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.
Saturday 18th November
8 miles, Circular Leisurely 10:30 SimonA fairly leisurely walk amongst the Surrey Hills, starting from Gomshall Station and heading east down the valley towards Wotton. The route takes us past the memorial of abolitionist Samuel Wilberforce and the excellent Wotton Hatch pub, before curving back past Friday Street and through the Abin...
Sunday 19th November
6.5 miles, Circular Leisurely 10:45 BrianThis is a relatively short walk taking in a patch of greenbelt inside the M25, through woodland owned by the Crown estate and Corporation of London. We will go through Claygate common, going past Chessignton World of Adventures before crossing open fields to Ashstead common. From there we head ba...
Monday 20th November
AndrewEvery couple of months the commitee for SYW gathers in a pub and discusses happenings within the club. These meeting are open to all members of SYW, it's very informal and we have a spot of dinner before setting down to order of business. If you have any enquiries in regard to member...
Thursday 23rd November
19:30 HollyThe quiz starts at 7.30pm and we will be arriving shortly beforehand to get ready and maybe a spot of dinner after work. It would be good to get a number of members to make a nice size team. May the best team win!...
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 ...
Saturday 2nd 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...
Sunday 3rd December
10 miles, Circular Leisurely 11:00 Richard FA 10 mile walk starting from Liphook Railway Station, GU30 7DR just off the A3, this will be through woods and fields likely to be rather muddy but no big hills, please bring a packed lunch and post walk beverages at the Royal Anchor or the Green Dragon, both near the station, parking free on Sun...
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 23rd December
8.5 miles, Circular Leisurely 11:00 HollyStarting in the heart of Richmond town centre, we walk down the high street to the towpath on the River Thames, following the river around to Petersham where we leave the towpath up into Richmond Park. Stopping at the top for a packed lunch. Down from Pembroke Lodge heading south to...
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 ...
Sunday 14th January
8 miles, Circular Leisurely 10:30 Richard PJoin us to see in the New Year (only a couple of weeks late) and take care of those resolutions! The walk will take us along stretches of beautiful ancient lanes which criss-cross this area of the Surrey Hills. We will be stopping for a packed lunch just outside Peaslake before heading back to Sh...
Monday 22nd January
AndyEvery couple of months the commitee for SYW gathers in a pub and discusses happenings within the club. These meeting are open to all members of SYW, it's very informal and we have a spot of dinner before setting down to order of business. If you have any enquiries in regard to member...
Saturday 10th February
10 miles, Linear Moderate 10:30 RobertA one way linear walk from Cheam Station to Kingston Station. This walk begins through Cheam Park and onto Nonsuch Park which is best known as the former location of Nonsuch Palace commissioned by Henry VIII. Writing o...
Saturday 24th February
12 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 Holly and CharlesStarting off on the North Downs Way, the walk begins with a hill up though Denbies Wine Estate (the largest in Britain). Once you are at the top you have a wide range of views across to Box Hill and of the vineyard a...
Saturday 17th March
11 miles, Linear Moderate 10:30 HollyThis is a linear walk starting in Sevenoakes, we will join the Darent Valley Path, walking though open fields to Otford, then we join the River Darent and though the hop vines of Shoreham. Darent Valley Path takes us to Lullingstone where we can see the Lullingstone Castle and the ...
Friday 15th June
Various, Circular Moderate 18:00 Berkshire RamblersThe Berkshire Walkers are hosting the National Young Ramblers Weekend from 15th - 17th June 2018. There will be a variety of walks on the Saturday and Sunday, and there is also entertainment/accommodation for the Fri/Sat nights available for a fee. (The walks themselves are free...
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.