5 Mountain biking and hiking maps in the Surrey Hills
Map 1 - Leith Hill & Holmbury Hill
Map 2 - Winterfold & Blackheath
Map 3 - Netley Heath & Albury Downs
Map 4 - Ranmore Common & Boxhill
Map 5 - Peaslake and the 3 Peaks (includes Holmbury Hill, Leith Hill and Pitch Hill in detail)
The Surrey Hills, located just 25 miles to the southwest of London, is officially recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The 5 maps in this pack cover a large area of Surrey between Guildford and Dorking. Amongst the labyrinth of trails some of the finest hiking, mountain biking (mtb) and riding in southern England can be found.
There are spectacular views, picture-postcard villages and literally hundreds of long winding woodland trails. From the rolling chalkland downs in the north to the Greensand hills in the south the areas great diversity makes it ideal for an interesting and exciting day out. Each map in this pack describes 3 very different off-road routes to show the very best of this special landscape. Try some of the suggested routes or just adventure on your own, using these maps and routes as a guide.
Many long distance paths cross the area including the Greensand Way, Downs Link and North Downs Way.
There are a whole assortment of natural and purpose built trails for MTBs, many of them can be found around Peaslake, The Hurtwood and Leith Hill. The main named single tracks are clearly shown on the map in green.
Map 1 - This map covers an area to the southwest of Dorking, including Leith Hill and Holmbury Hill, where there is a labyrinth of trails suitable for both walking and mountain biking in the Surrey Hills. The guide describes 3 top quality routes taking in the most spectacular scenery and highest points in southeast England. The Greensand Way from Dorking to Pitch Hill is shown clearly on Surey Hills Map 1. There are panoramic views from the site of the Iron Age fort at Holmbury Hill and the National Trust Tower on Leith Hill.
Map 2 This map and guide covers an area to the south and east of Guildford and includes part of the downs to Newlands Corner and the heathlands of Blackheath and Farley Heath. The area is covered with complex trails suitable for mountain bikers, hikers and riders. This guide describes in detail 3 top quality routes covering the very best of this interesting and varied countryside. The Pitch Hill to Downs Link section of the Greensand Way is shown clearly on the map.
Map 3 - This map and guide covers an area to the east of Guildford and includes part of the downs as far east as White Down and the heathlands of Black Heath and Netley Heath. The labyrinth of trails are suitable for mountain bikers, hikers and riders. This guide describes 3 top quality routes taking in the spectacular scenery of the North Downs and beyond. The longest route meanders through the historic Lovelace Bridges The North Downs Way from Guildford to Hackhurst Downs near Netley Heath is shown clearly on the map.
Map 4 - This map and guide covers the chalk downs from a line north of the A25 between Gomshall and Betchworth. It includes the route of the North Downs Way from Hackhurst Downs through Ranmore Common to Box Hill. There is an extensive range of trails suitable for mountain bikers and hikers. This guide describes 3 top quality routes including the terrific circular route from Dorking via Fetcham Downs and Poleseden Lacy.
Map 5 - The surrey hills map covers the area to the south and east of Peaslake that includes the three mini-peaks of Pitch Hill, Holmbury and Leith Hill. There is a labyrinth of trails suitable for both mountain bikers and hikers. Paths, bridleways and single tracks are mapped accurately and displayed clearly in full colour. The trails meander across the highest points in southeast England with panoramic views and spectacular scenery.