October 4, 2019

By the end of September, our month-long Guildford Walkfest had, incredibly, hosted almost 50 events.  And what a month it’s been.  Brilliant September sunshine for the first three weeks and then dodging the showers during the latter days – often with rain before and af...

September 30, 2019

Over the time that we have been producing blog pages to support this year’s Walkfest, we have dedicated a number of them to our sponsored walk with Guildford’s Street Angels.  Well, the day of the walk finally arrived and on Saturday we assembled at Guildford Station f...

September 24, 2019

The first three weeks of Walkfest this year have been blessed by wonderful, bright, warm and sunny weather.  Waking up on the morning of Monday 23rd, that weather seemed to be continuing – in spite of the forecast.  Walkfest had several events lined up for the day and...

September 19, 2019

Saturday 28th September is an important date in the 2019 Walkfest calendar.  Anyone arriving at Guildford Railway Station between 9.15am and 9.30am is likely to get a surprise.  Gathering there will be a “Host of Angels”. 

But these are not just any angels.  T...

September 16, 2019

Half way through Walkfest now and we’ve had some super walks.  This time I want to focus on three of the walks from the last week that have been led or hosted by Surrey Hills Society.  The Society are one of the sponsors of Walkfest – as you may have seen on the cover...

September 10, 2019

Well, that’s week one of this year’s Walkfest completed – and what a successful and varied week it’s been.  Our autumn sunshine has obviously helped but so has the good publicity by Guildford Dragon, Guildfords Tourist Information Office and the many partner organisati...

September 4, 2019

Over the first three days of Walkfest, I have joined three of the shorter walks to discover, first hand, more about Guildford and the surrounding area.  The walks – around Stoke Park, Gomshall and Worplesdon – took me to three very different parts of the Borough. 

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September 2, 2019

The 1st September was not only the first day of meteorological autumn but was also the first day of this year’s Guildford Walking Festival.  In bright sunshine, we gathered outside Guildford Spectrum to launch this month of free walks which will take us all over the Bo...

August 28, 2019

One of the wonderful features of walking in Guildford and around the Borough is that we have some stunning views. 

Looking down the High Street, across the river and up to the downs beyond, gives a reminder that Guildford really is a town on the edge of the countryside....

August 18, 2019

Several of the walks in this year’s programme are led by ‘Guildford Walking for Health’.   I can hear you mutter ‘’all walking is healthy, what is so special about these ones?’’

Well, Walking for Health is the largest network of group health walks nationwide, and i...

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