Discovering Surrey's best Heathland

 

Date: Monday 28 September 2020

 

An easy 4 mile walk. Explore Surrey Wild Life Trust’s biggest heathland. (Countryfile Aug 9th). Pass the last Semaphore Tower and a hidden mausoleum. Get views of Boldermere.

 

Time: Arrive 10.15am for a 10.30pm start with finish around 1.00pm

 

Meet:  Boldermere Car Park, Old Lane, just off A3. The Ockham Bites outdoor café is here.

Grid Ref TQ 076 588, nearest Postcode KT11 1NA

What 3 words address: stick.stop.bats

 

This is a fairly level walk through heathland to the only remaining Semaphore Tower on the line from the Admiralty to the fleet at Portsmouth. Then via the mausoleum hidden in the woods and cross the road to go by Boldermere, before returning to the start

 

Length: approx. 4 miles

 

Please note:   There are no gates or stiles on this walk.  The walk will be off-road.  There is a short length of boardwalk. The

Land is sandy but the later part could get muddy after heavy rain so suitable footwear should be worn.  The walk is suitable for well-behaved dogs on a lead.

 

Book via Surrey Hills Society website Events page www.surreyhillssociety.org/events/

 

Contact: Surrey Hills Society 07530 949302

 

Email: info@surreyhillssociety.org

 

Led by: Surrey Hills Society www.surreyhillssociety.org