Caterham & District


We are offering a Greensand Ridge ramble from THE WHYTE HART HOTEL at BLETCHINGLEY for our Monday Morning U3A Ramblers next week, 17th June.
Address : 11-21 High Street (that’s the A25), Bletchingley, Redhill, United Kingdom, RH1 4PB

LocationSTATS for the access to the Hotel’s rear parking :
OS Grid reference : TQ327507 / TQ3273150765
what3words 3metre Grid ID : goad.boot.palm

PARKING : There is a limited-space (5-bays) private car park to the rear of the Hotel ~ access as image for the event; otherwise parking outside to the front or along the A25. But, MEET in the rear car park, please.

MEETING TIME : Meet latest by 09:45 for a walk start by 10am.
We propose a route of approx. 4.5-miles, ascending 275 feet.
Duration : approx. 2 hours of walking. Returning approx 12:15.

We will be ordering our lunches on Monday when we arrive back from the walk at say 12:20 pm. We aim to be into the bar by approx 12:25. Two menus are visible at their website at the moment ( :
a) Stone-Baked Pizzas sized 8” or 12” (for more information also see; and incl. Garlic Bread
b) Their Menu (headed ‘Evening Menu’?)

This event is offered for Caterham U3A Walking Group & Nordic Walking Groups (combined) by Oakleafe Surrey (& Sussex) Rambling & Nordic Walking. The walk will be led by Nigel, with ISLA. Friendly dogs as always are very welcome to join in ~ with owners usually on a lead.

ALL OAKLEAFE HALF-DAY events, be they Rambling or Nordic, have a standard subscription : £5 per person per event.

THE WEATHER OUTLOOK (according to on Friday evening) ~ for Monday morning in the BLETCHINGLEY area
Times of clouds and sun, a couple of showers developing after midday.
TEMPERATURE : 17-18°C and FEELING the same ~ as 17-20°C
WINDS : from SOUTH-WEST ~ at 9 to 11 mph and with gusts of approx 18 mph
CLOUD COVER : 64 to 50%
RAINFALL RISKS : 47 to 51%

BOOKING IN is essential
PLEASE DO confirm if you are planning to come at the VERY latest by deadline 7pm on Sunday evening, as that will be when we finalise numbers for the venue :
A : by email; or
B : by SMS-text or Whatsapp message to 07930 738034.
Notes :
SMS messages do sometimes take quite a time to come through to us!!
Please also notify any later changes in your plan, so that we are not left waiting at the start.
TWO members already booked in as at Friday evening.

Monday 24th June … from THE COCK INN at Ide Hill
Monday 1st July … hopefully from THE BOTLEY HILL INN
Monday 8th July … from THE DUKES HEAD by the roundabout by the A264, at the turning to Turners Hill & Crawley Down to the south
Monday 15th July … from THE WATTENDEN ARMS for Kenley Common & Airfield
Monday 22nd July… from THE CASTLE at Chiddingstone village
Monday 29th July … from THE OLD HOUSE AT HOME in Dormansland
Monday 5th August … from THE HATCH at Colemans Hatch on Ashdown Forest to the east of Forest Row
Monday 12th August … from (& a group favourite for their amazing Turkish Meze) ~ THE BRICKMAKERS at Crowhurt Lane End to the south of Tandridge en route towards Lingfield
Monday 19th August … from THE RED LION at Chelwood Gate (northern edge of Ashdown)
Monday 26th August (no walk currently planned for this Bank Holiday)
Monday 2nd September … from THE BLACKSMITHS HEAD at Newchapel
Monday 9th September … from THE WHEATSHEAF at Bough Beech
Monday 16th September … from THE RED LION at Turners Hill
Monday 23rd September … from THE OLD BELL at Outwood