Walks Programme

ALL WALKS (except Leisurely Walks) depart from Wannock Road Recreation Ground at 9.30 a.m. prompt unless otherwise stated. See the panel on the left – ‘Where to meet’ – for a location map.

LEISURELY walks – 2 to 3 miles, generally avoiding hills and poor surfaces, taken at a leisurely pace.

SHORT walks – approx. 5 miles at a moderately brisk pace and finishing around 12:30, includes a 15min stop at a grassy spot for a drink if you’ve brought one.

LONG walks – 8 to 11 miles at a moderately brisk pace, with a midday break for picnic/cafe/pub lunch and finishing mid-afternoon

SATURDAY walks – approx. 5 – 6 miles at a moderately brisk pace and finishing around 12:30, includes a 15min stop at a grassy spot for a drink if you’ve brought one.

Printable versions of the Walks Programme are available on the Downloads page.

ADVANCE NOTICE – Christmas Gathering on 12th December 2019, from 12:30 at Westham Village Hall.
Booking forms will be available soon. Deadline for Booking – 20 November.

3rd OCTOBER

LEISURELY. SHINEWATER LAKES TO LANGNEY. 2 ¼ miles
Lakes & lane to Langney. Meet at Medical Centre Polegate for 10:15 No.56 bus to LIDL Cycle track to lakes and one slope to bridge. Coffee stop at Langney shopping centre
Sue 482441.

CHANGE TO PROGRAMME COASTGUARD’S VIEW 4.5 miles, no stiles.
Meet at the Cuckmere Inn car park from where we walk up on the Downs towards the Seaford golf course before taking a left on the cliff path to Hope Gap. After the break we continue on to the Coastguard cottages and take the trail back to the pub running alongside the estuary. Bring your own refreshments. SVP £1.
Roger L 07752824903: Penny 485336.

DOWNLAND RAMBLE 10 miles 5 stiles
Pleasant downland walk on good paths, some ascents/descents & riverside walking. Leader at the start. Picnic.
Liz 01424 846437 or 07904504915. SVP 50p

10th OCTOBER

JEVINGTON, LULLINGTON. 4 ½ miles 1 stile
Jevington, Lullington Heath circular over the Downs, few steep ascents, descents
Vic 412554. SVP 80p

CLIFFS, DOWNS & RIVER 10 ½ miles 7 stiles.
Seaford, West Dean, Litlington, Alfriston Picnic.
Gill 391976 or 07547005058 SVP £1.80

12th OCTOBER

CHANGE TO PROGRAMME HELLINGLY AREA 5 miles 2 (approx!) stiles
Level walking, fields, paths,lanes and woods.
Start Polegate Rec. 09:30 for car sharing.
Mick & Judy 486756 or 07484104460 0r 07802877514 SVP £1.10

17th OCTOBER

LEISURELY. POLEGATE & WILLINGDON PATHS 2 miles, no stiles
Meet at Polegate Rec. @ 10:00. Walk through twittens to The British Queen at Lower Willingdon
Sandra 483991

BESIDE THE SEA 5 miles no stiles
Walk from Sovereign Centre to Holywell return
Maureen 765725 or 07976 879585. SVP £1

HIGH WOODS, LITTLE COMMON AND CROWHURST 10 miles 20 stiles
Mostly field and woodland paths, undulating. Picnic. Start point car park ref: GR TQ 715096
John 724972 or 07732 971 557 SVP £2.30

24th OCTOBER

ABOVE ALFRISTON WITH BRACING DOWNLAND VISTA 5 miles, 2 stiles
Walk from Alfriston memorial (Market Sq.) up onto the downs, return via Berwick. Grassy downs and paths, short section of road at the end
Olive & Jeremy 504653 or 07941453405SVP £1

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW 10 miles 8 stiles
Sidley to Crowhurst, gently undulating, fields, paths, woods Picnic. Leader at the start
Peter 01424 844219 or 07835 922357 SVP £2.20

31stOCTOBER

LEISURELY. AUTUMN STROLL. 1 ½ miles no stiles
Meet 9.45 for bus 51 Taxi Office to Eastbourne then Meads bus to village for walk to Congress Theatre. One step slope to prom. Coffee at end of walk.
Joy 487269.

WARTLING AROUND 5 ½ miles 7 stiles
Wartling, Herstmonceux, Pevensey levels easy walking. Minimal parking so please car share
Barbara 840622 or 07709998678 SVP £1.70

DOWNLAND AND COASTAL TRAILS. 11 miles 12 stiles
Includes some hills and forests, with extensive views. Picnic.
Colin 07446458138. SVP £1

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