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Event Details

Date: Sunday 18th August 2013
Start Time: 2.15 p.m.
Location: The Inn on the Pond, Nutfield Marsh Road, Surrey RH1 4EU
Organisers: John and Amie Davis
Present:The Pond Perambulation
Walk Distance: 2.5 miles, 4.0 km

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The Inn on the Pond, Nutfield Marsh Road, Nutfield, Surrey RH1 4EU
From Redhill: take the A25 ( Station Road) which is the road at the side of Redhill station. After 2.1 miles turn left onto Church Hill which in 0.2 miles leads into Nutfield Marsh Road. In 0.8 miles you arrive at the Inn on the Pond on your left. It is signed from the road and the car park is at the rear of the pub.
From Godstone: take the A25 (Bletchingly Road). After 2.7 miles turn right onto Church Hill. Then as above.

Nat Grid Ref:  TQ 302 514

Public Transport

Train or bus to Redhill then the 430 bus from Redhill bus station Stop A at xx.39. See www.metrobus.co.uk Go to Mill Lane which is the stop after the bus passes through Watercolour estate and turns left. Walk back to the junction and ahead down Nutfield Marsh Lane. The pub is a fifteen minute walk, on the right. The 11.39 gets to Mill Lane 11.46 so you will get to the pub at opening time. We will have the timetable for the return journey.


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Walk & Location Information

The Walk: 2.5 miles with no stiles but some gates would need buggies to be folded or lifted. Mainly flat with some gentle inclines and a wide ditch near the beginning which is easy to cross.
The Venue: There is a car park at the rear of the pub. Children are welcome in the restaurant and garden. A changing selection of real ales is served. Sunday lunchtime is very busy and, if you intend to eat, food must be ordered in advance. You can download a menu from www.theinnonthepondnutfield.co.uk Please ring Penny the landlady on 01737 643000 to book and mention you are on the Quiz Walk as she will be expecting you.

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Starter Clues

Starting Clues

Q 1No expensive duck house here, just a place with food and beer
Q 2Shine a new light on an old subject
Q 3Sounds like a backward secret agent

Stage 1

Take the bridle path towards the cricket pavilion. Walk clockwise around the cricket boundary to the road. Cross road into the field opposite then turn left and walk parallel to the road and across the wide ditch. If you do not want to walk through the ditch there are boards to cross about 15 yards in from the edge. At end of field turn left and up to the road. Turn right and walk the short distance to the Mercers Park entrance.

Q 4A capital journey whichever way you look at it
Q 5Superman's cover
Q 6Not on a wheel or on the net, a shining example of how to connect
Q 7Angry motorists ahead

Stage 2

Turn right into Mercers Country Park. Follow the wide driveway which eventually goes left past the boatyard. Keep ahead to the gate.

Q 8A figurehead is missing
Q 9Not for the great unwashed
Q 10Where to find a London taxi passenger

Stage 3

Through the gate and straight ahead to the oak tree directly opposite. Around gate to right of the tree and ahead on sandy path. Keep straight ahead and up incline to gate across the path.

Q 11Taking note of something holy, these were obviously ordered lowly
Q 12Seems like Nutfield has the same restriction as Nutbush
Q 13Sounds like Basil's wife is involved here

Stage 4

Around right of gate and straight ahead up incline. Continue ahead for some distance until you come to a gate where the path turns right

Q 14A gentleman waiting for transportation, this is an unusual combination
Q 15Watch out, there's a sucker about
Q 16A sign that something is on the way

Stage 5

Turn right and up the wide path. Keep ahead until arriving at a gate across the path

Q 17A comment on the current financial situation
Q 18Nothing in the bird or out of the dog

Stage 6

Around left of gate and ahead to T junction. Turn left and down to path on the left. Down path on left to gate across the path

Q 19This statement is missing the point
Q 20Every picture tells a story don't it
Q 21Just follow this specific clue, the answer is in front of you

Stage 7

Around left of gate and keep ahead to the road. Cross road and follow signposted path back to pub.

Q 22Not her finest sculpture!
Q 23A wise precaution
Q 24Sounds like out of date hairstyles
Q 25Good way to find the right time
Spare ALooks like the solution to a giant's ablutions.

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Starter Clues

Q 1No ducks on this one
Q 2Turn this on to have a wash

Stage 1

Q 3Pedal this one and you will be flying
Q 4Normally found on camels

Stage 2

Q 5How fast can you go here?
Q 6What is the weight of this building?

Stage 3

Q 7What are you not allowed to ride here?
Q 8Which insects prefer to be on their own ?

Stage 4

Q 9You can ride on this
Q 10Something that might suck you in

Stage 5

Q 11Normally found in the desert
Q 12What you should not do to the wildfowl

Stage 6

Q 13Guess the missing letter at the top of this sign
Q 14What are the two missing words under the picture? You saw them earlier

Stage 7

Q 15A wise bird
Q 16The home where honey is made

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Q 1The Inn on the Pond
Q 2Victorian lamp post with modern energy saving light bulb
Q 3IPS on alarm backwards SPI
Q 4London - Paris on green arrows - one upside down
Q 5Clarksteel on manhole cover
Q 6Interclamp on shiny fence connecter
Q 7Two humps on roadsign
Q 85 mph sign with top missing
Q 9Water users only
Q 10City Cabin
Q 11Estate on two manhole covers (God made the high and lowly, and ordered their estate from hymn "All things bright and beautiful")
Q 12Motorcycles Prohibited
Q 13Sibelco UK on Seynes Mere sign (Sybil Fawlty)
Q 14Squire and Abus padlocks together on opposite sides of track
Q 15Danger Quick Sand
Q 16Pipeline - sign on post ("It's in the pipeline")
Q 17Unstable Banks
Q 18Please do not feed the wildfowl or allow your dog to foul
Q 19Notice with the N missing
Q 20Picture of motorcycle prohibited but no words
Q 2121 National Cycle Network
Q 22Hepworth on drain (Barbara Hepworth, sculptress)
Q 23Owl alarms
Q 24Beehives
Q 25Greenwich on direction sign
Spare ALarge tap shaped pump

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Q 1(The Inn on) the Pond
Q 2Large tap on water pump
Q 3Picture of bicycle high on sign
Q 4Two humps on road sign
Q 55 mph
Q 6City Cabin 4.5 tonnes
Q 7Motorcycles (Prohibited)
Q 8Solitary bees and wasps (on sign)
Q 9A bus (on padlock)
Q 10Danger Quick Sand
Q 11Picture of camel on sign
Q 12Please do not feed the wildfowl
Q 13The "N" on Notice
Q 14Motorcycles Prohibited
Q 15Owl on alarm
Q 16Beehives

Print Results Walk Results

Place Team Members Correct Answers Bonus Points League Points
1= Sue Whale, Robert Whale 24 111 20
1= Roger Heath, Joyce Heywood, Liza Mann 24 111 20
3 Brenda Watson, Elizabeth Gurteen, Axelle Gurteen, Celine Gurteen, Estelle Gurteen, June Daniels 23 107 18
4 Christine Cooper, Andrew Cordani, Robert Collini 23 103 17
5 Jamie Whale, Darren Goodsell 22 100 16
6 Sue Donelan, John Donelan, Maureen Fox, Mike Fox 22 98 15
7 Geoff Hunt, Alan Reeves, Joanne Norfolk, Jeremy Norfolk 22 97 14
8= Kate Kirchmair, Roy Kirchmair, Hazel Marshall 19 76 13
8= Brenda Wooden, Ros McGavin 19 76 13
10 Peter Evans 18 73 11
11 Larry Dzubeck, Sheila Drake 15 61 10