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This is the web-site of the Epsom & Ewell Group of the Ramblers Association, which is one of 16 groups in Surrey and about 400 groups in England, Wales and Scotland. We organise walks of various lengths, usually on four days per week, usually in Surrey but sometimes further afield. Members can also enjoy a walking holiday or two with the group every year, and occasional social events. You are welcome to walk with us two or three times to see how you like us before deciding whether or not to join the Ramblers. The next few Epsom & Ewell Group walks are shown on this page, and you can find the full programme (updated three times per year) by following the Walks link above.
Ramblers Walking Holidays - The Walking Partnership
The Epsom and Ewell group is a member of The Walking Partnership with Ramblers Walking Holidays. Help support your group by booking your walking holidays with Ramblers Walking Holidays, Chapters Experience Holidays, Adagio or Load off your back, and possibly enjoying a Ramblers member discount. Don't forget to mention the Epsom and Ewell group of the Ramblers when booking, to ensure we receive vital funds through the walking partnership.
Scroll down, if necessary, to see our photo gallery.... Then click on the menu option "Group Holidays" to read about some of our recent trips....
Some pictures of the people and places.
Barley ripening in a Surrey field.
Spring: a view of the North Downs from the south. (Photo: D Newman)
Winter: Mere Pond, Walton-on-the-Hill on a cold winter's day (Photo: D Anderson)
Autumn: The group at one of the many viewpoints along the Greensand Way, with the Weald in the background (Photo: L Boost)
Autumn: beech trees near Vale End. (Photo: D Newman)
Autumn 2017: the group on Priory Hill (Photo: J Wood)
Autumn 2017: reflections in Wonham Mill Pond (Photo: J Wood)
The Lovelace Bridge over the Dorking Road. (Photo: D Newman)
The side view of Box Hill. (Photo: D Newman)
Summer: looking east along the North Downs - the way the pilgrims went. (Photo: D Newman)
The Wey and Arun canal in Sidney Wood, near Dunsfold. (Photo: D Newman)
Winter: The view from The King William IV, Mickleham across to Norbury Park on a cold sunny day (Photo: J Wood)
Silent Pool, famed in song and story..... (Photo: D Newman)
Climbing up to Box Hill, early on a May Day morning.
About to set off in our favourite coach for a walk near Alfriston, Sussex.
Winter: fields and trees near Chipstead. (Photo: D Newman)
The group outside the pub in Chalton, Hampshire - another coach ramble out of our usual territory.
Forward! For Queen, Country..... and Effingham Junction. (Photo: D Newman)
Orchids seen on our walks. (Photos: J Wood)
Autumn: some of the fungi we saw during our walks in Autumn 2015. (Photos: J Wood and others)
The light at the end of this green tunnel is... Redhill Common. (Photo: D Newman)
Summer: and the corn's as high as a medium-sized dog's eye. He is evidently keeping his head down...
Some of the group posing by the War Memorial on Oxshott Heath, Surrey, in February 2017 (Photo: J Wood)
Winter: a bleak scene near Banstead (Photo: J Wood)
A winter walk along the Wey (Photo: J Wood)
A collage of spring flowers (Photos: J Wood)
Summer: Refreshment stop on the Hogs Back - a 5-spot burnet moth who had emerged from chrysalis that day browsing on the wild marjoram (Photo: J Wood)
A stroll along a quiet lane in early spring sunshine (Photo: P Cooper)
Winter: Pausing and posing on a wet day in front of the "Oceanides" fountain at York House, Twickenham (Photo: L Alexander)
Winter: clouds above the Devil's Punchbowl
Early summer 2017: orchids at the old lime quarries, Betchworth. (Photo: J Wood / D Newman)
Summer: crossing the River Thames by ferry near Marble Hill, with The Star and Garter in the background
Summer 2017: a banded demoiselle by the Wey and Arun canal. They like a muddy bottom. (Photo: J Wood)
Spring 2017: Blackthorn in bloom on the North Downs Way (Photo: D Newman)
Autumn: Bracket fungus bursting out of an old beech tree...
Winter: a cold snowy day on the Thames Path (Photo: L Alexander)
Winter: a distant view of St Martha's church on its hilltop outside Guildford (Photo: J Wood)
Summer: Walking along the Wey and Arun canal in July 2017 (Photo: J Wood)