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January 2016 Announcements (14)


RWH is organising a series of 'UK Taster Events' during 2016/17, aimed at local walking groups.  The dates and prices will only be fixed after the level of interest has been established, but all will include three nights full board, two days of organised moderate walks plus transport, a doggy bag, and discounts on future RWH holidays.  They will cost, depending on final arrangements, between £175 and £250 per person.

The locations are 1)Classic Sidmouth,  2)Southern Lakeland, 3) North…


Added by Mike Bates on January 25, 2016 at 19:20 — No Comments

30s-50s Newhaven and Berwick Circular - Sunday 31st January 2016 - 11.5 miles

We're heading up to the hills to try and avoid the mud! Mainly dry on the Downs but 'damp' when we descend into Alciston and Berwick so waterproof footwear de rigeur! Several steepish climbs - you have been warned. Lunch at the Cricketers Arms (Berwick) where I have booked a table for 10 - please let me know, pronto, if you want to reserve a seat. If…


Added by Stuart Ellis on January 22, 2016 at 12:00 — 7 Comments

30s-50s Exceat to Eastbourne - Sunday 24th January 2016

Hi all! Replacement walk due to the WET AND MUD that is the Framfield and Wealdway circular at present. Hope you can join me on a linear walk from Exceat to Eastbourne over the Seven Sisters with a late lunch stop (aiming for 1.30pm) at The Beachy Head and then along the promenade at Eastbourne to the town centre. Great views and not much mud! A table is booked at the pub for 10 people, 8 spaces already booked. Contact me if you would like a place. I can try and book more places and…


Added by Tracy Evans on January 19, 2016 at 22:30 — 1 Comment

CANCELLED - London City Walk - Sunday 24th January 2016

Unfortunately I have had to cancel the London walk on 24th January due to a knee injury. Apologies, but possibly re schedule in a few months.

Added by Peter Dreyer on January 18, 2016 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Walk Seaford / Berwick Sunday 17th Jan

Note that we will be on the Brighton / Seaford train leaving Brighton station at 9.17 tomorrow. I will look out for joiners on the train. The actual walk starts at 10.00 from the Martello tower on the seafront at Seaford, a short wak from the train station. Please see public walks programme link above at the head of page. Should finish at Berwick by 4.00/4.30. Thanks, Bill

Added by Bill Johnson on January 16, 2016 at 19:20 — No Comments

30s-50s Seaford to Alfriston and Berwick - Sunday 17th January 2016

Hi, the route is likely to be very muddy in parts, and so please have good footwear/boots and plenty of warm clothing. There may be the odd diversion, as we will need to avoid sections near the Cuckmere river. Should be fun. Bill Johnson

Added by Bill Johnson on January 12, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

30s-50s Firle and Charleston Circular - Sunday 17th January 2016 - CANCELLED

Caroline and I have pre walked this route today and unfortunately it's far too muddy and up to mid calve in water in some places. Apologies but it seems sensible to cancel and avoid any accidents!

Added by Christine Hare on January 10, 2016 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

30s-50s Storrington and Amberley Circular - CHANGES

Due to heavy rainfall and high winds, I have had to change several parts of the walk today. Please be aware that some road walking is now inevitable and that suitable wet weather Clothing and WALKING FOOTWEAR with good grips is critical.

Added by Seb Toy on January 10, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

30-50s Hassocks to Brighton - Sunday 10th January 2016

Hi all,

The Train is now leaving Brighton at 9.30 to get to Hassocks at 9.40 which is slightly later than the original date due to a change in the train time table. If you are meeting at Hassocks meet at approximately 9.40. If you are coming to Brighton and want to try and get group tickets meet outside Marks and Spencer's in the Station.

The walk is twelve miles and it is best to bring a packed lunch. The walk has a steep accent up Ditchling Beacon but is mostly downhill the…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on January 9, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Early history of BAHR

Members might be interested to read about the early history of BAHR (RA2000), which has just been added to the "Committee Stuff" page.  It was written by a former Chairman, the late Ian Carnochan some time in the mid- to late-1980s and recently passed to us by his widow, Sue.

Mike Bates

Added by Mike Bates on January 8, 2016 at 19:06 — 1 Comment

30s-50s Storrington and Amberley Circular - Sunday 10th January 2016

Should be a lovely walk from Storrington, along a lovely stretch of the SDW along the then back through Amberley along the lower paths including a section of the West Sussex Literary Trail and then back through the picturesque stately home, Parham House, Park. 

Lunch will be at Houghton (Amberley Station area) at either the Bridge Pub (booking for 14), Riverside Cafe or picnic option. Please can some kind drivers meet at the South end of Preston Park as usual at 09:15 and post to…


Added by Seb Toy on January 7, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments

Easter walk on part of the Kennet and Avon Canal

Hi, I am planning to walk part of the Kennet and Avon Canal at Easter - 25 to 28 March. It would be the stretch between Hungerford and Bath, which goes through pretty countryside and has many interesting features. 50 miles or so over 4 days, which should be well manageable . The aim would be to stay at b and b's / pubs along the way or (if these prove difficult to book) then to camp. I am open to ideas.  If you are interested in doing this walk, please email me on…


Added by Bill Johnson on January 3, 2016 at 19:24 — No Comments

WALK CANCELLED: 30s-50s Five Ash Down - High Hurstwood - Fairwarp Circular - Sunday 3rd January 2016

Due to the very wet ground following recent rain and with further heavy rain forecast for most of today and all of Sunday it has regrettably been decided to cancel this walk.  (The walk has been re-scheduled for 3rd April).

Added by Colin Sefton on January 2, 2016 at 8:51 — No Comments

Wanted! Walk Leaders for 30s-50s Walks Programme - March to June 2016.

A Happy New Year to all our members.

The months have flown by once again and we now need to begin putting together the next programme of Sunday and Wednesday evening walks for the 30s-50s group. This is your chance to share a favourite walk or explore a new walk in an area that interests you. Walks can be led individually or jointly, by anyone who is a paid-up member of the Ramblers. 

New walk leaders are always needed, so could this be you? No special training is required, but…


Added by Chris Goodyear on January 2, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

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