Weekly walks

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

Wednesday July 11, 7pm: Meet at Lewes Station Forecourt. Lewes Kingston Circular. Lewes – Southover – Kingston – Lewes. 4 miles, TQ416098. Leader Jill, 01273 480167/0774 5833795.

Sunday July 15, 10.30am: Meet at Ferring, Highdown Gardens car park. North of Ferring, off A259. Highdown Circular via Kingston Gorse. 7 miles. TQ099041. If travelling from the east, you cannot turn right along the A259, you need to proceed along the dual carriageway towards Rustington and Littlehampton and turn back on yourself for approximately 1.3 miles at the small roundabout. Highdown Gardens are signposted on your left hand side. Leaders Gary and Sarah, 07713 161512.

Tuesday July 17, 10am: Meet at Rodmell, Monk’s House NT car park at far end of village street. Downland Circular from Rodmell. Rodmell – Mill Hill – Highdole Hill – Newmarket Hill – South Downs Way – Rodmell. 10 miles. Please bring picnic lunch. Leader Sue, 01825 722135. (Mobile on the day 07905 225711).

Wednesday July 18, 7.30pm: Meet at Hassocks Railway Station - West side. Circular to north west of Hassocks, 4½ miles. Park at Station car park (fee payable) or in surrounding roads. Leader Ann P, 01273 843850.

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

Saturday 14, 10:30am: 8 miles (Grade - moderate) Meet Kithurst Hill car park (just south of Storrington) Map ref: TQ069125 via Wepham Down, Wepham.

Sunday 15, 10:30am: 9 miles (Grade - moderate) Meet top of ‘no through road’, Lyons Way Retail Park, Worthing. Map ref: TQ151054 via Sompting, Coombes Church, Beggars Bush.

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)

Sunday July 15, 10:30am: Meet in town centre public car park behind The Woolpack Inn. Do not park in the pub car park please. Walk via Buckwell Place, Tile Lodge Farm, New Bridge, Church Farm (L picnic only), Herstmonceux Castle (view of), Boreham Street, Cowden Farm. No dogs please. Herstmonceux 10 miles partly undulating, partly flat

Explorer Map 123/TQ634126.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Sunday July 15, 10am: Meet at Glebe Surgery car park, Storrington (TQ084144). Hilly circular walk on to Sullington Hill and back via the South Downs Way. Free, just turn-up. Well behaved dogs welcome. 5 miles. Mick 01903 745971.

Monday July 16, 10am: High Weald Landscape Trail. Meet at Roosthole Forestry Commission car park, Hammerpond Road, Horsham (TQ208298). Various 4½ mile circular walks through forest and open heathland, some gentle slopes, no stiles. 2 hours. Daniella 07729 509092 and Alex 01403 273751.

Monday July 16, 10am: Meet at the Village Hall car park. Partridge Green going west. Free. Partridge Green, TQ190191. 6½ mile circular, fairly flat (some stiles), country walk. No dogs. Mike 01403 242564.

Wednesday July 18, 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. Daniella 07729 509092 and Alex 273751.