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High Salvington Walk - Saturday, 22nd September

I have shortened this walk slightly so it is now 14Km (8.7miles) and changed the pub to "The World's End". The morning is still a good length over undulating downland (not steep) with wonderful views and the afternoon is shorter with a gentle, shady climb up through woods. The pace will be slightly more leisurely than originally anticipated but I hope to finish at about 3.15pm.

Added by Diana Jones on September 18, 2018 at 16:41 — No Comments

Places available for BAHR 2018 Xmas Lunch - Thursday 13th December

We've had an excellent response and, so far, have 70+ reservations! However, there is still room for more in the wonderfully spacious Metropole Hotel's 1890 restaurant so if you want to reserve a place (£22.50 per person) please contact me (…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on September 17, 2018 at 12:56 — No Comments

Ramblers Walking Trip: Castleton Derbyshire Peak District National Park October 29th 2018.

I have already  booked my accommodation for a short week's walking in the Peak District National Park this Autumn and invite any Brighton and Hove Ramblers to join me.

I am basing walks from Castleton which gives easy access by public transport to the White Peak and the Dark Peak and is a good base with a decent hostel (Losehill Hall YHA- several single and twin rooms still available!) and a variety of B+B and hotel options to suit most budgets! There are a range of pubs for eating…

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Added by Peter Hodd on September 15, 2018 at 18:19 — No Comments

Bexhill Greenways Combe Haven and coast 9:20 Brighton Station 10:30 Bexhill Station

Saturday, 8 September 2018 (Group: Brighton & Hove)

Meeting time 9:20, Start time 10:30

Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km (Estimated finish time: 14:30)

We prewalked this route last week and it has a little bit of everything- far more varied than a glance at the map would suggest- but only two small hills. There is one slightly soft/overgrown stretch but it is otherwise on good tracks and paths- you may want long socks or trousers unless you are very hardy.

Bring a…

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Added by Peter Hodd on September 6, 2018 at 19:30 — No Comments

High Weald Walking Festival : 15 - 23 September 2018

Please support the first High Weald Walking Festival. The High Weald lies on the eastern edge of the South Downs National Park and we often have walks there. The programme has been put together entirely by volunteers - including several members of Sussex Area committee - on a shoestring budget of £750. What they have produced is fantastic: 36 walks of all types and distances from a 2 mile stroll to a 9.5 mile ramble. There really is something for everyone!

The intention/hope is to…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on September 6, 2018 at 12:55 — No Comments

Request for Walk Leaders for the next 30s-50s Walks Programme - November to February 2019

Dear BAHR members,

The next programme runs from November to February, covering the Sundays listed below. With a total of 17 walks planned for the next programme, in order to fully complete this I need help from both new and previous leaders to share a favourite walk or explore a new walk in an area that interests you. Walks can be led individually or jointly, by anyone who is a paid-up member of the Ramblers. 

No special training is required and…

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Added by Richard H on August 30, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

East Brighton Deans. Thursday 30 August

I have noticed that the Post Code is wrong.  The grid reference is correct (TQ367025).  The Post Code is BN2 7BS.  The walk does not start in Rottingdean but outside Blind Veterans UK which some of you probably know better as St Dunstans at Ovingdean Gap.  There is roadside parking in Greenways, the road leading off the roundabout towards Ovingdean Village.

Added by Erica Bentley on August 29, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments

30s-50s Mayfield and Wadhurst Deer Park - Figure of 8 Walk on Sunday 2nd September 2018

This ‘circular’ walk is 11.5 miles long and takes us through classic rolling countryside of the High Weald. We will be stopping for lunch on the outskirts of Mayfield at the Rose & Crown, or if you prefer, bring your own picnic to have on the nearby King George's Playing Fields Park where there are some benches with an attractive view.

Kindly let us know by latest 5.00pm…

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Added by Chris Goodyear on August 27, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sunday 19th August: Airbourne airshow - Exceat to Eastbourne Linear via Friston Forest - 9 miles

Greetings all! Join me on a moderate to strenuous linear walk starting at 10am, from the Seven Sisters visitors centre at Exceat to Eastbourne via Friston forest and Birling Gap where we join the coast path. We need to cover 6.5 miles in 2.5 hours to hopefully arrive at Beachy Head in time for the Red Arrows so the pace will reflect that. Well earnt picnic lunch about 12.30pm with good views to watch the planes fly over for Eastbourne airshow. HILLY, involving a number of ascents and…

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Added by Tracy Evans on August 18, 2018 at 12:58 — No Comments

Brighton & Hove Council Volunteer Path Warden scheme

We have been notified of the following scheme:

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I am starting to promote a new Volunteer Path Warden scheme in Brighton & Hove – whereby regular users of the Public Rights of Way network can ‘adopt’ a path(s) that they use regularly – to help keep an eye on them.

I’m wondering if this is something you might be able to advertise with your local membership? I’ve…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on August 16, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Thanks

Thanks to the hardy few that braved yesterday's weather and came back for the charity cheese and wine do. Although numbers were down we still made £50 for Cancer Research.

Added by Graham Baker on August 10, 2018 at 11:45 — No Comments

Henfield Circular 4th August

As this is Gay Pride weekend there will be disruption to public transport,road closures this Saturday in Brighton. This will effect the 9.30am number 17 bus from Churchill Sq to Henfield. Anyone hoping to take the bus will have need to check the diversion for the route or make alternative arrangements.

Added by Philippa Creasey on August 3, 2018 at 7:49 — No Comments

CHIDDINGLY CIRCULAR THURSDAY AUGUST 2ND Just to advise this walk has about 13 styles, most of which are in good order and should not pose any problems. The walk takes the route of following the Vangu…

CHIDDINGLY CIRCULAR THURSDAY AUGUST 2ND

Just to advise this walk has about 13 styles, most of which are in good order and should not pose any problems. The walk takes the route of following the Vanguard way north turning left near Stream Farm,past Coneyburrow wood,Hawkhurst Common,down the Wealdway to Old Whyly,East Hoathly and Chiddingly. Refreshments at Six Bells.

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Added by Keith Fox on July 23, 2018 at 10:50 — No Comments

30s-50s Ashdown Forest, Crowborough and Black Hill Circular – Sunday 22nd July 2018

This walk is 11 miles long and takes us through the attractive eastern area of the Ashdown Forest which includes the famous Five Hundred Acre Wood, and also the outskirts of Crowborough, where we will be stopping for lunch at the White Hart on the Green. Alternatively, bring your own picnic to have on one of the many benches located nearby.

Kindly let us know by latest 10.00am…

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Added by Chris Goodyear on July 18, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

How to stay cool (er)

If anyone gets really really hot when out walking in the summer, I purchased these as I knew that the South Coast Mighty Hike would be a killer- they were fabulous and I'll be wearing them out on a Sunday for the rest of the summer!
https://www.healthandcare.co.uk/cold-therapy/6573_black.html

Added by Tracy Evans on July 14, 2018 at 21:46 — No Comments

Ditchling Common Circular 15/7/18

For those of less fitness or unable to walk long distances or wishing to escape from tennis or football this is for you. The walk is flat only 4 miles and easy paced. If you have no transport please ring the leader in advance and if possible we may be able to assist. If you have your own transport please also contact the leader and leave your contact details. The walk starts from Ditchling Common car park and proceeds on the west side of the main road to Wivelsfield and returns via West…

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Added by Peter John Jarman on July 10, 2018 at 23:43 — No Comments

Ditchling Common Circular 15/7/18

For those of less fitness or unable to walk long distances or wishing to escape from tennis or football this is for you. The walk is flat only 4 miles and easy paced. If you have no transport please ring the leader in advance and if possible we may be able to assist. If you have your own transport please also contact the leader and leave your contact details. The walk starts from Ditchling Common car park and proceeds on the west side of the main road to Wivelsfield and returns via West…

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Added by Peter John Jarman on July 10, 2018 at 23:41 — No Comments

Brighton & Hove Ramblers Annual BBQ Sat July 14th

This is to invite all members to my field in Ditchling for our annual BBQ. See walks programme for details about the 4 mile walk. You can arrive any time from midday onwards.  The field is in Spatham Lane BN6 8XJ   TQ337157 & I will place a sign near the gate. From Ditchling go east from the crossroads on the Lewes Road for about three quarters of a mile. Turn left into Spatham Lane. The field is another three quarters of a mile on the left hand side. Bring all you need for your BBQ. We…

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Added by Mick Thatcher on July 2, 2018 at 9:46 — No Comments

Sunday July 1st 30s-50s Lewes via Rodmell Circular - bring water, hat and sun screen ! No shade on walk.

Train from Brighton at 10.05 (BN1 3XP, TQ310049)

Starts at 10:30: The walk will start outside Lewes Station (BN7 2JU, TQ417099)

Finishing point: Lewes Station (BN7 2JU, TQ417099) at about 16.30



A 10 mile circular walk around the Lewes area. Passing a 9th century priory and a hidden valley with the lost village of Balsdean. Steep climb in the morning to the top of the Downs. Lunch at Rodmell (Abergavenny Arms). Returning along the river.

Walk leader David C…

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Added by David Coutinho on June 27, 2018 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

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