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Events – for members

These walks are primarily for members only, but if you wish to attend as a visitor or guest please send an email to giving your name and which outing you’d like to attend. All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please note that no dogs are allowed on SOS walks.

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21 Sep 2017September mid-week walk
Location:Chantry Hill/Kithurst/Springhead Hill
Map Number:197
Map Ref:TQ087119
Leader:Simon Linington
01273 400419
Meet at Chantry Hill car park at 9.30am which is off the A283 Washington to Storrington road two miles from the Washington roundabout and accessed via Chantry Lane on the left. Half day. A circular walk on footpaths across downland fields. Bernie has recently had a knee replacement and is not able to lead this walk. Simon has kindly agreed to lead this walk instead.
04 Oct 2017October mid-week walk
Location:Seaford Head/Cuckmere Haven
Map Number:199
Map Ref:TV505980
Leader:Phil Luffingham
01323 845500
Meet at South Hill Barn on Seaford Head at 9.30am. Commence by viewing the fields adjacent to the car park before walking down Hope Gap, along the cliff side and past the Coastguard Cottages. Drop onto the western side of the river, before returning to the car park via the fields and past Harry's bush. Half day circular walk across downland fields, incorporating hill climbs and uneven footpath terrain.
08 Oct 2017Blackdown woods
Location:near Haslemere
Map Number:186
Map Ref:SU922306
Leader:Dave Burgess
01428 661064, 07860 612341
Meet at 9am in NT car park at the far (east) end of Tennyson's Lane on a sharp bend (GU27 3BJ). From Haslemere (accessed from A286 and A287) leave on B2131, turn right up Haste Hill, follow onto Tennyson's Lane. Public Transport: any members travelling by train to Haslemere station should get in touch with Dave to arrange a lift from the station. Half day
14 Oct 2017Birling Gap/Shooters Bottom
Location:Beachy Head
Map Number:199
Map Ref:TV553961
Leader:Mark Wright
07793 416375
Meet at seaside of National Trust car park at 9am. off A259 from East Dean on Beachy Head road. For free parking put your National Trust card into pay machine, otherwise parking charge. Toilets nearby. Half day.
14 Nov 2017November mid-week walk
Location:RSPB Pagham Reserve - Sidlesham/Church Norton
Map Number:197
Map Ref:SZ857966
Leader:Chris Janman
07929 532764
Meet at the RSPB Pagham visitor centre on Selsey Road, Sidlesham at 9am. Commence with the area around centre, before walking south past Ferry Pool and Rife channels along the Ferry Channel footpath, down to Church Norton, including the beach. Although this is a half day, it is always good to have snacks and water with you. Public transport: Stagecoach 51 from Chichester bus station to Selsey stops outside Visitor Centre. (If you are using public transport please let know).
02 Dec 2017East Head & Snowhill Marsh
Location:West Wittering
Map Number:197
Map Ref:SZ765982
Leader:Bernie Forbes
07852 820886
Meet at far end of East Head car park (there is a parking charge), West Wittering at 9.30am. Distance approx. 6km in two parts. Toilets nearby. All day, bring lunch.
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