Walking with COPSE
Walking near Nantmawr
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Walking forms the core of our outdoor programme. Short or long, hilly or flat, in the country or in cities, we do them all. However, they almost always involve a stop in a pub or tea shop stop half way through and often at the end as well. The pace is generally relaxed, distances approximate, and the route flexible.

To find out more about some of the walks we have arranged in the past, browse through the photos above or read some of the trip reports below. If you are like walking or looking to start, please join us for one of our day walks - see details of upcoming walks below. You can attend up to 3 eventsĀ  before joining.

Trip Reports

Surrey Hostels Weekend

August 11, 2017

We had a three day, two night trip out to the Dorking area, staying at Tanners Hatch and Holmbury St Mary Youth Hostels. Classic COPSE activity, hiking between hostels, with the added bonus that it was just a 30 minute train ride from Croydon, so we got maximum activity with minimal travel time. We had… Read More

Day out to Climping Open Village Gardens

June 10, 2017

On Saturday 10th June, ten of us met up in Littlehampton and walked a mile or two out of town to visit Climping village and their village open gardens day. The opportunity to nose around in other people’s gardens is too good to miss, especially when some of the properties they are attached to are… Read More

Easter Trip to Scotland

April 13, 2017

  Our two centre trip to Scotland started with train journey to Perth, changing at Edinburgh Waverley. We picked up two mini-buses at Perth and headed for Aberfeldy where our bunkhouse was based. From Aberfeldy, we left the town via a picturesque narrow bridge across a river, shortly to turn off along a long unmade… Read More

Sandhurst Walk

March 25, 2017

After having already heard an uplifting weather forecast promising fine weather, six of us met at East Croydon station to travel to the Sandhurst area. The walk was mainly through parkland following a river with a stop at the Tally Ho pub at Eversley for lunch. On route to our lunch stop, we passed a… Read More

Caterham to Redhill Walk

January 7, 2017

This walk, which Margaret organized, did not require an early start which was just as well for those who got back late from the Barn Dance at Godalming! We met at East Croydon at 11.08am to pick up a 466 bus to Caterham on the Hill. I was early (surprise, surprise!), but Barry and Tracey… Read More

Yuletide Walk

December 27, 2016

A post Christmas circular walk from Balcombe train station. It was cold but sunny day with no wind, ideal for walking. It was perhaps surprising that we encountered some muddy and watery bits, particularly through woodland, even though there had been less than average rainfall for the time of year and it was predominantly on… Read More

Upcoming Walks

  • South Downs Walk

    A roughly ten mile walk along the South Downs from Polegate to Eastbourne Old Town and rail station,...

    Sunday 22nd April
  • Weald Walkers Wander

    A walking event with a difference. Solve the clues to find the Checkpoints. Test your map reading sk...

    Sunday 29th April
  • Azaleas in Bloom

    A visit to the Isabella Plantation, Richmond Park, to see the surreal and psychedelic wonders of the...

    Saturday 5th May
  • Overton Circular Walk

    14 miles… Read More

    Sunday 3rd June
  • London Open Gardens

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    Sunday 10th June