John Cooper Quiz Walks or phone 01737 352832

Roger Heath & Joyce Heywood present
The 2012 Handicap Walk, The Red Lion, Betchworth
Note: No house names used.

Starter Clues

All answers are at the front of the pub.

Q 1Flight to nowhere.
Q 2At the heart
Of Shakespeare's art?
Q 3How horses run their race
Where nobblers have no place?
Spare AAdmitted to royal enclosure?
Spare BFrom depths of Depression right through to today
Here's a restriction that's still in play.

Stage 1

From car park at rear of pub: Ahead up gently rising field keeping paling fence on left. At corner of field take path diagonally right across next field. At field edge ahead between two wooden posts and follow path until reaching road.

Q 4Does scion of a knave
Make things that are a rave?
Q 5Spoken way of sampling views
As well as printing daily news?
Q 6For such as revamping the village store
Can they afford a few dollars more?

Stage 2

No answers until reaching "30" sign: Cross over and turn left. Continue to "30" sign on right. Stay on right-hand side of road past "Yewdells Close" until reaching "Dungates Lane" on right. Turn right into lane. End stage at "Pilgrim Cottage" at fork.

Q 7Quadrennial sequence applies
To winning of the prize.
Q 8Something for "Hacked Off" to express.
Putting it simply - we pan press.
Q 9A backward glance can restore
The unseen one of the four.
Q 10Published at the start of every quarter.

Stage 3

Fork right along "Public Bridleway". Soon follow track into the open and continue to four-pointer post in front. Walk past post then almost immediately turn left through metal kiss-gate along "Public Footpath". Ahead along field with fence on left. Through next kiss-gate and keep ahead, now with fence on right. Soon go up short, gentle rise, ending stage at nearby two-way "GW" pointer on sleeper on right.

Q 11Fumbling magician comes up short
When faced with computers and stuff of that sort.
Q 12Rapid runner? Of that no doubt.
But failing here to close it out.

Stage 4

Ahead towards house in front. Soon go through next metal kiss-gate and continue to nearby roadway. Here turn right and soon follow roadway downhill. Eventually at three-pointer post on right turn right along narrow "Public Footpath" between fences. End stage on reaching stile.

Q 13Transmitted message by sound?
Q 14Perhaps they became unhitched
When Reliant Robin ditched.

Stage 5

Over stile and ahead with fence on right. Soon over next stile and straight on towards building in front. After climbing third stile walk forward to three-pointer post and turn left over small bridge, skirting mill pond. Follow path round to road. Right on road and stay on right-hand side past newly- converted mill buildings. Follow road round bend to stile and "Public Footpath" pointer on right.

Q 15All the more to emphasise
A double negative here applies.
Q 16Opening stand has niggardly sound.
83 more and applause will abound.
Q 17In praise of highway?

Stage 6

No answers until reaching telegraph pole numbered "4" at bend: Ahead on road, keeping to right-hand side. Eventually pass "Wonham Hill" and continue to nearby telegraph pole numbered "4" at bend. Continue on right-hand side of road until eventually reaching a "Public Bridleway" pointer at gate on right. Through gate and head uphill on left-hand fork. At top continue ahead on path, soon following it downhill to stile on left beside brick wall.

Q 18Adulterates.
Q 19From the passengers' point of view
Perhaps there is a choice of two.
Q 20Some are see-through, some opaque,
But all a protective role do take.

Stage 7

Left over stile along path beside brick wall. When wall ends stay on path. After passing through metal kiss-gate carefully descend nearby steps and proceed to "Public Footpath" pointer at road. Left along road then soon left again into "Sandy Lane". Stay on right-hand side of lane to "Hartsfield Manor" sign on left.

Q 21Lying on its side
Whilst acting as a guide?
Q 22Man or woman? Cannot say.
But this is where they have to stay.

Stage 8

Ahead on right-hand side of road for about 75 yards until parallel with "Public Footpath" pointer on left. Here turn right through wide opening. Soon ascend two short flights of steps to reach next "Public Footpath" pointer. Straight over roadway, through kiss-gate and follow downhill path between fences. Soon right with path then left through kiss-gate. On reaching tarmac parking area veer slightly left along footway between close-boarded fences. Follow path down to "Public Footpath" sign and to main road just beyond. Right here to "Bus Stop" on right.

Q 23Just for selected passers-by?
All non-speakers are left to fry!
Q 24Hardy companion seen
Appearing on the screen.
Q 25Amazing how in a yard or two
A town can simply slip from view.