Programme


Anyone wishing to join a Club walk for the first time should first contact the Leader of that walk.  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 direct to the start of the ramble.  PLEASE CHECK BUS AND TRAIN TIMES.

 SATURDAY, 31st March:  CAKES MAY FILL THE GAP    (L)                                        Leader:  Colin W. Tel: 07446 458138. Meet East Dean CP 10:00.  GR 557978. Bus No. 12X 09:33 Terminus Rd. Stand J.  Finish 13:00.  5 miles.  Undulating with coastal views.

SUNDAY, 1st April   :  HERSTMONCEUX CIRCULAR                                        Leader: Peter D. Tel: 01424 844219. Meet The Avenue 09.30hrs. Walk starts Herstmonceux CP (Free) 10.00. GR 635126. Dry lunch. Finish 15.00. 10 miles. Easy pace, undulating walk. Leader at start. SVC: £2.20.        

SATURDAY 7th April    (STROLL)  :  SHINEWATER PARK                           Leader: Marjorie B. Tel: 648623 or (m) 07933 232866. Meet Shinewater Park entrance 10.00. Bus No.1 09.38 Terminus Road, Stand C to Shinewater Park Larkspur Drive 10.04. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles. Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 7th April (L)  :  SPRINGTIME ALONG CUCKMERE & DOWNS   Leader: Colin W. Tel: 07446 458138. Meet Cuckmere Inn CP 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.33 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

SATURDAY 7th April  BRISK PACE  :  A WALK OF MYSTERIES                Leader: Sue T. Tel: 365158 or 07833 938903. Walk starts outside Uckfield railway station 09.45. GR 473209. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option. Suggest parking in Bell Lane CP (close but small) or long stay section of Luxford Fields CP.

SUNDAY 8th April    NO WALK  

 FRIDAY 13th April  :  COACH OUTING – ROYAL MAIL – THE PEOPLES POST   Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.00. 4 places left. Ask Graham for details.

SATURDAY 14th April (L)   :  ROAMING ROUND ROTTINGDEAN          Leaders: Dympna & Chris D. Tel: 740562. Meet bus stop opp. Roedean School, Brighton 10.20. Bus No.12A 09.03 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 13.15. 5 miles. One steep incline, one medium hill.

 SUNDAY 15th April   LINEAR  :  DOWNLAND VIEWS TO FRISTON POND   Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Terminus Rd, Stand J. 10.13. Bus.No.12 to South Downs Way/Downs Golf Club 10.20. GR 584985. Dry lunch/cafe nearby, Birling Gap. Finish 14.15 East Dean. 7.75 miles. CP at Youth Hostel then walk uphill to South Downs Way. No hills, no stiles, easy downland tracks, good views.

 SATURDAY 21st April   (STROLL)  :  CUCKMERE HAVEN                           Leader: Marjorie W. Tel: 502825. Meet Seven Sisters Park Centre bus stop 10.05. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Seven Sisters Park Centre. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles. (CP fee).

 SATURDAY 21st April (L)  :  COMBE HAVEN CIRCULAR                           Leaders: Jenny & Barry C. Tel: 01424 752757 or 07399 199696. Meet Sidley CP/bus stop 10.00. Bus No.98 08.38 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Own refreshments Crowhurst. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Mainly level walking.

SATURDAY 21st April  BRISK PACE  :  BLUEBELLS WE HOPE!                Leader: Mary O’B. Tel: 482068. Walk starts outside village shop, Laughton 09.45. GR 502132. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option. Street parking with consideration please.

 SUNDAY 22nd April  :  WALKING THE BOUNDARY                                     Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet The Triangle, Lower Willingdon 10.00.  Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd., Stand H. Dry lunch Jevington. Finish 14.30. 8 miles. Undulating Downland.

 SATURDAY 28th April (L)  :  OVER THE TOP & FAR AWAY                       Leader: Diana W. Tel: 733524. Meet Co-op, Albert Parade, Old Town 10.00. Frequent Bus Nos.1 & 1A. Finish 12.30. 4.5 miles. Leader offers refreshments after walk.

 SUNDAY 29th April   :  IN VIEW OF THE GLYNDE WIND TURBINE    Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Anchor Field CP, Ringmer (free) 10.15. GR 448123. Dry lunch Barcombe Church. Finish 16.00. 10 miles.  Long uphill at start then mostly flat. Partly along Sussex Ouse. 10 stiles. SVC: £3.20.

WEDNESDAY 2nd May  :  BACK AGAIN                                                               Leader: Glyn R. Tel: 482416 or 07985 338843. Meet Eastbourne Stn for 09.09 train to Rye Stn where walk starts 10.00. Dry lunch. Finish 14.30 for 14.55 train back to Eastbourne. 10 miles. Undulating fields, several stiles. Optional tea at end of walk.

WEDNESDAY 2nd May   EVENING  :  SPRING ON THE DOWNS             Leaders: Esther & John W. Tel: 503239 or 07761 615671 on day. Walk starts Butts Brow CP (free with Leisure card) 18.30. GR 580017. Finish 20.15. 4 miles.

SATURDAY 5th May   (STROLL)  :  FRISTON FOREST                                   Leader: Marjorie B. Tel: 648623 or (m) 07933 232866. Meet Exceat Visitor Centre (CP fee) 10.05. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Seven Sisters Park Centre 10.01. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles approx. Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 5th May (L)  :  OVER THE TOP TO JEVINGTON                         Leaders: Esther & John W. Tel: 503239. Meet cnr. of Wish Hill/Parkway/Walnut Tree Walk, Willingdon 09.50. GR 591016. Bus No.1 09.32 Terminus Rd, Stand C. Finish 12.30. 5 miles. One steep up and  down. Plenty of street parking. Leaders at start.

SATURDAY 5th May   BRISK PACE  :  HELLINGLY MUDDLE                   Leaders: Naomi & Pete. Tel: 485005. Walk starts Chiddingly village CP 09.30. GR 544142. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option.

 SUNDAY 6th May  :  SMELL THE BEER                                                             Leaders: John & Esther. Tel: 503239. Meet Chalk Farm, Coopers Hill, Willingdon where walk starts 10.00. GR 586025. Dry Lunch Litlington Church. Finish 15.30 approx. 9 miles. Various buses to Church St, Willingdon, 10 mins walk to start, west through Church St, turn right into Coopers Hill and Chalk Farm is 100m on left. 2 steep down hills. Leaders at start. 

WEDNESDAY 9th May  :  COACH OUTING – SPRINGTIME AT SYON PARK, HOUSE & GARDENS                                                                                                    Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.15. Booking opens Monday, 26th March (day of Club’s AGM). Deposit £10.00. See Spring Footnotes.

 WEDNESDAY 9th May   EVENING  :  WALK ON! WALK ON!  WITH HOPE IN YOUR HEART                                                                                                                   Leader: John C. Tel: 726334 or 07804 509765 on day. Meet Seaford Martello Tower 18.30. GR 484984. Bus No.12 to Seaford Rail Stn. (15 mins walk). Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles. Gentle slopes, one steep descent. Pub stop at end.

 SATURDAY 12th May (L)   :  SOMETHING DIFFERENT                               Leaders: Bob J. & Sally M. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet Hawks Rd, junc. Lansdowne Rd, Hailsham 10.15. GR 587109. Bus No.98 09.38 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Refreshment break Hellingly Country Park. Finish 13.30. 5 miles. Level walking but some stiles. Choice of return buses. Plenty of street parking.

SUNDAY 13th May  :  ROBINS BLUEBELLS                                                      Leaders: Paul & Barbara. Tel: 504908 or 07790 708616 on day. Meet Polegate Medical Centre 10.00. Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd to Polegate High Street 10.00. Dry lunch Abbots Wood. Finish 14.30. 9 miles. Mainly solid paths and woodlands.

WEDNESDAY 16th May   EVENING  :  WANNOCK CIRCULAR                   Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643. Meet The Triangle, Willingdon 17.45. Bus No.51 17.28 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Finish 20.00. 4.5 miles. Return bus No.54 20.09.

SATURDAY 19th May    (STROLL)   :  TO THE RED BARN                             Leader: Marjorie W. Tel: 502825. Meet Friston Pond 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Friston Pond. Finish 12.15. 2 miles. One stile (solid stone), easy undulations.

SATURDAY 19th May (L)   NO WALK – ROYAL WEDDING

SATURDAY 19th May   BRISK PACE  :  ACROSS THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE TREES                                                                                                                      Leaders: Doris & Gavin. Tel: 07552 763683. Walk starts South Hill Barn CP, Seaford 09.45. GR 504980. Finish 13.15. 8.5 miles. PH option.

 SUNDAY 20th May  :  MAYNARDS GREEN ROUNDABOUT                        Leader: Jan S. Tel: 01435 864889 or 07881 988943. Meet Maynards Green School bus stop 10.30. GR 582186. Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd, Stand H to Maynards Green. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.40. 8 miles. Return bus 15.57. Undulating, lots of stiles. Parking in lay-by Sicklehatch Lane by bus stop. Leader at start.

 WEDNESDAY 23rd May   EVENING  :  CUCKMERE BOOMERANG             Leader: Margaret D. Tel: 304921 or 07807 528298 on day. Meet Martello Tower, Seaford 18.30. GR 485985. Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles.

SATURDAY 26th May (L)  :  BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR                                  Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 078359 48602. Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.33 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Refreshments Birling Gap. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

SUNDAY 27th May  LINEAR  :  WALK HOME                                                     Leader: Clare K. Tel: 07920 110105. Meet Terminus Rd, 09.00. Bus Nos.12/12A to be confirmed.  Walk starts bus stop Seven Sisters Visitor Centre 09.30. GR 518996. Dry Lunch near YHA. Finish 15.00. 12 miles. Drop out points 5 miles ca. 11.15 (East Dean Bus Nos.12/12A), 7.5 miles ca. 12.00 (YHA bus stop, Bus Nos.12/12A), 10 miles ca. 13.15 (Holywell Bus Nos.3/3A). If walk cancelled leader at Terminus Rd only.

 WEDNESDAY, 30th May   EVENING  :  SUNSET OVER THE LONG MAN   Leader: Irenee H. Tel: 471263. Meet Giants Rest PH, Wilmington 18.30. Park on road. GR 548047. Finish 20.15. 4 miles. 1 short hill, a few stiles. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 2nd June     (STROLL)  :   “CHANGE OF SCENE” CIRCULAR   Leader: Barbara S. Tel: 725509. Meet YHA East Dean Hill 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to YHA bus stop. Finish 12.30 approx. 2.5 miles. Gradual climb, slowly with stops.

 SATURDAY 2nd June  (L)   LINEAR :  FINDING THE ROOKERY             Leader: Pauline S. Tel: 895150. Meet Hill Rise, Seaford bus stop 10.00. Bus No.12A  09.23 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Walk finishes Chyngton Lane 12.45. 5 miles.

SATURDAY 2nd June   BRISK PACE :  UNDER & OVER THE SDW         Leaders: Reg & Gill. Tel: 07743 337176. Walk starts Barley Mow pub CP, Selmeston (by kind permission) 09.30. GR 506067. Finish 13.15. 8.5 miles. PH option. One stiff climb. Please park tidily.

SUNDAY 3rd June  :  TO THE CROSS & CASTLE & BACK                              Leader: Glyn R. Tel: 482416 or 07985 338843. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Cockshut Rd CP, Lewes 10.15. Dry lunch. Finish 16.00. 10.5 miles. Ascents/descents, Downland chalk paths. Tea Spring Farm.

WEDNESDAY 6th June  :  COACH OUTING – WEY & ARUN CANAL WALK & CRUISE                                                                                                                              Leader:  Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.15. Booking opens Monday, 26th March (day of Club’s AGM). Deposit £10.00. See Spring Footnotes.

 WEDNESDAY 6th June   EVENING  :  BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR             Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 07835 948602 on day. Meet East Dean village CP 18.30. GR 557978. Finish 21.00. 5 miles. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 9th June  (L)  :  MAYNARDS GREEN CIRCULAR                     Leader: Jan S. Tel: 01435 864889 or 07881 988943. Meet Maynards Green school bus stop 09.55. GR 582186. Bus No.51 08.50 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Parking in layby in Sicklehatch Lane. Finish 12.45. 5 miles. Return buses half hourly. Some stiles, undulating. Leader at start.

SUNDAY 10th June  :  WEALD & WOODLAND FIGURE OF EIGHT          Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Terminus Rd Bus No.51, Stand H 09.40 to Cherry Tree Court, Horam. Walk starts Horam CP 10.25. GR 578174. Finish 12.45. 4 miles. Dry lunch/cafe nearby, Horam. Afternoon walk starts 13.30 Horam CP. Finish 15.15. 3.5 miles. Lots of level walking, some undulation and many stiles. Leader joining bus Church St, Willingdon.

WEDNESDAY 13th June    EVENING  :  ALCISTON BOUND                        Leaders: Pat & Richard W. Tel: 351223 or 07594 487086 on day. Meet Alfriston short stay CP (free) 18.30. GR 520033. Free parking in North Rd by school. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. Undulating, some stiles. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 16th June      (STROLL)  :  CHYNGTON FARM STROLL         Leader: Catherine R. Tel: 728570. Meet Chyngton Farm Lane, Seaford 10.10. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Chyngton Lane bus stop. Finish 12.15. 2-2.5 miles. Car parking in side roads.

SATURDAY 16th June (L)   :  WALK TO FRISTON PLACE GARDENS      Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Exceat Visitor centre 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Walk through forest to gardens in aid of St. Wilfrid’s Hospice. Donations welcome. Refreshments available. Finish 14.00. 5 miles. No stiles. See Spring Footnotes.

SATURDAY 16th June   BRISK PACE  :  OFF THE RAILS                               Leader: Clare. Tel: 07920 110105. Walk starts Mini Golf CP nr. Rottingdean (by kind permission) 10.00. GR 345033. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. Café lunch option. No 12 bus runs in main road.

SUNDAY 17th June  :  HONEYBROOK & SUGARLOAF                                  Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Burwash CP, beside Bear Inn (free, but use long stay spaces) 10.15. GR 673247. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.45. 9 miles. Undulating, mostly field paths and woodland, some stiles. SVC: £4.00.

WEDNESDAY, 20th June    EVENING  :  ROUNDABOUT!                             Leader: Bridget W. Tel: 736542 or 07535 634818 on day. Meet East Dean village CP 18.30. GR 557978. Bus No.12A 18.03 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 20.30. 5 miles. 1 hill, no stiles.

 SATURDAY 23rd June (L)   :  LOOMING AROUND THE CUCKOO TRAIL   Leader: Bridget T. Tel: 768482 or 07963 479399. Meet Cuckoo Trail, Oakleaf Drive, Polegate 10.00. GR 584052. Bus No.51 09.23 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Refreshments Loom Mill. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Some stiles and gates.

SUNDAY 24th June  :  RIVER & DOWNS                                                               Leader: Pat B. Tel: 01424 213950 or 07443 642496. Meet Terminus Rd, Bus No.12 09.13 arr. Denton Corner lay-by, nr Newhaven 09.48. Walk starts 10.00 Denton Corner. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.30. 9 miles. Street parking for car users. Circular Walk.

 WEDNESDAY, 27th June    EVENING  :  AROUND THE CASTLE              Leader: Sylvia Pettit. Tel: 832243 or 07703 281593 on day. Meet Herstmonceux CP (free) behind Woolpack PH 18.30. No buses. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. Pub stop at end. 

 SATURDAY 30th June    (STROLL)      HARBOUR STROLL                         Leader: Thelma. Tel: 648623. Meet Cinema, Crumbles Retail Park 10.15. Bus No.99 09.43 Cornfield Road, Stand E to ASDA bus stop. 2-2.5 miles. Drinks at Harbour. Leader at start.

SATURDAY 30th June (L)   :  A VIEW                                                                   Leader: Jacqui W. Tel: 470371 or 07951 700121. Meet Martello Tower Museum, Seaford, 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.13 to Seaford Library and walk to start. Finish 12.30. 5 miles. Undulating.

SATURDAY 30th June  BRISK PACE    NO LEADER – NO WALK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                       

SUNDAY 1st April    

HERSTMONCEUX CIRCULAR

Leader: Peter D. Tel: 01424 844219. Meet The Avenue 09.30hrs. Walk starts Herstmonceux CP (Free) 10.00. GR 635126. Dry lunch. Finish 15.00. 10 miles. Easy pace, undulating walk. Leader at start. SVC: £2.20.

 

SATURDAY 7th APRIL    (STROLL)                                                                                   SHINEWATER PARK

Leader: Marjorie B. Tel: 648623 or (m) 07933 232866. Meet Shinewater Park entrance 10.00. Bus No.1 09.38 Terminus Road, Stand C to Shinewater Park Larkspur Drive 10.04. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles. Leader at start.

 

SATURDAY 7th April (L)  

SPRINGTIME ALONG CUCKMERE & DOWNS

Leader: Colin W. Tel: 07446 458138. Meet Cuckmere Inn CP 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.33 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

 

SATURDAY 7th April  BRISK PACE

A WALK OF MYSTERIES

Leader: Sue T. Tel: 365158 or 07833 938903. Walk starts outside Uckfield railway station 09.45. GR 473209. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option. Suggest parking in Bell Lane CP (close but small) or long stay section of Luxford Fields CP.

 

SUNDAY 8th April    NO WALK  

 

FRIDAY 13th April  

COACH OUTING – ROYAL MAIL – THE PEOPLES POST

Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.00. 4 places left. Ask Graham for details.

 

SATURDAY 14th April (L)   

ROAMING ROUND ROTTINGDEAN

Leaders: Dympna & Chris D. Tel: 740562. Meet bus stop opp. Roedean School, Brighton 10.20. Bus No.12A 09.03 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 13.15. 5 miles. One steep incline, one medium hill.

 

SUNDAY 15th April   LINEAR

DOWNLAND VIEWS TO FRISTON POND

Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Terminus Rd, Stand J. 10.13. Bus.No.12 to South Downs Way/Downs Golf Club 10.20. GR 584985. Dry lunch/cafe nearby, Birling Gap. Finish 14.15 East Dean. 7.75 miles. CP at Youth Hostel then walk uphill to South Downs Way. No hills, no stiles, easy downland tracks, good views.

 

SATURDAY 21st APRIL   (STROLL)                                                                                             CUCKMERE HAVEN

Leader: Marjorie W. Tel: 502825. Meet Seven Sisters Park Centre bus stop 10.05. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Seven Sisters Park Centre. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles. (CP fee).

 

SATURDAY 21st April (L)  

COMBE HAVEN CIRCULAR

Leaders: Jenny & Barry C. Tel: 01424 752757 or 07399 199696. Meet Sidley CP/bus stop 10.00. Bus No.98 08.38 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Own refreshments Crowhurst. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Mainly level walking.

 

SATURDAY 21st April  BRISK PACE

BLUEBELLS WE HOPE!

Leader: Mary O’B. Tel: 482068. Walk starts outside village shop, Laughton 09.45. GR 502132. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option. Street parking with consideration please.

 

 

SUNDAY 22nd April

WALKING THE BOUNDARY

Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet The Triangle, Lower Willingdon 10.00.  Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd., Stand H. Dry lunch Jevington. Finish 14.30. 8 miles. Undulating Downland.

 

SATURDAY 28th April (L)   

OVER THE TOP & FAR AWAY

Leader: Diana W. Tel: 733524. Meet Co-op, Albert Parade, Old Town 10.00. Frequent Bus Nos.1 & 1A. Finish 12.30. 4.5 miles. Leader offers refreshments after walk.

 

SUNDAY 29th April   

IN VIEW OF THE GLYNDE WIND TURBINE

Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Anchor Field CP, Ringmer (free) 10.15. GR 448123. Dry lunch Barcombe Church. Finish 16.00. 10 miles.  Long uphill at start then mostly flat. Partly along Sussex Ouse. 10 stiles. SVC: £3.20.

 

WEDNESDAY 2nd May

BACK AGAIN

Leader: Glyn R. Tel: 482416 or 07985 338843. Meet Eastbourne Stn for 09.09 train to Rye Stn where walk starts 10.00. Dry lunch. Finish 14.30 for 14.55 train back to Eastbourne. 10 miles. Undulating fields, several stiles. Optional tea at end of walk.

 

WEDNESDAY 2nd May   EVENING

SPRING ON THE DOWNS

Leaders: Esther & John W. Tel: 503239 or 07761 615671 on day. Walk starts Butts Brow CP (free with Leisure card) 18.30. GR 580017. Finish 20.15. 4 miles.

 

SATURDAY 5th MAY   (STROLL)                                                                                                     FRISTON FOREST

Leader: Marjorie B. Tel: 648623 or (m) 07933 232866. Meet Exceat Visitor Centre (CP fee) 10.05. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Seven Sisters Park Centre 10.01. Finish 12.15. 2.5 miles approx. Leader at start.

 

SATURDAY 5th May (L)  

OVER THE TOP TO JEVINGTON

Leaders: Esther & John W. Tel: 503239. Meet cnr. of Wish Hill/Parkway/Walnut Tree Walk, Willingdon 09.50. GR 591016. Bus No.1 09.32 Terminus Rd, Stand C. Finish 12.30. 5 miles. One steep up and  down. Plenty of street parking. Leaders at start.

 

SATURDAY 5th May   BRISK PACE

HELLINGLY MUDDLE

Leaders: Naomi & Pete. Tel: 485005. Walk starts Chiddingly village CP 09.30. GR 544142. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. PH option.

 

SUNDAY 6th May

SMELL THE BEER

Leaders: John & Esther. Tel: 503239. Meet Chalk Farm, Coopers Hill, Willingdon where walk starts 10.00. GR 586025. Dry Lunch Litlington Church. Finish 15.30 approx. 9 miles. Various buses to Church St, Willingdon, 10 mins walk to start, west through Church St, turn right into Coopers Hill and Chalk Farm is 100m on left. 2 steep down hills. Leaders at start. 

 

WEDNESDAY 9th May

COACH OUTING – SPRINGTIME AT SYON PARK, HOUSE & GARDENS

Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.15. Booking opens Monday, 26th March (day of Club’s AGM). Deposit £10.00. See Spring Footnotes.

 

WEDNESDAY 9th May   EVENING

WALK ON! WALK ON!  WITH HOPE IN YOUR HEART

Leader: John C. Tel: 726334 or 07804 509765 on day. Meet Seaford Martello Tower 18.30. GR 484984. Bus No.12 to Seaford Rail Stn. (15 mins walk). Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles. Gentle slopes, one steep descent. Pub stop at end.

 

SATURDAY 12th May (L)   

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

Leaders: Bob J. & Sally M. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet Hawks Rd, junc. Lansdowne Rd, Hailsham 10.15. GR 587109. Bus No.98 09.38 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Refreshment break Hellingly Country Park. Finish 13.30. 5 miles. Level walking but some stiles. Choice of return buses. Plenty of street parking.

 

SUNDAY 13th May

ROBINS BLUEBELLS

Leaders: Paul & Barbara. Tel: 504908 or 07790 708616 on day. Meet Polegate Medical Centre 10.00. Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd to Polegate High Street 10.00. Dry lunch Abbots Wood. Finish 14.30. 9 miles. Mainly solid paths and woodlands.

 

WEDNESDAY 16th May   EVENING

WANNOCK CIRCULAR

Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643. Meet The Triangle, Willingdon 17.45. Bus No.51 17.28 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Finish 20.00. 4.5 miles. Return bus No.54 20.09.

 

SATURDAY 19th MAY    (STROLL)                                                                                                   TO THE RED BARN

Leader: Marjorie W. Tel: 502825. Meet Friston Pond 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Friston Pond. Finish 12.15. 2 miles. One stile (solid stone), easy undulations.

 

SATURDAY 19th May (L)   NO WALK – ROYAL WEDDING

 

SATURDAY 19th May   BRISK PACE

ACROSS THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE TREES

Leaders: Doris & Gavin. Tel: 07552 763683. Walk starts South Hill Barn CP, Seaford 09.45. GR 504980. Finish 13.15. 8.5 miles. PH option.

 

SUNDAY 20th May

MAYNARDS GREEN ROUNDABOUT

Leader: Jan S. Tel: 01435 864889 or 07881 988943. Meet Maynards Green School bus stop 10.30. GR 582186. Bus No.51 09.40 Terminus Rd, Stand H to Maynards Green. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.40. 8 miles. Return bus 15.57. Undulating, lots of stiles. Parking in lay-by Sicklehatch Lane by bus stop. Leader at start.

 

WEDNESDAY 23rd May   EVENING

CUCKMERE BOOMERANG

Leader: Margaret D. Tel: 304921 or 07807 528298 on day. Meet Martello Tower, Seaford 18.30. GR 485985. Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles.

 

SATURDAY 26th May (L)  

BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR

Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 078359 48602. Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.33 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Refreshments Birling Gap. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

 

SUNDAY 27th May  LINEAR

WALK HOME

Leader: Clare K. Tel: 07920 110105. Meet Terminus Rd, 09.00. Bus Nos.12/12A to be confirmed.  Walk starts bus stop Seven Sisters Visitor Centre 09.30. GR 518996. Dry Lunch near YHA. Finish 15.00. 12 miles. Drop out points 5 miles ca. 11.15 (East Dean Bus Nos.12/12A), 7.5 miles ca. 12.00 (YHA bus stop, Bus Nos.12/12A), 10 miles ca. 13.15 (Holywell Bus Nos.3/3A). If walk cancelled leader at Terminus Rd only.

 

WEDNESDAY, 30th May   EVENING

SUNSET OVER THE LONG MAN

Leader: Irenee H. Tel: 471263. Meet Giants Rest PH, Wilmington 18.30. Park on road. GR 548047. Finish 20.15. 4 miles. 1 short hill, a few stiles. Pub stop at end.

 

SATURDAY 2nd JUNE     (STROLL)                                                                                      “CHANGE OF SCENE” CIRCULAR

Leader: Barbara S. Tel: 725509. Meet YHA East Dean Hill 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to YHA bus stop. Finish 12.30 approx. 2.5 miles. Gradual climb, slowly with stops.

 

SATURDAY 2nd June  (L)   LINEAR

FINDING THE ROOKERY

Leader: Pauline S. Tel: 895150. Meet Hill Rise, Seaford bus stop 10.00. Bus No.12A  09.23 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Walk finishes Chyngton Lane 12.45. 5 miles.

 

SATURDAY 2nd June   BRISK PACE

UNDER & OVER THE SDW

Leaders: Reg & Gill. Tel: 07743 337176. Walk starts Barley Mow pub CP, Selmeston (by kind permission) 09.30. GR 506067. Finish 13.15. 8.5 miles. PH option. One stiff climb. Please park tidily.

 

SUNDAY 3rd June

TO THE CROSS & CASTLE & BACK

Leader: Glyn R. Tel: 482416 or 07985 338843. Meet The Avenue 09.00. Walk starts Cockshut Rd CP, Lewes 10.15. Dry lunch. Finish 16.00. 10.5 miles. Ascents/descents, Downland chalk paths. Tea Spring Farm.

 

WEDNESDAY 6th June 

COACH OUTING – WEY & ARUN CANAL WALK & CRUISE

Leader:  Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 8.15. Booking opens Monday, 26th March (day of Club’s AGM). Deposit £10.00. See Spring Footnotes.

 

WEDNESDAY 6th June   EVENING

BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR

Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 07835 948602 on day. Meet East Dean village CP 18.30. GR 557978. Finish 21.00. 5 miles. Pub stop at end.

 

SATURDAY 9th June  (L)  

MAYNARDS GREEN CIRCULAR

Leader: Jan S. Tel: 01435 864889 or 07881 988943. Meet Maynards Green school bus stop 09.55. GR 582186. Bus No.51 08.50 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Parking in layby in Sicklehatch Lane. Finish 12.45. 5 miles. Return buses half hourly. Some stiles, undulating. Leader at start.

 

SUNDAY 10th June

WEALD & WOODLAND FIGURE OF EIGHT

Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Terminus Rd Bus No.51, Stand H 09.40 to Cherry Tree Court, Horam. Walk starts Horam CP 10.25. GR 578174. Finish 12.45. 4 miles. Dry lunch/cafe nearby, Horam. Afternoon walk starts 13.30 Horam CP. Finish 15.15. 3.5 miles. Lots of level walking, some undulation and many stiles. Leader joining bus Church St, Willingdon.

 

WEDNESDAY 13th June    EVENING

ALCISTON BOUND

Leaders: Pat & Richard W. Tel: 351223 or 07594 487086 on day. Meet Alfriston short stay CP (free) 18.30. GR 520033. Free parking in North Rd by school. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. Undulating, some stiles. Pub stop at end.

 

SATURDAY 16th JUNE        (STROLL)                                                                               CHYNGTON FARM STROLL   

Leader: Catherine R. Tel: 728570. Meet Chyngton Farm Lane, Seaford 10.10. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Road, Stand J to Chyngton Lane bus stop. Finish 12.15. 2-2.5 miles. Car parking in side roads.

 

SATURDAY 16th June (L) 

WALK TO FRISTON PLACE GARDENS

Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet Exceat Visitor centre 10.00. Bus No.12A 09.43 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Walk through forest to gardens in aid of St. Wilfrid’s Hospice. Donations welcome. Refreshments available. Finish 14.00. 5 miles. No stiles. See Spring Footnotes.

 

SATURDAY 16th June   BRISK PACE

OFF THE RAILS

Leader: Clare. Tel: 07920 110105. Walk starts Mini Golf CP nr. Rottingdean (by kind permission) 10.00. GR 345033. Finish 13.30. 8 miles. Café lunch option. No 12 bus runs in main road.

 

SUNDAY 17th June

HONEYBROOK & SUGARLOAF

Leaders: John & Marion. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Burwash CP, beside Bear Inn (free, but use long stay spaces) 10.15. GR 673247. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.45. 9 miles. Undulating, mostly field paths and woodland, some stiles. SVC: £4.00.

 

WEDNESDAY, 20th June    EVENING

ROUNDABOUT!

Leader: Bridget W. Tel: 736542 or 07535 634818 on day. Meet East Dean village CP 18.30. GR 557978. Bus No.12A 18.03 Terminus Rd, Stand J. Finish 20.30. 5 miles. 1 hill, no stiles.

 

SATURDAY 23rd June (L)   

LOOMING AROUND THE CUCKOO TRAIL

Leader: Bridget T. Tel: 768482 or 07963 479399. Meet Cuckoo Trail, Oakleaf Drive, Polegate 10.00. GR 584052. Bus No.51 09.23 Terminus Rd, Stand H. Refreshments Loom Mill. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Some stiles and gates.

 

SUNDAY 24th June 

RIVER & DOWNS

Leader: Pat B. Tel: 01424 213950 or 07443 642496. Meet Terminus Rd, Bus No.12 09.13 arr. Denton Corner lay-by, nr Newhaven 09.48. Walk starts 10.00 Denton Corner. Dry Lunch. Finish 15.30. 9 miles. Street parking for car users. Circular Walk.

 

WEDNESDAY, 27th June    EVENING

AROUND THE CASTLE

Leader: Sylvia Pettit. Tel: 832243 or 07703 281593 on day. Meet Herstmonceux CP (free) behind Woolpack PH 18.30. No buses. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. Pub stop at end. 

 

SATURDAY 30th JUNE    (STROLL)                                                                                         HARBOUR STROLL

Leader: Thelma. Tel: 648623. Meet Cinema, Crumbles Retail Park 10.15. Bus No.99 09.43 Cornfield Road, Stand E to ASDA bus stop. 2-2.5 miles. Drinks at Harbour. Leader at start.

 

SATURDAY 30th June (L)   

A VIEW

Leader: Jacqui W. Tel: 470371 or 07951 700121. Meet Martello Tower Museum, Seaford, 10.00. Bus No.12X 09.13 to Seaford Library and walk to start. Finish 12.30. 5 miles. Undulating.

 

 

SATURDAY 30th June  BRISK PACE    NO LEADER – NO WALK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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