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West Surrey self guided walks

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Haslemere Hills and Heather

A challenging circular walk from Haslemere rail station, through the surrounding heathland and farmland and visiting Devil's Punchbowl and Gibbet Hill along the way, with its spectacular scenery.

Start / Finish

Haslemere rail station (GU27 2PE)

Distance 14.5 km (9 miles)
Time Allow 4.5 hours
Difficulty *** Challenging terrain

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Grayswood Circular

A gently undulating walk from the village of Grayswood, passing through woodland and farmland.

Start / Finish

Grayswood parish church (GU27 2DB)

Distance 4 km (3 miles)
Time Allow 1.5 hours
Difficulty *** Challenging terrain

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Chiddingfold and Sandhills

An undulating circular walk from the beautiful village of Chiddingfold, taking in the surrounding woodland and rolling fields with a chance to visit a donkey sanctuary if you time it right.

Start / Finish

The Green at the centre of Chiddingfold village (GU8 4TX)

Distance 9.5 km (6 miles)
Time Allow 3 hours
Difficulty *** Challenging terrain

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Dockenfield Circular

A circular pub walk from The Bluebell pub in Dockenfield, near the border with Hampshire, exploring local village paths, woodlands and open fields along the way.

Start / Finish From the Bluebell pub car park (GU10 4EX)
Distance 5 km (3 miles)
Time Allow 1.5 hours
Difficulty *** Challenging terrain

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Witley Trees and Commons

A circular walk taking you through the historic village of Witley, with its beautiful surrounding rolling farmland and heathland, and with an opportunity to extend the route by exploring Mare Hill Common.

Start / Finish

Witley rail station (GU8 5TB)

Distance 8.5 km (5 miles)
Time Allow 2.5 hours
Difficulty ** Moderate terrain

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Tilford Birds and Bridges

A circular picturesque walk taking in the Frensham Great and Little Ponds and the River Wey, discovering the medieval bridges at Tilford and enjoying an abundance of birds and wildlife.

Start / Finish

Frensham Ponds Visitor Centre (GU10 3DS)

Distance 12 km (7.5 miles)
Time Allow 4 hours
Difficulty ** Moderate terrain

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Elstead Common

An easy access walk around Elstead Common, enjoying sections of woodland, open areas of heath and several ponds and streams. The common is an MOD training area so visitors are asked to comply with all instructions and byelaws on notice boards.

Start / Finish

Royal Common parking lay-by on the B3001 (GU8 6LA)

Distance 7 km (4.5 miles)
Time Allow 2 hours
Difficulty *Easy terrain

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Mediaeval Waverley

An undulating circular walk from Tilford village passing close to The Sands village and the historic ruins of Waverley Abbey. From the top of Crooksbury Hill there are good views to the South Downs on a clear day.

Start / Finish

Tilford village green free car park (GU10 2BU)

Distance 9.5 km (6 miles)
Time Allow 3 hours
Difficulty *** Challenging terrain

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Pirbright Circular

A mainly flat pleasant walk from Pirbright village passing through fields, woodland and heathland.

Start / Finish

Pirbright Green free car park (GU24 0LP)

Distance 6.5 km (4 miles)
Time Allow 2 hours
Difficulty ** Moderate terrain

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Frimley and Frimley Green

A mainly flat circular walk exploring the canal towpath, riverside path, woodland, heath and small settlements around Frimley.

Start / Finish

Frimley Lodge Park free car park (GU16 6HY)

Distance 10 km (6 miles)
Time Allow 3 hours
Difficulty *Easy terrain

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Transported through Ash

An easy circular walk exploring the suburbs around the village of Ash, linking the history of transport in the Blackwater Valley from the old railway path to the canal towpath and riverside path.

Start / Finish

Coronation Gardens free car park (GU12 5DN)

Distance 8.5 km (5 miles)
Time Allow 2.5 hours
Difficulty * Easy terrain

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