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.
Tuesday 26th June
19:30 HollyWe have tested our bodies doing the Monster Walk and now it's time to test our minds... The quiz starts at 8pm 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. ...
Thursday 28th June
19:30 Andrew DWould you like to learn more about navigation and how to use a map and compass together? Would you like to become more confident about finding your way? Join us for an evening of navigation and compass work at the beautiful Newlands Corner viewpoint. There will be a introduction to using a map an...
Friday 29th June
6 miles, Linear Leisurely 19:00 GaryA 6 mile linear walk starting at Leatherhead station and ending at Dorking main station. As the name suggests, the walk mostly follows the river Mole. The trail also passes through Norbury Park, Westhumble and Denbies Wine Estate. Option for drinks in the pub at Dorking. Please bring a head torch...
Saturday 30th June
15 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 Peter DAs the name of the walk suggests it will involve not just one but three pubs stops! Starting at the Wotton Hatch we will head up towards the North Downs Way taking in some stunning views before descending down to Abinger Hammer for a delightful packed lunch spot on the village green. Not all that...
Sunday 1st July
11.5 miles, Circular Leisurely 10:30 Debbie and TomOur meeting point is Windsor and Eton Riverside station. We will start by walking beside Windsor Castle to the Long Walk. We will walk along the Long Walk to the Copper Horse - a well-known statue of George III. I have seen red deer, red kites, pheasant and partridge along this route, so ...
Wednesday 4th July
5.5 miles, Circular Moderate 19:00 Sarah HWe will head out of Guildford via Pewley Down and then walk up St Martha's Hill. After a brief stop we will return to town via The North Downs Way. After the walk we will be going for a drink in The Weyside Pub which is next to the carpark. At the time of writing Millbrook Car Par...
Sunday 8th July
9 miles, Circular Moderate 11:10 SveaArtists of all forms have been inspired by the Surrey Hills. A group of well-known local artists have repsonded to some oustanding views in the southern Surrey Hills and created sculptural artwork for the community to pause and experience the landscape in a new way. Let's enjoy an inspiring walk!...
Saturday 14th July
15 miles, Circular Moderate 10:30 Richard PA very rural walk taking in the farmland and views on the way up to Godstone where we will stop for a packed lunch on the Green. We then head back down to Outwood where we will reward ourselves with a drink at The Bell Inn. This link shows the exact location of the car...
Tuesday 17th July
5.7 miles, Circular Leisurely 19:00 AndyA relatively flat circular walk, with plenty of stiles which starts and finishes at a lovely pub in Horley. An interesting walk with World War 2 pillboxes and the historic site of Thunderfield Castle. Drink stop at the end of the walk. ...
Sunday 22nd July
9 miles, Circular Moderate 11:10 Sarah HA circular walk to the north of Haslemere taking in Polecat Valley, The Devil's Punch Bowl, Gibbet Hill and Grayswood. We will be stopping for a packed lunch at The Devil's Punch Bowl and a drink at The Wheatsheaf Inn in Grayswood. Following the walk we will be going for a drink at The Station Ho...
Sunday 12th August
approx 14 miles, Circular Moderate 10:40 Sarah HThe Lovelace Bridges were built during the 1860s commissioned by The 1st Earl of Lovelace who owned Horsley Towers and much of the surrounding countryside. The route loops through the area taking in the bridges that are on public view as well as Effingham Forest, The Sheepleas and the villages of...
Saturday 25th August
19 miles, Circular Strenuous 10:00 PaulTo help find the car park, just to the north on the B2188 is the Ashdown Forest Riding Centre and to the south is the Sussex Police Training Centre. If this car park is full there are another 5 within a few minutes. The walk heads north on the Vanguard Way up to Gils Lap, then down t...
Saturday 1st September
18.5 miles, Circular Strenuous 10:00 PaulWe start in the village of Kingsclere and head south over Freemantle Park Down, onto the Wayfarer’s Walk and across open countryside into North Oakley. From here we continue heading south on the Wayfarer’s Walk stopping for a picnic lunch before heading into Oakley f...
Saturday 6th October
14 miles, Circular Moderate 11:00 HollyStarting in the pretty country town of Lewes, join us as we follow the River down stream on the toepath to the village of Rodmell home to Monk House, lived in ...
Saturday 6th October
18:00 HollyJoin us at the station as we arrive back in Lewes at the day's walk over the South Downs, it's a great way to catch up with old and new friends as we will walk into town for the pub night. We will be eating dinner and spending the evening at Pelham Arms (High Street, Lewe...
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.