Battle Ramblers – Sunday Walks and Friday Evening Walks – Programme from April to June 2024

SUNDAY WALKS PROGRAMME
April to June 2024 – listed below and as an attachment alongside the Friday Evening Walks Programme

Apr-07 LONG “Hope Gap to High & Over and return” Distance: 7.5 miles
Sunday MOD/EASY A pleasant stroll from the Seaford cliffs along the Cuckmere valley. 1 incline. Start Time: 10:15
Start Location: South Hill Barn car park. Access via Sutton Ave. off A259 & past golf course. Start Grid: TV 504 981
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/commuting.intend.newspaper Post Code: BN25 4JQ
Leader(s): Stephen Tel: Travel to Start: 26 miles Fuel: £ 5.20 Time: 47 mins
Additional info: South Hill Barn for drinks and snacks after Drink stop

 

Apr-14 MODERATE “Brightling Circular” Distance: 5 miles
Sunday MEDIUM A great walk through glorious woods and across fields. Great views. Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Darwell Wood car park. Battle Road just off B2096 at Darwell Hole Start Grid: TQ 695 195
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/troll.playback.jeeps Post Code: TN32 5JB
Leader(s): John D Tel: Travel to Start: 5 miles Fuel: £ 1.00 Time: 9 mins
Additional info: Some moderate inclines Drink stop

 

Apr-21 MODERATE “Battle Great Wood Circular” Distance: 5.5 miles
Sunday MEDIUM A lovely walk from Battle to Battle Great Wood. The route through the wood goes off many of the main paths, so a bit of fun exploring. 6 stiles Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Mount Street Overflow Car Park Battle Start Grid: TQ 748 160
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/stiletto.seriously.innovate Post Code: TN33 0DR
Leader(s): Audrey Tel: Travel to Start: 0 miles Fuel: £ 0.00 Time: 0 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

Apr-28 MODERATE “Westfield Circular via Lidham Hill Farm” Distance: 6.5 miles
Sunday MEDIUM A lovely walk embracing the Brede valley and Doleham ditch. Mainly open fields. Stiles and some inclines Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Park on road along Moor Lane Westfield Start Grid: TQ 814 153
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/prompting.gasp.flat  Post Code: TN35 4QU
Leader(s): Peter & Julie Tel: Travel to Start: 6 miles Fuel: £ 1.20 Time: 14 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

May-05 MODERATE “Hole Park Circular” Distance: 5.5 miles
Sunday MEDIUM A great walk for spring flowers (bluebells galore), and stunning views. Good paths, stiles and 2 not strenuous inclines, https://www.holepark.com Start Time: 10:15
Start Location: Hole Park car park (free) 2nd right off B2086 from Rolvenden. Follow road half mile. Start Grid: TQ 831 324
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/talents.surging.crunching Post Code: TN17 4JB
Leader(s): Simon Tel: Travel to Start: 16 miles Fuel: £ 320 Time: 35 mins
Additional info: Hole Park restaurant for drinks after and Garden entrance £12 well worth a visit Drink stop

 

May-12 MODERATE “Crowhurst and Fore Wood Nature Reserve” Distance: 5.5 miles
Sunday MEDIUM A delightful walk around little known Crowhurst and Fore Wood nature reserves. Woodland, fields & exotic animals. 3-4 stiles, Generally an easy walk. Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Crowhurst Recreation Ground car park Start Grid: TQ 760 117
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/insisting.starring.steps Post Code: TN33 9AT
Leader(s): Chris & Dee Tel: Travel to Start: 5 miles Fuel: £ 1.00 Time: 13 mins
Additional info: Walk can be cut short to 3 miles. Drink stop

 

May-19 MEDIUM “Powdermill – Crowhurst Circular” Distance: 5.5 miles
Sunday EASY/MOD A delightful walk through woods and across open fields. Easy walking Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Top car park Powdermill Hotel. Off Powdermill Lane Start Grid: TQ 742 145
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/discussed.monday.bunch Post Code: TN33 0SP
Leader(s): June Tel: Travel to Start: 2 miles Fuel: £ 0.40 Time: 7 mins
Additional info: Drinks or Lunch available in Hotel afterwards. Drink stop

 

May-26 MEDIUM “Old Heathfield Circular – New route” Distance: 6 miles
Sunday MODERATE A delightful walk across rolling open countryside and woods. Great views. Two moderate inclines. Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Park along Schoolhill road. Road into Old Heathfield off B2096. Avoid house drives Start Grid: TQ 599 205
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/headlines.craters.liner Post Code: TN21 9AE
Leader(s): Mark & Bhabhinda Tel: Travel to Start: 11 miles Fuel: £ 2.20 Time: 21 mins
Additional info: Pub at the end! Drink stop

 

June-02 MEDIUM “Burwash Circular” Distance: 6 miles
Sunday MODERATE Crossing the Dudwell Valley towards Etchingham and taking in Socknersh Manor with fields and stunning views Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Burwash village car park next to the Bear Inn Start Grid: TQ 673 246
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/birdcage.scrubbing.graduated Post Code: TN19 7ET
Leader(s): Rowly Tel: Travel to Start: 10 miles Fuel: £ 2.00 Time: 19 mins
Additional info: Pub at the end! Drink stop

 

June-09 MED-LONG ” Combe Haven/Church Wood Circular “ Distance: 6 miles
Sunday MODERATE A delightful walk across the nature reserve. 4 stiles and 2 wooden bridges. One steep incline. Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Bulverhythe  Recreation Ground Car Park, Bexhill Road. Start Grid: TQ 776 208
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/sugars.lied.flips   Post Code: TN38 8AS
Leader(s): Eileen Tel: Travel to Start: 7 miles Fuel: £ 1.40 Time: 20 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

June-16 MEDIUM “3 churches walk – Selmeston, Ripe and Chalvington” Distance: 6 miles
Sunday MODERATE A reasonably flat walk with glorious views of South Downs. 10-12 stiles Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Arlington Reservoir car park £2.50 for day or free in lay by on road. Start Grid: TQ 527 074
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/leathers.volunteered.nation Post Code: BN26 6TF
Leader(s): Alison Tel: 07927 377830 Travel to Start: 16 miles Fuel: £ 3.20 Time: 30 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

June-23 LONG Mayfield-Bungehurst-Hawksden Wood circular” Distance: 8 miles
Sunday MOD/DIFF A lovely walk through farmland and woodland with some stunning views. A few stiles one with large drop and a few hills Start Time: 10:00
Start Location: Free car park behind the Middle House Pub, Mayfield Start Grid: TQ 587 269
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/waking.snitch.keeps Post Code: TN20 6DD
Leader(s): Philippa Tel: Travel to Start: 16 miles Fuel: £ 3.20 Time: 28 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

June-30 MEDIUM “The Long Man of Wilmington” Distance: 5.5 miles
Sunday MODERATE Spectacular views and glorious countryside. 2 inclines, one long steep incline at start then generally level and downhill. Start Time: 10:15
Start Location: Long Man/Priory car park, The Street, Wilmington Start Grid: TQ 543 554
Start W3W: https://w3w.co/chase.windy.clean Post Code: BN26 5SW
Leader(s): Brenda & Terry Tel: Travel to Start: 19 miles Fuel: £ 3.80 Time: 32 mins
Additional info:   Drink stop

 

 

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