The East Surrey Walking for Health Scheme
is supported by YMCA East Surrey.
See our latest Walks Timetable for full details of our current Walks for Health.
See our latest Walks Timetable for a full list of our current Walks. (See right-hand column to download.) Postcodes are added to the meeting point addresses in our walking programme to assist those who use satnav.
Walks Timetable Leaflets are available at various places throughout East Surrey. Find them at your nearest: Public Libraries, Citizens Advice Bureaux & Health Centres. They are also available in those Public Houses and Community Centres which act as walk meeting points.
But please note:
Sometimes walks are cancelled over National Holidays or for operational reasons. These are listed at the bottom of this page in the Walks Cancelled section as they arise. Additional walks are shown as Extras in the Walk Changes section, if and when applicable.
Next Longer Walks
These are for those who like to walk a bit further than our standard Health Walks. They can also sometimes be at a bit brisker pace and have some steeper inclines. The next such walks coming up are as follows:
The Westerham Walk
Wednesday 31st August 2016
Meet at: Emmetts Garden, Emmetts Lane, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BA
Duration: 4½ hours (including lunch break).
This walk is in two parts. Part 1 – 3½ miles approx., quite easy walking, mainly gently downhill with a couple of short steepish downhill then uphill when the footpath crosses a valley. At the end of this section we reach Westerham and have a break of an hour for lunch. There are at least 4 cafés and 3 pubs in close proximity to the green or you can picnic on the green. Part 2 – 2½ miles approx. returning to Emmetts. This is much more challenging as it is obviously uphill and on occasions the uphill is quite steep!
It is possible for you to do the first part only. Westerham has a Pay & Display Car Park. You could pair up with another car to travel to Emmetts which takes about 10 mins.
On the entrance to Emmetts you do need an NT card to join the beginning of the walk or pay the entrance which is £8.
The Langshott Lanes at Horley Extended
Mondays 29th August & 31st October 2016
Meet at: The Farmhouse Pub, Ladbroke Road, Langshott, Horley, RH6 8PB
Duration: 1¾ hours
(Note: The shorter Health Walks operate at Horley, as per the Walks Timetable, every second and fourth Mondays of the month.)
Merstham Moors and Marshes:- Every First and third Tuesdays – please note that this walk now starts an hour earlier at 11.00am.
The Epsom Downs Pram Walk:- Tuesdays 16th, 23rd, & 30th August
The Wildlife Walk:- Wednesday 24th August
Late Summer Bank Holiday 29th August Cancellations:-
The Watercolour Walk – First and third Fridays at 10.00am
Unfortunately this walk has now closed due to lack of walkers.