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A 6 mile (9.5 km) undulating circular walk from Tilford village passing close to the ruins of Waverley Abbey. Waverley Abbey, the first Cistercian monastery in England, was founded in 1128 by Bishop Gifford of Winchester. Following the dissolution of the monasteries in 1536 much of the building stone was sold, some being used to build Loseley House near Guildford. Some fine ruins remain however.
Start/Finish: Tilford Green free carpark
Stiles/Gates: No stiles or gates,some steps
Terrain: 1 steep climb to Crooksbury Hill, challenging terrain, wear suitable footwear
Views: Views to South Downs from Crooksbury Hill
Toilets: Tilford Green
Refreshments: Pub and village shop in Tilford, and 2 more pubs along route
Allow 3 hours.