Walk 54 - Left Yew For Dead

  • DATE: Saturday 4 November

  • TIME: 10.00

  • START LOCATION: Selborne Car Park


  • DISTANCE: 7 miles

  • DURATION: 4 hours with picnic lunch & drink at the pub

At the end of October/early November you can take your pick of festivals celebrating death & connection to the spirit world. Whether your preference is Halloween, All Souls or Samhain, why not join this walk between local churchyards. Discover who they conceal and the secrets concealed by the venerable Yew? There is much more to this churchyard stalwart than meets the eye.

Picnic lunch in the churchyard at Upper Farringdon followed by a drink at the Rose and Crown pub.


Walk Key

Please look at the festival website ‘Information’ page to understand the walk key, what to wear, advice on medical information, weather plans, arriving before the scheduled departure time etc before deciding if you would like to join this walk.

Walk Pace


Walk Grade

Varying landscape with some more challenging slopes. Suitable for keen walkers or anyone who is reasonably active

Dogs allowed

Walk Leader

Malinka from Rural Strides is a co-organiser of the walking festival. Rural Strides was set up to promote the beauty and variety of the local Weald and Downland area, as a walking destination close to London. With a wealth of knowledge of local routes, hidden gems and where to find nature at its best in every season, Rural Strides is your ideal walking companion for the Hampshire/West Sussex borderlands.