The 2018 Christmas Amble

Our annual Christmas walk with no clues but a chance to mix with all of the club members.
Organisers: Gillian Hein and Roger Heath
Present:The 2018 Christmas Amble
Location: The Cock Inn, Church Lane, Headley, Surrey, KT18 6LE
Date: Friday 28th December 2018
Start Time: 10.30 am for a 10.45 am start
Walk Distance: 3.5 miles, 5.6 km

Walk & Location Information

The Walk: This lovely, 3.5 mile walk is stile-free, all on footpaths, and has as its centre-piece a stroll round the Lizard Trail at Headley Heath with its beautiful mixture of woodland, heathland and some small ponds. A few moderate gradients on first half of walk, very largely flat on the second half. Not suitable for buggies.
The Venue: The Cock Inn is a pleasant, open-plan pub which serves a selection of real ales and food all-around. Child friendly and dog friendly. Main courses (including daily specials) mostly in the range of £13 to £16.75. Booking essential. Ring 01372 377258. Tell them you'll be sitting down to eat between 1.15 pm and 1.30pm. Mention if you have dogs and they'll ensure you're seated in the appropriate area. Their website is
Walk Location Map

Nat Grid Ref:  TQ 204 548


From Tadworth Roundabout: take B2032 towards Headley. After 2.5 miles turn right (signposted Headley/Box Hill). Now ignore all left turns and stay on road until reaching the Cock Inn 1.6 miles ahead on right.

From M25 Junction 9: follow A243 signposted Dorking. On meeting A24 at four way roundabout go straight over, now on A24 itself, still towards Dorking. After 0.5 miles turn left to Tyrrells Wood and Headley. After 1.6 miles turn right at T junction to the Cock Inn 0.4 miles ahead on left.

Public Transport

Go to for details of Metrobus 21 which stops at Headley Church adjacent to pub. Nearest railway stations are Box Hill, Betchworth, Leatherhead and Tadworth from all of which it's a taxi ride to the pub. Ring Belfry Cars on 01737 766111, giving them 20 to 30 minutes notice.

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The Headley Heath Amble