We are the Brighton and Hove group of the national Ramblers. Walking and socialising in and around the South East of England.


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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 Chris Goodyear

Reminder: 30s–50s Frant, Eridge Rocks and Tunbridge Wells Circular – Sunday 4th September 2016

This 11 mile walk begins from the picturesque East Sussex village of Frant, situated in the High Weald. The scenery along the route is very varied and ranges from quiet countryside and woods, to lanes and the bustling Pantiles.Lunch will be in Tunbridge Wells, where there is a choice of various eateries and pubs, either in the Pantiles or in the nearby High Street. Our stop will probably last for about 75 minutes.Kindly post a comment here or preferably on the…See More
Announcement by Peter John Jarman

Ramblers Festival of Walking Event on Saturday 3rd September

 This event is to feature the Sussex Border Path walking a significant section between Mile Oak and Varncombe Hill (just beyond Saddlescombe). Preferred travel to the start is by Bus No.1/1A from Old Steine at 9-45 /9-55 am arriving at Mile Oak Road/Graham Avenue Junction on or before 10-30 a.m. The leader will be going via car and will meet people situated in North Brighton at Preston Park Station at 9-45 a.m but car travel is not preferred due to lack of parking at Mile Oak. If you wish to…See More
Announcement by Chris Smith

Cuts to Open Spaces in Brighton?

Brighton council wants to make cuts the amount it spends on parks and open spaces.  It is holding a consultation about this because it is legally obliged to.  You can find the consultation at https://beta.brighton-hove.gov.uk/consultations/future-of-our-parks-consultation?utm_source=link&utm_medium=marketing&utm_campaign=parks. …See More
Aug 25
Announcement by Justin Foulser

Last of the Summer evening walks - Wed 17th Aug

It has come around far too quickly, but this is the last of the Summer evening mid week walks for this season.This last walk will be starting and finishing at the Devils Dyke pub at Devils Dyke.  There will be a hill or two involved and a Dyke!The walk will be about 4-5 miles in length and we will be popping into the pub at the end for a post walk drink.Come and join us for this last of the evening walks on what looks to be a fabulous evening.We meet at the southern end of Preston Park at 7pm…See More
Aug 15
Announcement by Carole Claridge

Thursday 25 August Steyning walk - start time changed to 10am

Hi allI've changed the start time for the walk on Thursday 25 August from 10.15 to 10am to give us time to get back to the pub before they stop serving food!  Also suggest long trousers as some of the paths very overgrown when I walked it a week ago.See More
Aug 4
Announcement by Neil S. Dunbar

Big Neil's 30-50s walk - Sunday 7th August 2016

Hi all, i have some hip problems at the moment so my walk on Sunday will be shortened to 10 miles and finishing in Exceat / Seven Sisters country park, instead of back to East Dean,if you come by bus, you can still get the bus back to Brighton, if you come by car and park in east Dean, you can get the bus back to East Dean, it is only 3x stops.Thanks for your understanding NeilSee More
Aug 3
Announcement by Geoffrey James

New Forest Walk Saturday 6th August

The New Forest Circular is replacing my usual Isle of Wight walk this year, and will be a flat walk of about 8 miles.  The day return from Brighton ( or Hove) to Brockenhurst is £13.65 with a railcard, catching the 9.00am South West Trains service from Brighton, changing at Southampton Central.We will first visit the War Memorial and cemetery to New Zealand WW1 soldiers buried near the church, before walking through woodland.  A table has been booked at the Filly Inn for lunch but you can bring…See More
Aug 1
Announcement by Clare Hall

Reminder: 30s–50s Mayfield and Wadhurst Deer Park Circular – Sunday 31st July 2016

This 11½ mile walk is from the picturesque East Sussex village of Mayfield and takes us through the undulating countryside of the High Weald. It features some attractive stretches of woodland and crosses the Deer Park next to scenic Wadhurst Lake.I shall meet everyone in Mayfield public car park, which is located down the narrow Holders Lane, off the High Street. You will find it signposted on the right just past the imposing Grade 1 listed Middle House Inn (the pub’s post code is TN20 6AB).…See More
Jul 28
Announcement by Justin Foulser

Mid week evening walk - Wed 27th July

Hi all,Come and join us for this popular evening walk around Firle, taking in Firle Beacon and passing by Charleston House before returning to the village of Firle for a post walk drink.The walk is approximately 4.5 miles in length and includes some hills but the climb is worth it for the views.We meet at the south end of Preston Park (near the rose garden) at 7pm on Wednesday evening, before driving to the walk start in Firle village.I hope to see some of you there!Justin.See More
Jul 24
Announcement by Neil S. Dunbar

30s-50s Friston Forest and Downland Walk - Sunday 24th July 2016

Come and join us for a nice walk through the forest and on to the downs before we go down to Alfriston for lunch,if you want to do just the morning part of the walk there is a bus from Alfriston once an hour which will take you back to the start of the walk, after lunch we  leave Alfriston and follow the south downs way.When we reach the top we do have a fairly long stop to admire the views, before continuing back through the forest and back to the start.Thanks Big NeilSee More
Jul 20
Announcement by Tracy Evans

30s-50s Angmering, Amberley and Burpham Circular - Sunday 24th July 2016

I hope you can join me on a circular walk with panoramic views from the woodland at Angmering Estate via Barpham Hill, onto the South Downs Way and down to picturesque Houghton Bridge (Amberley) for lunch at either the Bridge Inn, the Riverside Cafe or picnic lunch. After lunch we follow the river Arun and then walk via Burpham and Wepham, past the Knell and through Wepham Wood back to the car park. Approximately 7 miles is before lunch and 5 miles after. There is a steady climb onto the South…See More
Jul 19
Announcement by Michael John Hoey

Seaford to Eastbourne via the Seven Sisters - Sunday 17th July 2016

Just a reminder that there are no train services to Seaford on Sunday at present. And bus services can be unpredictable as a result. We aim to get away for 10am: if the scheduled bus is delayed please let Tess know on 07738624793.Michael will be at the Cuckmere Inn from 11am for anyone who is delayed or wants a somewhat shorter walk.RegardsMichael and TessSee More
Jul 12
Announcement by Jill Spedding

Friston Pond to Eastbourne walk 16/7/2016

Hi all, Just to let you know the mornings walk is nearly two thirds of the walk so we won't reach the pub until about 2pm so I suggest you make sure you have a snack to keep you going. The weather's looking good for Saturday, the wind might even have dropped by then!See More
Jul 10
Announcement by Joy Constantin

Thursday walk 7th July

The address and post code for this Thursdays walk should read :The Onslow Arms, High Street, Loxwood RH14 0RE [TQ041311]The start time has been amended to 10.30amSorry for inconvenience causedSee More
Jul 2
Announcement by Chris Goodyear

Reminder: 30s–50s Ashdown Forest, Fairwarp and Nutley Circular – Sunday 3rd July 2016

Please join me for an attractive 11 mile circular walk through the south eastern area of the Ashdown Forest, including Old Lodge Nature Reserve, a section of The Wealdway and Nutley Windmill. The walk will begin promptly at 10.30am from the ‘Friends’ car park in Crowborough Road, near Nutley, East Sussex. Additional parking is available in the ‘Stonehill’ car park on the opposite side of the road.Kindly post a comment here or preferably on the…See More
Jun 29
Announcement by Brighton and Hove Ramblers


BAHR NEWS UPDATE (In this edition: New volunteers needed for Sunday walks programme; Wardens needed for Sussex border path; dates for the diary) Sunday Walks Representatives Chris Goodyear and Clare Hall have announced their intention to step down from your committee as Sunday Walks Coordinator and 30-50s Representative respectively with effect from the AGM in November.  This will leave a massive hole in the way our Group is administered.  Both Chris and Clare have greatly contributed to the…See More
Jun 25

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