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Brighton and Hove Ramblers is a local walking and social group and is part of the national Ramblers. We offer a range of walks each week. Some walks have age guides (30s-50s) but anyone with the appropriate level of fitness is welcome on any walk.

Details of our walks are in our Public Walks Programme. If you're thinking about joining us, please see our About Us section.


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Announcement by Neil S. Dunbar

friston and forest and downland walk

Come and join this nice walk through the forest and then on to the downs before going down to Alfriston for lunch , if you come by car i think the car park charge is now £4.00, rather than £3.50.I hope the weather is dry and to see you on Sunday thanks Big NeilSee More
35 minutes ago
Announcement by David Uzzaman

Saturday 14th January. Old Heathfield Circular

I've just returned from the pre walk. Best place to park seems to be in the road outside the cricket ground. We pass seven pubs on the walk so can choose our lunch venue depending on progress and the weather. There is a fair amount of road walking but most of it has paved paths and the little bits that are not are on quite roads.
Jan 11
Announcement by Sarah Hollingdale

30s-50s Beeding Hill, Devil's Dyke and Poynings Circular - Sunday 15th January 2017

Hi all,Looking forward to seeing you all next Sunday!The 10 mile walk starts at Beeding Hill setting out across high downland and up to the summit of Edburton Hill before a dramatic desent through Devil's Dyke to Poynings for a pub lunch at the Royal Oak. The walk returns through the lower Weald at the foot of the Downs before a final ascent back to the start of the walk.I have booked a table for 12.30 at the Royal Oak and nine people have booked on. I am unable to extend the booking because…See More
Jan 9
Announcement by Mike Bates

Whiteways Circular: Saturday 7 January

Still trying to work off evidence of the Christmas excesses?  Then join me for a 9.5 mile walk through some beautiful West Sussex scenery this Saturday.  I've decided to reverse the route, but you'll still get your dose of woodland and downland scenery.  Full details in the Walks Programme.Mike Bates See More
Jan 4
Announcement by Colin Sefton

Request for Walk Leaders for next 30s-50s Walks Programme - March to June 2017

Dear BAHR members,As you probably know, I have recently taken over from Chris as 30s-50s Walks Programme Co-ordinator.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank Chris for his excellent work in putting together the programme over the last few years - hopefully with your help I will be a worthy successor!The next programme runs from March to June, covering the 17 Sundays and 7 Wednesday evenings listed below. With a total of 41 walks planned for the next programme, in order to fully…See More
Dec 23, 2016
Announcement by David Uzzaman

Thursday the 22nd December 2016 Kithurst Hill Circular

I did the pre walk this morning and it is exactly 6miles and took around two hours 10 minutes with no breaks. So I am allowing two-forty-five with the group and a decent coffee break. There is a very long and nasty hill towards the end but there is a short cut for anyone who wants to take it. You will miss a good view of Amberley if take this option. As regards lunch I enquired at the "Moon" in Storington and they are happy to have us but it would be helpful if anyone who wants to eat goes to…See More
Dec 17, 2016
Announcement by Tony Mercer

Christmas Evening Meal Reminder - Friday 16th December 2016 at 8pm.

Hi everyone,This is a reminder for those who have reserved a place for the Christmas evening meal at "The Lord Nelson" this Friday 16th December at 8pm. Please arrive by 8pm.The address of "The Lord Nelson" is :-36 Trafalgar Street.Brighton.BN1 4ED.Telephone 01273 695852.The balance for the cost of the meal, including a 10% service charge, is £17.50/person and will be collected by Sue or me on arrival. Drinks can be ordered directly and paid for at the bar. Please note that the Lord Nelson do…See More
Dec 11, 2016
Announcement by Mick Thatcher

London Walk Dec 3rd

This is just a follow up from the programme details. Please meet at Brighton Station near W H Smith. Meet at 0815 if you have got your ticket or 0810 if you need to buy the ticket on Sat. We intend to get 0832 train to London Bridge. As far as I know all should be should be OK with the trains !!!  If you want me to buy your ticket, please let me know by 1000 on Friday morning. If we have groups of 3 the price is only £7, but you must also travel back in the evening with your group of 3 unless…See More
Nov 30, 2016
Announcement by Tony Mercer

30s-50s Over The Downs from Falmer to Lewes and Back - Sunday 27th November 2016

The weather is forecast to be nice this Sunday so please join us on our walk.This is a circular walk from Falmer Station via Falmer Pond to Lewes and back to Falmer by a different route. There are fantastic views of the Sussex Downs. If you prefer to walk one way there are frequent trains from Lewes back to Falmer and Brighton.Lunch is in Lewes at one of the numerous eateries of your choice or bring a picnic if you prefer. We will be stopping in Lewes for about 1hr for lunch.There is free…See More
Nov 21, 2016
Announcement by Tracy Evans

30-50s Fulking, Tottington and Devil's Dyke Circular - Sunday 20th November 2016 - CANCELLED

I have taken the decision to cancel the walk tomorrow for health and safety reasons. The stretch before lunch includes exposed areas up to the SDW that in strong winds combined with slippery mud are far from ideal. Forecast is here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/26...­Apologies everyone- cancelling is a first for me!  Best wishes and hope to see you soonSee More
Nov 19, 2016
Announcement by Mike Bates

WALK CANCELLED: Saturday 12 November: Whiteways circular

In view of the forecast of heavy rain for most of tomorrow (Saturday) and the distance etc, I have reluctantly decided to POSTPONE this walk.  Apologies to anyone who was looking forward to a real soaking.  The walk has been re-scheduled for Saturday 7 January.  MikeSee More
Nov 11, 2016
Announcement by Stephen Kisko

CALLING FOR Open Access Volunteers

Dear Brighton & Hove Ramblers MembersAre you interested in your right to roam? Did you know that there are many Open Access areas that you can't get to? If so, read on:I'm currently developing a programme to identify Open Access Land with potential and actual access and Right of Way issues. There are pockets of land out there which are designated as Open Access but there is no physical way of getting into them because there is no Right of Way or that Right of Way is blocked. An example of…See More
Nov 7, 2016
Announcement by Chris Goodyear

Reminder: 30s–50s Chailey Common, Wivelsfield Green and Scaynes Hill Circular – Sunday 6th November 2016

Reminder: 30s–50s Chailey Common, Wivelsfield Green and Scaynes Hill Circular – Sunday 6th November 2016Join us for an Autumn walk of 10.5 miles from Pound Common to Wivelsfield Green and Scaynes Hill. We will be passing through the attractive heathlands of Red House Common and Chailey Common on the return leg of the walk. A section of the route before and after lunch follows the Sussex Border Path.The walk will begin promptly at 10.15am from the small ‘Pound Common’ car park on the east side…See More
Oct 31, 2016
Announcement by Sarah Hollingdale

30s-50s Small Dole, Edburton and Bramber Circular - Sunday 30th October 2016

I am leading the Small Dole, Edburton and Bramber Circular Walk this Sunday.The walk initially quite flat, passing through farmland and woods, but ascends very steeply onto the South Downs at Edburton. We follow the South Downs Wway along the ridge to Truleigh Hill and descend gradually with views of Adur Valley, crossing the River Adur to join the Downs Link. This path takes us on to Bramber and Upper Beeding for a pub lunch or picnic. The shorter return leg heads north along the riverside…See More
Oct 27, 2016
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Oct 27, 2016
Announcement by Chris Smith

Have you tried to use the bridleway past Lewes racecourse buildings since June and found most of it fenced off?  Or are you concerned to read that it has been fenced off? The route with the problems …

Have you tried to use the bridleway past Lewes racecourse buildings since June and found most of it fenced off?  Or are you concerned to read that it has been fenced off?The route with the problems is just north of the racecourse buildings, on the route that runs between Mount Harry at one end and Lewes Town Centre or Lewes Prison at the other.  It used to be very wide, up to 11 metres across.  If you were going to or from the prison direction you just kept straight ahead. In June 2016 the…See More
Oct 25, 2016

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