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Just Hike: 9.5 mile Hurt Wood, Pitch Hill & Holmbury with Windmill & Coffee barn (PH-1)

Event Date: Sunday, August 28th, 2022
Start Time: 9:45 am
Location: Hurtwood Car Park 12 (Reynards Hill), Greensand Lane, Cranleigh GU6 7NL
Fee: £12.50

A magical 15km route: Starting in stunning Winterfold via a magical route amongst the pine trees of Hurt wood leading to our favourite coffee stop before reaching the beautiful views of Holbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Ewhurst Windmill.

This route has lots of stunning hill-top views and interesting trails with Winterfold and Hurtwood forming the South of Surrey Hills AONB; Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, creating a stunning walking experience. Following  Hurt Wood heathlands we’ll join the Greensand Way and stop half way at our favourite coffee barn with Surrey’s best coffee (we have tried a few) the Heartworks cafe, a converted barn coffee shop. Refuelled, we’ll then head towards Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill both with the best views in the Surrey Hills and passing the Windmill on our way back.

Difficulty: moderate
Duration: 4-5h approx
Bring: snacks, drink, money for coffee shop

Meet / park: Hurtwood Car Park 12 (Reynards Hill), Greensand Lane, Cranleigh GU6 7NL (GPS What3words), Please arrive 10min earlier
Please note: There are many Hurtwood car parks, it is number 12! that we are meeting.

Further event details and how to prepare for the walk:
Please ensure you bring water and snack for the walk. Please wear sturdy shoes; bring waterproofs if necessary. The distance and duration of the walk depends on the group’s pace and weather conditions. We aim for a medium walking pace with several stops, unless advertised in the event description.
For further details on how to prepare please read our Hiking Guide



Back on Track is committed to making the outdoors enjoyable and accessible for everyone. If this walk is too challenging for you, why not try one of our well-being walks. These are gently-paced walks for beginners or less confident walkers who want to build walking fitness. Equally, if you would like a hiking challenge, look up one of our Surrey 3 Peaks or day challenges on our events page.

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