This year's Christmas Lunch on Thursday 12th December @ 1300 will be held again at The Hilton Brighton Metropole's splendid belle epoque 1890 restaurant, overlooking the seafront, which will be reserved exclusively for our group. The cost is £25 incl. VAT per person for a 3 course buffet with lots of choice and…Continue
Brighton & Hove has been shortlisted with 9 other towns for this year's Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award. Hastings was last year's winner. The winner is the town with the most votes and it's open to everyone and anyone so please vote and also notify your friends, relations....everyone you know....using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.…Continue
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Ramblers have teamed up with St.John Ambulance to provide First Aid training for Ramblers members. It will consist of a half-day training course to cover the basics, rooted in the scenarios you’re most likely to face on a group walk. Whether you are faced with cuts and grazes, broken bones, or something more serious – this course will give you…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on April 4, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments
Sussex Area Ramblers has informed us of this consultation taking place this weekend. Details are attached. Truleigh Hill and its surroundings is an area we regularly walk in so good to know that the South Downs National Parks Authority is engaged with the local community about plans for the future.
Please note that shuttle buses will be running from the junction of Mill Hill and Erringham Road, Shoreham by Sea up to Truleigh Hill YHA and…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on February 27, 2019 at 12:49 — No Comments
Added by Stuart Ellis on January 27, 2019 at 13:09 — No Comments
Ramblers are partnering with CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) to help promote this documentary (https://goo.gl/M3RHSB) which shows how a family use walking as a means to reconnect after their son/brother took his own life. A large chunk of the film is shot on a walk.
The production company are screening the film at a selection of independent cinemas around the…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on November 2, 2018 at 13:31 — No Comments
This is notification that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Ramblers will take place on Friday 9th November:
Full details are available on the Committee Stuff page.
An email notification has been sent to all members for whom we have an email address (please note that some…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on October 15, 2018 at 10:40 — No Comments
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 (…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on September 17, 2018 at 12:56 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on September 6, 2018 at 12:55 — No Comments
We have been notified of the following scheme:
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…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on August 16, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments
Hope you can make it for this lovely and varied walk which takes us over the Downs from Telscombe Tye to Piddinghoe and then along the river to Newhaven for our lunch stop by the quay underneath the fort. The Hope Inn is available otherwise please bring a picnic. We return to Telscombe along the cliff top path. I rewalked the route yesterday and the ground is firm and…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on June 7, 2018 at 14:34 — No Comments
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
BRIGHTON & HOVE RAMBLERS WEBSITE
Dear Brighton & Hove Ramblers Website Member,
You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), that comes into effect May 25,…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on June 2, 2018 at 12:37 — No Comments
The weather forecast isn't brilliant but then not too bad either - OK in the morning and possible rain in the afternoon. It'll be muddy in parts so please come prepared with stout boots and rain gear! The lunch stop will be at the Wildflour Cafe at Saddlecombe Farm which does sandwiches, soup etc. but I strongly advise you bring a picnic lunch as there is often a queue at the weekends. Don't let the forecast put you off as it's a lovely walk and the company will more than make up for…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on April 27, 2018 at 12:02 — No Comments
Sussex Community NHS Trust will be hosting a Wellbeing@Work Festival on Tuesday 1st May (12-3 pm) at Brighton General Hospital. The festival is to encourage NHS staff to make healthier choices for their physical and mental well-being and BAHR will be participating to promote walking, our group and, of course, the national Ramblers.
If you are a current or former NHS employee it would be great to have you along sharing your experiences. If you are interested please contact Wendy Tidman…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on March 23, 2018 at 13:01 — No Comments
Eastbourne Council and Lewes Council are, once again, putting on the Eastbourne and Lewes Walk Fest. Some of our members live in these areas and walk with us so it would be good for BAHR to support this initiative which is getting more popular each year. If you would like to lead a walk in/around Eastbourne or Lewes please contact Desmond Anderson (…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on March 21, 2018 at 16:07 — No Comments
Due to very muddy conditions around Ditchling I have modified the route to avoid Ditchling and make The Half Moon at Plumpton our lunchtime stop. Distance is now 12 rather than 11 miles. All other details remain unchanged but please check beforehand.
Hope to see you on Sunday!
Added by Stuart Ellis on February 5, 2018 at 12:07 — No Comments
Go for a walk rather than shopping or doing the housework! I did the pre-walk last Sunday and the going underfoot was nice and dry so expecting the same on Saturday. Some glorious views over the Downs from the old Lewes race course, Blackcap and Mount Harry. Forecast is reasonable but there could be the odd shower so come prepared. Drink and/or lunch in The Swan which is a Harveys pub for those who care about such things! Hope to see you there.
Added by Stuart Ellis on January 19, 2018 at 15:03 — No Comments
The days are getting shorter (sunset @ 1602) and this is quite a long walk so please try and bring a picnic lunch so we can keep the lunch-stop to around 40 minutes. There's plenty of seating available at the car park...and even a WC! I did a pre walk yesterday and the ground is nice and firm even along the riverside footpath. Weather forecast is cold but sunny…Continue
Added by Stuart Ellis on November 23, 2017 at 13:18 — No Comments