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Mike Powell

Aldeburgh to Saxmundham

Aldeburgh to Thorpeness seafront, an old railway trackbed, North Warren nature reserve, the Sandlings Walk to the village of Friston, and across fields to Saxmundham

Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges

Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!)

Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way

A circular walk starting and ending in the rarely visited Ash Ranges and including a section of the North Downs Way through the attractive village of Puttenham.

Walk under the pines near Pirbright
Walk under the pines near Pirbright

Oct-23 • stephenmid on Flickr

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Ash Vale to Worplesdon

The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common.

Ash to Brookwood

Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery

Berkhamsted Circular 5 Nov 22 SWC1
Berkhamsted Circular 5 Nov 22 SWC1

Nov-22 • Steven F Coles on Flickr

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Berkhamsted Circular

A short easy walk to the South-East of Berkhamsted, along the Grand Union Canal and across fields to Ashley Green for lunch, returning via Hockeridge Wood.

Valley mid morning Bishopstone Circular walk
Valley mid morning

Bishopstone Circular walk

Sep-21 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bishopstone Circular

A demanding walk with spectacular views and 6 distinct climbs, from the sea over the Comp and the South Downs to Berwick, returning via an equally undulating route

Farnham to Blackwater

Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common

Tenantry Ground & Deep Dean SWC403 - Hampden Park to Eastbourne
Tenantry Ground & Deep Dean

SWC403 - Hampden Park to Eastbourne

Mar-23 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hampden Park to Eastbourne

Eastbourne parks, Babylon Down (woods), Jevington, the easterly South Downs, Lullington Heath, Friston Forest, East Dean, Birling Gap, quiet approach to Eastbourne.

Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley
Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley

Dec-16 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Horsley to West Byfleet

Green woods and fields, the yellow scrub and heathland of Ockham Common, Wisley Common and RHS Wisley Gardens (public footpath), and a canal side pub on the Wey Navigation

Lewes Circular via Swanborough and Black Cap

Lewes Priory, Swanborough, the South Downs Way, Black Cap (hilltop) and Lewes Old Racecourse. Undulating.

Newhaven Breakwater and Seaford Head, from Castle Hill SWC Walk 395 - Newhaven Circular
Newhaven Breakwater and Seaford Head, from Castle Hill

SWC Walk 395 - Newhaven Circular

Sep-22 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Newhaven Circular

Newhaven port and fort, Peacehaven cliffs, Piddinghoe, the River Ouse, foothills of the South Downs, Bishopstone and the ‘forgotten village’ of Tide Mills.

Pond near the start Oxshott to Ashtead walk
Pond near the start

Oxshott to Ashtead walk

Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Oxshott to Ashtead

The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons.

Southease Circular

Varied South Downs walk: Sussex Ouse, Centenary Park (Peacehaven), Undercliff Path, the Western Hemisphere, Telscombe Tye, optional climbs and the Eastern Hemisphere.

Stewartby to Ridgmont

In the footsteps of John Bunyan - Stewartby Lake, Millennium Country Park, Lower Shelton, Marston Thrift Woods, Cranfield and Holcot Wood. Largely flat.

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Straight Mile Bridge, Haysden Country Park

Oct-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Tunbridge Wells to Hildenborough

Gentle walk via elegant Tunbridge Wells, delightful woods, the Wealdway, and Haysden County Park

Wellingborough Circular

Northamptonshire rivers and lakes, up to four villages and one of England's finest Saxon churches.

Wellingborough to Northampton

Urban and rural stretches of the River Nene and the villages of Cogenhoe and Little Houghton

Wickham Market to Aldeburgh

Blaxhall Common, Suffolk heathlands (the Sandlings), Snape Maltings for lunch, the historic Sailors’ Path along the River Alde estuary along, then either the seawall around Aldeburgh Marshes or a shortcut to seaside Aldeburgh.

Wickham Market to Felixstowe

Long (or 2 day) walk over farms, heathland, then along the Butley river, wild and isolated coastline, and a ferry crossing to Felixstowe.

Woburn Sands to Ridgmont

Edgewick Farm, Aspley Woods, Greensand Way, Woburn Abbey, Church End, Woburn Safari Park, and Husborne Crawley

Wolverton to Northampton

Three rivers, a medieval hunting forest, a War of the Roses battlefield and Britain's newest university campus

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Suffolk 204 Aldeburgh to Saxmundham 16.0 3 75 Aldeburgh to Thorpeness seafront, an old railway trackbed, North Warren nature reserve, the Sandlings Walk to the village of Friston, and across fields to Saxmundham
Surrey 237 Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges 22.0 6 650 Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!) P W
Surrey 96 Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way 25.8 5 375 A circular walk starting and ending in the rarely visited Ash Ranges and including a section of the North Downs Way through the attractive village of Puttenham. CJ W
Surrey 136 Ash Vale to Worplesdon 19.8 4 175 The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common. CJ W
Surrey 107 Ash to Brookwood 15.3 5 100 Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery P W
Hertfordshire 397 Berkhamsted Circular 15.3 2 250 A short easy walk to the South-East of Berkhamsted, along the Grand Union Canal and across fields to Ashley Green for lunch, returning via Hockeridge Wood. CJ EC E
East Sussex 379 Bishopstone Circular 21.3 8 650 A demanding walk with spectacular views and 6 distinct climbs, from the sea over the Comp and the South Downs to Berwick, returning via an equally undulating route CJ EC LB V
Hampshire 160 Farnham to Blackwater 22.3 5 325 Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common CJ W
East Sussex 403 Hampden Park to Eastbourne 26.1 8 750 Eastbourne parks, Babylon Down (woods), Jevington, the easterly South Downs, Lullington Heath, Friston Forest, East Dean, Birling Gap, quiet approach to Eastbourne. CJ EC V
Surrey 214 Horsley to West Byfleet 15.4 3 75 Green woods and fields, the yellow scrub and heathland of Ockham Common, Wisley Common and RHS Wisley Gardens (public footpath), and a canal side pub on the Wey Navigation CJ W
East Sussex 407 Lewes Circular via Swanborough and Black Cap 23.3 6 575 Lewes Priory, Swanborough, the South Downs Way, Black Cap (hilltop) and Lewes Old Racecourse. Undulating. V
East Sussex 395 Newhaven Circular 24.4 5 425 Newhaven port and fort, Peacehaven cliffs, Piddinghoe, the River Ouse, foothills of the South Downs, Bishopstone and the ‘forgotten village’ of Tide Mills. V
Surrey 178 Oxshott to Ashtead 19.6 3 425 The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons. CJ W
East Sussex 423 Southease Circular 23.5 6 450 Varied South Downs walk: Sussex Ouse, Centenary Park (Peacehaven), Undercliff Path, the Western Hemisphere, Telscombe Tye, optional climbs and the Eastern Hemisphere. V
Bedfordshire 404 Stewartby to Ridgmont 19.3 4 275 In the footsteps of John Bunyan - Stewartby Lake, Millennium Country Park, Lower Shelton, Marston Thrift Woods, Cranfield and Holcot Wood. Largely flat. E StP
Kent 238 Tunbridge Wells to Hildenborough 17.7 4 250 Gentle walk via elegant Tunbridge Wells, delightful woods, the Wealdway, and Haysden County Park CX
Northamptonshire 359 Wellingborough Circular 28.0 4 150 Northamptonshire rivers and lakes, up to four villages and one of England's finest Saxon churches. TL LB StP
Northamptonshire 378 Wellingborough to Northampton 24.9 3 75 Urban and rural stretches of the River Nene and the villages of Cogenhoe and Little Houghton TL LB StP
Suffolk 205 Wickham Market to Aldeburgh 22.8 3 50 Blaxhall Common, Suffolk heathlands (the Sandlings), Snape Maltings for lunch, the historic Sailors’ Path along the River Alde estuary along, then either the seawall around Aldeburgh Marshes or a shortcut to seaside Aldeburgh. LS
Suffolk 227 Wickham Market to Felixstowe 35.1 3 75 Long (or 2 day) walk over farms, heathland, then along the Butley river, wild and isolated coastline, and a ferry crossing to Felixstowe. LS
Bedfordshire 394 Woburn Sands to Ridgmont 20.8 3 250 Edgewick Farm, Aspley Woods, Greensand Way, Woburn Abbey, Church End, Woburn Safari Park, and Husborne Crawley E StP
Northamptonshire 356 Wolverton to Northampton 30.2 5 175 Three rivers, a medieval hunting forest, a War of the Roses battlefield and Britain's newest university campus CJ E W

Last Updated : May-24