Fargod one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Farnham and Godalming.

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Grid Ref SU8398946875
Lat / Lon 51.21491° / -0.79887°
Easting / Northing 483,989E / 146,875N
What3Words resort.hats.bulletins
Grid Ref SU9684143804
Lat / Lon 51.18527° / -0.61575°
Easting / Northing 496,841E / 143,804N
What3Words vivid.salt.grass

Fargod One's land is

Arable 18.5%
Moors 2.2%
Pasture 21.4%
Urban 30.5%
Woods 27.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



18 Jul 2021 Summer

I enjoyed walking this route a lot; the scenery was lovely on the whole and it went through a couple of very pretty villages. The biggest downside is the length of time you have to walk along a road when going through The Sands. Also, there are quite a lot of wooded portions, which may make some lone walkers feel a bit unsafe.


23 Apr 2021 (edited 27 Jun 2023) Spring

This is a nice part of the world. There are two potential improvements:
(a) Godalming to Eashing: use route via River Wey footpath from Borough Road, end of Peperharow Road, footpath via Milton Wood to Hurtmore Bottom, then bridleway to Eashing. The Milton Wood section is muddy when wet, but then so is the Fox Way section at Eashing Farm. This route avoids the busy road section by Eashing Farm.
(b) Charleshill to Compton: the route suggested is rather boring through pine forest and involves a long on-road section at The Sands. Instead, cross the B3001 by The Donkey at Charleshill, take the byway then very minor road to Tilford (historic bridge and village green, good pub), then the Greensand Way (right before the bridge) via Waverley Abbey (NT site just off route) to meet up with the main route at the South Downs Way near Compton. Scenically much more interesting, although slightly longer.
I would propose an alternative route, but don't have the technology to create a GPX file.

  • ayh20


    30 Apr 2021

    Totally agree with 486peter and came on to make similar recommendations.
    Existing route to Eashing follows a dangerous section of road that is not safe.
    The Charleshill section has a couple of different options but none are that great and involve road. I'll try ti get out this weekend and create gpx's for the best options

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