HDC Thakeham area health walks

All are welcome to guided, free, sociable, HDC walks led by trained volunteers; no need to book, just turn-up at the start point. A booklet containing the walks is available from the Walks Co-ordinator on 07720 714306 or online at www.horsham.gov.uk/leisurepages/Leisure/sports/walking

Beginners are recommended to contact the Walk Leader: to discuss suitability. All walks can be wet and muddy in places. Forthcoming walks in the Thakeham Parish and neighbouring areas are as follows:

Sat 9 March 2:00pm Cootham 3 miles 1.5 hrs  Walk 2047. Meet at Storrington Recreation Ground Car Park, RH20 4BG.  It is an easy flat route and suitable for all abilities. Dogs welcome. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Mon 11 March 10:00am West Chiltington (2) 5 miles 2 hrs  Walk 2100. Meet West Chiltington Village Hall, Mill Road, RH20 2PZ. Five mile walk around the village, with some interesting views and church or two and through nursery land. Some stiles. Dogs allowed on leads through the private paths and farmland. Irene 01403 783637 / 07790 420752

Sat 16 March 2:00pm Nutbourne 3 miles 1.5 hrs  Walk 2034. Meet West Chiltington Village Hall, RH20 2PZ. One of our prettiest and most varied short walks. We should see vineyards, llamas, a windmill and lovely houses. Dogs welcome, refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Wed 20 March 10:30am Storrington Riverside Walk 2.5 miles 90 mins  Walk 1507. Meet at Storrington Recreation Ground Car Park, RH20 4BG. Explore Storrington’s lovely Riverside Walk. Flat well surfaced walk for those who want an easy walk with pleasant views. Suitable for children’s buggies. Dogs welcome, no stiles or hills. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Sat 23 March 2:00pm River, Heath, and Pleasure Garden 4 miles 2 hrs  Walk 3144. Meet at Storrington Recreation Ground Car Park, RH20 4BG. This walk explores Storrington’s lovely Riverside Walk which runs through the centre of the village and the National Trust’s Sullington Warren before returning via Fryern Park with its disused pleasure grounds. The walk includes several stiles. Dogs welcome. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Sat 30 March 2:00pm Sandgate Park & Sullington Warren 3.6 miles 1 hr 45 min  Walk 2041. Meet at Storrington Rec. Ground C.P Car Park RH20 4BG. This walk offers visits to two wonderful areas very close to Storrington. Both are managed for public enjoyment and nature conservation. An easy flat route. Dogs welcome. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971