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February 2015 Announcements (8)

30s-50s Rottingdean figure-of-eight walk - Sunday 1st March

This is a gentle figure-of-eight walk with each circuit of approximately 6 miles. In the morning we head east onto the Downs returning to Rottingdean for lunch at the Plough Inn, picnic on the green or local cafes/tea shops. After lunch we head west towards Ovingdean with its lovely Anglo-Saxon Church and Open Access land beyond. Finish in Rottingdean. For those who…


Added by Stuart Ellis on February 26, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Stanmer Park wheelchair access route trashed

Some years ago Brighton Council opened up a five mile wheelchair and pram accessible trail on the South Downs at Stanmer.  It won a lot of praise.


But now the council has allowed the path to become completely trashed.  Full story at http://travelloglewes.co.uk/index.php?page=stanmer-park-wheelchair-...

Please do your bit to remedy this situation. (Details…


Added by Chris Smith on February 21, 2015 at 11:51 — 1 Comment

30s-50s Bopeep to Alfriston circular Walk Sunday 22nd Feb

The walk this Sunday 22nd Feb will be approximately 10 miles in length and includes hills. We will walk from the Bopeep car park to Alfriston.  Lunch will be in Alfriston with a choice of pubs and cafes. Bring your own lunch if you prefer.  We then return to the Bopeep car park.

We will meet at The Level (west side) at 10 am. before driving to the start point.  

Please Bring Cars.

The Brighton Half Marathon is taking place this Sunday so it may be busy…


Added by Justin Foulser on February 18, 2015 at 23:34 — No Comments

Downsman Pub Reunion Feb 25th

We are having a reunion of walkers past & present on Wed Feb 25th. This will be at the Downsman Pub in Hangleton Way  Hove starting from midday. Please come along & meet past & present members. You can just have a drink, or lunch. You can drive, or get the 5b bus which passes the pub. More info from Mick Thatcher  01273 500341                              mike.thatcher2@ntlworld.com 

Added by Mick Thatcher on February 18, 2015 at 13:14 — No Comments

30s-50s Forest and Downland Walk - Sunday 15th February

Come and join us for a nice moderate walk through Friston forest and up on to the downs before descending down to Alfriston for lunch. There are lots of eating options in Alfriston, from tea shops to pubs.After lunch we will ascend back on to the downs and through the forest and back to the start.

Thanks Big Neil 

Added by Neil S. Dunbar on February 10, 2015 at 21:00 — No Comments

Devils Dyke Bus Ride

As a trailer to the Devils Dyke walk that I led this recently I have discovered in recent years a very nice video of the bus ride to Devils Dyke (not composed by me :) ) but some very nice backing music indeed I wanted to share with you all


Added by Steven Denver on February 7, 2015 at 20:50 — 1 Comment

Nick's Falmer/Plumpton Walk

I am going and can pick up 4 from the Level if anyone needs a lift. Text me on 07739 873187 and I will post here if the car is full.

Added by Tracy Evans on February 7, 2015 at 15:33 — No Comments

30s-50s Falmer and Plumpton Downland Classic - Sunday 8 February

Join us for a classic downland walk starting from Falmer village and walking past the medieval field system at Balmer Down. Then up through the hidden wooded valley at Ashcombe Botton and down to lunch at the Half Moon at Plumpton. Steep return via Shambledean Botton and Stanmer Down. Please bring cars to The Level at 10am or meet at Falmer pond at 1030am
Estimated finish time: 4pm
Moderate 9 miles
Nick Dodds

Added by Nick Dodds on February 2, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

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