PROGRAMME

1st Aid It is recommended that walkers carry a simple kit for their own use.
Always ring leader if it is wet. In periods of exceptional weather, please ring the leader to check the walk is going ahead. Walks will take place at the leader’s discretion
Time given for lifts is the time cars leave the Midhurst Road Car Park.

GC = Garden Centre; GR = Grid; MRCP = Midhurst Road Car Park – GR SU840313.

Dog Owners. Please note. Due to insurance restrictions dogs cannot be allowed on walks unless they are kept on a lead at all times and are well controlled. Please phone walk leader beforehand to check suitability of walk for dogs.
Tuesday walks – Unless stated otherwise, walks are 4/5 miles (2 hours approx).
Wednesday evening walks – 4-5 miles (2 hours approx)
LIFTS: Since the 2013 AGM it has been the custom to offer a donation of £2 to the driver.

JUNE 2017
Tues 27   Frensham. Start 10:00 Frensham Big Pond CP, GR SU844405. Leader: Sylvia.
Wed 28   (Additional Walk) Around the Punchbowl.  Start 19.00 Highcombe Edge car park (off Beacon Hill Road, GR SU887363.  Lifts: 18.40.  Leader Bob.

 JULY 2017

Sun 2       Cheesefoot Head, Owlsebury, Shawford & Winchester 11 miles. Start: 10:00am from Cheesefoot Head CP on A272. GR SU529277. Lifts 09.15. Open paths offer fine views, with added interest of medieval locks at Shawford. Possible pub stop. Picnic lunch and coffee stop.
Leaders: Helen & Patric.

Tues 4     Churt and around. Start: 10:00 from Churt Church, GR SU854385.
Leader: Sylvia

Wed 5      Harting Down. Start: 19:00 Harting Down NT CP, (charges apply, free to members). GR SU790180. Lifts: 18.30. Almost certainly we will see lots of wild flowers and probably hear beautiful birdsong.
Leaders: Janet & Maria.

BARBEQUE Saturday 8th July 2017

NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: Headley Church Centre, (opposite the Parish Church) High Street, GU35 8PP, GR SU822362, 18.30. £5.00 per head. Bring meat, a plate, bowl and cutlery and outdoor chairs. If you can let us know you are coming that would help to give us some idea of numbers – but come anyway. Salad, rolls, dessert and wine provided – though if you can provide a salad or dessert please email by Wednesday 5th July. Partners welcome. Please let us know if you need transport.

SEE YOU THERE – INSIDE IF WET!

Sun 9       Waggoners Wells & Ludshott Common 9 miles Start: 10.00 National Trust Car Park GR SU852358. Lifts: 09.40. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Leaders: Janet & Maria.

Wed 12    Local Walk – North Lodge / Summerden. Start: 19:00 Radford Park CP (just off Malthouse Meadows), GR SU843319. Leader: Janet

Sun 16    St Martins & Wroxall Downs, 10 miles. Start: 08.15 Petersfield Station CP, GR SU744236, for 08:23 Train. Return ticket to Shanklin. Lifts: 07:50. (also bring Bus Passes). Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Option of a meal afterwards. Leader: Bob

Tues 18   Deadwater Valley & Bordon Inclosure. Start: 10:00 Large CP at Forest Centre, GR SU801349.   Leader: Robert

Wed 19    Gibbet Hill and around, including Temple of The Winds. Start: 19:00 National Trust CP at Punchbowl (free to NT members otherwise chargeable), GR SU890358. Lifts: 18:45. Meet leader at start. Leader: Moni

Sun 23     Basingstoke Canal, Crondall. 10 miles. Start 10.00 Chequers Bridge CP, Basingstoke Canal, GR SU791517. Lifts 09.15. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Possible pub stop at Crondall.   Leader: Caroline.

Tue 25     Headley-Standford and back. Start: 10:00 Headley Village Hall. GR SU825363.
Leader: Sylvia.

Wed 26    Brook. 4 miles Start 19.00 Brook opposite “Dog & Pheasant Pub” parking alongside the green GR SU930380 Lifts 18.30. Leader: Caroline.

Sat 29    Old Winchester Hill, Exton & Corhampton 8 miles. Start: 10:00 Old Winchester Hill CP, GR SU646213. Lifts: 09:00. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch.  Leader: Geoff

Sun 30     Harting Down & Buriton, 10 miles. Start: 09:45 at NT car park Harting Down, GR SU791182. (free to NT members otherwise chargeable) Lifts: 09:15. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Some hills, meet leader at start. With any luck there will be tea at the church hall afterwards. Leader Penny.

AUGUST 2017

Tues 1     Leader Required
Wed 2      Leader Required

Sat 5        Durford & Rogate 7 miles. Start: 10:00 Rogate Village Hall, GR SU807233. Lifts: 09:40. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Leader: Sylvia

Sun 6       Cocking Hill, Minsted & Heyshott 11 miles Start: 10:00 from Cocking Hill CP on A286. GR SU874166. Lifts 09.25. A few serious hills take us through Midhurst Common and past the Free Trade Memorial. Picnic lunch and coffee stop. Leaders: Helen and Patric. 

Tue 8       Leader Required
Wed 9      Leader Required
Sat 12/Sun 13   Leader Required
Tue 15     Leader Required

Sat 19       Goodwood, Charlton, SDW, East Dean 9½ miles. Start: 10:15 at Counters Gate CP GR SU897113. Lifts 09:30 Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Some steep climbs. Leaders Dick & Pat

Tue 22     Kingsley Farm area. 10:00 Kingsley Pond Car Park, GR SU788381. Leader: Robert

Sun 27      Deadwater Valley & beyond 10 miles. Start: 10:00 Deadwater Valley car park, Conde Way, Bordon. Meet leader at the start. GR SU803346. Lifts: 09:35. Deadwater Valley, Kingsley Common and Alice Holt Forest. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Leader: Trish

Tue 29     Conford area. Start: 10:00 Conford Village Hall, GR SU824330. Leader: Sylvia

SEPTEMBER

Sun 3       Cheriton, Hinton Ampner and Kilmeston 10 miles. Start: 10:00 from around the green at Cheriton (off B3046) GR SU582285  Lifts: 09:15. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch.  Not hilly. Meet leader at start. Leader: Penny.

Tue 5       Leader Required
Sat 9/Sun 10   Leader Required

Tue 12      Bordon Inclosure & Broxhead Common. Start: 10:00 Rear CP Lindford Working Men’s Club, GR SU809360. Leader: Robert.

Sat 16/Sun 17 Leader Required

Tue 19     Churt area. Start: 10:00 Churt Church, GR SU854385. Leader: Sylvia

Sun 24     Bramshott Common, Kents Hill, Waggoners Wells 9 miles. Start: 10:00 Radford Park CP GR SU843319. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Leader: Janet

Tue 26     Farnham Park Start: 10.00 Cricket CP off Folly Hill (GU9 0AU) SU837475.
Leader Jenny

Sat 30 Trotton & Stedham 7 miles. Start: 10:00 Grass verge by Trotton Church, GR SU835225. Lifts: 09:30. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. Leader: Sylvia

DIARY DATE : The AGM will be held on MONDAY, 2 October