Puttenham to Godalming Loop

Starting Point: Hook Lane, Puttenham
Length: 26.5 Km
DIfficulty Level: 3

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The Puttenham to Godalming Loop covers the south of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Travelling through the lovely town of Godalming and taking in the farmland and forests of the Surrey Hills, this route shows you both sides of what Surrey has to offer.


  • From the starting point on Hook Lane near Puttenham, head for Shackleford. Follow the road through Shackleford and on to the T junction.
  • At the junction, turn left onto Elstead Road. Follow the road under the A3, where it becomes Hurtmore Road, and on through Hurtmore. The road then swings left by the golf course and sharp right. Continue to follow the road as it goes towards Farncombe, then swings right to become Charterhouse Road. This in turn swings left and becomes Chalk Road.
  • On Chalk Road, head under the railway bridge and on till the A3100 roundabout. At the roundabout, turn right onto Bridge Road, A3100, and follow this through Godalming to the roundabout on the outskirts of Milford.
  • At the Milford roundabout, where the A3100 goes right, go left onto Church Road, A286. Follow this to the next roundabout. At the roundabout, turn right, off the A286 and onto Cherry Tree Road, A283. Follow this to the T junction, where you turn right onto Portsmouth Road, still A283. Follow the A283 as it swings left off Portsmouth Road. Follow the A283 up to the A3 slip road roundabout.
  • At the roundabout go straight across, over the A3 to the next roundabout, then turn left, past the slip road off the A3, off the A283 and onto Elstead Road, B3001. Follow the B3001 through Elstead and out on the Farnham Road.
  • Turn right, off the B3001 onto Seale Road, heading for Seale. Follow the road to the T junction in Seale.
  • At the junction, turn right onto Puttenham Road, and follow this through Puttenham to the B3000 T junction. Turn right onto Puttenham Heath Road, where you started from.

Available refreshments/Overnight stays: Along this route, there are two cafes that use local produce in their products, these are; Secretts Cafe in Milford and Cafe Mila in Godalming and plenty of pubs which are listed on the map.

We recommend that you always carry a map when out cycling, even when following a published route. The most popular and detailed maps available are the OS Explorer series maps (1:25,000 scale/orange cover). They are available from many bookshops and newsagents. The relevant map for this cycle route is OS Explorer Map 145 .