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Underneath the Arches with the Crazy Gang (Linear)

Sat 17th Jun 2017

Event Details:

Event Details Updated
UPDATE 9/6 The recent change to the National Rail timetable has affected the train times in the original walk description. The train now leaves Blackfriars (not London Bridge) at 08:22 and East Croydon at 08:50 arriving at Balcombe at 09:17.
Event Type
Group Walk
Southern England
Local Group
Start Time
09.17 NOT 09.22
*** NEW TRAIN TIMES: train now leaves Blackfriars (not London Bridge) at 08:22 and East Croydon at 08:50 arriving at Balcombe at 09:17.*** NOT: Meet Balcombe station 09:22 (London Bridge 08:42. East Croydon 08:55) Finish Haywards Heath station The route takes us via Balcombe Village and across rolling Sussex countryside to West Hoathly and on to Horsted Keynes for lunch. After lunch we head for Arlington Reservoir and under the Ouse Valley Viaduct
General Notes
Choice of pubs &/or picnic at Horsted Keynes (9 miles). Tea stop at the Cafe Ardingley Reservoir (13 miles). The Viaduct has been described as probably the most elegant in Britain. It is a marvel of Victorian engineering, completed in 1842 it comprises 37 arches and 11 million bricks. Sightings of steam trains on the Bluebell Railway probable but not guaranteed
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