Opening times for 25 February 2024
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Witley Common car park: free for NT members. Paybyphone, area code: 803456 (0330 060 4037) - £1.50 per hour for first 2 hours; £4 for up to 4 hours; £6 for 5 hours and more.
Well-controlled dogs are welcome. Please keep them on a lead during ground-nesting bird season (1 March – 31 July). Dog waste bins can be found in the car park.
Parking. Many paths are smooth and fairly level. Benches on commons. No toilets.
Many paths are smooth and fairly level.
7 miles south of Guildford between London and Portsmouth; off the A3 and A286 roads.
Around 5 minutes walk from the centre of Witley. Consult Ordnance Survey map Explorer 145
South West trains Guildford-Portsmouth; Witley station train station (15 minutes walk) and Milford station train station
Stagecoach in Hants and Surrey 70 Guildford-Midhurst, 71 Guildford-Haslemere; alight Petworth Road, WitleyVisit www.surreycc.gov.uk for further information on buses.
See directions by car. View local cycle routes on the National Cycle Network
Surrey Hills is a one pawprint rated place. With a wide variety of paths and open spaces, the Surrey Hills are an ideal place to bring your dog for a walk. Here’s what to keep in mind to keep your dog and others safe.
Take a look at the map of Witley and Milford Commons to help plan your visit.
A rich and varied landscape of heathland and woodland.
Wild about Witley
Natural play area with opportunities for children to climb, balance and jump.
The Commons’ dry, sandy soil makes it ideal for visits in all weathers. Follow the trails, or go wherever you want, and explore the woods, grasslands and heathland areas.
Enjoy the calm and tranquil Witley and Milford Commons with this gentle stroll along dry sandy paths following pink trail markers through a variety of different habitats.
If you’re new to exploring the countryside Witley and Milford Commons is a good place to start. It’s easily accessible and the footpaths and bridleways are clearly marked, you can’t get lost. The Commons is a lovely spot for family picnics too. Children will love our natural play trail - a great place to learn balance, gain confidence and to enjoy the fresh air.
The countryside is an area of great contrasts with extensive heathland views and secluded woodland glades. There’s always something new to see; from the breathtaking purple heathers and buzzing insects to majestic trees and strange fungi. Witley is a fungi paradise.
During the warmer months the Commons are alive with bird song from birds like tree pipits and woodlarks.
Witley and Milford Commons is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).