Country walks

Walks for the week beginning Saturday include

WALKS for the week beginning Saturday include

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

Saturday May 28 at 10am: West Hoathly Circular. West Hoathly, Finches Field car park. Philpots -Wakehurst - Little and Great Strudgate Farms - Chiddinglye Farm - West Hoathly. Leader Tony. Optional refreshments in the Cat pub after the walk. Mobile on the day only 07597 199768 6.8 miles 01444 469470 TQ366326.

Monday May 30 at 10.30am: Albourne Circular. Albourne Village Hall. Circular walk around Albourne. Leader Diane, 4.5 miles; 01444 450493 TQ264167.

Tuesday May 31 10am Shoreham, Town, Down and River. Shoreham-by-Sea: Adur Memorial Ground car park (cars need to approach from the west). Through the town and Buckingham Park, we will go up Mossy Bottom for a picnic lunch on Beeding Hill overlooking Shoreham Airport. Then descend to the River Adur, which we will follow downstream to the Car Park; hilly. Leader Peter J. Dogs OK on leads. Please bring picnic lunch. Shoreham – by - Sea Station is about 10 minutes walk from start; 11 miles 01403 713719 TQ211049.

Wednesday June 1 - 7.30pm North Chailey Stroll. Chailey Sports Ground car park on A272 at North Chailey near to crossroads with A275. Windmill - Bush Farm - Broadwater House - Red House Common - Chailey Sports Ground car park. Leader Les 3.5 miles 01273 846995 TQ390211.

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

Sunday May 29 - Day walk - meet at 11am at ‘no through road - turn right under bridge’ off Mill Road, Brighton (leading to Waterhall rugby pitches). Please car share as limited car parking Map Exp: 122 GR: 297.092 via Waterhall/Pycombe/SDW/Chattri Memorial Picnic No dogs allowed 9 miles - Grade 2 /3.

Bank Holiday Monday May 30 (please note members of the London Blind Ramblers will be joining us so dogs on leads at all times. All welcome, assistance appreciated for half of the walk). Day walk - meet at 10am at Bradbury Hotel, Station Road, East Preston at 10am; Map Exp: 121 GR: 064.029 via East Preston/Ferring/seafront Picnic 7.5 miles - Grade 1.

Wednesday June 1 - afternoon walk - meet at 2pm at RSPB Pulborough Brooks. Map Exp: 121 GR: 059.164 @ 2pm via Pulborough 4 miles - Grade 1; (children welcome). Sorry no dogs.

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 June 1, meet 10.45am Asda Superstore, Brighton Marina. (No 700 from Worthing, 9.38am to North Street Brighton, 10.24am; No 7 to Marina). Linear walk along the undercliff and over the cliffs to Newhaven. (No 12 back to Churchill Square). Leaders Jean 01903 245287 and Liz 01903 268656. 8 miles.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday May 28 at 10am 6 miles hilly, chalk Explorer Map 122/TQ20709. Meet in Beeding Hill car park near Shoreham. No dogs please.Walk via Monarch’s Way, Thundersbarrow Hill and SDW.

Sunday May 29 at 10am 11 miles mainly level Explorer Map 134/TQ080329 Meet at Rudgwick Village Hall, Bucks Green. No dogs please.Walk via Wanford Mill, Gibbons Mill, Brewhurst Mill, Loxwood (L), Songhurst, Pallinghurst. Notes: Terrain Ñ farmland, woods, river & canal banks. CP behind the Village Hall, on south side of A281, entrance 50m west of pedestrian crossing.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Saturday, May 28: Meet at 2pm at Chantry Post car park (TQ 087119). Hilly circular walk past Windlesham School over Barnsfarm Hill along the South Downs Way. Free, just turn-up. Dogs allowed on a lead; 4.6 miles.