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30s-50s Merstham - South Nutfield - Skimmington Circular (14 miles)

Hello everyone,

If you fancy a bit more of a challenging walk a bit further away from Brighton, then please join me on the above walk this Sunday (16th).  

Starting 10.30 from Merstham station.  (Car park costs £2.15, with some free on-street parking available nearby; can be reached from Brighton by travelling to end of M23 on to A23 and then U-turn to A23 southwards towards Redhill - or accessible by public transport: Brighton station for the 09:27 to…


Added by Colin Sefton on June 10, 2019 at 20:18 — No Comments

Barbara's sausage stroll

Thank you Barbara from Fun in Action for organising the sausage stroll and generously donating all the food and drink to our worthy cause and thank  everybody that put cash in the pot. £136.87 was raised.

Fun in Action is a charity that befriends Local Children from disadvantaged single Parent Family’s.

Drumming up business !!! Anybody who would like to befriend a Child please talk to Carol or Joy alternately visit our website…


Added by Joy Constantin on June 7, 2019 at 17:09 — No Comments

BAHR 2019 Christmas Lunch @ The Hilton Brighton Metropole 1890 Restaurant - 12th December

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…


Added by Stuart Ellis on June 4, 2019 at 9:30 — 2 Comments

Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award 2019 - VOTE FOR BRIGHTON & HOVE!

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.…


Added by Stuart Ellis on June 3, 2019 at 11:33 — No Comments

Extra Walk Sunday May 26th

Hi to all ---  I have put an extra walk in the programme this coming Sunday. Meet on the No 79 bus.  10.45am Old Steine ( stop U )  10.58am Open Market.  I will meet you when I board the bus 11.05am  Surrenden Road stop. We will walk from Ditchling Beacon to my field in Spatham Lane Ditchling via Westmeston. Bring a packed lunch. We will then walk to Stone Pound  Hassocks via Ditchling & Oldland Mill. Bus 271 leaves Stone Pound at 4.28pm & arrives in Brighton at about 4.45pm. The…


Added by Mick Thatcher on May 24, 2019 at 12:03 — No Comments

Cancelled - Sunday 26th May - 30s-50s Exceat to Alfriston Circular

Stuart has regrettably had to cancel his walk this Sunday (26th May).

I am away this Sunday, so unfortunately will not be able to provide a walk myself.

Regards, Richard.

Added by Richard H on May 22, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments


This year's Group Barbecue will be held on Saturday 6 July from 4.30pm onwards.  As usual, the venue is Mick Thatcher's field in Spatham Lane, Ditchling.  There will be a walk, starting at the field, at 2.30.  Further details to follow, but please note that the Hoey Ukelele Combo is once again Top of the Bill.  I bet you can't wait!  Mike 

Added by Mike Bates on May 20, 2019 at 15:16 — No Comments

Moulsecoombe and Bevendean Nature Trail


Community groups in Moulsecoombe and Bevendean (deprived areas of Brighton) are fund raising to create a nature trail in under used green spaces. They have 15 days to go to reach their £1000 target.


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on May 18, 2019 at 7:54 — No Comments

Sunday 5th May Haywards Heath, Ouse Valley Viaduct, Staplefield circular- 12 miles

A circular walk from Haywards Heath via the Ouse Valley Viaduct and Staplefield through woods and across farms. Hopefully there will still be bluebells! Lunch at the Victory Inn in Staplefield or picnic on the green. 7 miles before lunch and 5 after. Walk starts at 9.45am from the Blunts Wood Crescent free car park in Haywards Heath. RH16 1NE. Please car share if possible as it is a small car park well used by dog…


Added by Tracy Evans on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 — No Comments


Just to advise the lane leading to the car park has deep pot holes therefore I suggest the following.

From the Washington roundabout take the A 283 for 0.7 mls  At the sign for Sullington  turn Right down Hampers Lane for 0.4 mls, then turn right on to sanctuary lane. After 0.2 mls turn right at the T junction  Georges lane, follow for 0.15 mls car park on left.

Also According to my iPhone this walk is in fact 7.2 mls, not 6 as stated. however there are only about 3…


Added by Keith Fox on April 29, 2019 at 15:28 — No Comments

Isabel's 100-mile hike for Maternity Worldwide

In May, I am taking part in a 100-mile Hike around the Isle of Man to raise money for Maternity Worldwide because no woman should die giving birth.

To find out more about the charity, please visit www.maternityworldwide.org

To donate please visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/isabel-hunt-1

It costs around £15 to ensure access for a safe delivery for a mother…


Added by Isabel Hunt on April 21, 2019 at 13:54 — No Comments

Photos of Church Stretton

I've just added five photos taken by Janice in and around Church Stretton on our recent group visit there.

Added by Mike Bates on April 14, 2019 at 19:31 — 2 Comments


Brighton & Hove Ramblers (BAHR) have joined forces with Pier2Pier for their grand Easter beach clean on Saturday 20th April from 12 to 2 pm. We are expecting national press coverage and Caroline Lucas MP so please join us for a fun and informative day helping to improve our environment.
Meeting point: i360…

Added by Stuart Ellis on April 14, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments

Albourne Circular Sunday 7th April

This is a 4 mile circular walk designed for new walkers or the not so fit it is easy paced flat walk starting at 2-30 p.m with a local meeting point at Preston Park Station at 2-00 p.m. I have been told that there is a definite need for short walks but to date there has been little support. Therefore this is the testing time either use it or lose it.

Peter Jarman Walk Leader

Added by Peter John Jarman on April 5, 2019 at 22:37 — No Comments

30s-50s Shortgate - Rose Hill Circular Walk Sunday 28th April: need to pre-book lunch by Sunday 14th April

Just to advise that if you are coming on my walk on 28th April and would like lunch at the Halfway House then this needs to be pre-booked ASAP and by end of Sunday 14th April at the latest. The menu has been posted on the Meetup site (www.meetup.com/BAHR-30s-50s-Walking-Group/photos/29843014/479996616/) - or if you send me a message…


Added by Colin Sefton on April 1, 2019 at 8:30 — No Comments

Thank you Upper Lodges & Downs walkers

Today, Thursday 14 March, we were joined on the walk by 8 professional fund raisers who have been engaged by Ramblers Head Office.They are based in Brighton and asked if they could join a walk to get a feel about what we do on the ground. They chose this walk. Although the weather was very blustery we had no rain only mud. They fully engaged in the walk and asked me to thank you all for being such a friendly and interesting group and to tell you how much they enjoyed walking with you.  thank…


Added by Erica Bentley on March 14, 2019 at 19:25 — 1 Comment

Walk: Telscombe Tye to Rottingdean 1 April 2019

Please note that to join this walk you should catch the bus No. 12A leaving Brighton Churchill Square Stop E at 9.35

Added by Peter Sanders on March 12, 2019 at 17:19 — No Comments

Refill your water bottle app

For those of you that don't know this is a great app you can download to show you where you can fill up your water bottle. Great for walkers! :)


Added by Tracy Evans on March 2, 2019 at 12:30 — 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…


Added by Stuart Ellis on February 27, 2019 at 12:49 — No Comments

Barcombe Cross Circular Walk - Sunday 24th February

This walk which is designed for the not so fit walker is 4miles in length and will be slow in pace with no hills. We meet locally at Preston Park Station East side at 13-45 and then travel to the walk start which occurs at 14-30. If you wish to go straight to the walk start please ring the Leader before 13-00 on the day of the walk. 

Walk Leader Peter Jarman 01273 541206

Added by Peter John Jarman on February 20, 2019 at 17:25 — No Comments

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