Clubs and Groups

HDC Guided Walks

All welcome to guided, free, sociable walks led by volunteers trained  by Horsham District Council ; no need to book, just turn-up at the start point. A booklet containing the walks is available from the Walks Co-ordinator or online.

Beginners are recommended to contact the Walk Leader: to discuss suitability. All walks can be wet and muddy in places. Forthcoming walks in the BN5 magazine distribution area and neighbouring areas are as follows:

September 2019

Tue 3 & 17 Sep 11:00am Health Centre, Steyning 2 miles 75 mins

Walk 1502. Meet at Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, BN44 3RJ (TQ176113).   Ann 01903 297553 / Jacky 01903 815543

Wed 4 Sep 1.15pm NEW WALK Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 project

A walk celebrating the success of the Edge to Edge project – bringing together community, craft and local heritage. Everyone welcome, meet the artist Luna Russell and hear about copper recycling and bunting made in communities along the Downs Link. edgetoedgeproject.co.uk. We walk from Partridge Green to Henfield for tea in St Peter’s Church and catch the bus back to Partridge Green. Jill 07780 701184

Wed 11 & 25 Sep 10:00am Henfield Byways 2-3 miles 1 hr

Meet Henfield Library, High Street, Henfield, BN5 9HN. No dogs. Anne 01273 493671

Fri 13 & 27 Sep 11:00am Southwater (1) 2.6 miles 75 mins

Meet in the Visitor Centre car park of the Country Park, (off Cripplegate Lane, RH13 9UN). No dogs. £1.50 parking charge applies at the Country Park between 1st April and 31st October.  Alex 01403 273751

Sat 14 Sep 10:30am NEW WALK Community Plastic Free Steyning Walk 3 – 4 miles 2 hrs

Meet at Kings Barn Farm at the end of Kings Barn Lane, Steyning. OS Map 187115 The aim is to pick up tidal debris from beside the river. Walkers are encouraged to bring gloves and to wear walking boots. Families and dogs welcome.  Ann 01903 297553

Thu 19 Sep 10:00am The Royal Oak Wineham – Twineham 5 miles 2.5 hrs

Meet in the pub car park (BN5 9AY). No dogs. Geoff 01403 258180

Every Thu 11:00am Billingshurst (2) 2.3 miles 60 mins

Meet at Billingshurst Library, Mill Lane, RH14 9JZ. Dogs on leads allowed. Parking 75p per hour – annual parking permits are available Chris 01403 782745

October 2019

Tue 1 & 15 Oct 11:00am Steyning Health Centre Walk 2 miles 75 mins

Meet at Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, BN44 3RJ (TQ176113Ann 01903 297553 / Jacky 01903 815543

Wed 2 Oct 10:45am Handcross Jaunt 5 miles 2 hrs 15 mins

Meet in Car Park, northern end of Handcross on B2110 by sports pavilion/children’s play area (RH17 6BJ) No dogs.  Jill 07780 701184

Mon 7 Oct 10:00am Wolstonbury Hill 5.5 miles 2.5 hrs

Meet in the Clayton recreation ground car park which is about 150m, on the left, along Underhill Lane (TQ300140, BN6 9PJ). No dogs Graham 07894 735532

Fri 11 & 25 Oct 11:00am Southwater (1) 2.6 miles 75 mins

Meet in the Visitor Centre car park of the Country Park, (off Cripplegate Lane, RH13 9UN). no dogs. £1.50 parking charge applies at the Country Park between 1st April and 31st October.  Alex 01403 273751

Sat 12 Oct 9:00am Wiston/Steyning Downland Dog Walk 2 miles 75 mins

Meet at Steyning Cricket Pavilion, BN44 3LE. Maximum of two dogs per handler Ann 01903 297553