Country walks

Walks for the week beginning Saturday include

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

Saturday August 20 at 10am: Forest Row Circular. Meet Forest Row car park in Station Road. Forest Way - Lower Parrock - St Ives Farm - Cansiron Lane - Forest Row. Leader Tony. Optional refreshments in Forest Row pub after the walk. 5.9 miles; 01444 469470; TQ 426350.

Sunday August 21 at 10am: High Salvington Circular - High Salvington. Meet car park north end of Honeysuckle Lane, off Furze Road. Findon - Nepcote Green - South Downs Way - Chanctonbury Ring - Cissbury Ring - West Hill - High Salvington. Leaders, Gary and Sarah. Please bring picnic lunch. Optional visit to High Salvington Windmill after the walk; 11 miles; 07714 161512; TQ 119069.

Tuesday August 23 at 10.30am: Circular from Westerham. Meet public car park on A25, just to the east of Westerham (charge). Westerham - French Street - Puddledock - Crockham Hill - Westerham. Leader Sue. Please bring picnic lunch. Optional visit to tea rooms at the end of the walk; 9.5 miles; 01825 722135; TQ 452452.

Wednesday August 24 at 7pm: Malling Down at sunset. Meet Phoenix Causeway car park, Harveys Way, Lewes (no charge after 6pm). Chapel Hill - Malling Down Nature Reserve - Malling Hill - Saxon Cross - Lewes Golf Course and return to car park. Leader Sue. NB Steep ascent at start of walk but we will be rewarded with tremendous views in all directions if we get a clear evening. Start is 10 minutes walk from Lewes Rail Station or 5 minutes from town centre bus stops.Dogs OK on leads; 4 miles; 01825 722135; TQ 421103.

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

Sunday August 21: Day walk, meet Ambersham Common car park. Map Exp: 121/120 GR: 913.196 @ 11am via Heyshott/Cocking/West Lavington. Picnic; 9 miles; Grade 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)

Tuesday August 16 meet 10.45am: Holmbush (Tesco) Bus Stop; (GR062235). Linear walk Holmbush to Sainsbury, Portslade. Leaders Hadley 01903 211118 and Jill 01903 714174; 6 miles.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday August 20 1pm: Chichester 4 miles City Walls (Social Event Walk). Explorer Map 120/SU859041. Meet outside the Chichester Canal office at the Canal Basin just off Canal Wharf Road. Limited parking around the canal basin, alternative parking to be found in Chichester Gate Leisure Park, Terminus Road. Walk via Canal Wharf, Basin Road, the City Walls, Bishops Palace Gardens, Chichester Cathedral, Chichester Canal. Notes: This is an urban walk designed to complement the Chichester Canal Social Event for members and their guests.

Sunday 21 Aug 10am: Lancing Ring 10 miles Downland am, river valley pm. Explorer Map 122/TQ183063. Meet at Lancing Ring car park at the end of Mill Lane - turn into Mill Lane opposite the Miller and Carter pub (formerly the Sussex Potter). Walk via Cowbottom, Coombehead, Monarch’s Way, Bramber (L), Botolphs, riverside, Lancing College. Notes: Downland in the morning and riverside in the afternoon.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Tuesday, August 23 meet at 10am: at the George & Dragon, Dragons Green, near Shipley (TQ 139235). Mostly flat (few steep climbs and some stiles) circular walk on undulating Wealden tracks and through woodland. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 5½ miles.

Wednesday, August 24 Meet at 7pm: at Amberley Station. Circular walk over difficult terrain at a good pace for the more experienced walker. Some hills and stiles. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 5 to 6 miles.

Thursday, August 25: Meet at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179) at 10am. Various circular walks, some stiles and moderate slopes, incorporating windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 to 5 miles.

Friday, August 26 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.