Riverside Walk in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society and 1st Roffey Scout Group

13 July 2016

16th July 2016

Meet at Horsham Rugby club at 09:30 ready for a 10:00 start.

All 1st Roffey youth members please wear their 1st Roffey T’shirt and scarf.

  • make your own way to the start at Horsham Rugby Club;
  • supervise your own children during the event;
  • make your own way home afterwards.

Information from the organisers :

  • the weather forecast over the next few days is for mixed weather conditions, the walk is still very very muddy in several places. so please wear really stout comfortable shoes
  • having said that, if it is sunny and warm please do not forget sun cream hats and water too.
  • please be at the Rugby Club in good time……..9.30 am so that we can make a prompt start at 10.00.
  • Please follow directions for parking at the Rugby Club, there will be a lot of cars to fit in, so please do park carefully and neatly
  • We are planning to set walkers off in groups of about 20, to ensure the safety of everyone. If you are a fast walker, please move to the front, and if you are slower, please wait at the back. We know that you will all be fresh and raring to go so please do be patient and be assured, you will be walking at some point!
  • Walk leaders will be at the front, in the middle and at the back, they will be wearing orange jackets; if you have any problems or queries, please find a volunteer leader.
  • The route crosses several roads. Please make sure that you cross safely, especially the A264 dual carriageway. Volunteer walk leaders will be there to warn the motorists that an event is happening but you are responsible for your own safety. Signs warning the motorists of walkers in the road will be out, but it is still a very difficult crossing, please take your time and cross safely.
  • Tea and soft drinks will be available at Strawberry Fields tea rooms. These will cost £1. A piece of cake will be free for everyone.
  • lunch at Warnham will be available to buy; there is a meal deal  costing £4.50 comprising of a sandwich and a drink.
  • If you have an urgent query please use my mobile number 07780 701184. text is preferable, but do ring if it is urgent.
  • Don’t forget the photographic competition on the day ……cash prizes!
  • You do not need to let us know if you are not able to walk on the day.


For more information on the walk please see the link below;

 Also, PLEASE NOTE that anyone walking with a dog will not be allowed to enter Warnham Nature Reserve and will need to follow the normal route round Pondtail Rd and Warnham Rd.

I hope that you have busy with sponsorship forms and will email details of how to hand over any sponsorship moneys after the walk has been completed.

1st Roffey will have an event shelter erected in the Warnham Nature Reserve, please see the leader on duty if you have any questions or require assistance.

If you have any other questions please message via the contacts page and we will answer your questions as soon as we can.