Exploring the local countryside

It could be argued that Exploring the Local Countryside is the wrong name for this group as it might give the impression that we spend our time rushing about involving ourselves in something along the lines of orienteering, whereas nothing could be further from…

October 2021 Amble

This month we explored the area between Witley, Wormley, and Brooks, starting from Church Lane, Witley end.  Again 15 people joined me on this walk. There was a bit of a hill but nothing too strenuous. We had some lovely views.  The path had…

Woodstreet Amble – September 2021

For our first amble of the 2021/22 program, I thought I would try Woodstreet.  This is a lovely walk but prone to get rather muddy in places. I had recced it the week previously and the path was then rather overgrown with brambles and…

Ambling in the time of Corona

Exploring Elstead I walk the dog early each morning and was getting bored with the same old walk around the village so I thought I would try something different. 

Ambling – February 2020 – Hankley Common (South)

Ten people joined me for this walk on a blustery and cold morning; at least it wasn’t raining for a change. This is the third different walk on Hankley common and this one took in the south side. In this area, it’s impossible to…

Ambling – January 2020 – Britty Wood

Ten of us set off on a frosty, slightly overcast morning.  We met at Puttenham Common Lower Car Park, next to the Tarn.  We set off across the road and soon warmed up. The walk took us through Lower Puttenham Common and into Britty…

Ambling – December 2019 – Black Down

Eight amblers plus two guests braved the weather and came on this amble. Most of us met at Secrets farm shop car park to car share as the parking at Black Down can be difficult. We started our walk from the NT car park in…

Rambling 2 – December – 2019

Mud, Mud Glorious Mud! Unfortunately, no walk, Sidney wood was a tad wet and muddy!!But you could see sections of the normally dry Wey & Arun canal with water levels that could float a narrowboat. Happy Christmas and New Year, look forward to a…