Caterham U3A Special Christmas morning Ramble and Lunch ~ THE DOLPHIN at Betchworth ~ Monday 17th December

Monday 17th December … This event has been prebooked and lunch orders submitted to the venue.

Briefing emails will only be issued to those already booked in (three emails relate to this over the last 5 weeks). We have 17 members booked in.

Bookings have already CLOSED for this event.

  • Address : The DOLPHIN, HIGH STREET, Betchworth, near Dorking, Surrey.
  • Postcode : RH3 7DW

LocationSTATS for the access to access to THE DOLPHIN’s car park (our meeting point) :
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: TQ211497 / TQ2113449707
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(BUT, do check entry matches precisely for tense and singular/plural version of each word)

For more information regarding the innovative what3word system, see coverage on THE ONE SHOW (BBC1) on 13th August ~ a clip of which is included as an announcement video for our Facebook Closed Group ~ ‘Oakleafe Rambling & Nordic Walking Events‘.

  • MEETING TIME : LATER THAN USUAL Meet latest by 09:55 for a walk start just after 10 am.

The booked group are offered a shorter ramble towards Brockham…which Nigel will lead, assisted by ISLA.

This will be approx 3.5-miles on the adjacent main paths by the River Mole, and probably no stiles.

Pre-ordering our lunches : ALREADY DONE and CLOSED for this Christmas special.

The group is booked in the ‘Kitchen Dining’ area for groups : with 17 spaces there.

Walk Duration : nearly. 2 hours.
Returning approx : midday.
We aim to be into the bar by approx 12:10/12:15.

This event was offered for Caterham U3A Walking Group & Nordic Walking Groups (combined) by Oakleafe Surrey (& Sussex) Rambling & Nordic Walking.  NOW CLOSED.
AS above ~ This walk will be led by Nigel.  Friendly dogs as always 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 BETCHWORTH area, as reviewed on THURSDAY beforehand :

  • Overview : Partly Sunny.
  • Temperature : 7°C and feeling more like 3°C.
  • Winds : from the WNW at 4 to 5 mph.
  • Rainfall Risk : 1%.
  • Cloud Cover : 26% constant.

BOOKING IN was essential

Notes :

Bookings have CLOSED.