LEITH HILL: Surrey Hills Hike – Sat 16th December
10:00am Saturday 16th December
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Members price: FREE! (Contact to be added to the event)
Lets take a hike to one of Surrey Hills most amazing look out points.
We’ll make a steady scenic climb up to Leith Hill where we can take a moment to drink in some spectacular views across Surrey Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a latte or hot chocolate served from the Leith Hill Tower.
We will then go on an undulating journey through a beautiful woodland filled with ferns and fir trees.
- Epic views from Leith Hill of Surrey Hills AONB
- Sipping a hot chocolate with a view, served from Leith Tower
- Stunning winter woodland walk
- A chance to meet other like-minded Adventuresses
Meeting in the morning in Holmwood 10 minutes prior to hike start time. Once you’ve arrived at the station make your way up the stairs onto the road, turn left and walk 30 seconds to a bus stop, we will be gathered there. The hike will begin promptly at 10am
Trains run direct from London to Holmwood station (Trainline.com) Open Return recommended.
IMPORTANT: There are no toilets or shops at the start of this hike. Please use the toilet before departing the train and come prepared with all of your food and water.
You must be booked onto the event to join
IMPORTANT **The hike starts promptly at 10:30am and we do not share our live location or route to those who are late so please aim to arrive on time**
If coming by car
If coming by car there is free parking along the road by the station. Also allow more time than is shown on maps apps to arrive as we will leave promptly at 10am
- Distance: 14km
- Route: Loop
- Elevation Gain: 376m
- Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
- Pub: On this hike we will enjoy the cafe on Leith Hill rather than a pub stop (Weather dependant)
- Time taken: From start to finish the hike will roughy last around 5hr30m including break
- Dogs: Well behaved dogs are welcome on our hikes but only on lead for the entire duration of the day without exception due to constant roads, livestock and other dogs encountered.
*Following heavy rains and during winter months, this hike can become boggy and slippery in parts, so everybody is encouraged to wear hiking boots and come ready to have a laugh!*
I am nervous to join alone
Most of the events are attended by solo Adventuresses, and they usually confess to being nervous to join us for the first time, so you already have something in common! We make a great effort to get everybody involved and talking so nobody will feel left out 🙂 Our walks are at a relaxed pace
Guided hike from Qualified Hiking Guide & Outdoor First Aider
Opportunity to meet other Adventuresses
Photos of your amazing journey for your socials
Food & drink
What should I bring?
Winter Hiking Essentials (Prepare to get muddy!)
- Warm and waterproof layers (Base thermal layers- Mid layer such as a fleece – Outer layers such as a waterproof jacket)
- Hiking leggings or trousers (Avoid jeans or any absorbent material)
- Hiking boots (For winter hiking we advise strongly against trainers. This trail has a couple steep descents which become extremely slippery in winter and will have muddy sections)
- Spare warm layers
- Warm gloves, hat and scarf
- Lunch & Snacks
- Something to sit on for when we stop (The ground will be wet)
- Spending money for pub stop
- At least 1 litre of water
- A bag for your rubbish
- Pack cover or dry bag liners
- Head torch/Torch (We aim to beat sunset, but in some instances it may beat us!)
- Basic First Aid items
Is this hike challenging?
We will be going at a relaxed pace, with most of the elevation gain occurring in the first 5km. You must be comfortable with walking 14km with a total hike time of up to 4.5hr. We will stop for breaks.
We will stop for snacks and lunch on the trail. It is recommended to bring your own as the cafe only sells light nibbles. **There are no supermarkets or shops along the trail**
Will we hike if it’s raining?
Yes! Bring your waterproofs
What happens if theres a rail/tube strike?
If a strike or works threatens to interrupt this hike then we will attempt to find a different route that is accessible or the hike will be postponed.
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