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The North Downs Way National Trail covers a total of 153 miles of outstanding natural beauty. The route starts in Farnham and finishing in the historic town of Dover. On every section of this awe-inspiring route, expect to see amazing views, an abundance of flora and fauna and history spanning from the Neolithic times. Part 1: Farnham to Guildford.

  • 13 Apr 2024
  • 8:30
  • £5
  • Farnham

Commencing from Farnham train station, we’ll traverse the landscape, passing a notable landmark that signals the commencement of our trail. The initial section features a relatively flat terrain, guiding us out of the town, through woodlands, and eventually revealing the breathtaking countryside. As we progress along the trail, we’ll encounter the enchanting village of Puttenham and traverse its scenic common, abundant with natural beauty. Our journey will lead us away from the trail at Guildford, where we’ll follow the course of the river Wey, making our way into Guildford and ultimately reaching the train station.

During the weekends we are leaving accommodation open for you to choose something that suits your budget or there are trains returning to Farnham from here. As you book onto this walk you will be giving the option to join our WhatsApp lift share group to allow us to lift share between stops. We will also be letting you know our choice of accommodation (where applicable) should you wish to book where we are staying and join us.

Meeting time – 8:15am ready for a 08:30am prompt start (times might slightly change to accommodate train arrivals time on the day)

Meeting location – Farnham Train station, GU9 8AA Finishing location – Guildford train station GU1 4UT

Parking – parking is available at Farnham and Guildford train station

Walk type – Linear. Terrain – reasonably flat

Distance – approximately 12.5 miles / 20.1.km (including to and from the stations)

Walking time – 6 hours walking (with a bring-your -own lunch stop) what 3 Words – ///leads.skater.charities

We will be stopping for a bring your own picnic lunch at around mid-day.

Dogs are welcome if they are friendly and will go on a lead when required such as entering fields of livestock.

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