Shoreham & Southwick

Walking 4 - Friday Walkers

' ALL TRULY GREAT THOUGHTS ARE CONCEIVED BY WALKING'

Friedrich Nietzsche, philsospher

'WE LIVE IN A FAST-PACED SOCIETY. WALKING SLOWS US DOWN'

Robert Sweetgall

All walks will start at 10am unless stated otherwise. Please inform the leader if you are walking, by ringing between 8 am and 9am on the day of the walk. Make your own travel arrangements but if you need transport phone the leader a few days before the walk and we will try to put you in touch with a driver.   A contribution to the cost of petrol is appreciated.
Cancellation of a walk is the leader’s decision. Suitable wet weather gear and walking boots are recommended. Sticks are also advisable for hills and in mud.
Please ensure that you carry any necessary medication and a drink.
U3A members walk at their own risk, although every effort is taken to ensure that walks are suitable and safe. 
 
3rd Jan 2020 Walk is approximately 4 1/2 miles long. Start walk on the beach by roundabout at junction of George fifth  avenue, Worthing and the seafront.
Ample free parking on the seafront. Walk along the seafront westerly- till you reach cafe on the beach, Ferring. Wonderful coffee and cake. Flat walk on paving stones and some gravel beach paths

Jan 17th Upper Beeding and Bramber
OS Map OL1 Map ref TQ 198095
Approx 4 miles
Park and meet at the last layby on the A283 to Steyning.pst the cement workers houses before the roundabout, where you turn off to Upper Beeding.
A flat circular walk via Bramber Church. No stiles
This walk was cancelled from October

7th  Feb 2020 OS Map OL11 Grid Ref 258110
This is a 5 mile – circular walk from Devils Dyke car park /restaurant. Lat 50o 53’ o6  N :Lon 0o12’45 W
The parking is free to NT members. You will need your membership card to scan. Passengers getting a lift may bring theirs as the driver may not be a member.
There are a few gates but no stiles. The walk goes gently down close to the bypass and then gently up on a different path.
It was very muddy in parts on the 27th Dec but that was right after an exceptionally heavy downpour.
Boots  will be fine.

21st Feb 2020
.OS Map OL11  Grid Ref 208059 
Mill Hill Shoreham
This is a 6.3 mile circular walk starting from the Red Lion pub. Out over Mill Hill and down past Old Erringham Farm then a gentle up past New Erringham Farm and back into Shoreham. There is one stile and a short muddy stretch near the Stables.   Refreshment at the Red Lion.
Roadside parking only
6th  March 2020 Ashurst.      OS Map 11 Grid Ref 180 162
 Approx 5 miles. Meet at the Fountain Inn.  Park at the rear of the pub not  on the Horsham Road.
This walk is mainly level but could be muddy in places.
20th  March 2020 Small Dole and Woods Mill
OS Map OL.11 Grid Ref :21412Park in Small Dole Village Hall or The Fox PH Car Park. Level walk through woodland, minor roads and tracks. The stream at Woods Mill can be muddy in parts.
Return to the Fox for refreshments.
 3 rd April 2020 To be advised

John and Mary Budden are also co-coordinators and will support the Friday walkers programme.
Best wishes Judith, Mary and John

  • All walks will start at 10 am unless stated otherwise. Please inform the leader if you are walking by phoning between 8 - 8.30 am on the day of the walk (in case of any change in the details).
  • Make your own travel arrangements, but if you have no transport please ring Judith or Marion, preferably a couple of days before the walk, who will try to put you in touch with a driver to arrange a suitable pick-up point. We try to share lifts, and car drivers appreciate a voluntary contribution towards the cost of petrol, to be agreed between driver and passengers. If sharing a car, just the driver needs phone.
  • We tend to walk whatever the weather but the leader’s decision is final.
  • Suitable wet weather gear and walking boots are recommended. Sticks are also advisable for hills and in mud.
  • Please ensure that you carry any necessary medication and a drink.
  • U3A members walk at their own risk, although every effort is taken to ensure that walks are suitable and safe
  • Please ensure that you clean your boots after every walk to avoid carrying any diseases from one area to another.

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