Stoughton, Rydes Hill and Whitmoor Common


A mixed terrain route taking you through the former Queen's Royal Regiment Barracks in Stoughton, Guildford (now Cardwells Keep) starting and finishing on Whitmoor Common.


5.9km (46m)
Easy (1 hr 30 mins)
Average time
1 hr 30 mins
Moderate & Free
Route Advice

  • Dog friendly
  • Parking
  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Village
  • Forest/woodland
  • Church/cathedral
  • Park
  • Picnic area
  • Bird spotting
  • Good phone signal
  • Historic site
  • Great for running
Whitmoor Common
  • Starting AddressWhitmoor Common car park, Lyons Drive, Guildford, UK

Did you know

In 1958 Stoughton Barracks was used as a location for the comedy film "Carry On Sergeant"

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Cardwell's Keep facing what was originally the Single Men's Quarters with the Peterborough Block and clock centre

Route Score


There is a beautiful stretch of woodland through Whitmoor Common



A mix of paths along the route.


Stoughton former barracks

Queen Elizabeth Park Green

Route Notes

Please take care crossing Salt Box road at the very start and end of the walk!

Emmanuel Cafe is normally open Monday to Thursday during term times.

The Fairtrade shop at Emmanuel Church

The fuel stop

  • Fuel Type Cafe
  • Location on Route Approx 3km in
  • Address Emmanuel Church, Shepherds Lane, Guildford, UK