Gay Outdoor Club
The activity club for gay men and women and their friends


Welcome to the GOC Surrey Homepage:

GOC Surrey had its 1st walk on 29th January 1995 and has walked on the 4th Sunday of each month since. 
We usually have over thirty men and women turn up, so you are sure to find someone to share the beautiful Surrey views with and plenty of interesting conversation. If you rely on public transport then a brief message posted on the event page normally ensures that you have a lift from a convenient train station.  Our walks are predominantly circular between 8 – 12 miles long. Lunch is a packed lunch and we always end the walk with a hot drink and home baked cake brought in by some members (if Mrs Beeton were alive, she could judge the competitive cake makers). 
We are a friendly group of people and always welcome new members. Coming along to your first event can be a daunting prospect but don’t let that stop you as many of us attended on our own and love to mix with whoever turns up. GOC has a try before you buy approach where you attend 3 events before you need to join up to receive event details. To get details of any walks you would like to try please contact Pat Horgan.
Most importantly of all; the Surrey group is your group and suggestions on events you’d like to see or thoughts of how the group can progress are always welcome.
The Coordinator for GOC Surrey is Pat Horgan and he can be contacted here
A list of future Surrey events is here
Our forum page which will be used for discussions about upcoming and past events and as members you can also post topics is here

Sun 26 Mar 2017

11 Mile Linear Walk From Milford To Godalming

11 Mile Linear Walk From Milford To Godalming

Near Godalming, Surrey, England

Moderate Walk, Surrey Group   Full details...

Sun 23 Apr 2017

11 Miles of North Downs and Darenth Valley

11 Miles of North Downs and Darenth Valley

Near Sevenoaks, Kent, England

Moderate Walk, London, Surrey Groups   Full details...

Sun 28 May 2017

9½ mile circular walk through the Surrey Weald

9½ mile circular walk through the Surrey Weald

Near Dorking, Surrey, England

Moderate Walk, Surrey Group   Full details...

Sun 25 Jun 2017

GOC Surrey Walk TBA 

Moderate Walk, Surrey Group   Full details...

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Deepdene Trail

2 Mar 2017 | Surrey Group

Lead by Pat, 33 men and women explored the newly opened Deepdene trail. There were many new paths some of which enabled access to Betchworth castle ruins, these paths are not even on the OS maps! Can you identify the flag in one of the photos?

The weather was kind to us with some sun and just afew spots of rain at the end of the walk....

Richmond Park

22 Jan 2017 | Surrey Group

We started slighter later than planned as people were stuck in traffic and the car park filled up much earlier than normal and the queue was all the way around the car park, but as Bill had pre walked the route he took a slightly different route through the biggest enclosed space in London and also the largest of Londons 8 Royal Parks....

Colley Hill and North Downs Views

5 Jan 2017 | Surrey Group

The combination of the wet forecast and the auspicious date did not produce a capacity crowd on the walk today – an all-time record low of 6! Despite the awful weather forecast we had a mostly dry walk. Stunning views were in short supply because the North Downs were shrouded in low cloud which made for some very interesting misty effects....

Shalford to Gomshall

30 Nov 2016 | Surrey Group

What a wonderful a day we all had. Adrian led 22 of us on a 9 mile linear walk which started with a train journey from Gomshall to Shalford. We were then rewarded with superb views all around as we treked across the North Downs and Surrey Hills, we also walked along part of the Wey and Arun canal....

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