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Tillingbourne at Work Short Option is a 4.4 mile loop trail located near Chilworth, Hampshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 4.4 mi Elevation gain 626 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Partially paved River Views Muddy
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Getting There

An undulating walk in the Surrey Hills, starting from Chilworth Station and passing through farmland, woodland and parkland. The route crosses the Tillingbourne stream, which used to power a number of powder, paper and corn mills in the area. There is also a longer version of this walk available. This walk is published through a collaboration with the Surrey County Council. The walk has several steady slopes plus a couple of steeper sections. The paths across woodland and farmland can get quite muddy so stout shoes or boots are required and wellingtons are recommended in the winter months. You will need to negotiate a number of kissing gates plus 7 stiles (all of which have open fence surrounds which will be suitable for most dogs to pass through). You will be sharing a few of the fields with horses and at least one field may be holding cattle so take particular care with dogs. You will need to cross the railway at an unsignalled footpath crossing so take extreme care and listen carefully for trains before you cross. There is one short stretch of road walking. Allow 2.5 hours. If you are looking for refreshments there are a couple of options. The Percy Arms pub is at the start of the walk, opposite Chilworth Station, and the Drummond Arms pub is in Albury by Waypoint 5. Ordnance Survey Map: Explorer 145 Guildford and Farnham. This walk follows public rights of way which cross private and public land. Information is included for your interest, but please respect people's privacy, keep dogs under control and remember the Countryside Code.

The walk starts from Chilworth Rail Station in Surrey. There is a bus stop directly outside the station on the A248, or one just to the east of this at Longfrey Farm. For help with planning your journey by public transport please visit http://journeys.travelsmartsurrey.info. There is no car parking available at the station so please travel by public transport. Grid ref: TQ031472.

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Lucie Ollis
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WalkingGreat!

We really enjoyed the walk and instructions very clear. There are a couple of bits on the road and one over grown path but otherwise a nice morning out with lunch at the Percy Arms to finish! The walk took us 1hr45mins so a bit shorter than we expected. Very quiet and peaceful. We parked along the road opposite the Percy Arms.

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allison allison
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Hiking

Really lovely walk with stunning views. Had to walk through one field of cows and one with horses but they were quite friendly! really recommend. Will definitely do this again soon

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Mike Warrington
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Hiking

great walk, but this is Surrey, not Hampshire as the title suggests

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Tim Salisbury
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Hiking

Really enjoyed this walk.

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Paul Johnson
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A very enjoyable walk - the directions are excellent; thanks for all the effort you put into them. ADMIN RESPONSE: Thank you for the kind words, it is always good to hear people are enjoying our walking guides.

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campbell campbell
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So many things to see on this walk. We even got a wave and a beep from the train!

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Louise M
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Colin Humphries
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Neila Neila
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