All welcome to guided, free, sociable, HDC walks led by trained volunteers; no need to book, just turn-up at the start point. A walks booklet is available from the Walks Co-ordinator on 07720 714306 or online at

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

Tue 7 & 21 May 11:00am Health Centre, Steyning 2 miles 75 mins

Walk 1502. Meet at Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, BN44 3RJ (TQ176113). Various routes, some inclines, one stile, takes in parts of Steyning and the outskirts. Can be muddy across fields, please wear sensible footwear. Toilets available in Health Centre. Ann 01903 297553 / Jacky 01903 815543

Wed 8 & 22 May 10:00am Henfield Byways 2-3 miles 1 hr

Walk 1033. Meet Henfield Library, High Street, Henfield, BN5 9HN. Lovely walk around the twittens, ginnells and snickets of Henfield. May be extended if walkers wish to walk further. No dogs. Anne 01273 493671

Sat 11 May 9:00am Wiston/Steyning Downland Dog Walk 2 miles 75 mins

Walk 2163. Meet at Steyning Cricket Pavilion, BN44 3LE. Please park in one of the Steyning car parks as there is limited parking at cricket pavilion. A walk for dog owners into accessible areas of the Steyning Downland Scheme and includes a hill. Supported by HDC & Steyning Downland Scheme. Maximum of two dogs per handler, you are responsible for actions of your dog. Ann 01903 297553

Sat 18 May 2:00pm Chanctonbury Ring (1) 3 miles 1 hr 15 mins

Walk 3016. Meet in the Washington South Downs Way Car Park (TQ120119). Chanctonbury Ring dates back to the Bronze Age and is a significant landscape feature for many of us living in Horsham District. The walk is an opportunity to visit this special site and enjoy extensive views into the bargain. Dogs welcome. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Sun 19 May 10:00am Warminghurst Church 4.7 miles 1 hr 45 mins

Walk 3024. Meet at Georges Lane NT car park, Storrington, RH20 3JH. This route explores ancient tracks and byways to Warmingshurst. We will have time to explore the redundant church at Warmingshurst, a 13th-century sandstone church with splendid views across to Chanctonbury Ring. The route is quite easy walking. Dogs welcome. Refreshments provided. Mick 01903 745971

Mon 20 May 10:00am Whitemans Green, Cuckfield 5.2 miles 2 hrs 15 mins

Walk 2265. Meet in the car park of Whitemans Green recreation ground (not the Rugby club), Staplefield Road (TQ301256, RH17 5HX). Heading north over the golf course the walk includes fields and woodland. Good views from the High Weald Landscape Trail as we walk towards Borde Hill gardens before returning via the outskirts of Cuckfield. No dogs please, we may encounter livestock. Graham 07894 735532