Caterham U3A Ramble from THE ROYAL OAK at BROCKHAM ~ 18th February 2019

Monday 18th February


Our next event for the Caterham U3A Walking Group will be on Monday morning 18th February … from THE ROYAL OAK by BROCKHAM GREEN.

Our briefing email will be issued on FRIDAY beforehand.
TBA members have booked in to walk with Nigel as at TBA .

Booking in will CLOSE at 7pm on Sunday 17th February; and the venue will then be advised of our lunch numbers.

We offer you a GUIDED circular RAMBLE of 4.3 miles to the west of BROCKHAM GREEN, initially passing the Betchworth Park Golf Club where we went just before Christmas ~ and then around Park Farm : with sections of the walk being on the Greensand Way. 

We will be meeting and walking from the large gravelled car park behind THE ROYAL OAK (narrow entranceway from the driveway on the edge of the Green itself).

MEETING TIME : At Latest by 9:45 for a 10am walk start.

We will be complete and back to the cars in the car park at approx. 12:15.

We have 12 places booked for the Group for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30pm.

Pre-booking for lunches : YES ~ aiming for completing this between 09:40 on Monday morning (when there will be information available from the Pub, as they open) and 10 am. The pub is under new management structure, as it was until recently one of the TIMEWELLSPENT group, which split up late last year. Their website is currently not available as it is being rebuilt. Recent TripAdvisor reviews have been good.


THE ROYAL OAK ~ Brockham Green, Brockham, Surrey RH3 7JS

LOCATIONstats for our Meeting/Parking Point :

  • Postcode :  RH3 7JS.
  • What3words Grid ID :  pram.prom.simple
  • OS Grid reference : TQ197496 / TQ1975749605

We offer you a 4.3-mile circular Ramble, ascending about 290 feet generally around the countryside to the west and south of the Betchworth Park golf course.

This event is offered for Caterham U3A Walking Group & Nordic Walking Groups (combined) by Oakleafe Surrey (& Sussex) Rambling & Nordic Walking.  This Guided Ramble will be led by Nigel ( assisted by ISLA ) … and we will be setting off at 10am from the car park.   Friendly dogs are very welcome to join in ~ with owners usually on a lead


ALL OAKLEAFE HALF-DAY events, be they Rambling or Nordic, have a standard subscription : £5 per person per event.

THE WEATHER OUTLOOK according to for Monday morning in the BROCKHAM area, as reviewed on THURSDAY evening beforehand :

  • Overview : Periods of cloud & sunshine.
  • Rainfall Risk : 22%.
  • Temperatures :  7 to 10°C; and feeling like 6°C up to 7°C by midday.
  • Winds : LIGHT from the SOUTH-SOUTH-WEST at 7 to 8mph.
  • Cloud Cover : 60%.

BOOKING IN is essential

PLEASE DO confirm if there are any changes in your plans if you have booked to come…at the VERY latest by 7pm on Sunday evening, so that we can confirm numbers and menu orders for the venue:
A : via our closed facebook Group ~ OAKLEAFE RAMBLING & NORDIC WALKING EVENTS ~ and the listing for this particular Event;

B : by email; or
C : by SMS-text or Whatsapp message to 07930 738034.

Notes :
SMS messages do sometimes take quite a time to come through to us!!
Please also notify any later changes in your plan, so that we are not left waiting in the cold at start.

Bookings will CLOSE at 7 pm on Sunday … numbers will then be summarised for the venue.