Walks

Wednesday Walks

All walks start at 10.00 am and are generally circular.  Please wear sensible footwear, as walks are sometimes over rough terrain and can be muddy at times.  If in doubt regarding weather conditions, or if further details are required, then please ring the leader overnight or early in the morning.  For insurance purposes, everyone joining these walks must be a member of the Hassocks Field Society. The contact for all Wednesday walks is Mary Tree on 01444 241517.

Thursday Ambles - 2019

All walks, which are fortnightly, start at 1.30 pm (unless otherwise stated).  Walks are approximately 3 miles taken at a leisurely pace. Where possible we will have tea. All walkers must be members of the Hassocks Field Society for insurance purposes. Contact for all Thursday ambles – Alan Hoare, 01444 244245


24
Jan

Ambles

Plumpton Racecourse

Leader: Alan

Meet and park alongside Plumpton Racecourse, (concrete access road ) A circular walk on hard surfaces, via East Chiltington. Tea stop afterwards to be decided on the day.

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30
Jan

Walks

Rottingdean

Meet at Marine Cliffs Car Park off A259 towards Saltdean, past traffic lights up hill on right (BN2 7HY). An approx. 4 mile under cliff or cliff top walk from Rottingdean to Brighton. Lunch in Brighton and get bus back to Rottingdean (don’t forget bus passes). No. 12 bus goes at regular intervals back to Rottingdean.

Leader: Jenny Telephone: 01444 450145

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07
Feb

Ambles

West Grinstead

Leader: Alan

Meet and park at West Grinstead Downslink Car Park ( A / 272 ) A there and back walk on the same route. Teas at the Orchards Restaurant, adjacent to car park.

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13
Feb

Walks

Seaford

Meet at Buckle Car Park, Marine Parade (BN25 2QR). This is a 4.75 mile inland walk via Norton. There are NO stiles and 1 hill.

Leader: Roger Telephone: 01273 890389

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21
Feb

Ambles

Warnham Nature Reserve

Leader: Alan

Meet and park at Warnham Nature Reserve. ( just off of A / 24 West of Horsham ) There is a small charge to enter the reserve. Many species of birds can be seen from the hides, just hope we will be lucky enough to see them.

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27
Feb

Walks

Bedelands, Burgess Hill

Meet at car park near Burgess Hill FC in Maple Drive – RH15 8DL This is an approx. 4.5 mile walk towards Great Ote Hall and Bedelands Nature Reserve. OS Grid Ref: TQ317202

Leader: Wendy Telephone: 01444 245551

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07
Mar

Ambles

Knepp Estate, Dial Post

Leader: Derek and Jeanne

A walk through Knepp Estate, Dial Post. A flat walk with no stiles. Viewing platform. More details will follow later.

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13
Mar

Walks

Chiddingstone

Meet and park on High Street near Chiddingstone Church – TN8 7AH. This is a 4 mile Kent Weald walk with views back to Ide Hill and Greensand Ridge. Includes 2 Tudor villages and the Eden Valley Way. Map OS Exp. No. 147, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.

Leaders: Brian & Christine Telephone: 01342 822868/07846 548911

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21
Mar

Ambles

Ditchling Common nature reserve

Leader: Mary

Meet and park at Ditchling Common nature reserve, (Folders Lane East ) More details will follow later.

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27
Mar

Walks

Petworth

Meet at Petworth Park National Trust Car Park off A283 (GU28 9LR). WALK STARTS AT 10.30 am. Gates do not open until 10 am. (Assemble by the loo area) This is an approx. 4.25 mile walk around Petworth Park and Petworth town. I will have 2 spare seats in my car if people can get to Ansty village car park… please let me know.

Leader: Diane Telephone: 01444 452395

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