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Not into rugby? Come walk with us this Saturday 2 Nov

While everyone else is watching rugby, why not join me for a 10 mile circular walk: Shoreham-Lancing Ring-Coombes-Botolphs-Upper Beeding-Mill Hill with lunch at the Kings Head in Upper Beeding.  We start at the Red Lion pub in Shoreham at 10am.  Meet at Preston Park station at 9.30 or go straight to the start via the No 2 bus. Plenty of on street car parking near the Red Lion on the Upper Shoreham Road. If you don't fancy the full 10 miles, there is the option of getting the No.2 bus back to…


Added by Carole Claridge on October 28, 2019 at 17:21 — No Comments

BAHR 2019 AGM - Friday 15th November

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Ramblers will take place on Friday 15th November:

Venue: Bishop Hannington Church, Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7NH

Time: 7.30 - 9.30 pm

Ample parking is available in the church car park and surrounding roads (no permit required). The #5A bus stops outside the church. An Induction Loop system is available for those with hearing issues as well as toilets for the…


Added by Stuart Ellis on October 17, 2019 at 9:30 — No Comments

30s-50s - Christmas Evening Meal - Friday 6th December 2019

This year "Cote Brasserie",115-116 Church Street Brighton, BN1 1UD, Brighton (opposite the Dome), has been booked for our Christmas celebration meal on Friday 6th December at 7:45pm till 11pm. This is open to all Brighton & Hove Ramblers + friends, but especially the Sunday walkers. The meal cost is £29.95 for 3 courses (£46.95 if you want drinks included) plus a 12.5% service charge which they charge for parties. A table for 30 people has been booked. The menu is available…


Added by Tony Mercer on October 6, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments


Places are still available for the 2019 Xmas Lunch on Thursday 12th December @ 1300. It 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 tea/coffee and mince pies.

To speed things up you can pre-order your bottle(s) of wine (see wine list attached) which will be…


Added by Stuart Ellis on October 3, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

Non-members joining our walks

Hi BAHR,i thought you should know, i'm come across a Facebook group called Love Summit and Sea which is some sort of group for outdoor single people. With nothing against them, i have noticed a few posts suggesting and advertising they join your walks eg, the one from Portslade this Sunday by Colin S. I fear they may just want to piggy back it so not have to worry about leading themselves and i'm not sure if they want to join. I'm also not sure if they have let you know as their posts are just… Continue

Added by Stephen Kisko on October 2, 2019 at 21:39 — 1 Comment

Sweet Hill Right of Way

The Bridleway from Patcham starting from the bridge under the A27 entering from Mill Road and thereafter crossing Waterhall land and then proceeding up Sweet Hill and later joining the Sussex Border Path ( which comes across the pedestrian bridge over the A23 ) and joins the Sweet Hill path half way up the steep hill, this first mentioned path is not a right of way. The section from the bridge under the A27 travelling 300Metres across Waterhall is shown on OS OL11 Explorer Map as a…


Added by Peter John Jarman on September 26, 2019 at 17:39 — No Comments

Ashurst Henfield walk Saturday 28 September 2019

Awful news I’m afraid. No pub lunch. The Cat and Canary is closed for refurbishment and is not reopening until 4pm on the 28th. So it will have to be a picnic lunch.

Added by David Uzzaman on September 25, 2019 at 19:09 — No Comments

10th Anniversary Celebration - South Downs National Park

This has been forwarded by Ramblers Sussex Area:


This year is the 10th anniversary of Hilary Benn signing the confirmation order that established the South Downs National Park, which Ramblers local groups were active in supporting.

A special celebration is being organised at Ditchling Village Hall on Monday 11th November, from 11.30am until 2.00pm.  Hilary Benn has kindly agreed to come down to Ditchling and…


Added by Stuart Ellis on September 5, 2019 at 12:00 — No Comments


For those who missed out on July's training session please go to https://bit.ly/2Ld2biN to book a place. Please pass the word around and hope that you have sufficient time this time round to make any necessary arrangements to attend.

Thanks Stuart

Added by Stuart Ellis on August 30, 2019 at 18:22 — No Comments

Eastbourne Downs to Seaford via Jevington and Alfriston Saturday, 31 August 2019

Just a reminder about this Saturday's fine walk! The weather is looking fair but more comfortable for walking than recently. This walk will explore the quieter northern escarpment of the Eastbourne Downs!

The full walk is long for a Saturday but there is a chance for  people to stop at Alfriston and to finish there if preferred.

Packed lunch on the Long Man and lots of refreshment opportunities at the end if desired, including the appropriately named Old Boot Inn! 



Added by Peter Hodd on August 27, 2019 at 20:53 — No Comments

Cancelled - Evening Walk - Rodmell Circular - 14th Aug

Tonights (14th August) evening walk has been cancelled due to the weather.

We will run the same walk tomorrow (Thursday).  Please see the walk programme for more information.

Added by Richard H on August 14, 2019 at 15:30 — No Comments


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…


Added by Stuart Ellis on July 22, 2019 at 16:43 — 1 Comment

Former Rambler John Henshaw - Sad News

Some sad news was received this morning, via U3A, that John Henshaw, who used to be a regular walker with Ramblers and went on some of the weekends away, died suddenly at home, “on or around 17th June”.

John was no longer a member of Ramblers but his niece Moya has invited anyone who knew him to attend his funeral at the South Chapel, Woodvale Cemetery, Lewes Road, Brighton at 4.30 this coming Friday, 26th July.

John’s niece has requested no flowers but a small collection will…


Added by Maggi Tillotson on July 22, 2019 at 14:52 — No Comments

30s-50s walk this Sunday (28th) Lewes - Cooksbridge Circular - 11 miles

Weather forecast currently looking good (Sunny, low 20s) for this circular walk initially heading west through Lewes, then gradually climbing NW via Landport Bottom and Mount Harry to Blackcap (206m), then a long, steep descent before continuing to lunch / picnic stop at the Rainbow Pub & Carvery at Cooksbridge after ca. 6.5 miles. (Can you please advise if you would like lunch and I can then send you the extensive menu to make your selection). After lunch continuing eastwards…


Added by Colin Sefton on July 22, 2019 at 7:35 — No Comments

Change of start time - Wednesday evening walk - 24th July

Hello all, the start time for the 30s-50s evening walk on Wednesday 24th of July is now 7pm.

Full details:


Added by Richard H on July 17, 2019 at 22:24 — No Comments

Car Parking The car park is St Marys Church car park.Thakeham Village.  As you come down into Thakeham village the road bends round to the left, where there are some parking spaces. Go past these spa…

Car Parking

The car park is St Marys Church car park.Thakeham Village.  As you come down into Thakeham village the road bends round to the left, where there are some parking spaces. Go past these space towards the Church and the car park is on the left adjacent to the church .

Thanks Keith.


Added by Keith Fox on July 15, 2019 at 14:33 — No Comments

Lovely walk this Saturday 20th July

Just promoting my 9 mile circular walk this Saturday - starting at Beeding Hill and stopping off at the Sussex Wildlife Trust's Woods Mill reserve for a lunchtime picnic.  The National Trust Car Park at Beeding Hill is accessed from the Upper Shoreham Road in Shoreham (near the Red Lion/Amsterdam pubs) following the signed road to Mill Hill. Carry on past both Mill Hill car parks to reach the NT car park on a bend after another two miles.  Please bring a picnic as there is no pub or…


Added by Carole Claridge on July 15, 2019 at 13:47 — No Comments

BAHR BBQ re-arranged for Saturday 3 August

Good news: the BAHR annual barbecue has been re-scheduled for Saturday 3 August. It will begin with a walk from Mick T's field at 2.30pm, with the BBQ to follow from 4.30 onwards, and rounded off with a sing-along around the camp fire. Bring your instruments, including your voices. BBQ facilities will be provided; just bring your food and drinks. Tea will be available. This event coincides with the Pride activities, so plan your travel well in advance. There's plenty of parking space at…


Added by Mike Bates on July 7, 2019 at 18:39 — No Comments

Photos of trip to HF Selworthy

I've just added nine photos of our recent trip to Selworthy, North Somerset.

Added by Mike Bates on June 30, 2019 at 10:35 — No Comments


Owing to Mick T's indisposition, and logistical problems about access to the field, I'm sorry to say that the BBQ planned for 6 July has been POSTPONED.  We will try and rearrange for a date later in the summer.  Watch this space.  I plan to put on an alternative walk on 6 July.  Please check the programme nearer the time for details.  Mike

Added by Mike Bates on June 23, 2019 at 10:19 — No Comments

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