Event Description: An 8.5 mile hike over the glorious South Downs, using bus from Shoreham in Sussex to embark on the South Downs Way eastwards to Chanctonbury Ring (picnic lunch), an ancient & mysterious ancient monument.
Time meet-up 8.15 a.m, London Victoria tickets to Worthing return with Saver, £20.80 and estimated return to Worthing 16.29 for train back (18.30).
Transport & Meeting point: From London Victoria outside manned ticket office we’ll meet for 8.15 a.m. to arrange Group discounted travel, then take the 8.36 a.m. train to Shoreham station, due to arrive 10.29 where we’ll walk to the bus stop on the shore-front taking the bus (2 on 10.44 High St) to where the road intersects with the South Downs Way. We’ll be walking westwards finishing at Findon where we take the bus to Worthing, and join a train (16.29) taking us back (@18.30).
This is a walk for people who don’t mind the long train and then bus, and then bus and then train back. Alternatively you can arrange accommodation in the local area, or drive.
Equipment: For this pre-Spring walk, please wear walking boots (preferable to walking shoes). Full length pants (denim stays soggy and cold when wet) jumper/fleece or quilted/puffer jacket; warm hat, gloves. Bring waterproof jacket, overtrousers, backpack (to put them in when it gets too warm), picnic lunch, munchies, at least 1.5L of drinking fluids/water, torch, whistle and mobile phone, money, paper tissues, liquid soap or hand sanitiser.
David Powell, 075109 07111, firstname.lastname@example.org