walk across Walton Heath, then follow North Downs Way. Flat and no stiles.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Joan Y
01737 248346
07999 442239
Saturday, 2nd June
10am at Selborne Village CP, behind the Selborne Arms
SU742335 / GU34 3JU
Following in the footsteps of pioneering 18C naturalist Gilbert White to enjoy the natural history of this delightful area. Picnic lunch with good views at Noar Hill, home of the rare Duke of Burgundy butterfly.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Peter C
07803 581752
Sunday, 3rd June
9:30am at Newlands Corner CP (charges may apply by then)
TQ044492 / GU4 8SE
Newlands Corner, Albury Downs, Chilworth, Pilgrims Way and St Martha's Hill.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Leader
Susan B
01306 631115
07933 229938 on the day
Wednesday, 6th June
10am at Denbies CP
TQ166511 / RH5 6AA
Across the Vineyard to Pixham for refreshments, continue over River Mole and Pilgrim's Way at foot of North Downs to Betchworth Station, returning by 12:43 train to Dorking Deepdene. Option of extending walk to 10 miles by returning on foot over Box Hill, including picnic lunch break.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Wednesday, 6th June
10am at Friday Street CP
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
Exploring some lesser used paths around Abinger Common, Abinger Bottom and Broadmoor. One very steep hill, some narrow paths, very few stiles.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Jayne L & Helen S
07962 317777
07857 171990
Saturday, 9th June
10am at Whiteways Roundabout CP, off A29
TQ001108 / BN18 9FD
Barlavington Down, Sutton, Bignor, Bury. Expect some hills! Picnic lunch near pub.12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Sunday, 10th June
9:30am at Milton Heath CP. Left off the A25 heading west from Dorking. RH4 3JT is the most reliable postcode for satnav users.
TQ154488 / RH4 3GB
Morning undulating walk, with one steep incline, taking in Ranmore Common Steer's Field, Tanner's Hatch, Bagden Farm, Dorking Wood, and Pilgrims Way track.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Henri
07802 312366
Monday, 11th June
10am at Meet at 10:00 at Denbies Vineyard ready to catch the 10:16 bus to Leatherhead.
TQ166511 / RH5 6AA
Leatherhead Leisure Centre to Denbies. Coffee at Denbies at end.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Tuesday, 12th June
7pm at The Sportsman pub, Mogador
TQ239531 / KT20 7ES
Following Coal Post line from Mogador past Golf Course; returning across Banstead Heath to the Sportsman for optional drink and/or meal.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Pauline B & Jan B
07933 769343
07734 806123
Wednesday, 13th June
10am at Walking Bottom, Hurtwood CP2, Peaslake
TQ083446 / GU5 9QW
Two hills for the price of one! This walk shows off some of the finest views in Surrey from two of its best hilltops overlooking the Weald of Sussex.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Chris G
07796 147127
Wednesday, 13th June
10am at Four Wents Pond Northside CP, Blackbrook Rd
TQ183455 / RH5 4DT
Morning undulating walk, taking in Holmwood Common, Hambridge Brow, Coldharbour, Anstie Grange and South Holmwood.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Henri
07802 312366
Saturday, 16th June
10am at Lullingstone Country Park, Eynsford. Easiest access is from Jn 4 of M25 and then double back down via Badgers Mount and Shacklands Rd
TQ526638 / DA4 0JF
Come and explore the former estate of a medieval castle, with chalkland flowers and veteran trees. Then past Shoreham and Otford (picnic lunch stop and pub option), before ascending to North Downs Way and back along Darent Valley. Plenty of ups and downs.13.5mile / 21.7kmStrenuous
Leader
Fiona S
07917 772333
Sunday, 17th June
9:30am at Friday Street CP
TQ125457 / RH5 6JR
A tranquil lake, water meadows, lovely forest and an ancient track - as well as beautiful views from Leith Hill, where we can enjoy a late coffee break. One short steep descent, could be slippery if wet.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Amanda B
07950 755622
Monday, 18th June
10am at Reigate Heath CP, Flanchford Rd
TQ239502 / RH2 8AB
Walk to Reigate Castle grounds, mid-morning snack amongst the roses, one short hill, about 2 stiles, optional drink or lunch at Skimmington Castle pub afterwards.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Joan Y
01737 248346
07999 442239
Saturday, 23rd June
10am at Ashtead Station
TQ180590 / KT21 2DR
Thames Down Link, Hogsmill Walk and London Loop, with break at Ewell Court. Drop out points possible.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Pauline B & Jan B
07933 769343
07734 806123
Wednesday, 27th June
10am at St Martha's Hill CP, Halfpenny Lane
TQ021484 / GU4 8PZ
Follow the NDW to coffee with Alice or in the White House (No Trump card). Onto the castle and the looking glass in the "secret garden". March onto St. Martha's Church. Hilly but no stiles.5.5mile / 8.9kmModerate
Leader
Stephen C
07885 470788
Wednesday, 27th June
10am at Sheepleas Shere Rd CP
TQ084515 / KT24 6EP
Woods and fields, ups and downs and a new(ish) cheese shop.6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Leader
Andy H
07810 844250
Thursday, 28th June
2pm at Tanhouse Farm Shop, Newdigate
TQ198405 / RH5 5BY
Leisurely walk. No stiles.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Jacqui H
07733 485124
Saturday, 30th June
10am at Chinthurst Hill CP
TQ014462 / GU5 0PR
Towards Blackheath then Brook, skirting around Farley Green before heading back across Farley Heath and Blackheath towards Wonersh and scaling Chinthurst Hill to admire The Folly .10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Louise S
01483 453273
07810 808716 or 07484 762596
Sunday, 1st July
9:30am at Clandon Park NT CP
TQ043513 / GU4 7RG
Open fields and golf course in and around Clandon. Some stiles and some steep hills.7.2mile / 11.6kmModerate
Leader
Olly S
07879 673016
01372 451523

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018