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Walks for the week beginning Saturday include

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

Sunday April 10- Meet at 10.30am at Scaynes Hill Common car park

Scaynes Hill Circular. Neale Farm – Great Wood – Massetts – Freshfield Bridges – Scaynes Hill.

Leader Tony

Optional refreshments in the Farmers PH after the walk Mobile on the day only 07597 199768.

5.3 miles 01444 469470 TQ370235

Tuesday April 12 at 10.30am Meet at Whitemans Green car park, Cuckfield.

Circular from Whitemans Green

Cuckfield - Barnsnape Farm – Bolney Wood – Bolney Village – Pickwell Farm – Deaks Lane – Cuckfield. Leaders Geoff and Linda

NO DOGS PLEASE Please bring picnic lunch. 11 miles 01444 440622 TQ301257

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

Sunday April 17– Day walk – meet Friday Street car park at Leith Hill at 10.30am

Map Exp: 146 GR: 126.457

Walk via Leith Hill (North Downs) Picnic 9 miles – Grade 2 / 3

Good Friday April 22 – Day walk – meet car park beyond Spotted Cow pub, at 11am. Angmering Map Exp: 121 GR: 076.043

Walk via Highdown/Clapham Picnic 8.5 miles – Grade 1 /2

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)

Wednesday April 20 Meet 11 am Hassocks Station, West side. (Free parking

in Hassocks, charges at Station.) Route via Danny Park and Butchers Wood.

Leader Gill 01903 761352 5 miles.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday April 16 at 2pm 5 miles undulating Explorer Map 121/TQ087056 View Map: OS Get-a-map Streetmap Google Maps

Meet at The World’s End pub, Patching. Please park outside the pub in Arundel Road (off A27/A280 junction), not in the pub car park.

Walk via Patching Pond, France Lane, Selden Farm, Stonyland Copse, Patching Farm.

Notes: Fields, woods and tracks.

Sunday April 17 at 10am- 10.5 miles, Downland, some steep climbs Explorer Map 121/TQ129077 View Map: OS Get-a-map Streetmap Google Maps

Meet in the car park at the junction of Storrington Rise and Long Meadow, Findon Valley.

Walk via New Plantation, Highden Barn, Washington (L), Chanctonbury Hill, Stump Barn, Cissbury Ring.

Notes: Superb far-reaching views.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Saturday, April 16: Meet at 8.30 am at Kithurst Hill car park (off Storrington to Amberley road). Hilly circular downland walk over Harrow Hill. Free, just turn-up. Dogs allowed on a lead. 6 ½ miles.

Sunday, April 17: Meet at Glebe Surgery car park, Storrington (TQ 084144) at 10am. Hilly circular walk on to Sullington Hill and back via the South Downs Way. Free, just turn-up. Well behaved dogs welcome. 5 miles.

Monday, April 18: Meet at 10am in Chequers Inn LH car park, Rowhook, near Horsham. Flat circular walk through farmland and along the Sussex Border Path. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 ½ miles.

Wednesday, April 20: Meet at 6.30 pm at the Franklands Arms, Washington (TQ 123129). 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.

Wednesday, April 20: Meet at 6.30 pm in Scarlett Arms car park, Walliswood. Fairly flat (one steep incline) circular walk through woods and farmland with beautiful views of the North Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 3 ½ miles.

Thursday, April 21: Meet at 10am in Half Moon car park, Warninglid. Circular walk through woods & farmland into Wykehurst Park along High Weald Landscape Trail, some stiles, few hills, superb views, spring flowers. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 ½ miles.

Friday, April 22: 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 ½ miles.