WALKS for the week beginning Saturday May 15.
Ramblers' Association Mid-Sussex Group (Inquiries 01273 833556)
Saturday, May 15: Meet at 10am at Haywards Heath railway station for 10.12am train to Clapham Junction, then South West Trains to Richmond (please join rear coach of train) - Thames Path from Richmond - Kingston - Hampton Court. Time at end of walk for those wishing to visit the palace and/or maze. Pub or picnic lunch. 8 miles.
Sunday, May 16: Meet at 10am in Broad Street car park, Cuckfield - New England Wood - High Weald Landscaped Trail - Black Forest - Pickwell - Ansty - Upper Ridges - Cuckfield. Pub or picnic lunch. 8.5 miles.
Tuesday, May 18: Meet at 10.30am at Pagham Harbour WSCC/RSPB Visitor Centre - harbourside and Shingle Spit Nature Reserve. Picnic lunch. 9 miles.
Wednesday, May 19: Meet at 7pm in car park off B2110, just north of Balcombe - Cowdray Forest - Burnt Place - Denches Copse. Optional drink/dinner in the Cowdray pub after walk. 3 miles.
Thursday, May 20: Meet at 9.54am in Wakehurst Place NT car park (entry limited to 50 persons per day) - Tillinghurst Farm - Loder Valley Nature Reserve - Little Strudgate Farm - Newhouse Farm - Peacelands Wood. Picnic lunch. 7 miles.
Ramblers' Association (Sussex area) Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)
Saturday, May 15: Meet at 11am in car park at Bosham Harbour (charge 3.50) - Bosham - Fishbourne. Picnic lunch. 6.5 miles.
Sunday, May 16: Meet at 10am in Pulborough Station car park - Redfold Farm - Meer's Farm - Wiggonholt. Picnic lunch. 9.2 miles.
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, May 16: Meet at 10.30am in Pagham Harbour car park - flat circular around harbour. Leaders Brian and Sheila 01903 606810. 6 miles.
Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)
Saturday, May 15: Meet at 11.30am in car park in Chanctonbury Ring Road (accessed south from A283, opposite the road to Wiston) - Wiston Bostal - Lion's Bank - Stump Barn - Chanctonbury Ring - Owlscroft Barn. One moderate ascent, one steep descent. Opportunity for refreshments after walk. 5 miles.
Sunday, May 16: Meet at 10am at Monkmead Woods car park, West Chiltington - Wiggonholt - Nutbourne - West Chiltington - Nyetimber Farm - Gobles Cottages. 11.7 miles.
Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)
Saturday, May 15: Meet at 2pm at Glebe Surgery car park, Storrington (TQ 084144) - circular walk - farmland - Chantry - Sullington Church. Free, just turn up. Dogs allowed on a lead. 3 miles.
Sunday, May 16: Meet at 10am at Kithurst Hill car park (off Storrington to Amberley road) - circular - Amberley - South Downs Way - River Arun - South Stoke. Hilly. Free, just turn up. Well behaved dogs welcome. 7.4 miles.
Wednesday, May 19: Meet at 7pm at the Black Horse PH, Findon (TQ 122085) - 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, May 20: Meet at 10am at the White Horse PH car park, Maplehurst (TQ 190246). Mostly flat (some stiles). Wealden circular walk through fields and woodland almost to Cowfold. Free, just turn up. No dogs. 5 miles.
Friday, May 21: 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. 2 miles.