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Walking

The Walking Group is a friendly mixed group of men and women.

"After a day's walk everything has twice its usual value". G. M. Trevelyan

HOW WE WALK - please note:

  • Wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the weather and time of year
  • Bring water with you to avoid dehydration, especially in hot weather
  • Be responsible for your own safety particularly when crossing roads/railways
  • Look out for other walkers
  • Keep together as a group
  • Close gates behind you
  • Bring a torch/hi-vis clothing if walking outside daylight hours
  • Be respectful of farmers and other members of the public
  • Dog owners are responsible for their dog, and for putting it on a lead where there are farm animals and when crossing roads/railways

 

WHERE WE WALK

On the 3rd Saturday of the month starting at 14.00 we have a short relaxing ramble of 4-6 miles after lunch

On the 1st Sunday of the month starting at 11.00 we have a longer walk of 7-9 miles - but still not too strenuous - often followed by a pub lunch. Occasionally the Sunday walks will be longer, around 12miles, to satisfy those who like a serious work out.

On the 2nd and 4th Fridays from May to September there are walks starting at 18.00 or 18.30 which are a great way to unwind from the weekly grind. They normally last about 2 hours and usually conclude with a meal at a pub or restaurant.

From October to May we also have a monthly midweek morning walk followed by a pub lunch.

 

WHAT IT COSTS - there is no charge

If you are a BLAGSS member, please log in for details and to register your interest in the next/future walks.

If you are not a member, please email walking@blagss.org for more information.

 

FORTHCOMING WALKS:

Saturday 15th April An afternoon walk led by Angie-5miles

Wednesday 19th April A morning walk led by Pat-6miles

Spring walking weekend 5-7 May Weymouth

Friday 12th May First evening walk of 2017 led by Viv

Saturday 20th May An afternoon walk 

Regular six-monthly walking weekends are arranged.  We have been to Winchelsea, the New Forest, the Chiltern Hills, the Isle of Purbeck, Battle, Bournemouth, the Isle of Wight, Folkestone, Hindhead, Aveyron, Salisbury, Dieppe, Goodwood, Rye, Frome and Amsterdam and Canterbury.

 

Looking for something different? Check out the full list of of BLAGSS groups on the right, or see the other sports page for links to other London and Brighton LGBT friendly sports groups.

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Sport coordinators

Angie and David are our Walking coordinators

Contact the Walking coordinators.

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