WALKING PROGRAMME

The meeting place for walks, unless stated otherwise, is North Street Car Park, Lewes alongside the new Police Station.

Please meet in time for a prompt start at 9:30am.

                                         

Abbreviations:  Pub:  Public House at end of walk. Pub-e-R:  Public house stop en route. Picnic:   Bring a picnic                             
                         
Picnic/Pub:  Bring a picnic or use the public house en-route  F8: Figure of eight walk

 

Click here for more information about our walks. Click here to download the current walks programme.

Wed 21 Jun      Summer Solstice Sunset Stroll

                        Meet at 19.30 hours

                        Basically flat.

Watch the sun go down at The Swan in Southover

                        Leaders:  Hilda & Graham 472678

 

Sun 25 Jun       Orchid Walk  

                        Castle Hill Nature Reserve

                        Hilly          5 miles          Picnic

                        Leader: Christine           475172

 

Tue 4 Jul          Afternoon Stroll

                        Meet at 14.00 hours

                        Hellingly Circular   Flat 

                        Leaders: Jeannette and Margaret            812423

 

Tue 11 Jul        Coach Trip to Scotney Castle

                        Meet at 09.30 hours at the lay by between Cuilfail tunnel and Tesco garage roundabout

                        Three mile optional walk

                        Return by 17.30 hours

                        Organiser: Robert     474357

 

Wed 19 Jul       Barcombe – South Chailey

                        Undulating        5 miles    

                        Leader: Ian              812546

 

Sun 23 Jul        Alfriston

                        Undulating        6.5 miles

                        Leaders: Margaret and Jeannette            814057

 

Tue 1 Aug        Meet Railway Station

                        09.44 Train to Battle

                        Battle

                        Undulating   5 miles    Picnic

                        Return by about 17.00 hours

                        Leader: Robert       474357

 

Sun 6 Aug        A Walk by the Middle Adur

                        Flat                   5.5 miles

                        Leader: Alan          474552

 

Wed 16 Aug      Devils Dyke

                        Hilly                  5.5 miles

                        Leader: Janet        475867

 

Sun 20 Aug      A Leisurely Lunch with a walk on either side

                        Meet at 10.30 hours in lay by at start of the road up to the Stables at Lewes Race Course

                        Contact leader at least ten days beforehand for directions to start point and to reserve your place at the pub

                        To The Half Moon and back with lunch in the middle

                        Some hills            6 miles

Leader: Gill                   479088

 

Tue 29 Aug       Meet at 16.30 hours

                        Evening Walk with Supper

                        Around and about Lewes

                        Up & Down         5.5 miles

                        Leader: Vivien   07771 774492

 

Sun 3 Sep        Brightling

                        Undulating           5.5 miles

                        Leader: Wolfgang          470285

 

Wed 13 Sep      Shortgate

                        Undulating           5.5 miles

                        Leader: Dave                473227

 

Sun 17 Sep      In the Paw Prints of Winnie

                        the Pooh

                        Quite hilly           5.5 miles   

                        Leaders: Sally and Sue H 01825 371469

 

Wed 20 Sep      Group Meeting at Cliffe Church

                        Hall at 7.30 pm

                        Speaker: Kevin Gordon 

Illustrated talk on – Field and Place Names in Sussex 

 

Tue 26 Sep       Meet Bus Station

                        0955 166 Bus to Plumpton

                        Lewes Loop Four

                        Plumpton to Barcombe Cross

                        Undulating        4.5 miles       Picnic

                        Return on 122 Bus at 13.55 hours

                        Barcombe Cross to Isfield

                        Flat           3 miles             Pub

                        Return on 29 Bus at 15.53 hours

                        Leaders: Hilda and Graham        472678

 

 

 

 

 

WALKING PROGRAMME NOTES

 

Meeting Place

Meeting place for all walks unless stated otherwise is North Street Car Park, Lewes in time for a prompt start at 9:30am.

 

Finish Times

All walks finish at 1pm unless otherwise stated. The ‘Finish Time’ is the actual end of the walk.

 

 

Distances

All-Day walks are normally between 7 and 10 miles; other walks are between 4 and 6 miles.

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Contact Leader

All phone numbers are  01273 prefix unless otherwise stated.

 

Strolls

The walks will be between 2˝ and 3˝ miles and we shall meet at North Street Car Park at 10.00am then travel to the start of the walk finishing in time for lunch either at a public house or return to home. The walks being on a different day to other walks it will give opportunity for all members to participate.

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Walks using Trains

Where we travel on the Train to the start of the walk will you please be at the railway station twenty minutes before the timed departure. Do not purchase a ticket before contacting the walk leader. As both Group Travel and Senior Railcard give the same 1/3 off discount the leader will decide how the tickets will be purchased.

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Bus and Train Times

Please note the times given for both buses and trains are taken from current timetables and may vary in the winter timetables when these walks take place.

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Dogs

Dogs are not allowed on walks because of the apparent increasing problems with aggressive cows.

 

Weather

Find out about today’s weather before you start out.

 

Programme Availability
The current walks programme is available from the Lewes Tourist Information Centre.
It is also normally available at the Outdoor shop in Cliffe High Street and the Lewes Leisure Centre.

See below to download the current walks programme.

 

Abbreviations used in Walks Programme
Pub:             Public House at end of walk.
Pub-e-R:      Public House stop en route
Picnic:         Bring a picnic
Picnic/Pub:  Bring a picnic or use the public house en-route
F8:               Figure of eight walk

 

Download Current Walks Programme

The current walks programme may be downloaded in either WORD or PDF format.

 

Click here to download a WORD version. This format is suitable for Windows users but may fail on other systems (e.g. Mac, ipad etc)

 

Click here to download a PDF version of the walks  programme.

 

If you experience problems downloading the file please contact the Administrator using the email address given at the bottom of the home page.

 

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