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 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.

Forthcoming Walks

 

Friday, 21st July, an evening walk - 4miles from Haywards Heath

Sunday, 6th August, an all day walk in the Brighton area

Friday, 11th August, an evening walk -5 miles from Cuckfield

Saturday, 19th August, an afternoon walk 7 miles or an all day walk 14 miles, both from Fairwarp.

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 and Weymouth.

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.