Downslink old railway track & Adur riverbank
Saturday, 5th September, 10.30, approximately 2 hours, depending upon pace
£10.00 + booking fee per person
Join landscape lecturer Dr Geoffrey Mead for a fascinating walk in the Sussex countryside. Geoffrey is passionate about the Sussex landscape with a fantastic local knowledge of its geography and evolution over millions of years.
Sturdy footwear and suitable clothing required, flat terrain but there may be stiles to cross. Meeting in the public car park near the Cat & Canary pub, Henfield. An amble along the old railway track and along the river with discussion about rising sea levels and floodplains. Henfield is a settlement above the Adur floodplain on rich Greensand soil with an extensive series of water meadows and islands to its west. Across the river is the only farm in Sussex named in the Domesday Book- explore history in the landscape.