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Launch Event & Whitmoor Wander

A chance to visit the QE Park Centre and be part of the 2024 Walkfest launch followed by a wander across Whitmoor Common with the "Muddy Boots" group

Time & Location

02 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

QE Park Baptist Church & Centre, Railton Rd, Guildford GU2 9LX, UK

About the event

Time: Meet for refreshments at 10.00am.  The official lauch will take place just before 10.30am followed immediately by the walk  Finishing 12.00 -12.30

Any travel advice: Bus 2 from Guildford Friary Bus station, Bay 8; alight in Grange Road at Railton Road, then walk along Railton Road to QE Park Centre. By car; from Grange Road turn into Railton Road to park adjacent to Centre. 

what3words address:   ///head.burns.dozen   Grid reference for start point SU 985522

Description of walk: Whitmoor is a local Nature Reserve owned by Surrey County Council and is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Protection Area (SPA) to protect rare, vulnerable and migratory birds. It is the largest area of open heathland in the Guildford area and has been awarded the highest standard for heathland management by Natural England.

Any specific walk / conditions issues: There is a main road to cross before reaching Whitmoor Common. Some areas are a bit boggy but that adds to the fun.

Dogs allowed / not allowed?: Dogs allowed if well controlled and don’t jump up on people

Length of Walk: 2 - 3 miles (TBC)

Book TBC

Contacts: John & Jeanette Cattermole

Email: j_j_cattermole@hotmail.com

Led by: John & Jeanette Cattermole

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