We are always keen to meet new members! Some of our walks are especially good for new members (look out for shorter and less strenuous ones), but everyone is welcome to come along on any of our walks or social events.
Sunday 20th August
14 miles, Linear Leisurely 10:30 DebbieWe will meet at Woking Rail station (Town Centre exit - via platform 1) From there we will walk to the Basingstoke Canal. We will follow the Basingstoke Canal east through Sheerwater and Byfleet until we reach its end. From there, we will travel North along the Wey Navigations. Look out f...
Monday 28th August
16 Miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 PaulStarting from Midhurst information centre we head north past the remains of Cowdray Castle and over Cowdry Park golf course. From here we head into the lovely quiet countryside and woods, which brings us out to the lunch stop and then onto our pub stop for drinks in the little v...
Sunday 3rd September
14, Circular Moderate 10:30 Richard FA 14 mile walk starting from a beautiful and sleepy town of Petworth, going south towards the South Downs. A long walk with some hills. Level is moderate. Please bring a packed lunch. Drinks in a pub in Petworth afterwards. Sorry there is no nearby train station. ...
Saturday 16th September
12.5 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 Darren PearceThe car park on this walk is quite remote so please check your route before setting off and give yourself plenty of time to find it!! As a guide, if you're coming from the north, go past the ramshackled Redford Garage on your right on Linch Road and then ignore a small National Trus...
Monday 18th September
BrianEvery couple of months the SYW commitee gathers in a pub and discusses happenings within the club. We would like to open these evenings out to all members - if you fancy having a drink on a Monday evening, please do come along. Please log in to see where we're holding this evening....
Saturday 23rd September
10, Circular Moderate 10:30 LouisaMeet at the visitor centre in the car park at Frensham Great Pond. Car park charge £4 (cash only). From Frensham Great Pond, we follow a path through woods and fields to reach Dockenfield. This is followed by a stretch with good views before we go back into the woods, eventuall...
Saturday 7th October
11.5 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 CharlesNote: this walk has been re-scheduled, and is now on 7th October. The walk starts and end within sight of the world's largest and occupied castle, Windsor Castle and follows a circular route in a clockwise direction that take in part of the Thames pathway, a visits the Ma...
Saturday 14th October
15 miles, Circular Moderate 10:15 RobertThis is a circular walk starting from the surburban village of Tadworth visiting Reigate Hill and Headley. There will be an optional pub stop on route for drinks only. If driving there are various parking options within 10 minutes walk of Tadworth station in side roads such as Kingswood Roa...
Saturday 21st October
10 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 Holly and CharlesWe start the morning by walking straight through the largest vineyard in the south east, though to the small village of Westhumble. We continue up over Norbury Park to Fetcham Downs before turning east across the top of the ridge. The walk drops down into the small village of Mickleham where we w...
Saturday 21st October
17:00 Holly and CharlesJoin for a pub night at one of Surrey's finest pub, after a day of walking around the excellent Surrey Hills countryside or why not turn up just for the evening in the pub. It's a good chance to catch up with old and new friends alike and also to find out what's happening with our c...
Saturday 11th November
12.5 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 HollyThis invigorating walk starts from the heights of Newlands Corner, on of the county's best-known beauty spots. The circuit begins by descending from the downs to meet the pretty Tilling Bourne and following its clear waters to Shere to discover one of Surrey's prettiest villages. From here the wa...
Saturday 25th November
9 miles, Circular Leisurely 11:00 MartinThis walk will take us through Green Park, past Buckingham Palace, through St James's Park and down to the River Thames. After crossing the river we head up past the London Eye and follow the Thames towpath over to HMS Belfast and City Hall where we will will stop for a packed lunch. After lunch ...
Friday 8th December
12 miles & 7 miles, Circular Moderate Darren Pearce & Holly MatthewsOur annual Christmas weekend away - please log in to see where we're going....
Saturday 16th December
10 miles, Linear Moderate 10:45 Katherine CJoin us as we start in the small village of Hassocks, we will walk up to the South Downs Way with great views from the Clayton Windmills (or otherwise known as Jack and Jill) and then walk along the ridge at the top through Ditching Beacon. After a packed lunch with ex...
Saturday 6th January
11-13 miles, Linear Moderate 10:50 HollyEnjoy a walk along the coast with a difference! Meet at Seaford Station (train arrives at 10.46), we will walk over Seaford Head and if the tide is out, we will wade across the Cuckmere River (you might want to bring a pair of sandals as it's a bit stony). If this is not possible then we'll walk ...
Easy Walks are for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or is seriously unfit. Suitable for pushchairs if they can be lifted over occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.
Leisurely Walks are for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths.
Moderate Walks are for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm waterproof clothing are highly recommended.
Strenuous Walks are for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rought country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness are advised to contact the walk leader in advance.
Why not lead your own! All our walks are lead by our group members. Any SYW member can lead a walk - you don't need any special training or qualifications. It is easy, fun and rewarding.