We are Southampton University Hillwalking Club

One of the University's largest, friendliest and oldest sports clubs!

We've been taking Southampton students walking since 1966 and are dedicated to exploring the very best countryside, peaks, mountains and coastline the UK has to offer. We offer a range of different activities every week open to almost anyone - from absolute beginners to seasoned explorers - with no commitment required, just turn up! Follow us on Facebook or join our mailing list HERE to be notified of our upcoming events. All the nessesary info is on this site but of course please don't hesitate to get in touch with us via email or our Facebook page if you have any questions whatsoever. We are more than happy to help. See you at one of our events soon!

Latest COVID-19 Club Update

All our events are back! Most events don't require you to sign up, but you have the option of doing so if you want to provide contact details for test and trace. Please check event advertising for details.

Face coverings are once again required by law, unless excempt, when using public transport and most public indoor public places, so please don't forget one when coming to our events.

For all our in-person events, we continue to advise you to:

We look forward to seeing you at our events!

The SUHC Committee

Last updated: 1st December 2021

What's On This Week - W.B. 6th December 2021

Feeling festive yet? There's still many more fun SUHC events coming up before we break for Christmas! Here's what's happening this week:

  • SUHC Christmas Formal, 6th Dec, from 18:30: Sign-up closed
    We're off to Cowherds for a formal Christmas meal out, a fitting end to the semester!
    The Cowherd pub has an excellent selection of starters, main courses and desserts. You’ll have the choice of an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. There is a choice of a two course (£22.95) or three course (£25.95) meal. Extras are available and will cost more on top of the set price. The menu can be found on the sign-up form
    FB Event page

  • Day Walk, Sat 11th Dec: TBC
    We're brewing up another amazing walk, check back later for details!

All upcoming events and sign-ups

Day Walks

Every Saturday

Local walks ranging from 12 to 26km (occasionally more), usually every Saturday during term time.

These walks are open to everyone, the only cost is the train ticket and your lunch.

Day Walks

Away Trips

Next: Jan 2022

Whole weekend trips roughly once a month exploring some more remote areas of the UK.

Destinations include the National Parks (Lakes, Peaks etc), Cornwall, Wales and Scotland.

Away Trips


Regular socials throughout the term

A chance to meet up with like minded individuals and have some walk-free fun!

Socials can involve almost anything: treasure hunts, ice skating and pudding socials have all featured in the past.



Next: TBC

For those keen to do longer, more adventurous or challenging trips and activities.

Examples include long distance walks, navigation training, wild camping, winter skills, bothying and international trips.


Membership & FAQ

We have two types of Club membership. Membership is not required for Day Walks but we would encourage you to get it.

This page also answers some of the most popular questions we get asked. Don't see your question? Get in touch!

Membership & FAQ


The people responsible for managing the Club and keeping everything running smoothly. Each Committee member has their own area of responsibility.

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