SURREY WALKS CLUB MEETING INFORMATION

Below you will find details about the meeting points and car sharing, plus a guide to the abbreviations found on the monthly programmes.

Meeting Points and Times:

We normally lift share to the start of walks and meet at the times shown in the programme as follows;

Thursday Walks –  At Coronation Recreation ground free car park, Molesey Road, Hersham

All Other Walks – At Walton-on-Thames Station main car park, Station Avenue (not the station forecourt, but the car park next to the Audi Garage)

Or Alternatively – At the start of the walk, by prior arrangement with the walk’s leader.

Programme Changes:

Details of any change of the leaders or walks will be added as a note to the walk title or can be obtained from the Walks’ Organiser.

Travel to Starting Point:

By Car: Cars are optionally filled at the meeting point. Walkers without cars will be given a seats. Passengers are expected to contribute towards the cost of fuel to the driver.

Suggested Mileage Rates per Passenger
20 miles round trip £1.60
30 miles round trip £2.40
40 miles round trip £3.20
60 miles round trip £4.80

Time: The time for arriving at the relevant meeting point

Walks Descriptions:

M = Morning, WDM = Whole Day Medium, WDL = Whole Day Long, HD = Half Day, E = Evening Leis = (at a slower pace)

Walks Grades:

G1 = hilly, fairly strenuous
G2 = gentle hills, moderate walking
G3 = mainly flat, easy walking
+ = slightly more strenuous than normal grade

Lunch Stops (WD and HD):

It is advisable to carry food and drink as many lunch stops are in the countryside. You may contact the leader beforehand to ascertain if food will be on sale at the stop. Users of an inn’s facilities are asked not to consume their own food and drink on the premises. On a half day walk it is also advisable to have a drink and snack with you for the usual break.

Reminders Whilst Walking:

Please observe the Country Code.
Please check frequently that the person BEHIND you is in sight, especially at junctions.
Boots are recommended for all walks.
When walking on roads, keep to the right except when approaching a right-hand bend.

Dogs:

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not become a nuisance to other people.
Owners should consult the leader in case the walk is unsuitable for dogs.

Country Code:

Be safe – plan ahead and follow any signs
Leave gates and property as you find them
Protect plants and animals and take your litter home
Consider other people

Safety:

Walkers should carry their own first aid and an emergency contact number

Note:

Members may bring along their friends as guests

MEMBERS AND GUESTS PARTICIPATE IN OUR WALKS AND EVENTS AT THEIR OWN RISK