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

We have a regular programme of  local walks together with weekends away. Our current programme includes: -

  • a short relaxing ramble after lunch on the 3rd Saturday of the month
  • a longer walk (from 8-15 miles) on the 1st Sunday of the month, often followed by a pub lunch
  • evening walks on the 2nd and 4th Fridays from May to September

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 either in the morning or the afternoon we have a short ramble of 5-6 miles ending with lunch or tea.

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

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

 

Friday, 22nd June, an evening walk, 5 miles from Haywards Heath

Sunday, 24th June An all day walk, 21km( 13 miles) to celebrate BLAGSS 21st Birthday, from Firle

Sunday, 8th July An all day walk, 8miles from North Lancing

Friday, 13th July An evening walk

Saturday, 21st July 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, Weymouth and Le Touquet