Arundel Hills and Woods

Sat 16th Jun 2012

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
22ml.
Start Time
09.30
Route
Arundel Stn. Dep Victoria 08.02

Circular route. Picnic lunch on the Downs. A long day in
the hills to NW of Arundel. Expect to finish after 18.00

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Walk to Arundel, Saturday 16th June 2012
11 walkers, 24 miles - leader Jerome Ripp
A cool blustery day but 11 of us braved the strong winds to have a 24 mile circuit of the Downs to the north-west of Arundel. Woodlands and open hillsides (total ascent 3,500 feet), a tiny country churchyard for our picnic lunch and an extra deviation to the lovely village of East Dean for afternoon refreshments. Was it the leader being kind or had he gone wrong in the woods?
Anyway, all was mended with a return on the Monarchs Way and a succession of fine views with the threatening rain staying away to the end.

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