Rail to Ramble: Witley to Godalming

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5 miles

Station to station

Simply hop on the train to Witley station and finish your walk at Godalming station.

You’ll be able to discover beautiful Surrey Hills villages such Witley and Milford as well as the historic town of Godalming.

Plan your route

Witley station, GU8 5TB

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Godalming station, GU7 1EU

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Toilets Yes There are toilets at both Witley and Godalming stations, as well as facilities at hospitality venues along the route.
Seating Yes Benches intermitted throughout the route
Gates Yes
Stiles Audit in progress
Terrain Audit in progress. Pavement in town centres and uneven surfaces that can become muddy throughout the route
Incline This route has some steady inclines.
Waymarked No

1. From Witley Station entrance go to the top left hand corner of car park, turn left & cross footbridge. At junction turn right & walk uphill to road. Go straight across onto footpath. Where footpath ends, bear right & then left onto path under trees. Reach A283, turn left & walk into Witley village to the White Hart pub.

2. Turn left into Church Lane & soon bear right up steps to enter Church Yard. Pass church porch, turn right onto footpath. Reach Roke Lane & turn right to A283 (there is a shop here for refreshments). Cross into Mill Lane opposite, walk 46m/50yds & turn left onto footpath. Pass Lakes Cottage & follow wide track & footpath to Milford Station on the far side of the road.

3. To continue to Godalming Station. Cross over the level crossing and immediately turn left into Summer Lane along the side of the Station. Follow wide track & continue ahead on footpath going downhill. Path climbs. Pass wooden fencing & at first steps turn left & immediately right. Reach T junction by large metal gate & turn right to road. Turn left down hill. Pass Tuesley Manor Cottage & immediately turn left at fingerpost. Path climbs to Ashstead Lane.

4. Turn right, pass Admiral Way & soon at fingerpost turn left. Pass through Godalming College grounds to Shackstead Lane. Cross to Tuesley Lane opposite, then right into Oakdene Road. As road bends right, turn left onto long narrow footpath. At next road cross & continue on footpath. Cross into Summerhouse Road. As road bends left, keep ahead down Butts Lane.

5. At next road cross over & turn right & soon turn left down Pound Lane to main road & pedestrian crossing. Cross & go through gap into Queens Street to reach High Street. Turn left to The ‘Pepper Pot’. Turn right into Church Road & continue ahead into Station Road to Godalming Station.

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