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Discovering Sussex (Inquiries 01903 813381/01342 315786)

Sunday October 21, 10am: Meet at car park off Brooks Way, Lower Street (A283), Pulborough (TQ053186). “Hardly a Hill Around Hardham”. A gentle circular walk following the meandering River Arun around Pulborough Brooks and the small community of Hardham. A chance to visit the Saxon church, St Boltoph’s, which arguably contains the best wall paintings in Sussex. 8 miles. Dogs welcome on a lead. Public transport to the start point. Please bring a snack. Leaders: Peter Anderson and Terry Owen, Per-Rambulations.

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

Wednesday October 17, 10am: Meet at Mill Road car park, North, Lancing (TQ183063) via Coombes. Lancing – 7 miles (Grade – moderate).

Saturday October 20, 10am: Meet at Ashington Church (TQ129159) via Warminghurst. Ashington – 6 miles (Grade – easy+).

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.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday October 20, 2pm: Meet at car park in Ditchling Common Country Park. Ditchling Common Country Park

5.5 miles mainly level. Explorer Map 122/TQ337180. Walk via The Plantation, Newtons Farm, Ditchling village, Sussex Border Path. No dogs please.

Sunday October 21, 10:30am: Meet at Counter’s Gate car park. Goodwood Country Park, 11 miles downland. Explorer Map 120/SU898113. Walk via Monarch’s Way, East Dean, SDW, Heyshott (L), Heyshott Down, Levin Down, Singleton, Charlton. No dogs please.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Wednesday October 17, 10am: Meet/park in Orchard Restaurant car park, West Grinstead, on A272 (TQ183225). Various, mostly flat, (some stiles) 4 to 5 mile circular walks through farmland, woods and along the Downs Link. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. Daniela 01403 276973 and Alex 273751.

Thursday October 18, 10am: Meet at the Star Inn, Rusper (TQ206372). Circular walk, some inclines and stiles, along the Sussex Border Path through woods and farmland to Friday Street. Expect mud. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 5¼ miles. Geoff 01403 258180 and Pat 240654.

Saturday October 20, 10.30am: Meet at Scarlett Arms car park, Walliswood (TQ119380). Fairly flat (one steep incline) circular walk through woods and farmland with beautiful views of the North Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 3½ miles. Pauline 01403 240419 and Jane 261672.

Monday October 22, 10am: Meet and park at The Bull Inn car park, Mockbridge, on the A281, (TQ210181). Shermanbury – Henfield, 6 mile circular walk along the banks of the River Adur and the Downs Link, fairly flat (some stiles). No dogs. Mike 01403 242564.

Tuesday October 23, 10am: Meet at Half Moon car park, Warninglid (TQ250260). Circular walk through woods and farmland along the High Weald Landscape Trail to Slaugham Church. Good views, free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4½ miles. Geoff 258180 and Pat 240654.