Sharpenhoe Clappers (Sunday 15/02/2015)

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The chalk slopes of the Sundon Hills- quite steep by Bedfordshire standards are an eastern  extension of the main Chiltern range and rise over 500ft above the surrounding countryside, giving superb and extensive views.  The first part of the walk is along the ridge of the Sundon Hills, from where there are dramatic views both of the wooded hillside of Sharpenhoe Clappers and the surrounding Bedfordshire countryside.  The walk descends to the village of Sharpenhoe, and continues along the base of the hills returning to the start of the walk.

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View from Sundon Hills

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Sharpenhoe Clappers

Activity date:  Sunday 15th of Febuary
Meeting point:  The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield:  10:30
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  14:30
Walk length: 5 1/2 miles
Club members only?:  No. But limited spaces depending on the whole number and the drivers’ number.
Sign up at:  Email walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “Sharpenhoe Clappers” in the subject title
Sign-up deadline:  Friday 13th of Feburary by 1pm
Price:  £3 members  and £4 non members
Meal provided?: Please ensure you bring a packed lunch for a lunch stop
Gear: Wear appropriate clothing and walking boots for a country walk taking into account the weather. There are sections of the walk that are steep and very muddy, therefore no trainers.
Other information: Drivers Wanted. If you have a car and are willing to drive please let us know in the email. The drive will be reimbursed