Ramblers’ Association Mid-Sussex Group (Inquiries 01273 833556)
Saturday January 25, 10am: Meet at Hassocks Adastra Hall, 31 Keymer Road, BN6 8AH (TQ 307152). Hassocks circular walk. Cinder Path – Clayton Recreation Ground – Jack and Jill Windmills – New Barn Farm – Rag Bottom – Keymer Post – Tank Track – Lodge Lane – Dale Avenue – Adastra Hall. 6 miles. Leader Graham, 01273 843715.
Sunday January 26, 11am: Meet at Hartfield, Church Street (beside the Anchor Inn) off the High Street, which is part of B2026 (TQ 479357). Hartfield circular walk. Hartfield – Hewkins Bridge – Top Hill Farm – Ash Corner Wood – Hartfield. 4 miles. Leader: Jill, 01273 480167, mobile on the day 07938 833868.
Tuesday January 28, 10am: Meet at Burgess Hill Football club car park, Maple Drive, RH15 8DL (TQ 317202). Burgess Hill, Bedelands circular walk. Bedelands Farm – Vale Bridge – Lunches Hall – Wivelsfield – Ote Hall – car park. 6 miles. Snack en route, optional pub after. Leader: Erica, mobile on the day 07885 595131.
Ramblers’ Association Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)
Wednesday January 22, 10.30am: Meet on the grass verge on Glaseby Lane, off A24 north of Findon (near SDW crossing) (TQ 119119). Walk via SDW, Muntham Court, Windlesham School. 5 miles. Registered assistance dogs only. Grade 1 walk.
Saturday January 25, 10.30am: Meet in the car park at Highdown Gardens (TQ 099042). Walk via Clapham, Patching. 7 miles. Please bring a picnic. Registered assistance dogs only. Grade 2 walk.
Sunday January 26, 10.30am: Meet near the stables and cricket club by the entrance to Arundel Park (100 yards from London Road). (TQ 014075). Walk via Watercress Beds, Rewell Wood, Madehurst Wood, Yewtree Gate. 10 miles. One steep up and one slippery down. As Mike puts it: “It’s England in January, it will be muddy! If it is snowy I won’t be there – I don’t do snow!”. Please bring a picnic. Grade 1-2 walk.
Wednesday January 29, 10.30am: Meet at Kithurst car park (TQ 070124). Walk via SDW, The Burgh, Wepham Down, Lee Farm. 7 miles. Please bring a picnic. Grade 2 walk.
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 January 25, 10am: Meet in the village hall car park situated in The Street, Boxgrove (SU 907077). Walk via The Priory, Halnaker, Stane Street, Selhurstpark Farm, Little Copse, Halnaker Park. 8½ miles gently undulating.
Sunday January 26, 10am: Meet and park in The Street, Warninglid adjacent to the Half Moon pub (TQ 250261). Please do no park in the pub car park. Walk via Williams Wood, Harvey’s Farm, Denmans Farm, Slaugham (L), Slaugham Manor, Firdean Farm, Rout Farm, Warninglid. 10 miles undulating. Note: Farmland and woods with some road walking.
Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)
Thursday January 23, 10am: Meet at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179). Circular, 4-5 mile HDC Health walk, some stiles, moderate slopes, may incorporate windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. No dogs. 2 hours. Sue 01403 255710.
Sunday January 26, 10am: Meet at Amberley Station car park (TQ 026118). 6 mile circular, HDC Health walk to Burpham and up to the South Downs Way. Some hills. Dogs allowed on a lead. 3 hours. Ron 01403 265925 or Mick 01903 745971.
Tuesday January 28, 10am: Meet in The Royal Oak car park, Wineham. 5 mile fairly flat, circular, sociable, HDC Health walk in lovely rural countryside. No dogs. 2½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 01403 240654.