GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Crooksbury Hill

1 miles (1.5 km)

This short circular walk climbs to Crooksbury Hill near Farnham in Surrey.
There's a car park directly below the hill where you can pick up a short trail to take you to the hill summit. From here you can enjoy fine views over the surrounding countryside of the North Downs.
The route then descends through the pine woodland to the ancient earthwork at Soldiers Ring. You can then follow a bridleway south and then west to return you to the car park.
You can extend the walk by heading a short distance south east to Crooksbury Common. Here you'll find some nice woodland and heathland to explore.


GU10 1NA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Crooksbury Hill OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Crooksbury Hill Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Spotted Cow is located just to the west of the hill at Lower Bourne. The pub is wonderfully located in a secluded setting and includes a 4 acre wooded garden. It's the perfect spot to relax outside on a warm day. You can find the pub at 3 Bourne Grove, Lower Bourne with a postcode of GU10 3QT for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The woodland and heathland in this area are ideal for dog walking. The Spotted Cow mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the west of the hill you'll find the historic Waverley Abbey. There's some nice trails here around the 12th century abbey grounds and along the River Wey. You can also pick up the long distance Greensand Way around here.
Just to the east is the expansive Puttenham Common where there are miles of good trails to try.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Crooksbury Hill - - 1217548

Crooksbury Hill

Trig Point on Crooksbury Hill - - 1217479

Trig Point on Crooksbury Hill

Soldiers Ring, Crooksbury Hill - - 383960

Soldiers Ring, Crooksbury Hill. Ancient earthwork which is well hidden in the pinewood. The sandy soils of the hill are evident in the many bridle paths here.

Woodland on Crooksbury Common - - 1217558

Woodland on Crooksbury Common - you can take a short detour from this route to further explore the common which surrounds the hill

Heathland at Crooksbury Common - - 714815

Heathland at Crooksbury Common

Crooksbury Common - - 383097

Crooksbury Common. On the bridleway just north of the Crooksbury Hill transmitter tower. Note the bamboo growing beside the track.

GPS Files

GPX File

Crooksbury Hill.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Crooksbury Hill.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)