As my original route duplicated too much of Graham's recent walk, I've redesigned it, but starting at the same location. The new route (which is already on the on-line programme) will take us through Friston Forest to Exceat, and then back along the SDW over five of the Seven Sisters. It's a moderately strenuous walk, with lots of hills, but with wonderful views of the Cuckmere Valley. Walking poles are recommended. Hope to see you there. Mike
Having received a special deal from HF Holidays for a short walking break at their hotel in Church Stretton, I have reserved rooms there for the three nights beginning 29 March 2019. The basic cost is £165 for full board, plus extras for 'better' (£7.50 per night) or 'best' rooms (£10). All rooms have en-suite facilities. Several BAHR members have already indicated their interest, so we already have a quorum. But there are a few rooms still available. Please let me know asap if you are…Continue
Following the recent enjoyable trip to The Isle of Wight, I have booked rooms for up to 25 people at the HF hotel at Selworthy, North Somerset for the nights of 15,16, and 17 June 2019. Set among 12,500 acres of a NT estate in the Exmoor National Park, Holnicote House has a heated outdoor pool and all the usual HF amenities. I envisage two walks of 8-10 miles on the two full days and two shorter walks on the days of arrival and departure.
The package costs £265 pp on a full board…Continue
As Geoff James has 'retired' from organising the long weekends away, I have made provisional reservations for up to 25 places (9 single rooms and 8 doubles/twin) at Freshwater Bay House, an HF Holidays hotel on the Isle of Wight for the three nights of Wednesday 16 to Friday 18 May. The package costs £249 per person, which includes full board and self-guided walks. There is a supplement of £10 per person for non-HF members, plus £10pp per night for premium rooms and £5pp per night for a…Continue