GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Farnham Park

2 miles (3.5 km)

Visit the ruins of the 12th century Farnham Castle and enjoy a stroll through the adjacent medieval deer park on this easy walk in Farnham, Surrey.
There's 320 acres (130 hectares) to explore with hidden dells, hills, valleys, ponds and streams.There's also a popular 1km tree lined avenue running along the southern end of the park. From the high points there are great views of the surrounding Surrey countryside. There's lots of parking available at the south western end of the park next to the golf club and cricket club off Folly Hill.
The St Swithun's Way long distance trail runs past the park so you could pick this up to explore the countryside around Farnham. You could also pick up the North Downs Way and head east towards Puttenham Common.

Postcode

GU9 0AU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Farnham Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Farnham Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's a nice cafe near the golf centre with outdoor seating.

Dog Walking

The park is a popular place for dog walkers with the cafe mentioned above also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the north east is Aldershot where there's the Gold Valley Lakeside Nature Reserve to explore. There's some easy lakeside trails, lots of wildlife and a lovely cafe to rest in here.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Information Centre, Farnham Park - geograph.org.uk - 1747318

Information Centre, Farnham Park. Lots of information about the history and wildlife here.

Farnham Park - geograph.org.uk - 2943810

Summer view.

Farnham Park - geograph.org.uk - 20067

Northern end of Farnham Park, which is left a bit wilder than the more manicured southern part.

Farnham Park - geograph.org.uk - 20064

Avenue of trees leading to Farnham Castle

The Great Keep, Farnham Castle - geograph.org.uk - 384015

The Great Keep. Norman construction on its motte, dating back to the time of Henri de Blois.

Farnham Park (Cricket Grounds) - geograph.org.uk - 2943850

Cricket Grounds

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Farnham Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Farnham Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)