Can you help?
The Friends of the Hurtwood are looking for a new Chair
The current Chair is moving out of the area, so a new Chair is sought for the the Friends of the Hurtwood.
If you are interested in this very worthwhile charitable venture and want to know more please read this overview and then arrange a call with David Wright, Richard Green or Sue Darling.
National lockdown from 5th January 2021
Please respect social distancing and updated group restrictions and the rights of others, especially in the village centre between the Hurtwood Inn and Peaslake Village Stores
There are no takeaway refreshments available in Peaslake until further notice
Do not visit the Hurtwood by car, unless you live locally. If a car park is full please come back another time or use an alternative Hurtwood car park, see: Car park locations
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE LITTER – TAKE IT HOME – DISPOSE OF IT RESPONSIBLY
CAMPING AND BARBEQUES ARE NOT PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE HURTWOOD
The Hurtwood is over 2,000 acres of privately owned Common land in the Surrey Hills
Friends of the Hurtwood, registered charity No. 200053, has the responsibility to raise the funding required to manage public access and protect the Hurtwood environment
Donate to help us to keep the Hurtwood open for everyone to enjoy
Visit the Hurtwood! You can walk, ride or cycle on miles of Bridleways and Footpaths
The Hurtwood can be a great location for an event. However you MUST request permission to run any event on the Hurtwood – more details here
We are A UK Registered Charity managing public access to the Hurtwood for all
A donation to Friends helps to
- Employ a full time Ranger.
- Manage 30 miles of registered footpaths and bridleways, 30 miles of unofficial tracks, firebreaks and 14 car parks, which together provide unrivalled access to the Hurtwood’s heath and hills
- Create and preserve wildlife habitats, and other conservation projects.
- Maintain panoramic views from the Hurtwood hills
- Clear and prevent litter and fly tipping.
- Protect three scheduled monuments including the Holmbury Hill Iron Age Hill Fort.
- Encourage children to treasure the countryside.
Protect and conserve the Hurtwood, so that everyone can enjoy its freedom and beauty
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