GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Witley Common

2 miles (3 km)

This large area of common land in Surrey consists of heathland, ponds and birch,oakandpinewoodland. It's run by the National Trust and is covered with lots of good footpaths to follow. The area is full of flora and fauna with purple heathers, interesting fungi and birds such as Tree pipits, Nightingales and Woodlarks.
There's lots of good options to continue your walking in the area. If you head west you will soon come to Thursley National Nature Reserve and Frensham Ponds Country Park.
You can visit the ponds and the expansive Hankley Common on the Tilford Walk or the circular Elstead Walk.


GU8 5QA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Witley Common OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Witley Common Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The woodland and heathland on the common are ideal for walking your dog. You'll probably see plenty of other owners on a fine weekend day.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

You could pick up the circular Chiddingfold Walk and visit Hydon's Ball and the splendid Winkworth Arboretum. In the pretty village itself there's a nice village green, a beautiful landscaped open garden and one of the oldest pubs in England.
In nearby Godalming there's Pewley Down, St Martha's Hill, the Chilworth Gunpowder Mills and Blackheath Common to explore.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Surrey Walks page.


Witley Common - - 1172142

Witley Common. Large area of heathland which is dotted here with Scots Pine trees.

Witley - Witley Common Visitors Centre - - 165201

Visitors Centre. The Centre is tucked away amongst the trees. This is National Trust land.

Track on Witley Common near Milford - - 1351906

Track on Witley Common near Milford

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An open area of bracken and heather which is fenced off. Cattle have been grazed here - where Canadian soldiers camped in 1944.


GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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