East Surrey Walkers

Walking for Pleasure

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May

Wednesday, 23rd, 10am at Coulsdon, Surrey [TQ317567] PC: CR3 5QU., Meet at CP beyond The Fox PH, off Coulsdon Road (B2030). Walk to Happy Valley, Farthing Downs, towards Netherne and back via Chaldon Church. O S Map 146., 5mi/8km, Leisurely, Leader Rehana U 01883 345095, 07889 598331
Wednesday, 23rd, 10am at Bletchingley, Surrey [TQ326508] PC: RH1 4PA., Strenuous brisk circular walk. Park in CP behind Village Hall. Walk via Pendell and South Nutfield, a few stiles and steep ascents. Expect to complete within 3 hours max. Due to nature of walk, well behaved obedient dogs only please. O S Map 146., 8.5mi/13.7km, Strenuous, Leader Kevin W 01737 822995, 07966 546642
Thursday, 24th, 10am at Knockholt, Kent [TQ459584] PC: TN14 7PF., Park in Tally Ho Pub Car Park.Through rolling fields with one steep climb and 14 stiles. Magnificent view from North Downs Way. OS Map 147. Lunch at the Tally Ho! (optional)., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Jennie E 01883 716523, 07428 561938
Friday, 25th, 10am at Leigh, Surrey [TQ224469] PC: RH2 8RF., Park around the village. Meet outside the Plough Inn. A rural walk with views over the River Mole. Optional refreshments in the pub afterwards. O S Map 146., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Brian Sm 01883 349129, 07506 361047
Saturday, 26th, 10am at Gomshall, Surrey [TQ089477] PC: GU5 9NY., RAMBLERS WALK ABOUT FESTIVAL. Park at Gomshall Station off A25. Walk up North Downs to West Horsley, through Hatchlands Park returning via Shere and an opportunity for ice-cream. Some steep hills. OS Map 145, 11.5mi/18.5km, Moderate, Leader Barbara W 01883 780205, 07593 326290
Sunday, 27th, 10am at Oxted, Surrey [TQ395529] PC: RH8 0PW., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVAL. Meet at Ellis Road CP (free), bottom of Amy Road. Titsey Trail, one steep hill. Optional lunch at the Thai Pad Restaurant - set lunch for £12.95; to book a place email Helen on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 23rd of May. O S Map 146., 5mi/8km, Leisurely, Leader Helen W and Mike H 01883 712303, 07884 156102
Monday, 28th, 10am at Limpsfield Chart, Surrey [TQ425518] PC: RH8 0TG., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVALDog Walk  A special event for walkers with dogs but anybody welcome. Park near Carpenters Arms. Optional lunch to follow. O S Map 147., 4mi/6.4km, Leisurely, Leader Phil H 01883 730364, 07711 640060
Monday, 28th, 2pm at Tandridge, Surrey [TQ373506] PC: RH8 9NY., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVAL Park in Barley Mow CP. Walk to Foyle farm via Southlands and back Chathill and Leigh Place. Optional supper at The Barley Mow. OS Map 146., 7.5mi/12.1km, Moderate, Leader Nigel P 01883 623181, 07951 701692
Tuesday, 29th, 10am at Kenley, Surrey [TQ325576] PC: CR5 1JS., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVALFast Fitness Workout Walk. Park in Hayes Lane and meet at steps to Kenley Aerodrome near the RAF Memorial. Twice round the aerodrome. Just over 1 hour, fast walking. Approx 3.5 mph. O S Map 146., 4mi/6.4km, Strenuous, Leader Helen W 01883 712303, 07884 156102
Tuesday, 29th, 6:30pm at Old Oxted, Surrey [TQ382521] PC: RH8 9JX., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVAL Evening Walk. Park in Old Godstone Road, near Bushey Croft. Walk over Golf Course to Tandridge Church, then Broadham Green, and back via Oxted Mill. Afterwards chance to have drink or meal at Old Bell Pub. O S Map 146., 3mi/4.8km, Leisurely, Leader Tricia C 01883 713927, 07941 921601
Wednesday, 30th, 10am at Biggin-Knockholt, Kent [TQ432579] PC: TN16 2HN., RAMBLERS WALK ABOUT FESTIVAL Park at Aperfield pub Biggin - undulating walk (muddy after rain) with12 styles and one steep hill via Horns Green and Knockholt; back along North Downs to Biggin., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader Mark F and Fran E 01883 371228, 07936 015535
Wednesday, 30th, 10:30am at Godstone, Surrey [TQ350515] PC: RH9 8DU., RAMBLERS WALK ABOUT FESTIVAL Meet at Godstone Pond. Brisk undulating walk around the sand pits, woods and hills. Aim to finish in 90 minutes. Optional lunch at end. O S Map 146., 4.5mi/7.2km, Strenuous, Leader Helen W and Mike H 01883 712303, 07884 156102
Thursday, 31st, 10:45am at London [TQ332817] PC: EC2M 3XY., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVAL New River Walk 1: Stamford Hill to Angel IslingtonMeet at Liverpool Street Station Platform 5 at 10.45 for train to Stamford Hill. Level walk along the pretty New River including the heritage section south of Cannonbury. Pub Lunch in Islington. O S Maps 173 174., 5mi/8km, Leisurely, Leader Mike O 020 8949 5063, 07961 990914
Thursday, 31st, 2pm at Limpsfield, Surrey [TQ411527] PC: RH8 0SL., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVAL Grandchildren's walk. Park in NT CP opposite Golf Club. Walk through a magical woodland, including Peter Rabbit’s Post Office, Hedgehog Hall and Fox Villa. Grandchildren of all ages welcome (must be accompanied by a grandparent)! OS Map 147, 2mi/3.2km, Easy, Leader Nigel P 01883 623181, 07951 701692

June

Friday, 1st, 10am at Farthing Downs, Surrey [TQ301571] PC: CR5 1DA., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVALMeet at the CP in Ditches Lane. Explore Happy Valley with the Warden - learn about the history, management and particularly the flora of this beautiful SSSI. Some steep hills but very leisurely pace. Limited to 12 people - apply by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Priority given to ESW members. O S Map 146., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Moira S 01883 349129, 07804 440159
Friday, 1st, 6:30pm at Hurst Green, Surrey [TQ390513] PC: RH8 9PE., RAMBLERS WALKABOUT FESTIVALEvening silent walk. Meet at the Haycutter Pub, Tanhouse Lane. Walk mindfully through meadows and woodlands pass by mill river, golf course and church. Optional drinks at pub., 3.5mi/5.6km, Leisurely, Leader Amanda W and Mike H 01883 712303, 07884 156102
Saturday, 2nd, 10am at Limpsfield, Surrey [TQ404532] PC: RH8 0DG., RAMBLERS WALK ABOUT FESTIVAL Park in Limpsfield High Street at the St Peter's Church (north) end. Woods, fields, a rarely used path, and the River Eden. O S Maps 146 147., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader Richard M 01883 626694, 07753 516391
Sunday, 3rd, 10am at Berwick, East Sussex [TQ527068] PC: BN26 6TA., RAMBLERS WALK ABOUT FESTIVAL Park in Berwick Station CP (£2). Walk through Alciston, Charleston Farm, Firle and Glynde to Lewes Station; train back to Berwick. OS Maps 122 and 123, 10mi/16.1km, Moderate, Leader John Le 01732 750609, 07736 303431
Monday, 4th, 10am at Coulsdon, Surrey [TQ317567] PC: CR3 5QU., Fast Fitness Workout Walk. Meet in public CP behind The Fox. Circular walk through Happy Valley and Farthing Downs. A couple of inclines. Will take around 1 hour, fast walking. Approx 3.5 mph. O S Map 146., 3.5mi/5.6km, Strenuous, Leader Moira S 01883 349129, 07804 440159
Tuesday, 5th, 10am at Riddlesdown, Surrey [TQ325604] PC: CR8 1EF., MORNING AMBLE: Meet at Riddlesdown CP, Riddlesdown Road, Purley, off A2022 Mitchley Avenue. Walk towards Warlingham with great views from this SSSI/chalk grassland area. No stiles.  Dogs on short leads only. O S Map 161., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Lisa D 01883 622827, 07743 477404
Wednesday, 6th, 10am at Epsom, Surrey [TQ225585] PC: KT18 5NR., Park in CP opposite Tattenham Corner PH. An undulating walk with wonderful walks over Epsom Downs. Please note that dogs should be kept on leads at all times. O S Map 146., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Dan and Denise B 01883 346714, 07910 750713
Wednesday, 6th, LINEAR WALK. Pub lunch. Fifty One Degrees North, Section 4. OS Map 136, 9.5mi/15.3km, Moderate, Leader Nick W and Bryan P 01883 722194, 07905 511563
Thursday, 7th, 5:30pm at Chaldon, Surrey [TQ326538] PC: CR3 6AJ., Evening Walk - Park at The Harrow Pub, Chaldon. Leisurely walk with 250ft ascent going along the North Downs, with an optional meal at the Pub afterwards (very good food). OS Map 146, 4mi/6.4km, Leisurely, Leader Keith T 01883 346736, 07716 350110
Saturday, 9th, 10am at Woldingham, Surrey [TQ373541] PC: CR3 7AD., Park at South Hawke (Marden Park) CP. Walking Stubb Hill, Great Church Wood, Marden Park Farm, Tillingdown Farm and back from Paddock Barn to North Downs Way to the car park. Not too hilly; lovely views. O S Map 146., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader Rehana U 01883 345095, 07889 598331
Sunday, 10th, 10am at Woldingham, Surrey [TQ359564] PC: CR3 7LT., MORNING AMBLE: Park and meet in Woldingham Road CP (before station car park). Walk over and pass through complex of Woldingham School. All flat; no stiles. Refreshments at Knights Garden Centre at end of walk. OS Map 146., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Sue H 01883 743807, 07877 663006
Sunday, 10th, 10am at Devil's Dyke, East Sussex [TQ259111] PC: BN45 7AB., Start at Devil's Dyke NT CP. Circular walk around Poynings, Newtimber Hill, Wolstenbury Hill to Jack and Jill windmills and back. OS Map 122, 10mi/16.1km, Moderate, Leader Alexander and Sandy W 01273 734103, 07974 705850
Monday, 11th, 10am at Woldingham, Surrey [TQ373541] PC: CR3 7AD., Fast Fitness Workout Walk. Park in Marden Park (Gangers Hill) CP. One circuit of 3.5 miles from Marden Woods passing Woldingham School, returning up Church Road via a long challenging hill. Will take about 1 hour fast walking. Approx 3.5 mph. O S Map 146., 3.5mi/5.6km, Strenuous, Leader Alice B 07905 416280
Tuesday, 12th, 10am at Dormansland, Surrey [TQ408428] PC: RH7 6PR., MORNING AMBLE: Park in Ford Manor Road next to The Plough pub. Easy amble behind NCYPE and over golf course. O S Maps 146 147., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Adam W 01342 832911
Wednesday, 13th, 10am at Selsdon, Surrey [TQ357615] PC: CR2 8QF., Meet at Selsdon Bird Sanctuary CP. Woodland walk through to Hutchinson's Bank Nature Reserve. Maybe orchids?? Return fields and woodland. Gentle hills, minimal stiles. O S Map 161., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Liz W 020 8651 5661, 07710 434671
Thursday, 14th, 10am at Reigate, Surrey [TQ262523] PC: RH2 9RP., Celebration walk of North Downs Way 40th Anniversary. Linear walk from Gatton Park car park, Reigate to Botley Hill Farmhouse. Joint walk with Mole Valley and Surrey Hills Society. Contact Judy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. between 1st and 7th June for car share details. Optional tea and cake at Botley Hill Farmhouse at the end of the walk. OS Maps 146 and 147, 11.5mi/18.5km, Moderate, Leader Judy B 07801 755317
Saturday, 16th, 10am at Headley, Surrey [TQ205538] PC: KT18 6NN., Meet at NT car park on Headley Common Road opposite Headley Cricket Club. Cost £4 (NT members free). Walk around Headley Heath, White Hill and Headley village. One very steep hill, one other steep hill, undulating in other parts. 6 Stiles. O S Map 146., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Robert C 01737 778337, 07967 002126
Sunday, 17th, 10am at Limpsfield, Surrey [TQ405530] PC: RH8 0DP., LONG WALK before cream tea. Park in Detillens Lane near Padbrook, walking to The Chart, Crockham Hill, Cronklands, and past the largest hole in Surrey. OS Map 147, 10mi/16.1km, Moderate, Leader Tony P 01883 716980, 07899 910320
Sunday, 17th, 2pm at Limpsfield, Surrey [TQ405530] PC: RH8 0DP., SHORT WALK before cream tea. Meet Padbrook / Detillens Lane. Across Glebe Fields, along Titsey. O S Maps 146 147., 4mi/6.4km, Leisurely, Leader John H 01883 713728, 07429 634725
Tuesday, 19th, 10am at Limpsfield Chart, Surrey [TQ425518] PC: RH8 0TG., Fast Fitness Workout Walk. Park near Carpenters Arms. Walk circuit of the High Chart. Will take around 1 hour, fast walking. Approx 3.5 mph. O S Map 147., 3.5mi/5.6km, Strenuous, Leader Helen W and Tony P 01883 712303, 01883 716980
Wednesday, 20th, LINEAR WALK. Pub lunch. Fifty One Degrees North, Section 5. OS Map 136, 9mi/14.5km, Moderate, Leader Nick W and Bryan P 01883 722194, 07905 511563
Wednesday, 20th, 10am at Chipstead, Surrey [TQ278568] PC: CR5 3SB., Chipstead Ponds. Park in CP by Chipstead Bowling Club / Peter Aubertin Hall / Chipstead Rugby Club. Farmland, woods and downs. Two strenuous climbs otherwise resonably gentle slopes. Optional lunch in White Hart nearby. O S Map 146., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader John Lo 01883 346048, 07976 237879
Thursday, 21st, 10am at Chevening, Kent [TQ489577] PC: TN14 6HG., Meet at St Botolph's church Chevening Road. Pretty walk through woods and fields. One steep climb. Lovely views of Chevening House. Optional lunch at Stanhopes Brasted. O S Map 147., 4.5mi/7.2km, Leisurely, Leader Helen W and Mike H 01883 712303, 07884 156102
Friday, 22nd, 10am at Lingfield, Surrey [TQ385435] PC: RH7 6AU., MORNING AMBLE: Park in Gun Pit Road CP. Easy stroll through farm land around Lingfield. O S Map 146., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Graham Gr 01342 833453, 07787 567227
Saturday, 23rd, 10am at Robertsbridge, East Sussex [TQ737235] PC: TN32 5AN., Meet in CP in Station Rd off High Street. OS Map 136, 10.5mi/16.9km, Moderate, Leader Ken C 020 8657 6304, 07484 784882
Sunday, 24th, 10am at Oxted, Surrey [TQ395529] PC: RH8 0PW., Meet in Ellice Road car park. Fields, farm tracks, town roads. Long steep flight of steps up North Downs and sharp descent through woods. Otherwise easy. O S Map 146., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leisurely, Leader Jennie E 01883 716523, 07428 561938
Tuesday, 26th, 10am at Bletchingley, Surrey [TQ330507] PC: RH1 4PJ., MORNING AMBLE: Park in lay-by off A25 just east of Bletchingley Arms. Easy stroll around the Bletchingley area; optional refreshments afterwards. O S Map 146., 3mi/4.8km, Easy, Leader Di N 01883 717800, 07802 741345
Tuesday, 26th, 10am at Kenley, Surrey [TQ325576] PC: CR5 1JS., Fast Fitness Workout Walk - park in Hayes Lane and meet at steps to Kenley Aerodrome near the RAF Memorial. Twice round the aerodrome. Just over 1 hour, fast walking. Approx 3.5 mph, 340 calorie burn. O S Map 146., 4mi/6.4km, Strenuous, Leader Malcolm N 01883 330270, 07453 266100
Wednesday, 27th, 10am at Ide Hill. Kent [TQ486518] PC: TN14 6JN., Park around the Green in Ide hill Village opposite the Cock Inn, (not in the pub car park). Start from the Bus Stop Near the Pub. Walk Greensand Way via Goats Hurst Common, Sheephill Wood, Hydes Forest, Whitley, Dryhill, Brook Place. Undulating Walk with Four Stiles. Dogs on leads only. O S Map 147., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader Bob Y and Mike W 020 8852 3821 or 01883 624643, 07814 283429 or 07954 739989
Thursday, 28th, 10am at Handcross, West Sussex [TQ263294] PC: RH17 6EB., Meet at Nymans NT CP (free). Ever changing countryside from precipitous stream valleys and hidden woodland to high grassy meadows with distant views. Optional pub lunch after 5 miles in Balcombe (otherwise bring a picnic). O S Maps 134 135, 10mi/16.1km, Moderate, Leader Mike H and Allan J 01883 715475 or 01883 346188, 07717 399744 or 07443 031538
Saturday, 30th, 10am at Bletchingley, Surrey [TQ342516] PC: RH9 8NS., Park in North Park Lane (where The Orpheus Centre is) but just off the A25 before where the quarry lorries cross the road. A short walk taking in Tilburstow and Tandridge, across fields and through woods - one or two road crossings! O S Map 146., 6mi/9.7km, Leisurely, Leader Jeff M 01883 743269, 07941 102179