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Sarah Hollingdale's Announcements (12)

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

Friston Forest and 4 of the Seven Sisters Walk 24/03/18


Looking forward to Sunday

I have checked the route today and made some changes. The route is now ten miles and goes over four of the Seven Sisters in the morning. I have changed the start time to ten. If you are getting the bus its now the number 12 bus at 9.08 from the Sealife Centre Bus Stop. This gets to the meeting point (Seven Sisters Visitors Centre) at 10. The route before lunch has quite a few hilly parts and some mud so come prepared. There is lots of varied scenery and… Continue

Added by Sarah Hollingdale on March 20, 2018 at 18:22 — No Comments

Stanmer Park Consultation

Hi all,

There is a public consultation by B and H Council on the management plan for Stanmer Estate. They want views on the Woodland Management Plan by the 12th of Feburary.

For more information go to:


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on January 29, 2018 at 18:36 — No Comments

Cissbury and Chanctonbury Ring Walk 21st of Janurary 2018

Hi everyone,

Looking forward to see you on the walk on Sunday.

The route starts from Findon Valley, circumnavigating Cissbury Ring, before heading across the downs to Chanctonbury Ring for panoramic views and on to Washington for a pub lunch. The route then follows sections of the South Downs Way and the Monarchs Way, past Findon Church and Findon Place.

There will be mud and steep sections so please bring sturdy boots and poles if you need…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on January 15, 2018 at 17:55 — No Comments

Ditchling Beacon Circular - 11 miles

Hi all, Looking forward to walking on Sunday.

I will be getting the bus from the open the bus stop at Oxford Street at the Open Market and meeting everyone at Ditchling Beacon Car Park.

These are the bus times from different stops if you are getting the bus:

Old Steine (stop U) 10.15

Brighton Station (stop D)  10.20

Open Market, Oxford Street 10.27

Fiveways, Ditchling Road  10.32

Ditchling Road, Surrenden Road  10.35

Ditchling Road,Upper Lodges…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on June 9, 2017 at 13:45 — 2 Comments

30s-50s Beeding Hill, Devil's Dyke and Poynings Circular - Sunday 15th January 2017

Hi all,

Looking forward to seeing you all next Sunday!

The 10 mile walk starts at Beeding Hill setting out across high downland and up to the summit of Edburton Hill before a dramatic desent through Devil's Dyke to Poynings for a pub lunch at the Royal Oak. The walk returns through the lower Weald at the foot of the Downs before a final ascent back to the start of the walk.

I have booked a table for 12.30 at the Royal Oak and nine people have booked on. I am unable to…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on January 9, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

30s-50s Small Dole, Edburton and Bramber Circular - Sunday 30th October 2016

I am leading the Small Dole, Edburton and Bramber Circular Walk this Sunday.

The walk initially quite flat, passing through farmland and woods, but ascends very steeply onto the South Downs at Edburton. We follow the South Downs Wway along the ridge to Truleigh Hill and descend gradually with views of Adur Valley, crossing the River Adur to join the Downs Link. This path takes us on to Bramber and Upper Beeding for a pub lunch or picnic. The shorter return leg heads north…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on October 27, 2016 at 20:30 — 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

30-50s Ditchling Beacon Circular - Sunday 27th September

Hi all,

The Sunday Ditching Beacon Walk is still going ahead. Catch the 79 Bus at 10.20 from Brighton Station Stop A or meet us at the Beacon Car Park at 10.40.

A lovely varied walk with quite a lot of ups and downs.

Great weather forecast for Sunday!

Added by Sarah Hollingdale on September 25, 2015 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

30s-50s Newhaven to Lewes river walk - Sunday 19th April

This is a linear walk along the riverside and into the Downs.  It's about 8 miles long and mostly flat, with some stiles and some short climbs. There are wide views across the Ouse valley. The paths may be muddy after rain.

I will be at Brighton Stop E from 9.30. The bus 13X leaves from Brighton Churchill Square, Stop E at 9:46.It arrives Newhaven, Lower Place at approximately 10:14 feel free to meet us there. If your going by bus a Saver ticket then you can return to Brighton on the…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on April 13, 2015 at 22:30 — No Comments

Shaping the future of our countryside access

Hi all,


East Sussex County Council are doing a consultation on how Public Rights of Way and countryside sites will be managed in the future. As a walking group who uses the sites it would be good to get everyone's voice heard.

I have copied and pasted a link to the online survey.



Added by Sarah Hollingdale on December 2, 2014 at 12:57 — No Comments

20s - 40s Newhaven to Lewes linear

Hi all,

The Sunday walk is still going ahead. Still meeting at bus stop E at Churchhill Square at 9.30. If you get a saver ticket then you can use it to get back from Lewes by bus too. 

We prewalked it last weekend and it was fine the only really muddy bit was coming into Lewes. Should be fine to do in walking boots or Wellies. I have booked the Abagaveney Pub in Rodmill for lunch.…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on February 28, 2014 at 19:25 — No Comments

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