Surrey Christian Rambling Club

Programme 2018

What to bring on a walk

Planning a walk

Leading a walk

If you would like to volunteer to lead a walk, please contact the Programme Organisers.

Please note that you take part in walks at your own risk and the organisers cannot be liable for any injury or other distress which may occur.

Please be ready to start walking at the START time given.

The starting point for a walk is often not accessible by public transport but, provided reasonable notice is given, it will usually be possible to arrange to pick up those requiring transport. The group will set off at the departure time given unless someone expected has not arrived, in which case no more than 15 minutes later.

It is advisable to check before bringing a dog on a walk. 

Please wear suitable footwear and clothing. Be prepared for mud, overgrown footpaths, rain or even brilliant sunshine. Inappropriate footwear or clothing can ruin your day.

We ask you not to eat your packed lunch in pubs that sell food.

Saturday 13th January 2018

1015 for 1030

Surrey Hills
The walk includes Ranmoor, Denbies and Box Hill with fabulous views throughout. Lunch will be at the Watermill (TQ179502). At the end of the walk everyone is invited back to Steve's house for refreshments. 

Starting Point
Westcott Village Green TQ142486 (approx RH4 3NH) for a prompt 1030 start.

This walk is led by Steve - contact details.

11 miles
Saturday 20th January


1015 for 1030

Surrey Munro
Dear friends and fellow walkers,

Come to join us for the 2018 Surrey Munro by an exploratory route. Past years have shown this trek to be about 12miles with just over 3000 feet of ascent; in fact the same as a Scottish Munro.

This year, to prepare us, we will meet in the Denbies conservatory restaurant at 0930 for a hearty breakfast (Postcode: RH5 6AA) Map: TQ165512

The walk will begin at 1030 sharp from Denbies and will cover White Hill, Juniper Top, Box Hill and more. Bring a packed lunch. After the walk tea and cake will be served at our house, followed by supper (please let us know if you will be staying for supper).

Starting Point
Denbies (ample parking). 
Alternatively it is a short walk from Boxhill and Westhumble station, or the National Trust Stepping Stones car park.
Map: (TQ171513) (free to NT members).

This walk is led by Nicky and Duncan - contact details.

Approx 12 miles

Just over 3000 feet of ascent

Saturday 10th February

1015 for 1030

Gomshall and Holmbury Hill
A walk from Gomshall to Holmbury Hill, via Hoe and Hurt Wood. Lunch at the Royal Oak, Holmbury St Mary, or sandwiches on the green. Return via Abinger Common and Sutton Abinger.

After the walk
We are proposing to go to Gomshall Mill after the walk, for tea/coffee/drink - they also serve puddings but not cakes. 

Starting Point
Gomshall Station (TQ873478)
Some parking (currently free) is available at the station. 
It is possible to travel by train from either Guildford or Dorking, but the service is infrequent (please check National Rail Enquiries for train times).

This walk is led by Daphne and Heather -  contact details.

10 miles
A few hills, but not too strenuous
Saturday 10th March

1015 for 1030
The route will go via Chilworth, through the old gunpowder works, to Shere for lunch, where there is a choice of pubs, café’s and shop, returning to Blackheath in the afternoon.

Starting Point
Blackheath village car park (TQ036462) - approx GU4 8RB

This walk is led by John R - contact details.

8 or 9 miles
Saturday 14th April

1015 for 1030

Banstead Wood, Oaks Park and Woodmansterne
Lunch stop in Banstead with shops and cafes. Afternoon tea-stop at Oaks Park café..

Starting point
Banstead Woods Car Park at the bottom of Holly Lane (TQ273583) - approx CR5 3NR.
Chipstead station is only a 5-minute walk away. 

This walk is led by Caroline- contact details.

9 - 10 miles
Saturday 12th May

1015 for 1030

Seale to Elstead
(Note updated details)
We will walk to Elstead via Puttenham Common and then go back via Sands. Bring a picnic, but there will be chance for a drink and 'facilities' stop along the route. There will also be the opportunity for afternoon tea back at Seale at the end of the walk.

Starting Point
The main road entrance of Seale Church - approx GU10 1HZ. There is plenty of roadside parking especially along Seale Lane.

This walk is led by Helen - contact details.

9 miles
Saturday 9th June

1315 for 1330

Note later time!

Somewhere in Surrey

Note the date - further details will follow.

This walk will be led by Robert  - contact details.

8 miles