Chipstead Circular

Chipstead Circular
Completed : 26 June/1 July 2024
Distance : 7.5 miles / 12 km
Time : 4 hours approx
Start : Chipstead Station
End : Chipstead Station

Walk to Holly Lane climbing Downs path to Banstead Wood
Follow track at edge of wood to Fames Rough
Descend to Chipstead Bottom, cross railway to enter Chabon Park and climb to crest of Downs
After descending to Pigeonhouse Farm follow track to Surrey Downs Golf Club continuing to re-cross railway
Head north to edge of Banstead, then east across farmland to Park Downs and final descent to Chipstead

No toilets en route

Suitable for any reasonably fit walker
A variety of paths some of which could be muddy if the weather has been wet
One stile, several gates, and fields which could have livestock
Lowest point 300 feet, highest 550 feet
A cumulative ascent of 850 feet mainly tackled prior to lunch.
The ascents are quite short but as we are in the North Downs can feel steep.
Poles may be helpful particularly after wet weather.
Comfortable waterproof shoes or boots essential, check equipment list on web-site Please dress/plan for varying weather conditions