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Metropolitan Walkers Group

The London-based hiking group for people in their 20s - 30s.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Route begins with a climb to the summit of Black Down, taking in great views of the surrounding landscape. We then descend to the village of Fernhurst, and continue along an undulating route through fields and woodlands. Last part of walk passes the impressive ruins of Cowdray House. Total ascent 550m.

Please bring a packed lunch. Pub stop during walk and at the end.

Terrain: Hills, woods, fields, lanes

Travel: Take the 9:45 from London Waterloo (9:52 Clapham Junction), arrive Haslemere 10:49.

Buy a return to Haslemere.

First part of journey back from Midhurst is by bus, route 70 to Haslemere (buy ticket on the bus - £2, contactless accepted).

Buses depart Midhurst bus station at 17:05, 18:10 and 19:15 (last bus of the day). Journey time 27 min.

Saturday, 23 March 2024
Start time:
10:50 am
Estimated finish time:
5:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
22.5km / 14.0mi
Ascent:
550m / 1804ft
Type:
linear

Features

  • Accessible by public transport

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 89777 32942
Nearest postcode:
GU27 1DB
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Start time:
10:50 am

Haslemere train station

Finishing point

Grid reference:
SU 88692 21822
Nearest postcode:
GU29 9DZ
what3words:
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Estimated finish time:
5:30 pm

Midhurst bus station

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking