Weekend Ramble from COWDEN in Kent : Sunday afternoon 13th January 2019

SUNDAY Afternoon 13th JANUARY 2019 : For our Weekend Ramblers we are offering a guided walk of about 5 miles and ascending nearly 480 feet.
We will be meeting / parking in the street close to THE FOUNTAIN INN in High Street, Cowden, Kent.

LocationSTATS for the meeting point :
‘Nearest’ Post Code : TN8 7JH
Nat OS Grid : TQ588092 / TQ5889709287
what3words 3metre Grid ID : region.solid.rare
(but do check entry matches precisely for tense and singular/plural version of each word )
MEETING TIME : 13:50 for a 2 pm Walk Start
WALK FINISH : Approx 16:20pm
DURATION : approx. 2 hours 15 minutes walking.

REFRESHMENTS AFTER : available in the area.

PARKING : There is a VERY limited private car park next to this pub ~ hence we should ONLY park on the roadside as close aas possible, and then meet at the front on the corner by the pub.

This event is offered for Oakleafe Surrey & Sussex Rambling & Nordic Walking members.

The walk will be led by Nigel, with ISLA. Friendly dogs as always are very welcome to join in ~ with owners usually on a lead.

WALK SUBSCRIPTIONS

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

THE WEATHER OUTLOOK according to accuweather.co.uk for Sunday afternoon in the COWDEN area (as at Thursday afternoon before)

OVERVIEW :  Intervals of clouds and sunshine; breezy

TEMPERATURE : 11°C ~ BUT feeling like 6 to 7°C.

WINDS :  from the WNW : 16 to 17 mph and with gusts of up to or over 24 mph

CLOUD COVER : 70% constant

RAINFALL RISKS : NIL% from 1 pm onwards

BOOKING IN is essential

PLEASE DO confirm if you are planning to come at the VERY latest by 8am on Sunday morning :
A : by email to walking@oakleafe.co.uk; or

B : responding to the event listing in our Facebook Group; or
C : by SMS-text or Whatsapp message to 07930 738034.

Soon after 8am we will be making decision(s) regarding the viability of an event.

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.