West Sussex weekly walks

Discovering Sussex (Inquiries 01903 813381/01903-246339)

Sunday October 13, 10am: Meet at St Giles Church, High Street, Dallington GR: TQ 657191. Dallington Woodland Circuit. Dallington sits high on a Wealden ridge with fine views all around. We walk through autumnal woods and meadows. 2½ miles. Leader: Geoffrey Mead, Sussex University.

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

Saturday October 12, 10am: Meet at Plumpton, lay-by in Plumpton Lane near the Half Moon public house, GR: 122/TQ 364133. Up to South Downs Way and down to Westmeston – Streat Church – Plumpton Racecourse – Plumpton College – Plumpton lay-by. 7½ miles. Please bring a picnic lunch. Leader: Frances, 01273 842628.

Sunday October 13, 10am: Meet at Southwick, northern, top end of Upper Kingston Lane (off A270 Old Shoreham Road) GR: 122/TQ 238066. Thundersbarrow Circular. Energetic switchback ramble with superb views. Southwick – Thundersbarrow – Beeding Hill – Truleigh Hill – Perching Hill – Dyke Hill – Fulking Hill – Cockroost Hill – Southwick Hill – Southwick. 11 miles. Please bring a picnic lunch. Leader: Jill, 01273 480167, mobile on the day 07745 833795.

Tuesday October 15, 10am: Meet at Billingshurst library car park, GR: 134/TQ 086260. Billingshurst Circular. Billingshurst – Duncan’s Farm – Coolham House – Goringlee – The Blue Idol – South House Farm – Billingshurst. 8 miles. Please bring a picnic lunch. Leader: Richard B, 07909 177520.

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 12, 2pm: Meet in Crossways cul-de-sac just off the A272 at the Bolney flyover roundabout, GR: 134/TQ 266225. Bolney Crossways. Walk via Bolney, Wykehurst Park, Buncton Lane. 5 miles undulating. No dogs please.

Sunday October 13, 10am: Meet at Berwick station car park – alternative free parking a ¼ mile north up road opposite Arlington Reservoir in lay-by, GR: 123/TQ 526068. Berwick Railway Station. Walk via Selmeston, Ripe and Laughton. 12 miles flat, could be muddy. Picnic lunch only, though pub en-route at Ripe (twice!). No dogs please.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Monday October 14, 10am: Meet in the Black Horse car park, Nuthurst, RH13 6LH (TQ 192262) 5 mile circular HDC Health walk. No dogs please. 2¼ hours. Mike 01403 242564.

Tuesday October 15, 10am: Meet in the Half Moon car park, Warninglid (TQ 250260). 4½ mile circular, sociable HDC Health walk, some stiles and inclines. Good views.

No dogs. 2¼ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 01403 240654.