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

Saturday May 3, 10.30am: Meet at St Peter’s Church car park, Chailey Green. (GR 122/TQ 392193) Bluebell Walk. Furzegrove – Markstakes – South Common – Hattons Green – Lumberpits – Long Wood – Chailey Green. 6 miles. Leader: William, 01444 831098, mobile on the day 07801 711401.

Sunday May 4, 10am: Meet at Half Moon pub car park, Warninglid. (GR 134/TQ 250261) Warninglid Circular walk. The Street – Milking Parlour of Colwood Farmhouse – Rifleman’s Cottage – Routwood – Rout Cottages – Rout Farm – Colwood Lane – Wykehurst Park – Daize’s Cottages – North Cottage – The Street Warninglid. 4½ miles. Leader: Jill, 01273 480167, mobile on the day 079388 33868.

Tuesday May 6, 10.30am: Meet at the car park and picnic site at Mock Bridge on A281. (GR 122/TQ 212179) Mock Bridge circular walk. Downs Link via Betley Bridge – Partridge Green – Jolesfield Common – Littleworth (L at the Windmill) – Ewhurst Manor – car park. 8 miles. No dogs please. Leader: Phil, 01273 835931.

Wednesday May 7, 7.15pm: Meet at Little London lay-by opposite the Ardingly Showground. (GR 135/TQ 344304) Ardingly circular walk. Withyland – Standgrove Wood – Church – Showground – Little London lay-by Ardingly. 4 miles. Leader: John, 01444 483860, mobile on the day 07817 032135.

Ramblers’ Association Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)

Saturday May 3, 10.30am: Findon – 9½ mile walk.

Sunday May 4, 10am: Truleigh Hill – 9 mile walk.

Wednesday May 7, 10.30am: East Lavant – 6 mile walk.

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.)

Tuesday May 6, 10.30am: Meet at Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham (700 bus to Shoreham High Street) for 5 mile linear walk Shoreham to Holmbush Centre via Mill Hill Nature Reserve. Some Stiles. Picnic lunch. Leaders Pat 01903 203093 and Betty 01903 203046.

Wednesday May 7, 11am: Meet at Shoreham Recreation Ground Car Park. 4½ mile circular walk from Shoreham to Upper Beeding. Picnic lunch. Leaders John 01903 764247 and Jilly 01903 240046.

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307)

Saturday May 3, 10am: Meet in the car park in the Aldingbourne Community Sports Centre and Recreation Ground. Turn south from A27 at the Fontwell roundabout and go south on the A29 into Westergate. Roughly 1½ miles after roundabout look for sign to Aldingbourne Community Centre, turn right into Olivers Meadow and car park is at the end of the road. (Explorer map: 121/SU 937051) Walk via Hook Lane, Park Farm, Old Canal, Church Farm and Manor Farm. 6 miles over level ground. Note: Nearby postcode PO20 3YA (take care as this centres in a side road in Olivers Meadow, not the car park). Buses run to Westergate on a Saturday.

Monday May 5, 10am: Meet and park in the unnamed road Bury. From the A29 turn into The Street just north of the Squire and Horse pub and then turn immediately left into the unnamed road, which runs parallel to the A29. (Explorer map: 121/TQ 009132) Walk via Southview Farm, Grevatt Wood, Bignor, Hospital Copse, Burton Park, Duncton (L), Barlavington, Sutton, West Burton, Bury. 13 miles of gently undulating ground. Note: Other than the pub, the lunch stop has no shelter in adverse weather.

Horsham District Council Health Walks (Inquiries 01403 215269)

Wednesday April 30, 11am: Meet at St George’s Parish Church, West Grinstead, RH13 8LR. Flat, circular walk over farmland. Excellent views of South Downs. No dogs. 5 mile. 2½ hours. Leader Jean 01403 250869 or Alex 273751.

Sunday May 4, 10am: Meet Kithurst Hill car park (off the Amberley to Storrington road) (TQ 070125). 4½ mile circular walk, some hills. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¾ hours. Leader Mick 01903 745971.

Tuesday May 6, 6pm: Meet Partridge Green Village Hall car park RH13 8HX (TQ 190191). 5½ mile fairly flat walk. Excellent views to South Downs. No dogs. 2½ hours. Leader Jean 01403 250869.