WALKING PROGRAMME 2018 to 2019

Meeting place for all walks, unless otherwise stated, is North Street Car Park, Lewes at 9.30am prompt.

All walks finish at around 1 pm unless otherwise stated. The ‘Finish Time’ is the actual end of the walk, not the time back at Lewes.

Strolls are generally between 2 and 4 miles.   All phone numbers are 01273 prefix, unless otherwise stated.


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.    

 

Tue 26 Nov    Meet on Cliffe Bridge at 09.30

                        Along the river to Southease

Flat         5 miles   Café at YHA

Return on 12.05 or 13.05 train

                        Leaders:  Jane & Giles   479314

 

Sun 1 Dec      Clayton

                        Hilly          5.5 miles

                        Leader: Wendy             474915

 

Sun 15 Dec    Blackboys

                        Undulating               6 miles     

                        Leader: Anne D                       474697

                       

Sat 21 Dec      Meet on Cliffe Bridge at 07.15

                        Winter Solstice Sunrise Stroll

                        One hill up and one hill down

                        Fourth time lucky     Breakfast

                        Leaders: Graham & Hilda  472678

 

Sun 12 Jan     Fletching

                        Quite undulating     5 miles

Leaders: Janet & Peter   477062

 

Wed 15 Jan    New Year Lunch at

                        Barnsgate Manor 12:30pm for 1pm

                        Contact Vivien            07771 774492

                                               

Sun 26 Jan     Meet Bus Station

                        09:17 No 29 Bus to Falmer

                        Lewes Loop the First

                        Falmer to Plumpton

                       Hilly at first then flat     6 miles      

                        Return on 12.42 train

Leaders: Hilda & Graham  472678

 

Tue 4 Feb       Meet Railway Station

                        09:21 Train to Plumpton

                        Lewes Loop the Second

                        In three parts

                        Plumpton to South Chailey

                        Flat     2.5 miles

Return on the121 bus at 11.08

 

South Chailey to Barcombe Cross

Flat         2 miles        Pub

Return on the 122 bus at 13.55

 

Barcombe Cross to Isfield

                        Flat          4 miles      Pub

                        Return on the 29 bus at 15.55

                        Leaders: Graham & Hilda  472678

 

Sun 9 Feb       Meet Waitrose Bus Stop

                        0940 No.29 Bus to Isfield

                        Lewes Loop the Third

                        Isfield to Ringmer

                        Flat        4.miles     Pub

                        Return on 28 bus at 12.36

                        Leaders: Hilda & Graham 472678

 

Wed 19 Feb    Meet Bus Staion

                        09:00 No. 123 bus to Iford

                        NB. Bus passes not valid

                        Stroll - Iford to Lewes

                        Leader: Dave      473227

 

Sun 23 Feb     Litlington

                        Undulating       5 miles

                        Leaders: Margaret & Jeannette 814057

 

Wed 26 Feb    Annual General Meeting at

                        Cliffe Church Hall at 7.30pm              

                        Illustrated talk by Natalie Borg on

                        Jamies Farm: Combining Farming and Therapy for Disadvantaged Children.

                       

Tue 3 Mar       Meet Railway Station

                        09.59 Train to Newhaven

                        Stroll – Newhaven to Seaford

                        Flat   Café break in the middle

                        Return on the 12.25 train

                        Leaders:  Janet & Gill  475867

 

Sun 8 Mar      Jevington

                        Hilly              6 miles    

                        Leader: Anne D       474697

 

Wed 18 Mar      Seaford Head

                        Hilly              6 miles

                        Leader: Vivien 07771 774492

 

Sun 22 Mar       Lower Dicker

                        Flat        5.5 miles

                        Leader: Alan   474552 07805 458676

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

 

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 about 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.  Up to 8 March 2020 only.

 

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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