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The Refectory and Milford Common Walk is a 3.7 mile loop trail located near Godalming, Surrey, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and bird watching.

Length 3.7 mi Elevation gain 492 ft Route type Loop

Hiking

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Partially paved

Views

Wildlife

Pub walk

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Getting There

A circular pub walk from the Refectory in Milford near Godalming in Surrey. The Refectory was originally a cattle barn but is now a wonderful pub full of ancient wooden beams and stained glass. There are open fires to keep you warm in the winter and a lovely sunny terrace to enjoy in the warmer months. The walking route heads out through the village of Milford to explore the nearby open spaces of Moushill Common and Milford Common before returning along residential roads. The walk is relatively flat with just a couple of gentle slopes. There are no gates, stiles or steps to negotiate. The route follows a mixture of tarmac pavements, quiet wide made-up lanes and tracks and some narrower sandy paths within the commons. All of these paths are fairly firm although the common paths can get a bit muddy in the winter and after periods of rain. (Some areas of the common are grazed by Highland Cattle for conservation for parts of the year so take care with dogs if you see signs of this). Allow 1.5 to 2 hours.

Milford is located south west of Godalming in Surrey. The walk starts and finishes from the Refectory on Portsmouth Road. Approximate post code GU8 5HJ. The pub has its own large car park. If this is very busy, there is also a pay and display car park on the corner of Station Lane and Church Road (just a few hundred yards from the pub).

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Caroline Conlon
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Hiking

Busy roads beginning and end of walk, middle part was nice through the woods and common. Took us just over one hour.

Belinda Lewis-Jones
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Hiking

Nice walk around Milford and the common. Unchallenging paths- good for children. However quite a bit of road at beginning and end and whole walk felt like a busy road was audible/nearby. Refectory pub was good.

Michele Dodd
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Hiking
First to Review

Just under 4 miles starting from the lovely dog-friendly Refectory pub. Some road walking but a nice walk through Milford Common. Some lovely old properties in Milford.

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Colin Humphries
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Hiking
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Nathan Nathan
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