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Request for Walk Leaders for next 30s-50s Walks Programme - November 2017 to February 2018

Dear BAHR members,

Believe it or not, the time has come for me to plan the winter programme, from November 2017 to February 2018, covering the 17 Sundays listed below. Once again I am asking for 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. 

If you have any questions / want any help in planning a walk then if you…


Added by Colin Sefton on August 28, 2017 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

WALK CANCELLED - 30s-50s Glynde - Firle Beacon circular Sunday 27th August

I'm afraid this walk has been cancelled due to illness of the leader.  

Added by Colin Sefton on August 26, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

Sunday August 6th Amberley, Pulborough Stopham Circular - 13 miles

Hi all! I hope you can join me on a circular walk from Amberley village via Parham House, the  RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve and then Pulborough for lunch. On the way back we come via Amberley Wild Brooks (Sussex Wildlife Trust). Bring your bins if you're a twitcher! 

Pub lunch at the Oddfellows Arms at Pulborough or picnic after ca. 7 miles. I have booked a table for 10 at the pub; let me know by end of Friday if you would like a lunch.  Cars are needed so…


Added by Tracy Evans on August 3, 2017 at 22:38 — 1 Comment

Reminder (with important information): 30s-50s Walk Sunday 6th August - Gatwick Circular: Planes, Trains and Automobiles - 12 miles

Hello everyone,

Hope you will be able to join me on Sunday for a walk in a "different" area.  (I'm trying for the most unusual starting location!).  A couple of pieces of important information:-

1.  Please read carefully the arrangements for meeting, as time and place varies depending if travelling by car or train;

2.  As I've had very little interest in the lunch I have now decided to cancel this and instead stop for a bring-your-own picnic.

- any questions…


Added by Colin Sefton on July 31, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

End of Wednesday evening walks. Wednesday 23rd August Walk & Meal

We have booked "Marroccos" near The King Alfred Hove for an end of summer Wednesday evening walks' meal on Wednesday 23rd August. This is a seafront Italian restaurant serving very good food.

We propose to meet at the Palace Pier Brighton for 7:30pm then walk to Marroccos which is 2miles away. On our way we will hopefully watch the sunset at 8:04pm. If you prefer you can meet us at Marroccos for 8:15pm.

Marroccos …


Added by Tony Mercer on July 30, 2017 at 19:42 — No Comments

Thursdays 1066 walk

I look forward to greeting everyone in Catsfield for our 7 mile walk.  The weather forecast is good for Thursday !!  Perhaps the odd shower. John Harmer from the Rother Ramblers will lead the walk for us. He has done a lot for Ramblers in previous years. He also sometimes puts walks in The Argus. We will have a Lunch stop in Battle for a Pub / Picnic.The walk should finish just after 3pm.  It says in the programme that we will start in Catsfield at 10.30am, but I will wait another 10 mins…


Added by Mick Thatcher on July 25, 2017 at 20:05 — 2 Comments

London Walk Saturday 22nd July

There is an alteration to the train time to London Bridge on Saturday.

The train for London Bridge leaves Brighton Station at 9.32 .  This does not call at Preston Park as originally noted, so anyone who hoped to board at Preston Park will now have to go to Brighton Station.

It is not strictly necessary to purchase a Travel Card if returning by Thames Clipper, but the card allows a third off the price, and has the flexibility of returning from Greenwich by the DLR if…


Added by Geoffrey James on July 18, 2017 at 12:43 — No Comments

Reminder: 30s-50s Bluebell Railway + Walk from Kingscote to Sheffield Park - Sunday 16th July 2017

This scenic linear walk of approximately 12.5 miles includes a ride on the 10.00am steam train between the stations of Sheffield Park and Kingscote.

Kindly post a comment on the BAHR 30s-50s Meetup Site if you are able to offer any members a lift from the…


Added by Chris Goodyear on July 12, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments

Evening walk Wed 12 th July

Hi all,

I am going to be away with work on Wednesday, but thankfully Richard H has agreed to lead the walk.

Please see the meet up website for the latest info and updates




Added by Justin Foulser on July 10, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

New walk leaders planning meeting - Thursday 14th September

Ever thought about leading a Ramblers walk? Not quite sure what it involves? Worried about getting lost? Need a bit of support with leading your first walk? Join us for an evening of fun walk planning with refreshments, courtesy of BAHR, on Thursday 14th September 2017 7.30-9.30pm at The Stoneham…


Added by Stuart Ellis on July 10, 2017 at 12:29 — 5 Comments

Sat 8 July 2017 Sussex Rocks! Eridge Green to Tunbridge Wells via Groombridge and High Rocks

6 miles/9.7 km - Moderate (Finishes 14:30 approx.)  Starts at 10:46: Eridge Green by Holy Trinity church bus stop on Eridge Road A26.

Leader will be coming by bus (arrives 10:51). Considerate parking may be possible in nearby side roads. (TN3 9JR, TQ558357)

Meet at 09:10: Brighton Old Steine, Bus stop F Meet at 9:10 to catch the 9:20 Brighton and Hove 29 bus . Best return fare under £7 with network day saver ticket. (BN1 1EN,…


Added by Peter Hodd on July 2, 2017 at 20:51 — No Comments

Sunday July 2nd - Lewes circular

A circular walk around Lewes, cars not required. Train from Brighton 10.12 to Lewes. Walk starts from Lewes Station at 10.30. We will visit a 11th century priory - a hidden valley with a lost village and pass Breaky Bottom vineyard. We pass from one hemisphere to the other before lunch at the Abergavenny Arms in Rodmell and return along the river to Lewes.

About 11 miles with one steep climb to the top of the Downs at Kingston.


P.S. Send me…


Added by David Coutinho on June 27, 2017 at 17:30 — 2 Comments

Rum goings on at Lewes Racecourse

For the very latest about what is happening at Lewes racecourse please see http://travelloglewes.co.uk/index.php?page=latest-extra-travel-log-newsletter

Please take action accordingly

Added by Chris Smith on June 26, 2017 at 16:59 — No Comments


Don’t forget the 2017 BAHR summer barbecue.  Come along and join us on Saturday 1 July between 4.30 and 9.00pm for a relaxing get-together by the camp fire.  Please bring your picnic gear, and your food and drink.  We will provide the barbecues up to 8.00pm.  Hot drinks will be available.

Where? Mick Thatcher’s field in Spatham Lane, Ditchling.  To reach there, turn right at the cross roads in Ditchling village on…


Added by Mike Bates on June 24, 2017 at 20:56 — No Comments

Sunday June 25th - Bo Peep, Cradle Hill and Wilmington Circular- 12 miles

Hi all! This is a circular walk from Bo Peep descending via Green Way, along Cradle Hill to a stop at High and Over and via the Cuckmere River to Milton Street for lunch at the Sussex Ox, or picnic nearby. Afterwards, walk via Alfriston and back up to Bo Peep.

Most walking is pre lunch (7.5 miles) and a table for 10 is booked at the pub for 1.15pm, please let me know if you want a space. Bring snacks if needed for our view stop at High and Over and plenty of water (and sunscreen!)…


Added by Tracy Evans on June 24, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Findon walk Sunday June 11th- Cancelled

Sorry I have to cancel this walk as I have flu

Added by LIz Trevis on June 10, 2017 at 8:29 — No Comments

Ditchling Beacon Circular - 11 miles

Hi all, Looking forward to walking on Sunday.

I will be getting the bus from the open the bus stop at Oxford Street at the Open Market and meeting everyone at Ditchling Beacon Car Park.

These are the bus times from different stops if you are getting the bus:

Old Steine (stop U) 10.15

Brighton Station (stop D)  10.20

Open Market, Oxford Street 10.27

Fiveways, Ditchling Road  10.32

Ditchling Road, Surrenden Road  10.35

Ditchling Road,Upper Lodges…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on June 9, 2017 at 13:45 — 2 Comments

Reminder: 30s–50s Chelwood and Forest Row Circular – Sunday 4th June 2017

This is an attractive undulating walk of approximately 12½ miles through the wooded north western area of the Ashdown Forest, including the remarkable Chelwood Vachery.

We begin from the 'Churlwood' car park on the A275, Lewes Road, between Chelwood Gate and Wych Cross. Parking there is free, although space is limited, so car sharing is advisable.

Kindly post a comment on the BAHR…


Added by Chris Goodyear on May 30, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

Two BAHR ramblers are doing the Macmillan South Coast Mighty Hike - 26.6 miles

Hi all, a couple of ramblers have said that they would like to sponsor me doing the South Coast Mighty Hike for Macmillan on 10th June and asked if I could send them the link to do it. I thought I would let you know that another rambler, who is lovely, Ziggi, is also doing the walk. We won't be doing it together as we are in separate groups and she starts an hour earlier. I doubt that I will catch her knowing how fast she gets up a hill! 

It's a fantastic cause and a pretty long…


Added by Tracy Evans on May 28, 2017 at 22:30 — 2 Comments

Evening Walk - Wednesday 31st May 2017

Hi All,

This Wednesday evening the walk will be around the Washington area.  The walk will have hills as we eventually climb to Chanctonbury Ring, hopefully in time for a great sunset.  We will then descend back to the pub for a well earned post walk drink.

We will meet at the south end of Preston Park (by the rose garden) at 7pm before driving to the start point in Washington.

I hope to see some of you there!

Let's hope the weather will be…


Added by Justin Foulser on May 28, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

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