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David Coutinho's Announcements (16)

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

Lewes and Rodmell circular - Sunday 19th June 2016

A circular walk around Lewes. Cars not required - train to Lewes. 9th century priory - a hidden valley with a lost village - pass from one hemisphere to the other - views of Breaky Bottom vineyard. Lunch at Rodmell [Abergvenny Arms] and return along the river or by train from Southease.

Meet leader outside Lewes Station at 10.30 am. 

Please note there is a short steep climb to the top of the downs behind Kingston.

David 

Added by David Coutinho on June 15, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Lewes to Glynde (and back) - Sunday January 3rd 2016! Non members welcome.

Starts at 10:45: Outside the front of Lewes Station, East Sussex. Meet at 09:50: Brighton Station for the 10:02 train to Lewes. Scheduled to arrive at 10:17. [Or catch 10:34 arriving at 10:49 we will wait for that train]

Leader will be going directly to the starting point outside Lewes station.

Walk to Glynde via Mount Caburn with lunch at the Trevor Arms in Glynde, or picnic. Back again to Lewes in time for tea and cake. Note train back from Glynde is…

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Added by David Coutinho on December 26, 2015 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

Lewes and Cooksbridge circular, Sun 9 August 2015

30s-50s Lewes and Cooksbridge Circular Starts at 10:30: Lewes Station (outside the front entrance). Parking charge of £2 on Sundays (BN7 2UP, TQ416098) Meet at 10:00: Brighton Station for the 10:12 train to Lewes. Scheduled to arrive at 10:23. Leader will be going directly to the starting point at Lewes station. (BN7 2UP, TQ416098) This walk takes us up Mt Harry on the Downs above Lewes, and then decends across fields to the Rainbow Inn at Cooksbridge for lunch. Afterwards, we head back to…

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Added by David Coutinho on August 5, 2015 at 14:34 — No Comments

Sunday May 31st: Lewes to Southease with lunch at the Abergavenny Arms

Starts: 10.30 outside the front of Lewes Station. (BN7 2UP, TQ416098)  

Finishing point: Southease Station. (BN8 6EP, TQ430055)

A linear walk via Kingston and Rodmell, including the 11th century Cluniac priory - a hidden valley with a lost village - crossing from the Western to the Eastern Hemisphere - a local vineyard. Pub lunch or picnic. This event is part of the Lewes Hike and Bike Festival. About ten miles.

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Added by David Coutinho on May 27, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Lewes to Glynde (and back) Sun 4 January 2015

Start from outside the front of Lewes Station at 10.45 

Leader will meet everyone at Lewes Station

Meet: Brighton Station at 10:10 for the 10:20 train to Lewes. 

Walk to Glynde via Mount Caburn with lunch at the Trevor Arms in Glynde. Back again to Lewes in

time for tea and cake. [There is a train back from Glynde if its all too much!!]

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Suitability: No car needed

Leader: David C, 07866 111385

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Added by David Coutinho on December 29, 2014 at 15:32 — No Comments

Lewes circular Sunday May 4th

 A circular walk around Lewes. Meet at Lewes station 10.30. Cars would be useful as possible escape route after lunch! The walk includes an 11th century priory - a hidden valley with a lost village - lunch at Rodmell and return along the river or by car if available. 40-50s Leader.

Weather forecast is good!

David

Added by David Coutinho on May 2, 2014 at 17:30 — 2 Comments

Rain or shine we will get to Glynde this Sunday Jan 5th

I will be at the front of Lewes Station at 11.00 Sunday morning and whatever the weather we will make it to Glynde and the Trevor Arms for lunch. The plan is to walk back in the afternoon but there is the escape route of the train from Glynde to Lewes. Plenty of tea shops in Lewes for afternoon tea.

See you at 11.00

David

P.S bring waterproofs .......?

Added by David Coutinho on January 3, 2014 at 12:22 — 2 Comments

40/50's walk around Lewes - Sunday 7th July

A circular walk around Lewes. Cars not required - train to Lewes. 9th century priory - a hidden valley with a lost village and as a bonus we walk passed the Breaky Bottom vineyard - lunch at Rodmell and return via Southease by train. One steep climb onto the downs behind the Juggs pub at Kingston. The length will be 9 miles - the alternative return walking back along the river adds another 3 miles - hardy ramblers will return this way - the rest of us will get a train from Southease Station.…

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Added by David Coutinho on July 4, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

40s_50s walk May 26th needs a leader!!

I cannot lead my ramble on May 26th. It is a bank holiday weekend. However if someone fancies leading my planned walk or one of their own that would be great. Please contact Andy the 40s_50s walk coordinator 40s50s-walks@bahr.org.uk 

David C

Added by David Coutinho on February 9, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Sunday May 27th 40s-50s walk Steam train to Horsted Keynes - walk back to Sheffield Park

Meet 10.00 at the Level - drive to Sheffield Park Station in time for  11.00 steam train to Horsted Keynes Station. Short walk to the Horsted Keynes village in time for pub lunch and then walk back to Sheffield Park. Tea at the Sheffield Park tea shop.

Meet by 10.45 at the Sheffield Park station if going direct to start.

David

Added by David Coutinho on May 24, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

Hay weekend will take place !! June 1-5 [Returning to Brighton on the 5th]

We have had a number of people joining the group going to Hay and the weekend will now take place. We have paid the deposit for the centre. There are a few places remaining.

Please note that you can arrive and leave on days that are convenient to you.

Send an email to Philippa Creasey if you want to book

David and Philippa

Added by David Coutinho on April 29, 2012 at 16:39 — No Comments

Hay Festival Weekend June 1-4

Philippa Creasey and I are organising the Hay weekend this year. The centre has been booked for four nights  Friday June 1st - Monday 4th. The cost will be £75. This includes the centre accomodation plus a meal on Friday evening and food for three packed lunches.

Please send cheques to Philippa - either a £10 deposit or the full amount:

Philippa Creasey

Send an email to Philippa requesting her address to send her a cheque.
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Added by David Coutinho on January 28, 2012 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

Walk Lewes to Glynde via Mt Caburn - this Sunday Jan 8th

Meet 11.00 am Lewes Station then walk over the downs to Glynde via Mt Caburn with views of the Ouse valley towards Newhaven.

Lunch at the Trevor Arms and then return for tea in Lewes.

The walk is really only six miles and for the fainthearted there is a train option back to Lewes after lunch! 

David

Added by David Coutinho on January 4, 2012 at 11:23 — 3 Comments

Family Walk from Stanmer Park - 14.00 Oct 30th

We are organising a short ramble starting from Stanmer Park which will be suitable for children from the very young up to ten year olds.  The walk will be appropriate for buggies.

The ramble will be on October 30th starting at 14.00 from the pond near the Church in Stanmer village and will be two miles long at a suitable pace.

I am hoping that a group of parents will attend who may want to meet more regularly for these family friendly walks.

 

David…

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Added by David Coutinho on October 12, 2011 at 14:48 — No Comments

New site!

Exciting new site .... congratulations and thanks to Justin and Nick for all your work!

David

Added by David Coutinho on September 6, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

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