Our authors have chosen 15 of the best short walks around Guildford, Dorking and south Surrey. Each walk comes with easy-to-read Ordnance Survey maps, clear route description and lots of images, plus information on beauty spots and tasty refreshment stops. No challenging terrain or complicated navigation means walks can be enjoyed by everyone.
SeasonsThe short walks in this book can be enjoyed all year round. The bluebell-carpeted woodlands are spectacular in the spring. Summer and autumn are also perfect for short walks, and crisp winter days are excellent to enjoy some views. Some paths can get muddy, especially in the autumn and winter.
CentresGuildford, Dorking, Farnham, Shere, Reigate, Newlands Corner, Peaslake, Tilford, Hindhead, East Horsley, Bramley
DifficultyFrom easy riverside strolls to the slightly more challenging Box Hill Hike, there is a short walk for everyone who wants to explore the beautiful rolling hills in Surrey. Most walks can be shortened (or lengthened) to meet walkers' ability. And there is almost always an option to take a break in a cosy local pub.
Must SeeGuildford, Dorking, Farnham, Box Hill, Leith Hill, Holmbury Hill, River Wey, Newlands Corner, St Martha's Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl, Fernsham Ponds, Reigate Fort, North Downs Way, Greensand Way, pillboxes
Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig have chosen 15 of the best short walks around the Surrey Hills for you to explore. Our guide comes with easy-to-read Ordnance Survey maps and clear route descriptions, perfect if you're new to walking or are looking for something you can enjoy with the whole family.
We've included information on local beauty spots and tasty refreshment stops, and most of the walks can be completed in under 3 hours.
We haven't included any walks with challenging terrain or complicated navigation, and all you'll need to take with you are a waterproof jacket and a pair of comfortable trainers.
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Nike and Jacint met many years ago on a long coach journey as they both travelled into the unknown to build a new life in a different country. It wasn't long before they became inseparable. Travelling quickly emerged as their favourite activity and now wherever they go they try to find the best trails. They would love to share their passion for walking with others.Nike went to journalism school and Jacint is a keen photographer. They moved from London to Surrey where they can enjoy the countryside and hills.View author profile
Nike and Jacint met many years ago on a long coach journey as they both travelled into the unknown to build a new life in a different country. It wasn't long before they became inseparable. Travelling quickly emerged as their favourite activity and now wherever they go they try to find the best trails. They would love to share their passion for walking with others. Nike went to journalism school and Jacint is a keen photographer. Nike and Jacint live in Guildford and when they are not walking in one of their favourite mountain ranges somewhere in Europe, they enjoy exploring the diverse trails in the Surrey Hills close to their home. And when they are not out walking they offer a personalised travel planning service, details of which can be seen on Nike and Jacint's website: www.trailnotes.co.uk.View author profile
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