Programme


NOTE;  It would be appreciated if as many car drivers as possible could go to The Avenue (junction with Upperton Gardens) where this is mentioned rather than direct to the start of the ramble.  PLEASE CHECK BUS AND TRAIN TIMES.

WEDNESDAY 1st January 2020   –   ALFRISTON NEW YEAR WANDER   Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 09.45 for Alfriston long stay CP 10.15 (fee). GR 521032. Finish 12.30. 4 miles. Followed by lunch at Memorial Hall – bring own picnic but soup, sweets, tea & coffee supplied. No charge, no booking. See Autumn Footnotes.

 WEDNESDAY 1st January 2020   –  BRISK PACE  – ALFRISTON WALK   Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.45. Walk starts The Willow CP Alfriston (fee) 10.15. GR 521032. Finish 12.45. 5.5 miles. One steep climb. SVC: £1.60.

WEDNESDAY 1st January   –  ALFRISTON  WANDER                                               Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 09.45. No buses today. Gather at Alfriston long stay CP 10.15. GR 521032. Finish 12.30. 4 miles. Lunch at Memorial Hall – bring own picnic but soup, sweets, tea & coffee supplied. No charge, no booking.

WEDNESDAY 1st January  –  BRISK PACE  –  ALFRISTON WALK           Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.45. Walk starts The Willow CP, Alfriston (fee) 10.15. GR 521032. Finish 12.45. 5.5 miles. One steep climb. SVC: £1.60.

SATURDAY 4th January  –  (L)   LINEAR  –  COUNTING SHEEP ON THE TYE Leader: John C. Tel: 726334 or 07804 509765. Meet Longridge Ave., Saltdean, 10.10. Bus 12X 09.13  Gildredge Rd, Stop G1. Finish 12.30. 4 miles. One steep hill at start. Walk ends Roderick Ave., Peacehaven. Lunch possibilities.

SUNDAY 5th January  – NO WALK 

 MONDAY 6th January  –  SOCIAL EVENING

SATURDAY 11th January –  (L)   –  STREETS & A LAKE                                  Leader: Jacqui W. Tel: 470371 or 07951 700121. Meet Langney shopping centre near Barclays Bank 10.00. Bus 1A 09.28 Cornfield Rd, Stop C2. Finish 12.00. 4 miles. Flat easy walking, cafe at end.

SATURDAY 11th January  –  STROLL –  CYCLE PATH TO TESCO & RETURN   Leaders:  John & Joan.  Tel: 738663.  Meet bus stop opp. ASDA 10:00. Bus 99 09:40 Gildredge Road to ASDA bus stop (Harbour). Finish 12:30 approx. 2.5 miles.  Elevenses at Tesco. Option to catch bus at Tesco.  Leaders to meet bus.

SATURDAY 11th January  –  BRISK PACE – UP THE HILL TO THE AIRFIELD   Leaders: Doris & Gavin. Tel: 07552 763683. Walk starts East Dean village CP 09.45. GR 557978. Finish 13.00. 8 miles. PH option.

SUNDAY 12th January  –  CROWLINK                                                                 Leaders: Tracey & Andy. Tel: 07955 789408 Meet The Avenue 09.45. Walk starts Crowlink CP (National Trust) 10.15. Bus 12 09.53 Gildredge Rd. to Friston Pond arr. 10.06. Dry lunch. Finish 14.30. 8 miles. Call leader if lift required. SVC: 60p.

 SATURDAY 18th January –  (L)  –  BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR                     Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 07835 948602. Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd, Stop G1. Finish 13.00. 4.5 miles.

 SUNDAY 19th January  –  NEW WALK  –  CUCKOO WALK                                           Leader:  Jacqui W.  Tel: 01323 470371 or 07951 700121. Meet The Avenue 09:30. Walk starts 10:00 CP (free) South Road, Hailsham. Dry lunch Horam. Finish 16:00. Flat, easy walking. 12 miles.  Call Leader if lift required.  SVC £1.70.

SATURDAY 25th January  –  STROLL  –  CLOCKWISE AROUND THE HOLLOW   Leader:  Mary S. Tel: 642877 or 07910 492041. Meet Bedes School, foot of Beachy Head 10:05. Bus 3 09:40 Eastbourne Rail Station, Stop R to Bedes School. Finish 12:30. 2.5 miles. Undulating, coastal, gentle pace.  Meet Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 25th January –  (L)   –  POND TO POND                                        Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd, Stop G1. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Hills and forest, undulating.

SATURDAY 25th January –  BRISK PACE  –  SEDLESCOMBE SHUFFLE   Leaders: Jane & Martyn. Tel: 07719 017963. Walk starts Sedlescombe village CP  09.45. GR 782181. Finish 13.30. 8.5 miles. PH option. Expect mud.

 SUNDAY 26th January  –  OLD COACH ROUTE                                                Leader: Lesley K. Tel: 501906 or 07933 237300. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Alfriston school, North Road 10.00. Dry lunch. 8.5 miles. One steep climb. Call leader if lift required. SVC: £1.80.

SATURDAY 1st  February –  (L)  –  BEACH, BAY & BRUNCH                        Leader: Sue C. Tel: 643130 or 07774 584438. Meet outside Pavilion Tea Rooms, Redoubt 10.00.  Bus 99 09.40 Cornfield Rd, Stop C1. Finish 12.30. 5 miles. Paved paths, no stiles but not a stroll. Leader offers refreshments after walk.

 SUNDAY 2nd February  –  ROUND THE TOWN                                              Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.45. Walk starts The Avenue 09.45. GR 608992. Dry lunch. Finish 14.00. 8.5 miles. Pavement walk. Lots of drop off points.  Bring bus pass.

MONDAY 3rd February  –  SOCIAL EVENING

SATURDAY 8th February  –  STROLL –  CUCKOO TRAIL                                Leader:  Marjorie B.  Tel: 648623.  Meet South Road (Cuckoo Trail) CP (free), Hailsham 10:10.  Bus 98 09:38 Gildredge Road to Tesco, North Street, Hailsham. Finish 12:15. 2.5 miles. Bring drink.  Meet Leader at start.

SATURDAY 8th February  – (L)   LINEAR  –  NEW TO SEA                            Leader: Mary B. Tel: 505339 or 07982 039157. Meet Newhaven South Way bus stop 10.15. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd., Stop G1. Finish 12.30 in Seaford. 4 miles approx.

SATURDAY 8th February –  BRISK PACE  –  PRIORY PROWL                     Leader: Mary O’B. Tel: 733473. Walk starts Wilmington Priory CP 09.45. GR 543041. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option.

SUNDAY 9th February  –  EAST DEAN DELIGHT                                                    Meet the Avenue 09.30. Impromptu walk starts East Dean CP 10.00. Bus 12 09.36 Gildredge Rd to East Dean. Walk dictated by numbers and weather on day. Dry lunch. 8-10 miles approx. Call Jacqui 470371 or 07951 700121 if lift required.

SATURDAY 15th February  –  STROLL  –  HARBOUR STROLL                     Leader:  Thelma.  Tel: 648623. Meet Wilko, Crumbles 10:15. Bus 99 09:40 Cornfield Road to ASDA bus stop. Finish 12 noon approx. 2-2.5 miles. Drinks at Harbour. Meet Leader at start.

SATURDAY 15th  February  – (L)  –  WINTER WONDERLAND                    Leader: Greta W. Tel: 870381. Meet Wilmington Priory CP 09.45. GR 543042. Bus 125 09.00 Gildredge Rd, Stop G2, alight at crossroads and walk to start. Finish 12.30. 4.5 miles. Refreshments  Alfriston. Return lifts appreciated for bus travellers.

 SUNDAY 16th February  –  UP & DOWN!                                                              Leader: Jacqui W. Tel: 470371 or 07951 700121. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Bus 12 09.13 Gildredge Rd. to Marine Parade/Hawth Hill, arr. 09.45. Walk starts Buckle CP, Seaford 10.00. GR 469029.     Dry lunch. Finish 15.00. 10 miles. Undulating, 1 steep ascent/1 steep descent, 2 stiles.   Call leader if lift required. SVC:  £1.90.

SATURDAY 22nd February – (L)  – HEAD SOUTH & HOPE                           Leader: Richard P. Tel: 07530 856157. Meet opp. Seaford Library 10.20. Bus 12X 09.53 Gildredge Rd, Stop G1. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Undulating, one stile, own refreshments. Leader at start.

SATURDAY 22nd February  –  BRISK PACE  –  SAY ‘CHEESE’                     Leader: Bob B. Tel: 652234 or 07808 290538. Walk starts Cuckoo Trail CP, Hellingly  09.45. GR 585121. Finish 13.15. 7.5 miles. PH option. Plenty of stiles and a bit of mud.

SUNDAY 23rd February  –  HAILSHAM, DICKER & ABBOTS WOOD CIRCULAR                                                                                                                         Leader: Judith L. Tel: 07526 458100 on day. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts South Road CP, Hailsham 10.00. Morning coffee Dicker Stores. Dry lunch. Finish 14.45. 8.5 miles. Urban walking, meadows, a few stiles, lanes and lots of woodland. Call leader if lift required. SVC:  £1.80.

SATURDAY 29th February  –  (STROLL)  –  A LANE, TWO GARDENS AND A PARK                                                                                                                               Leaders:  Jean & Jim.  Tel: 301871. Meet Gildredge Park CP (Goffs entrance)  10:00.  Finish 12:15. 2-2.5 miles.

SATURDAY 29th February –  (L)  –  LITTLE COMMON & COODEN CIRCULAR   Leader: Michelle M. Tel: 07752 622744. Meet Wheatsheaf, Little Common 10.00. Bus 99 09.21 Cornfield Rd, Stop C1. Finish 12.45. 5 miles. No steep hills, own refreshments, toilets en route.

 SUNDAY 1st March  –  VAN OUT, WHEELED BACK                                         Leader: Peter D. Tel: 01424 844219 or 07835 922357. Meet The Avenue 09.15. Walk starts Chiddingly CP 09.45. GR 544143. Dry lunch. Finish 15.15. 11.5 miles. Easy pace, undulating walk.   Ring leader if lift required. Leader at start. SVC: £2.40.

 MONDAY 2nd March  –  SOCIAL EVENING

 SATURDAY 7th March  –  (L) –  SECRET LANES OF LOWER DICKER     Leader: Judith L. Tel: 07526 458100. Meet Hellingly School bus stop 10.10. Bus 51 09.23 Gildredge Rd, Stop G2. A little challenging, along fields, lanes, woodland and some stiles. Finish 13.30. 5.6 miles.

SATURDAY 7th March –  BRISK PACE – WILL IT PEA DOWN ?                Leaders: Naomi & Pete. Tel: 485005. Walk starts YHA Eastbourne on A259 09.45. GR 588990. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option.  Note: Additional parking in Pashley Road.

SUNDAY 8th March –  NOT QUITE A FOULRIDE FROM THE CROSS     Leaders: Dawn & Mark. Tel: 07522 868684. Meet The Avenue 09.40. Walk starts Stone Cross CP (nr. Tesco), Mimram Rd. 10.00. GR 615045. Dry lunch nr. Rickney. Finish 15.30. 10 miles. Country lanes, paths, meadows, some stiles. Call leader if lift required. Leaders at start.  SVC: £1.10.

 SATURDAY 14th March  –  STROLL –  SEASIDE TRAIL, SEVENOAKS ROAD & REC.                                                                                                                                   Leader:  Joy.  Tel: 07498 918666. Meet Winston Crescent bus stop, Seaside 10:00. Bus 1A 09:48 Cornfield Road, Stop C2 to Winston Crescent bus stop. Finish 12:30. 2.5 miles approx. Bring drink.  Meet Leader at start.

SATURDAY 14th March  –  (L)  LINEAR  –  TWITTENS & COUNTRYSIDE   Leader: Pauline S. Tel: 895150 or 07563 381601. Meet Tesco, Seaford 10.00. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd, Stop G1. Exploring back lanes of Bishopstone and Seaford. Finish 12.45. 5 miles.

SUNDAY 15th March  –  WILMINGTON-ALFRISTON-FRISTON FOREST CIRCULAR                                                                                                                       Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557 Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Wilmington Priory CP 09.50. GR 543041. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30.  9.5 miles. Some hills, stiles and mud.  SVC: £1.30.

 SATURDAY 21st March  –  (L)  –  TOO MANY BOTTOMS                               Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet YHA, East Dean Rd. 10.00. Bus 12A 09.43 Gildredge Rd. Stop G1. Finish 12.45. 5 miles. Hilly downland.

 SATURDAY 21st March  –  BRISK PACE – VILLAGES, MEADOWS & WOODLAND                                                                                                                    Leader: Sue T. Tel: 365158 or 07833 938903. Walk starts East Hoathly  village CP 09.45. GR 520161. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option.

SUNDAY 22nd March  –  TWO TAPSELLS                                                            Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07953 856500 Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus 12 09.36 Gildredge Rd. Stop G1. Dry lunch Jevington. Finish 14.30. 8 miles. Downland and forest.

SATURDAY 28th March  –  STROLL –  DAFFODIL TIME IN HAMPDEN PARK (WE HOPE)                                                                                                                     Leader:  Marjorie W.  Tel: 502825. Meet Hampden Park café 10:15. Bus 1A 09:42 or Loop 09:51 Gildredge Road to Park Avenue.  Finish 12:15.  2.25 miles.  Coffee at St Wilfrid’s Hospice.  Meet Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 28th  March  –  (L) – SPRINGTIME IN OLD WILLINGDON   Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Church St., Willingdon 10.15. Bus 1 09.32 or Bus 51 09.53 Gildredge Rd. Stops G1 & G2. Parking near start. Refreshments Hampden Park cafe or nearby.  Finish 13.15. 4.75 miles. No hills or stiles, town walk.

SUNDAY 29th  March –  TO THE GAP IN THE DOWNS                                 Leaders: Paul & Barbara. Tel: 504908 or 07790 708616 on day. Meet St. Bede’s School 09.45. Walk starts by tea chalet 09.45. GR 600971. Dry lunch Birling Gap. Finish 14.30. 8.25 miles. Fields, paths over the Downs.

MONDAY 30th March  –  ANNUAL  GENERAL MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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