1st Aid It is recommended that walkers carry a simple kit for their own use.
Always ring leaderif it iswet.In periods of exceptional weather, please ring the leader to check the walk is going ahead. Walks will take place at the leader’s discretion
Time given for lifts is the time cars leave the Midhurst Road Car Park.
GC = Garden Centre; GR = Grid; CS = Coffee Stop; PL=Picnic Lunch; MRCP = Midhurst Road Car Park – GR SU840313.
Dog Owners. Please note. Due to insurance restrictions dogs cannot be allowed on walks unless they are kept on a lead at all times and are well controlled. Please phone walk leader beforehand to check suitability of walk for dogs.
Tuesday walks – Unless stated otherwise, walks are 4/5 miles (2 hours approx).
LIFTS: Since the 2013 AGM it has been the custom to offer a donation of £2 to the driver.
PLEASE BE AWARE: ESPECIALLY IN WINTER, WALKS MAY START EARLIER THAN THE USUAL 10:00
Tue16 Frensham Great Pond. Start: 10:00 Frensham Great Pond CP. GR SU844405. Leader: Sylvia
Sun 21 No Man’s Land, Wilderness and Limbo! 10¼ miles. Start: 09.45Petworth Town Centre Car Park, GRSU976215, Lifts 09.05. Wonderful views weather permitting. Possibility of some mud. The walk goes through fields and woodland and finally Petworth Park. Coffee stop and picnic lunch. Opportunity to visit tea rooms at the end. Leader: Caroline
Tues 23 Hindhead, Keffolds Copse and Gibbet Hill 4 miles. Start: 10:00 Farnham Lane FREE car park, GR SU894347. (Nearest postcode: GU27 1HQ). This goes over some of the highest points in southwest Surrey with good views in all directions. No stiles, tarmac roads or nettles! The terrain is mostly dry with sandy heath, pine forest and good woodland paths. Leader: Sarah.
Sat 27 West Meon and surrounds 5½ miles. Start: 10:00 West Meon Village Hall, GR SU641242. Lifts: 09:15. An up and down circular walk with good views of the Meon Valley. CS. Leader: Geoff
BST ENDS TONIGHT – DON’T FORGET TO PUT YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR.
Sun 28 Newton Valance, Chawton, Faringdon 11 Miles. Start: 09:30 NT Car Park behind Selborne Arms, GR SU741335. Lifts: 09:00. CS/PL. This is not a physically challenging walk. Leader: Penny.
Tues 30Land of Nod. Start: 10:00 Dunelm car park, Ludshott Common. GR SU851357. Nearestpostcode GU26 6JG. Leader: Jane
Sat 3 Linchmere, Marley and Stanley Commons7-8mls. Start: 10.00 Linchmere Road, GR SU865315. Lifts: 09.50 CS/PL. Leaders: Dick & Pat
Sun 4 Elstead, Ockley Common, Peper Harrow 10½ miles. Start: 09:45 Shackleford Heath car park.
NB:Entrance marked by two posts (the metal bar across the top is no longer there). GR SU935446. (Nearest post code GU8 6AY) Lifts: 09:15. A circular walk, passing through some heath and marshy natural Surrey landscapes. The tracks were dry though when we reccied it – just one area that looked like it might get muddy with rain and there was one short stretch of brambles/nettles. A few stiles. CS/PL. Leader: Sarah.
Tues 6 Bourne Woods. Start: 10:00 at Frensham Garden Centre (now Squires). GR SU855429 A chance for a coffee afterwards and a look around. Leaders: Sandra and Allan.
Sat 10 Lord Mayor’s Parade, 7 miles approx. Start: 08.55 for 09.02 train from Haslemere Station GR SU900329. Lifts: 08:20. Buy return to Waterloo, walk to Fleet St, see the Parade, CS, take in a few Blue Plaques, take tube to London Bridge, stroll along the Thames. I intend to have a late leisurely lunch in a Cafe about 15.00, then take in the Fireworks. Leader: Bob C
Tue 13 Chapel Common. Start: 10:00 St Lukes Church, Milland. GR SU823283, nearest postcode GU30 7JL. Leader: Jane
Sat 17 Hawkley Hanger and Priors Dean 5 miles. Start: 10:00 on Hawkley Village Green, GR SU746291. Lifts: 09:30. The walk passes an Elizabethan Manor House and Priors Dean Vineyard. CS. Leader: Geoff.
Sun 18 Birds, Fungi and the Blackwater Valley. 9.5 miles. Start 10.00 Eversley Church Parking area, GR SU780609. Lifts 09.00. CS/PL. A chance to explore Moor Green Lakes Nature Reserve, Finchampstead, Eversley and Heath Warren Wood. Not many hills. Leaders: Helen & Patric.
Christmas Lunch Tuesday, 20thNovember
At The Devil’s Punchbowl Hotel, Hindhead. See booking form attached for full details.
Price includes everything except your drinks.
Sun 25 Lurgashall to Petworth. 10 miles. Start 10.00 Lurgashall Green, GR SU937271. Lifts 09.30. CS/PL. Leaders: Maria & Janet.
Tues 27 Puttenham Common & Cutt Mill. Start: 10:00 Middle CP (the one with the large tree in the middle) off Suffield Lane. GRSU912458. Nearestpostcode GU3 1BG. Generally easy with long sandy incline up to the ridge. One stretch may be muddy after rain. Leader: Jenny.
Sun 2 Denmead to the start of Cricket 91⁄2 miles. Start 10.00 Kidmore Lane CP, Denmead, SU659121. Lifts 09.15. CS/PL. A series of gentle, but long, hills characterizes this walk. We pass Broadhalfpenny Down, the home of cricket. We then skirt around Scotland and pick up the Wayfarere’s Walk for our return. Leaders: Helen & Patric
Tues 4 Kingsley and Broxhead Common. Start: 10:00 Kingsley Pond Car Park, GR SU788381. Leader: Robert P
Sat 8 Binsted, Wyck and Wheatley 5 miles. Start: 10:00 outside the Cedars Pub Binsted, GR SU772410. Lifts: 09:30. A walk across the Binsted peninsular. CS Leader: Geoff.
Sun 9 Marley, Blackdown. 7 miles. One of the first walks of our group (in 1984) revisited. Start 10.30, Fernhurst Village Car Park, GR SU895285. Lifts 10.00. CS/PL. Leader Bob C
Tues 11 Deadwater Valley & Bordon Inclosure. Start: 10:00 Large CP at Forest Centre, GR SU801349. Leader: Robert P.
Tues 18 Foley Manor. Start: 10:00 Liphook Church Centre. GR SU838312. Nearest postcode GU30 7PJ. Leader: Jane
Mon 26 BOXING DAY WALK The Ranges (or Plan ‘B’ depending on access). 4/5 miles. Start 10.30 Conford Village Hall, GR SU824330. Lifts 10.10. CS. Leader Bob C.
JANUARY 2019 – HAPPY NEW YEAR
Tues 1 Round the houses LEADER NEEDED