Country walks

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

Saturday May 21 - 10am Kingston (near Lewes) Circular Kingston, The Juggs Pub, park in street nearby.

Kingston – South Downs Way – Rodmell – Iford – Kingston. Leader Tony Brief stop at Rodmell church near Monk’s House (NT) Optional pub lunch (The Juggs) after the walk.

Mobile on the day only 07597 199768 6.2 miles 01444 469470 TQ393083

Sunday May 22 at 10.15am - Bluebells from Chailey Meet at St. Peter’s Church Green – Chailey Green. Motorists please park at St Peter’s School and walk to the green.

Popjoy Wood – Lumberpits – Hatton Green – South Common – The Hooke. Leader William DOGS OK ON LEAD Refreshments available afterwards at nearby pubs or tea room. 5.6 miles 01444 831098/ 07801711401 TQ392193.

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

Saturday May 21 - Day walk - meet at 11am at Dukes Road car park (off A27 (Arundel road) dual carriage so turn back at 2nd roundabout (Fontwell) half way on left before roundabout is Dukes Road) Map Exp: 121 GR: 950.073 via Slindon Woods/ Slindon Pond/Nore Folly Picnic 5 / 6 miles – Grade 1.

Sunday May 22 – Day walk – meet Amberley (park roadside after Sportsman Pub) at 10.30am Map Exp: 121 GR: 041.134 via Rackham/ParhamPark/Northpark Wood Picnic 7.5 miles – Grade 1.

Wednesday May 25 - ‘Linear walk using 700 bus’ meet at 1pm outside Santander Bank, Rustington, route via coast to Worthing Pier; 6.5 miles Grade 1 (some pebbles).

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)

Saturday May 21 Meet 10.30am in Station Road car park at Southwater Country Park at end of Cripplegate Lane. (Ring for lift). Circular walk towards Nuthurst and Sedgewick Park. Leader Margo 01903 606904; 6 miles.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday May 21 at 2pm: 6 miles Downland, some climbs. Explorer Map 121/TQ122129. Park and meet in the road opposite the Frankland Arms PH, Washington. No dogs please.Walk via Barnsfarm Hill, Chantry Post, Waterfall Cottage, Barns Farm. Notes: Glorious views.

Sunday May 22 at 10am-11.5 miles. Downs Explorer Map 123/TQ463005

Meet in Mill Drove Car Park (free) on A259 near Seaford.

Walk via Tide Mills, Bishopstone, Blatchington Reservoirs, Cross Dyke, Alfriston (L), SDW, Greenway Bottom, Devils Rest Bottom, Norton, Rookery Hill, Mill Drove.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Monday, May 23: Meet at the Sussex Oak car park, Warnham (TQ 158337) at 10am. 6 ½ mile, fairly flat, figure of eight walk towards Rowhook. Free, just turn-up. No dogs.

Tuesday,May 24: 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. 5 ½ miles.

Wednesday, May 25: Meet at 7pm at the Black Horse, Findon (TQ 122085). Circular walk over difficult terrain at a good pace for the more experienced walker Some hills and stiles. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 6 to 7 miles.

Thursday, May 26, 10am: Partridge Green going East, Free, park and meet at the Village Hall car park, Partridge Green, TQ190191. 5 ½ mile circular, fairly flat (some stiles), country walk No dogs.