Heather Farm

  • Free parking
  • Bins
  • Benches
  • Surfaced paths and boardwalks
  • Open meadows bordering the River Bourne
  • Designed to be dog-friendly
  • Tap and dog-wash area
  • Café (soon to be reopening)
  • Circular walk up to 3.3km depending on which paths you explore

Where you’ll find it…

The large free car park is sign-posted off the Chobham Road (A3046) between Chobham and Woking, at postcode GU21 4XY. Grid reference SU 99407 60599.

What you’ll find there…

Heather Farm Wetland

Heather Farm Wetland

Lovely Heather Farm is a welcoming place. Specifically designed to be dog-friendly, it features 25 hectares of attractive meadows and wetland areas along the River Bourne. Since officially opening to the public in January 2016, it has grown in popularity to become a sociable and friendly place to take a stroll or exercise your four-legged friend. In hot weather, the river is a real bonus, with the ford proving a much appreciated cooling off spot! And in less ideal conditions, there’s a dog-wash area for hosing down your muddy pooch! We’ve even noticed that the water from the dog-wash tap is slightly warm!

As you head out from the car park, look out over the Heather Farm Wetland area. The site of a former mushroom factory, it’s been carefully landscaped to create a heaven for wildlife.

And don’t leave without trying the goodies at the Water’s Edge Café. Dog-friendly and with toilet facilities. N.B. As of August 2018, the café is closed, but will be reopening soon. Check with Horsell Common Preservation Society for updates.

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