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Navigation Course on Tuesday 6th July 2021

Improve Your Navigation Skills

Brighton & Hove Ramblers has arranged a one-day navigation course to improve people’s skills and confidence in their ability to plan and navigate walks in the great outdoors. It will start from first principles and cover various aspects, from grid references, compass skills and bearings, to timings and how to complete a route card. After the course you should feel confident in your ability to plan a route and navigate…


Added by Stuart Ellis on June 8, 2021 at 9:00 — No Comments

Orchid walk: on the fly. Thursday 10th June 2021

The "Friends of Wolstonbury", were out in the rain today maintaining many steep flights of steps on Wolstonbury Hill, where, as the Early-purple orchids start to fade so Common-spotted', Twayblades and Butterfly orchids emerge.  And the tiny…


Added by Peter Lovett on June 4, 2021 at 16:30 — No Comments

Butterfly and more orchids walk, Thursday 27 May 2021

The weather forecast looks favourable to see some butterflies on Thursday. A different route is planned from 12 days previously, which you can see at 

However, there is…


Added by Peter Lovett on May 25, 2021 at 15:00 — No Comments

BAHR Ladies delighted to see hundreds of Early-spiders...

Janice photographing Early-spider orchids on Castle Hill National Nature Reserve.

Early-spider orchids: Wendy counted 70 flowers on a c.100m transept.  We also saw dozens more across the valley on…


Added by Peter Lovett on May 20, 2021 at 16:54 — No Comments

Eleven survivors from Peter L's nature walk

Thirteen naturalists boldly braving the weather, strode up from Pycombe old A23 cul-de-sac to the summit of the first hill.


From 15 registrants there was a couple of pre-advised no…


Added by Peter Lovett on May 15, 2021 at 17:24 — No Comments

Sandra Down

It's with great sadness that I have to inform you that Sandra lost her fight with…


Added by Stuart Ellis on May 11, 2021 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Wendy's walk route from 6 May 2021

Please see for this delightful route.

Added by Peter Lovett on May 7, 2021 at 7:53 — No Comments

BAHR Group Walks - clarification

Dear BAHR member,

'Can I still participate in sport and physical activity in groups of more than 6?'

'Adults can continue to take part in outdoor organised sport and licensed physical outdoor activity in groups of more than six, provided it is organised by a national governing body, club, registered instructor/coach, business or charity; and/or involve someone who has received an official license to use equipment relevant to the activity. In all cases, the…


Added by Stuart Ellis on April 30, 2021 at 11:45 — No Comments

Nature walk: Green-winged orchids, Bluebells and Damsel' & Dragonflies. Tuesday 27 April 2021

This is a delightful walk of 4.6 miles starting from near All Saints church in Church Lane, Danehill, grid reference TQ402274,    Park in Church Road (click link for map).…

Added by Peter Lovett on April 25, 2021 at 12:23 — No Comments

Erica's walk route from Thursday 22 April 2021

Please see for the route of this fabulous walk.

Added by Peter Lovett on April 23, 2021 at 10:41 — No Comments

2 miles walk around the beautiful Cowdray Forest: 2 places currently free for Wednesday 21 April

Lmited to six people this is a lovely two miles, one hour walk through the "permissive walking" Cowdray Forest. One place left as of 14:00hr 20 April.
Email if interested to join, meet 10:45, leave 10:59hr.
TQ306330 is the parking place 200 yards from the junction of B2110 (handcross road)…

Added by Peter Lovett on April 19, 2021 at 14:00 — No Comments

Patrick Taylor

I have been informed that Patrick Taylor passed away on 1st March 2021. Up until recently Patrick was a regular Thursday walker and will be much missed for his humour and charm. His funeral service will be on Tuesday 6th April at 2 pm and you can join online. Full details of the online service and donations are available here: …


Added by Stuart Ellis on March 30, 2021 at 12:09 — No Comments

Peter Lovett Nature Walk this Tuesday 30th March

The weather forecast for Tuesday is beautiful and the flowers should be too.

Peter has volunteered to lead a leisurely walk to enjoy some bluebells, selfheal, cowslips, violets, celandines, etc., solitary bees and bumblebees, brimstones and the other overwintering butterflies and moths.  No orchid flowers yet although one might find some orchid leaves as rosettes. Migrant birds are here now too: perhaps a wheatear or two…


Added by Graham Baker on March 28, 2021 at 20:31 — No Comments

Paul Hearn

Many of you will be saddened to hear that Paul Hearn died suddenly in October this year. Paul had been a member of Brighton and Hove Ramblers for many years, both leading walks and serving on the committee. He was well known for wearing shorts even in the coldest weather, when the rest of us were wrapped in wind and weatherproof gear! He not only led walks on Thursdays and Saturdays, but led walks for his friends every Monday. We shall remember him particularly in the late spring, when he…


Added by Wendy Tidman on November 13, 2020 at 12:24 — No Comments

2020 AGM - Friday 13th November

Dear Brighton & Hove Ramblers Member,

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Ramblers will take place on
Friday 13th November…


Added by Stuart Ellis on October 25, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

Restarting Group Walks

Dear BAHR member,

You may be aware that as of 30th July Ramblers has authorised the restart of group walks. However, there are a number of conditions, based on government guidelines, we are required to follow – They are there for our safety and well-being so please take them in…


Added by Stuart Ellis on August 23, 2020 at 12:25 — 3 Comments

Create your own High Weald Walking Festival!

This announcement is on behalf of the High Weald Walking Festival to help promote this fantastic festival now in its 3rd year. Under 'normal' conditions the walks are guided but this year they have worked phenomenally hard to create self-guided walks in the beautiful Sussex High Weald. You don't have to be a Ramblers member to join so please tell your friends and family about it. Enjoy!



Dear Brighton & Hove…


Added by Stuart Ellis on August 3, 2020 at 13:11 — No Comments


Ramblers has recently announced that restricted group walks can commence from 1 July. Full details available here:

The key points are:

  • groups limited to max. 6 people including walk leader,
  • advance booking required,
  • decision to resume restricted group walks at the discretion of the local…

Added by Stuart Ellis on July 1, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

Friends of the South Downs 2019/20 Photo Competition

To all budding photographers! 1st Prize £150. Closing date 1st September 2020. Free to enter.

Details are here:

Good luck!


Added by Stuart Ellis on June 18, 2020 at 14:28 — No Comments

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