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.

                                  

SUNDAY 23rd June  –  NO LEADER

 MONDAY 24th June to MONDAY 1st July   –  CLUB HOLIDAY  –   PICTURESQUE DEVON                                                                                               Leader: Graham. Tel: 501467. Fully booked.

WEDNESDAY 26th June   EVENING  –  NO WALK due to Club holiday

SATURDAY 29th June   (STROLLS)   HARBOUR STROLL                             Leader:  Thelma.  Tel:  648623.  Meet at Cinema, Crumbles Retail Park 10:15.  Bus 99  09:43 Cornfield Road, Stand E to ASDA bus stop.  2-2.5 miles.  Drinks at harbour.

 SATURDAY 29th June (L)   –  ROAMING THE LEVELS                               Leaders: Dympna & Chris D. Tel: 740562 or 07860 669638. Meet Bus stop Wallsend Rd. Pevensey, 10.00. Bus 99 09.23 Cornfield Rd. Finish 13.15. 5 miles. 12 stiles, level walking with some lanes. Refreshments Chilley Farm.

SATURDAY 29th June   BRISK PACE   –  BLOW AWAY THE COBWEBS                 Leader:  Clare.  Tel: 07920 110105.  Walk starts Bedes kiosk at end of Eastbourne seafront 09:30.  GR 601972. Finish 13:30.  8.5 miles.  Note Start Time.

SUNDAY 30th  June  –  DOWNLAND WALK                                                         Leader: Pat B. Tel: 01424 213950 or 07743 642496. Call leader if lift required to meet at the Avenue at 09.30. Walk starts Firle Bostal CP 10.10. GR 468058. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30. 9 miles. Circular walk  via Bishopstone  Church/Bo Peep Bostal. Good paths. SVC: £2.70.

WEDNESDAY 3rd July   EVENING  –  DOWN & FOREST                                              Leader: Tony W. Tel: 721637. Meet East Dean village CP 18.30. GR 557978. Finish 20.40. 4.5 miles. Undulating, 2 stiles. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 6th July (L)   –  ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK                            Leaders: Jenny & Barry C. Tel: 01424 752757 or 07399 199696. Meet Hellingly school bus stop, 10.10. GR 577121. Bus 51 09.23 Gildredge Rd. Car parking in North St. Mainly level, some stiles. Finish 13.15. 5 miles.

SUNDAY 7th July  –  SUMMERTIME AT TOWN PLACE                                  Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467 or 07743 762671 on day. Meet The Avenue 09.30.  Walk starts Town Place, Freshfield, Sheffield Park 10.30. GR 387255. Dry lunch. Finish 14.15. 6 miles. Cars follow yellow Open Garden signs to Town Place, into field (CP) opp. the house. Visit to garden £6 in aid of the N.G.S. Refreshments available. Woods, fields, views and some undulation. See Summer Footnotes.  SVC:  £4.00.

 WEDNESDAY 10th July   EVENING    –  DOWNLAND DELIGHTS & AMERICAN SUPPER                                                                                                     Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467 or 07743 762671 on day. Meet The Avenue 18.30. Walk starts Beachy Head CP (by toilets) 18.45. GR 589957. Finish 20.00. 3 miles. 1 hill. Bring food. See Summer Footnotes. SVC: 60 pence.

SATURDAY 13th July  (STROLLS)  –  PEVENSEY BAY TO PEVENSEY CASTLE AND BACK                                                                                                                                     Leader:  Joy.  Tel: 07760 188282. Meet Pevensey Bay, Richmond Road bus stop 10:00.  Bus 99 09:43 Cornfield Road to Richmond Road bus stop, Pevensey Bay 10:01. Finish 12:30 approx.  2.5-3 miles. Bring drink.  Meet Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 13th July (L)   –  1066 TO RICKNEY                                               Leader: Margaret D. Tel: 304921 or 07807 528298 on day. Meet Pevensey castle CP 10.00.  Bus 99 09.21 Cornfield Rd to Wallsend Rd – walk to start. Flat walk, some stiles. Finish 12.30. 4 miles.

SATURDAY 13th July  BRISK PACE  –  A HILLY, DOWNLAND & FOREST  WALK AROUND                                                                                                           Leaders: Doris & Gavin. Tel: 07552 763683. Walk starts outside Plough & Harrow pub, Litlington 09.45. GR 522017. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option. Street parking.

SUNDAY 14th July  –  FROM THE OLD TO THE NEW                                   Leaders: Marion & John. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Sea Rd, St. Leonards 10.00. GR 790087. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30. 9 miles. Undulating. 2 stiles. SVC:  £3.20.

 WEDNESDAY 17th July   EVENING   –  UP UP & AWAY                               Leaders: Esther & John. Tel: 503239 or 07761 615671 on day. Meet The Pilot, Meads 18.30. GR 601973. Finish. 20.30. 5 miles. Pub stop at end.

 SATURDAY 20th July  (L)   –  KNIGHTSBRIDGE HOUSE GARDENS       Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467 or 07743 762671. Meet Coggers Cross 10.05. GR 577158. Bus 51 09.23 Gildredge Rd. Limited parking on A267. Visit gardens in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice, donations welcome. Refreshments available. Finish 14.00. 5 miles. 3 short hills, 5 stiles. Return buses half hourly. Leader joins Church St.

 SUNDAY 21st July  –  ANIMAL FARM                                                                 Leaders: Tracey & Andy. Tel: 07955 789408. Meet The Avenue 10.00. Walk starts Chalk Farm, Willingdon Village 10.20. Bus 1 09.52 Town centre to Church Street 10.06. Dry lunch. Finish 14.30. 8.7 miles. Shady tracks, undulating downland, easy pace.

WEDNESDAY 24th July   EVENING  –  PEVENSEY & PEBBLES                   Leader: Michelle M. Tel: 461762 or 07752 622744 on day. Meet Pevensey Castle CP 18.30. GR 646048. Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles. Some beach walking, a few stiles. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 27TH July  (STROLLS)  –  A GARDEN OR TWO                                 Leader:  Pam S. Tel: 760144 or 07761 011534. Meet bus stop opp. Manor Gardens, Bexhill 10:20. Bus 99 09:23 Cornfield Road to Manor Gardens bus stop  (Bexhill old town) 10:20.  Finish 12 noon approx. Coffee at end of walk.  Leader joining bus en route.

SATURDAY 27th July (L)   –  HERSTMONCEUX ODYSSEY                            Leader: Sylvia P. Tel: 832243 or 07703 281593. Meet Woolpack CP 10.30. Bus 98 09.38 Gildredge Rd. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Some stiles.

SATURDAY 27th July   BRISK PACE  –  FIELDS, FLOWERS, FOREST & VILLAGES                                                                                                                         Leader: Sue T. Tel: 365158 / 07833 938903. Walk starts Chequers Inn CP, Maresfield  09.30. GR 466240. Finish 13.15. 7.5 miles. PH option. Note start time.

 SUNDAY 28th July  –  ARLINGTON & ABBOTS WOOD                                   Leader: Judith L. Tel: 07526 458100 on day. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Arlington Reservoir CP (fee) 10.00. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30.  9 miles.  Lake, woodland, river, several stiles.

WEDNESDAY 31st July   EVENING  –   SWALLOW TIME                               Leader: Margaret D. Tel: 304921 or 07807 528298. Meet Berwick Inn CP (by kind permission) 18.30. GR 525066. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. Flattish walk, a few stiles. Pub stop at end.

 SATURDAY 3rd August  (L)  –  CUCKMERE HAVEN & COASTAL VIEWS             Leader: Colin W. Tel: 07446 458138. Meet Cuckmere Inn 10.00. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

 SUNDAY 4th August  –  NOT QUITE A GARDEN PARTY                               Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet The Triangle, Willingdon 10.00. Bus 51 09.40 Gildredge Rd. Dry lunch Jevington. Finish 14.30. 9 miles. Plenty of street parking. If fine, refreshments in leader’s garden after.

 WEDNESDAY 7th August   EVENING  –  OVER HIS HEAD                             Leaders: Esther & John. Tel: 503239 or 07761 615671 on day. Meet Wilmington CP 18.30. GR 542040. Finish 20.30. 4 miles. 1 steep ascent. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 10th August    (STROLLS)  –  LIFEBOAT MUSEUM TO HOLYWELL RETURN                                                                                                                            Leaders:   John & Joan. Tel: 738663. Meet Lifeboat Museum, Seafront 10:15.  Bus 3 09:55 Gildredge Road to Winter Garden bus stop (The Stage Door pub) 10:00.  A Leader will meet bus.  Finish 12:15.  2.5 miles approx.  Elevenses at Holywell Cafe.  Level stroll.   Leader at start.

 SATURDAY 10th August  (L)  –  WANNOCK CIRCULAR                                Leader: Bob J. Tel: 485643 or 07593 856500 on day. Meet The Triangle, Lower Willingdon, 10.00. Bus 51 09.23 Gildredge Rd. Finish 12.30. 4.5 miles. Gently undulating. Many return buses, easy parking.

SATURDAY 10th August  BRISK PACE  –  PUNNETTS TOWN CIRCUIT   Leader: Jim B. Tel: 01435 830991. Walk starts Punnetts Town village CP 09.45. GR 619205.  Finish 13.15. 8.5 miles.

SUNDAY 11th August  –  CROWBOROUGH BROOKS & BYWAYS               Leader: Lesley K. Tel: 07933 237300 or 501906 evenings. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Jarvis Brook long stay CP (free) 10.30. GR 536298. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30. 9 miles. No toilets until coffee stop. Fairly easy walking through fields and woodland, 1 hill, few stiles. SVC: 4.00.

 WEDNESDAY 14th August   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. Finish 20.30. 4.5 miles. Gentle slopes, 1 steep descent. Bus 12 to Seaford Station – 15 mins walk. Pub stop at end.

THURSDAY 15th August  –  COACH OUTING – EXPLORING MOUNT EPHRAIM GARDENS                                                                                                    Leader: Graham T. Tel: 501467. Meet The Avenue 09.15. Full payment of £23.00 if 40 go. Booking opens 17th June. See Summer Footnotes.

SATURDAY 17th August  (L)   –  BAKING OVENS LONG GONE                   Leader: Richard P. Tel: 07530 856157. Meet Bede’s school, Meads 09.40. Bus 3A 09.25 Gildredge Rd. Finish 12.15. 3 miles. 20 steps, 1 very steep climb midway. Breakout options, no stiles. Leader at start.

SUNDAY 18th August  –  AIRSHOW – NO WALK

WEDNESDAY 21st August   EVENING  –  RIVER MEANDERS TO THE SUNSET  Leader: Colin W. Tel: 07446 458138. Meet Cuckmere Inn bus stop, Exceat 18.30. GR 513993. Finish 20.30. 5 miles. Bus 12 Gildredge Rd 17.55 or earlier. Pub stop at end.

SATURDAY 24th August  (STROLLS)  –  AROUND WILLINGDON                 Leaders:  Jean & Jim.  Tel: 301871.  Meet Willingdon Church Street bus stop 09:50.  Bus 1 09:32 Gildredge Road to Willingdon Church Street bus stop 09:50.  Finish 11:45  2.25 miles.  Short hill at own pace.

SATURDAY 24th August  (L)   LINEAR  –  SEA, SKY & SCINTILLA OF  SEA          Leaders: Dympna & Chris D. Tel: 740562 or 07860 669638. Meet Longridge Ave, Saltdean, 10.10. Bus 12X 09.13 Gildredge Rd. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Undercliff to Marina & Pier.

SATURDAY 24th August  BRISK PACE  –  GLYNDE CIRCULAR                  Leader: Bob B. Tel: 652234 / 07808 290538. Walk starts Glynde village CP 09.45. GR 457088. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option. Note. 3 steep climbs

SUNDAY 25th August  –  MAYNARDS GREEN ROUNDABOUT                   Leader: Jan S. Tel: 01435 864889 or 07881 988943. Meet Maynards Green School bus stop 10.30. GR 578213. Bus 51 09.40 Gildredge Rd 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 28th August   EVENING  –  OVER TO THE LAKES                              Leader: Mary B. Tel: 07982 039157. Meet jct. Hazelwood Ave/Seven Sisters Rd 18.00. Finish 20.00. 4 miles. Buses Loop, 1, 1A.

SATURDAY 31st August  (L)  –  QUAY & FORT                                                   Leader: Pauline S. Tel: 895150 or 07523 649299. Meet South Way, Newhaven, 10.00. GR 444013.  Bus 12X 09.13 Gildredge Rd. Finish 12.30. 5 miles.

SUNDAY 1st September  –  HOO’S IDEA WAS IT ANYWAY?                        Leader: Mark S. Tel: 07522 868684. Walk starts unsurfaced car parking lay-by on left on Coombe Lane (Coombe Hill), Ninfield 10.15. GR 698128. Dry lunch. Finish 15.00. 8 miles. Mostly easy along field paths/tracks, 2 short roads, some stiles, few ups/downs. Leader at start 10.05. SVC:  £3.00

 SATURDAY 7th September  (STROLLS)  –  5 MARINAS & A GOLF CLUB (BAY VIEW PARK)                                                                                                                            Leader:  Pam O’S.  Tel: 658998. Meet 4 Seasons Cafe at the harbour 10:15. Bus 99  09:43 Cornfield Road to ASDA bus stop. Finish 12:15.  2.25 miles.  Coffee at golf club (Bay View Park)  Flat, interesting walk.

 SATURDAY 7th September  (L)  –  MAGIC ROUNDABOUT                          Leader: Sue C. Tel: 643130 or 07774 584438. Meet Co-op, Albert Parade, Old Town 10.00. Frequent buses 1 & 1A. Finish 12.45. 5 miles. Undulating but no steep hills.

SATURDAY 7th September   BRISK PACE  –  FOLKINGTON CIRCULAR   Leader: Sue T. Tel: 365158 / 07833 938903. Walk starts Folkington church 09.30.  GR 559038. Finish 13.15. 8 miles. PH option. Note start time.

SUNDAY 8th September  –  LULLINGTON HEATH & CHARLESTON BOTTOM   Leaders: Marion & John. Tel: 724972 or 07732 971557. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Butts Brow CP (fee/Residents Card) 09.50. GR 579017. Dry lunch. Finish 16.00. 10.5 miles. Hilly, downland, river and forest. SVC:  60 pence.

SATURDAY 14th September  (L)  –  ONE, TWO, BUCKLE MY SHOE         Leader: Bridget W. Tel: 736542 or 07535 634818 on day. Meet Buckle CP, Seaford 10.15. GR 468996. Bus 12A Gildredge Rd  to Hill Rise – walk to start. Finish 13.00. 5 miles. Toilets at car park, cafe at end.

SUNDAY 15th September  –  WADHURST CIRCULAR                                    Leader: Pat B. Tel: 01424 213950 or 07743 642496. Meet The Avenue  09.15. Walk starts Wadhurst CP, B2099 next to White Hart (free Sundays) 10.00. Dry lunch. Finish 16.00. 12 miles. Robust but scenic walk. Call leader if lift required, otherwise leader at start.

 SATURDAY 21st September  (STROLLS)  –  TO THE RED BARN                Leader:  Marjorie B.  Tel: 648623. Meet Friston Pond bus stop 10:00.  Bus 12A 09:43 Gildredge Road to Friston Pond bus stop 10:00. Finish 12.15.  2 miles.  Easy undulations.  Meet Leader at start.

SATURDAY 21st September  (L)  –  BIRLING GAP CIRCULAR                    Leader: Sue W. Tel: 728963 or 07835 948602. Meet East Dean CP 10.00. Bus 12X 09.33 Gildredge Rd. Break at Birling Gap. Finish 12.45. 4.5 miles.

SATURDAY 21st September   BRISK PACE  –  CASTLE, RIVER & DOWNS   Leaders: Naomi & Pete. Tel: 485005. Walk starts Lewes county council office CP (East side) (fee) 09.45. GR 409099. Finish 13.30. 8.5 miles. PH option. Hilly walk.

SUNDAY 22nd September  –  AROUND THE LONG MAN                               Leader: Sheila B. Tel: 844177 or 07554 971910. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts The Priory CP (free) 10.00. GR 545545. Dry lunch. Finish 15.30. 10 miles. Steep climb at start, hilly downland, some road walking. SVC: £2.60.

SATURDAY 28th September (L)   LINEAR  –  TRIP TO THE MARINA      Leader: Heather R. Tel: 506137. Meet White Horse PH, Rottingdean 10.15. Bus 12X 09.13 Gildredge Rd. Undulating first half then undercliff to Saltdean. Finish 13.00. 5 miles.

SUNDAY 29th September  –  HERSTMONCEUX CIRCULAR                           Leader: Peter D. Tel: 01424 844219 or 07835 922357. Meet The Avenue 09.30. Walk starts Herstmonceux CP (free) 10.00. GR 635126. Dry lunch. Finish 15.00. 10 miles. Easy pace, undulating walk.  Call leader if lift required. Leader at start.  SVC: £2.20.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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