The Hurtwood and Pitch Hill

MODERATE 1 reviews

The Hurtwood and Pitch Hill is a 5.8 kilometer loop trail located near Cranleigh, Surrey, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 5.8 km Elevation Gain: 239 m Route Type: Loop


horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips



partially paved



pub walk

A circular walk around The Hurtwood, a unique and beautiful world of heath and forest in the heart of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Hurtwood is a stunning mix of magical pine woods and heaths, ponds and glades, wildlife and wilderness. The walking route heads north to reach the picturesque village of Peaslake, before returning through the woodland and climbing to the summit of Pitch Hill offering stunning views over the South Downs. The route follows forest tracks which can be muddy after periods of wet weather. There are several climbs and descents throughout and some of the paths are narrow and uneven with tree roots. There are no stiles or gates on route, just a few staggered barriers. Dogs are welcome in the Hurtwood. You are likely to be sharing some of the paths with horse riders and mountain bikers. Allow 1.5 to 2 hours.

9 days ago

Lovely walk through the trees and up to the most amazing views

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