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West Sussex County Council

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Simon Rowledge ( )


Richard Tucker (richt2000)

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Simon Rowledge ( ) is first point of contact for geocaches on the WSCC countryside sites mentioned below.

Buchan Country Park (TQ 542 342)

Map of Buchan Country Park

Downs Link

The Downs Link Runs between Guildford in Surrey and Shoreham in West Sussex, though WSCC only owns certain sections of it, the remainder being privately owned public Bridleway.

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Worth Way & Forest Way

Worth Way runs between Crawley and East Grinstead, we also own a section of Forest way which extends from East Grinstead out to Turners Hill.

Map of Worth Way
Map of Worth Way
Map of Worth Way
Map of Forest Way

Burton Mill pond (TQ 977 176)

Map of Burton Mill Pond

Fairmile Bottom (TQ 989 094)

Map of Fairmile Bottom

Halnaker Windmill (TQ 919 096)

Map of Halnaker Windmill

Application Process

Please contact the countryside team via the email address above BEFORE the geocache is placed. Please supply accurate GPS coordinates and a description of the container type and hide so that the request be passed onto the site ranger to review the possible placement.. Each placement must meet the conditions below.

Conditions of placement

No items of food or drink of any kind should be placed in the cache.
Caches must not be buried, and holes must not be dug in order to place a cache.
Caches must not be hidden in animal holes or runs.
Cache containers must not be placed inside a polythene bag.
Fences should never be crossed when placing or seeking a cache.
No caches should be of a commercial nature, either in location or content.
Maintenance of the cache is the responsibility of the placer.
Please do not bring geocaching into disrepute, never drive your car anywhere other than on the highways and byways, and always park sensibly in approved places only.
When leaving the cache site, after finding or hiding a cache, there must be no visual sign of disturbance.
ensure the cache container is clearly marked, stating that the content is harmless and giving the placer’s e-mail address or other contact method.
no cache may be placed in such a way as to risk damage or disturbance to any Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) or Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM)
no items of food or drink of any kind should be placed in the cache
no lighters, matches, flammable or sharp objects should be placed in the cache
trees, plants, fences, walls and other features should never be damaged when placing or seeking a cache
failure to follow these guidelines may result in permission being withdrawn and your geocache being removed

Some of West Sussex County Council’s sites have sensitive areas which we would not want people accessing across, particularly at certain times of year, for example when ground nesting birds are present. We would also want to avoid caches that may cause people to climb on historic features or structures. West Sussex County Council recognise that Geocaching is a low impact, fun activity that attracts people to our sites and are keen to support it with agreement of the conditions above.

Area Covered

England/West Sussex.

Last Modified

28th Jan 2020.


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