In Search of Dragons

Wed, 14 Sept

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Horsham

In Search of Dragons

St Leonards Forest takes its name from a 6th Century French Hermit who once lived in the forest. Legend has it that he famously fought and killed the last dragon in England. Walk along Micks Mills through the forest on which no trees grow after the devil took up Micks challenge and more.

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Time & Location

14 Sept, 10:00 – 15 Sept, 13:30

Horsham, off, B2195, Horsham RH13 6SG, UK

About the event

This walk is led by Sue  - Mid-Sussex Ramblers Mobile 0777 614 0529. Booking is required via website Registration. Please arrange to arrive a good 10 minutes before the start time.

Walk distance: 7.5 miles

Walk duration: 3.5 hrs

Meet-up point: Leechpool and Owlbeech woods car park off B2195 Harward Road, Horsham. Map Ref TQ193313. Post code RH13 6SG. What3Words : Firms.layers.grows

Walk details: This is classed as a Moderate walk, no significant gradients with no stiles and 3 gates.

A mixture of Broad-leaved wooded areas St Leonards Forest takes its name from a 6th Century French Hermit who once lived in the forest. Legend has it that he famously fought and killed the last dragon in England.

Walk along Micks Mills race a course through the forest on which no trees grow after the devil took up Micks challenge that he could outrace anyone. Pass Roosthole Pond a Hammer Pond that provided the power for the hammers used in the iron industry. Admire the 800year old English Oak known as ‘Sun Oak’.

Information: Please bring a packed lunch and a drink.

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