Society set to host Walker's Guide talk

The South Downs Society is set to host an evening with the author and natural navigator, Tristan Gooley.

Thursday, 9th March 2017, 12:14 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:40 am
Tristan Gooley

Tristan is giving a talk exclusively for the Society on Tuesday, March 28, entitled the ‘Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs’. It will take place at the Hilton Avisford Park in Arundel.

Tristan is the author of five award-winning and bestselling books and has also written for The Sunday Times, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the BBC. He has led expeditions in five continents, climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia, sailed small boats across oceans and piloted small aircraft to Africa and the Arctic. He has walked and studied the methods of Tuareg, Bedouin and Dayak in some of the remotest regions on Earth. Tristan is the only living person to have both flown solo and sailed single-handed across the Atlantic and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal Geographical Society.

Doors open at 7pm with the event starting at 7.30pm prompt. Book tickets (£7.50 for members and £10.00 for non-members) by contacting the office on 01798 875073 or online at

The South Downs Society aims to conserve the landscape of the South Downs for now and future generations.

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