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May 2016 Announcements (10)

30s-50s Bo Peep, Cradle Hill and Wilmington Circular - Sunday 5th June 2016

Hi all, this is a 12 mile circular walk from Bo Peep descending via Green Way, along Cradle Hill to a stop at High and Over and via the Cuckmere River climbing up the SDW and down to Wilmington for lunch at the Giant's Rest, or picnic. Afterwards, walk via Alfriston and back up to Bo Peep.  Start from Bo Peep at 9.45am (postcode BN26 6UJ), for those with cars in Brighton, pick up is 9am at the Rose Garden. Most walking is pre lunch (7.5 miles) and a table for 10 is booked at the…


Added by Tracy Evans on May 31, 2016 at 22:00 — No Comments

30s-50s Hassocks and Saddlecombe circular - Sunday 29th May 2016

This week's walk is 10.5 miles and explores 2 wonderful hills - Wolstonbury and Newtimber - both of which are managed by the National Trust. Some climbing is involved (these are hills!) but I can guarantee you some magnificent panoramic views and interesting chalkland wildlife, including butterflies. You'll be up close to the tallest native tree (a…


Added by Stuart Ellis on May 25, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

30s-50s Harting Down Circular - Sunday 22nd May 2016

I hope you can join me for a lovely walk across the less travelled (for B&HR) western Downs. The walk boasts stunning views of Harting Down, meandering paths through idylic woodland and lush, verdant valleys. We will lunch at Compton where there will a choice of a delightful cafe (10 people booked), the Coach and Horses Pub for 10 people max or a picnic on the village green.

Please message here if you wish to book…


Added by Seb Toy on May 18, 2016 at 21:00 — 3 Comments

30s-50s Seaford to Birling Gap - Sunday 15th May 2016

Hope to see some of you on Sunday for a classic walk on the downs. I will meet the bus from Brighton at Seaford library at 10.25 and then walk via the Martello Tower to meet those in cars for 10.45am. Lunch stop at Exceat ( I have reserved a table for 8/10 people at the Cuckmere Inn at 12.30 ) or there is a tea shop or picnic options,then onto Birling gap where we can finish with tea and obviously cake before we catch the bus back.

Added by Christine Hare on May 13, 2016 at 22:00 — No Comments


A group of students from the Media Studies Department of Sussex University joined a couple of our walks, on 14 and 21 April, with a view to making a short film about rambling on the Downs, featuring BAHR as their subject.  You can view the result by clicking on this link:…


Added by Mike Bates on May 12, 2016 at 20:19 — No Comments

30 -50's Balcombe, West Hoathly and Ardingly circular - Sunday 8th May 2016

It will be hot tomorrow so please remember to bring plenty of fluids and suntan lotion on this 12.5 mile walk.
On the day, if you can't make it or may not be able to make it to Balcombe station by 10.30 please text me. My number is 07753237552. We will need to leave 10.30 as we have a table booked at The Cat Inn. Talking of which, a space has become available on the table for food if anyone wants it. Please let me know. See you tomorrow. It should be good.

Added by Nick Keating on May 7, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Chris appreciation month

Hi fellow walkers! Chris has posted an announcement for sorting out the next programme and so far there are only 8 walk leaders that have committed to leading a walk. Given the huge amount of work he puts in to not only organising the programme but also giving people walks to lead, why don't we make this the season that we recognise the work he does by responding quickly so the gaps are filled. Every quarter he has to cajole and encourage people to lead and then do the work of sorting…


Added by Tracy Evans on May 5, 2016 at 22:29 — 1 Comment

30s-50s Bopeep and Alfriston circular - Sunday 8th May 2016

Hi all,

Here is a reminder for the walk this Sunday 8th May.

The walk will start at the Bopeep car park on the South Downs Way and take in Alfriston before returning to Bopeep.  There will be a number of alternative options for lunch in Alfriston.

The walk is approximately 10 miles in length and the are some hills on the route.  The scenery will be good and the heat wave should have arrived by Sunday.

The meeting point is the south end of Preston Park near the…


Added by Justin Foulser on May 4, 2016 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Bolney Circular: Thursday 5 May

The weather's set fair, the bluebells are still out, and the mud's gone.  So come and join me for a lovely 6.2 mile walk between Bolney and Cuckfield and return this Thursday.  It's gently undulating, with some great woodland scenery, and only four stiles.  Refreshments afterwards at The Eight Bells.  Hope to see you there!  Mike

Added by Mike Bates on May 3, 2016 at 9:19 — No Comments

Leaders wanted! Gaps still remaining in next 30s-50s Walks Programme - July 2016 to October 2016.

Dear BAHR members,

There are still plenty of gaps which we would like to fill in the next programme of Sunday 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 volunteers are needed to lead our walks, and without more leaders the group will be in trouble, so can you help us? No special training is…


Added by Chris Goodyear on May 2, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

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