John Cooper Quiz Walks or phone 01737 352832

Robert and Sue Whale present: The Chilworth Chase 'Andicap
The Percy Arms, Chilworth, GU4 8NP

Starter Clues

Q 1Primarily, there's no doubt
It's keeping burglars out
Q 2"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"
Most certainly true if these are around
Q 3"Captivate with great affection"
That'll point you in the right direction

Stage 1

Turn right out of pub and follow RH pavement. Immediately after school, turn right down footpath. Cross bridge to reach path in front of picnic tables, where stage ends.

Q 4Mmm... nice alliteration
Important in one's education
Q 5You'd be forgiven for thinking this went
Along a certain coastline in Kent
Q 6Using this sort of connection
Gives Dave the edge in election?

Stage 2

Turn right along path. After you have passed the end of the deserted buildings on your left, go left and continue in front of them. At the end go right across bridge. Over stile on left, cross small field, stage ends at next stile.

Q 7What original part has been lost?
The bridge doesn't need to be crossed
Q 8Young (hairy) one has the hots
For launderette buddy of Dot's
Q 9There's a bit of old Yorkshire we're shown
That's remained an equine-free zone

Stage 3

Continue ahead with stream on your right. Cross another stile, over plank bridge then along path between fields. Go over or bypass another stile then straight ahead with lake to your right. At next junction, with pond ahead of you, go left and follow path around keeping pond to your right until you reach stile with tree trunks at its base, where stage ends.

Q 10Legless ant crumbles
If on here he stumbles
Q 11Looking into the sun is tough
Just for a bit is quite enough
Q 12Jazzy shirt & small hat
A local get-up is that

No clues on next short stretch: Continue in front of two houses (pond still on your right). This is still part of the public footpath but passes very close to frontages so no clues here to avoid being intrusive. QW resumes upon reaching main road.

Stage 4

Using great care cross the road then turn left. Follow the pavement on RH side of road which winds round to right, then left and crosses stream. When RH pavement disappears cross road and continue for 50 yards on LH side. Stage ends by Pratt's Stores opposite 3-way signpost. [There's a refreshment stop at the Drummond Arms just ahead if required]

Q 13Fledgling royal, our George, at first
Potential prince that may have been cursed
Q 14A pleasant time here we could spend
Watching all of you go round the bend
Q 15There's some duplication
In their punctuation

Stage 5

Turn right, crossing road via the three-way signpost, then go ahead up Church Lane. Soon ignore turn-off to left and continue straight ahead along Blackheath Lane. Stage ends at the top of this incline by public footpath sign on right.

Q 16Local repairs
A creation of Blair's
Q 17Performers of great renown
Seen here in Camden Town
Q 18Might be for cooking or for eating
Four more, perhaps, we could be meeting?
Spare AA revolting southerner was what's-his-name
1381 marked his moment of fame

Stage 6

Take the public footpath which runs parallel with lane, with field on right. Go through kissing-gate & cross railway line with care. Through another kissing-gate then cross field diagonally to the right, aiming towards buildings. Go over stile or through gate, turn right and follow path which passes stables and crosses stream. Keep ahead on path until you reach stile just beyond Postford Farm, where stage ends.

Q 19El-v-is -- ?
Q 20This must be how
You undress a cow
Q 21Sounds like the signal for matador
To flourish his red rag some more

Stage 7

Continue ahead for some way on path between fields. Go through kissing-gate and ahead across field. Over another stile and down slope then ahead on fenced path. Round to right at house, stage ends at railway bridge.

Q 22Three lusty owls showing much perturbation
They look out of place in this habitation
Q 23The dawn of some far-off decade
When such trousers had yet to be made

Stage 8

Continue to main road, turn left and follow LH pavement back to Sample Oak Lane road sign almost opposite the pub, where stage (and QW) ends. No need to cross road in order to solve clues.

Q 24Include a knighthood in what's here?
The opposite's true, so it would appear
Q 25To finish: - - N X N X N
Fill the gaps, you're all done then