Ramblers’ Association Mid-Sussex Group (Inquiries 01273 833556)
Saturday April 5, 9.45am: A Railway Renewed. Horsted Keynes Railway Station (GR 135/TQ 372293) Board the 10.02 train to East Grinstead then walk – Dunnings – Standen – Willetts Bridge – Sharpthorne – Tanyard – Horsted House (one stop ticket £9.20). 8 miles, linear walk. Note: Metrobus 270 from HH Perrymount Road dep 09.12 return buses at 51 minutes past the hour. Leader: William, 01444 831098, mobile on the day 07801 711401.
Sunday April 6, 11am: Meet at Whiteman’s Green Recreation Green car park, ½ mile north of Cuckfield centre on the B2115 Staplefield road. (GR 135/TQ 300256) Cuckfield Circular walk. Whiteman’s Green – Ship Inn – Ardingly Road – Gore’s Wood – Lullings Farm – Borde Hill Estate – Stone Lodge – The Tolls – Brook Street House – Tanyard Farm – Sparks Lane – Lower Sparks Farm – Cuckfield Golf Course – Whiteman’s Green. 4¼ miles. Leader: Jill, 01273 480167, mobile on the day 079388 33868.
Tuesday April 8, 10am: Meet at Ashdown Forest Centre car park. (GR 135/TQ 432323) Ashdown Forest Circular walk. Forest Row – Upper Parrock – Marsh Green – (L) The Hatch – Ashdown Forest Centre car park. Pub lunch at The Hatch Inn, Coleman’s Hatch. 7 miles. Please car share if possible. Leader: Tony, 01444 483053, mobile on the day 07597 199768.
Ramblers’ Association Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)
Wednesday April 9, 10.30am: Meet in the car park opposite St Andrews Church, Steyning, Map Exp: 122, TQ 179113 via Adur Meadows, Kings Barn, Newhall Farm, Stretham Bridge, Wyckham Farm, Steyning. 7½ miles – Grade 1/2. Picnic. Leader: Janice 01903 779492 (mobile on day 07578407927).
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.)
Wednesday April 9, 10.30am: Meet at Tesco Store Entrance (GR 110047) (Pulse bus) for 6 mile circular via Holt Farm, Clapham Woods, Clapham Village, Highdown Hill, Tesco. Picnic lunch. Leader Martin 01903 500367.
Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)
Saturday April 5, 2pm: Meet on the Green outside The Noah’s Ark pub. (Explorer map: 133/SU 938273). Walk via Lickfold. A 5½ mile walk over undulating ground with gentle climbs. Please car share if possible as parking is very restricted in Lurgashall. Approach roads to Lurgashall are very narrow! SatNav: GU28 9ET.
Sunday April 6, 10am: Meet in Cowfold car park off the A272. (Explorer map: 134/TQ 214225). Walk via William’s Wood, Pronger’s Corner, Nuthurst (L), Chatfield’s Farm. 11½ miles over fields and woodland. Note: 7 miles to the pub, so lunch will not be early!
Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)
Thursday April 3, 2pm: Meet at High Trees car park, Upper Beeding at junction of A283/A2037. Circular with long, gradual climb to top of Truleigh Hill for magnificent views. 5 miles. 2 hours. Walking boots essential. Leader Ann 01903 297553.
Sunday April 6, 10am: Meet at Washington South Downs Way car park (TQ 120119). 3 mile circular to Chanctonbury Ring. Excellent views. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¼ hours. Leader Mick 01903 745971.