Country walks

Walks for the week beginning Saturday include

Ramblers’ Association Mid-Sussex Group (Inquiries 01273 833556)

Saturday June 11 at 10am. Up and Over from Hassocks. Hassocks, Dale Avenue Long stay car park. Clayton - South Downs Way - Saddlescombe - Poynings (optional pub drink only) - Newtimber - Hassocks. Leader Frances. No dogs please. Start is 10 minutes from buses 40, 40x and 273 at Stonepound. Hassocks Station is 5 minutes walk. Please bring picnic lunch. 9 miles 01273 842628 TQ305157

Sunday June 12 at 11.15am. Orchid Extravaganza on Wolstonbury Hill. Hurstpierpoint, Trinity Road car park. Randolph’s Farm - One steep ascent up Wolstonbury Hill - The Warenne - Coldharbour Farm. Leader Peter L. No dogs please. Please bring picnic lunch. 6.5 miles 01444 415367 TQ281165.

Tuesday June 14 at 10am Circular from Scaynes Hill. Farmers Inn. Please park cars in nearby streets. Hammonds Farm - Warr’s Farm - Lindfield Farm - Sheffield Park NT (picnic lunch or cafe) - return via the Sloop (not stopping) and edge of Henfield Wood to Scaynes Hill. Leader David P. No dogs please. Optional drink after the walk at the Farmers for those who are thirsty. 9 miles 01444 831195 TQ369231

Ramblers’ Association (Sussex area) Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)

Sunday June 5 - Day walk - meet Northchapel Village Hall CP, Pipers Lane. Map Exp: 133 GR: 953.295 @ 10.30am via Mill Copse/Plaistow. Picnic 10 miles - Grade 1/2

Wednesday June 8 - Morning walk - meet grass verge in Glaseby Lane off A24 between Findon and Worthing where SDW crosses road Map Exp: 121 GR: 119.119 @ 10am via SDW site of Muntham Court/Windlesham School Sorry no dogs; 5.5 miles - Grade 1.

Ashington Ramblers (inquiries 01903 892998)

Meet at 10am Red Lion, Ashington on the second Monday of every month. For further information please ring the inquiry number above.

Holiday Fellowship (For further information contact walk leader as given)

Sunday June 12. Meet 11 am Burpham CP behind George & Dragon. (GR 038088) Circular via Peppering High Barn, Dew Pond, Wepham Down and New Down. Leaders Jill 01903 714174 and Hadley 01903 211118 6 miles

Wednesday June 15 Meet 10.30 am Yapton Car Park (GR 980032) (9.07 am 700 bus Worthing Pier to Yapton, Sparks Corner). Circular Yapton to Lidsey. Leaders Jill 01903 714174 and Hadley 01903 211118. 7 miles.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday June 11 at 2pm 5.5 miles woods, fields & parkland. Explorer Map 121/SU992169. Meet at Lord’s Piece car park, 1.5 miles NE of Sutton, on minor road linking A29 at Watersfield to A285 at Heath End. No dogs please. Walk via Sutton, Barlavington, Burton Park, Sutton End.

Sunday June 12, 10am 10 miles Downland and Undercliff Walk Explorer Map 122/TQ357064 Meet in public car park east side of Falmer Road, north Woodingdean. No dogs please. Walk via Woodingdean, Bevendean, Ovingdean, Roedean, Rottingdean (L), Saltdean, Balsdean and Woodingdean (i.e. bits of Brighton not seen by motorists).

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Monday, June 13, free, just turn-up at 10am in The Coach House Inn, Cowfold, car park (TQ 213227). New Walk to Littleworth. 6 mile flat (numerous stiles) circular Wealden walk through farmland. Good views. No dogs.

Wednesday, June 15: Meet at 7pm at Whiteways car park, Houghton (TQ 003108). Circular walk over difficult terrain at a good pace for the more experienced walker. Some hills and stiles. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 6 to 7 miles.

Thursday, June 16, 10am: The Kings Head, Rudgwick to Baynards. New Walk. Free, just turn-up in the car park opposite the pub (TQ 091343, RH12 3EB). A mostly flat (some stiles), 5 ¾ mile, circular walk along the Sussex Border Path, through farmland and woods passing Baynards Railway Station. No dogs.

Friday, June 17, Meet at 11am in Cripplegate Lane car park, Southwater Country Park. Flat easy circular walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. Free, just turn-up. Dogs on leads. 2½ miles.