Walking Program

This shows our forthcoming walks. Details can also be found on the main LDWA website and in Strider.  

Also checkout other walks listed on our Useful Links page -

Dog policy. Dogs are welcome, but you are ENTIRELY responsible for its actions and should not allow it to worry farm animals or other walkers in the group.

10.00 Saturday, January 11th, 2020 . First of the Year
Distance: c12ml.
GridRef: TQ468058 MAP   MAP xl
Route: C.p. on Downs above Firle village Eastwards along Downs to Bo Peep c.p. then long descent via Rathfinny and Litlington to lunch in Alfriston. Back via SDW Choice of pubs and cafes for lunch in Alfriston
Leader: Chris Baines-HolmesTel: 07977 810964


09.00 Saturday, January 25th, 2020 . Martin’s Marvel
Distance: c15ml.
GridRef: TQ356063 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Norton Drive c.p. Woodingdean Brighton. Postcode BN26 NT Ovingdean, Rottingdean, Pickers Hill Farm, Rodmell, Swanborough Hill, Standean Bottom Lunch Abergavenny Arms Rodmell
Leader: Martin Greenwood. Telephone number in Strider


09.00 Saturday, February 8th, 2020 . Steve’s South Downs Sights
Distance: c20ml.
GridRef: TV557977 MAP   MAP xl
Route: East Dean Village Hall c.p. BN20 0DL Out 12 miles via Crowlink, Exceat, High and Over, Bo Peep and Alfriston.. Return 8 miles via Jevington and East Dean Lunch Alfriston, pub, tea shop or picnic. There will be c2800ft of ascent
Leader: Steve HewittTel: 07753 432989


09.30 Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 . Walk and 2020 AGM
Distance: c10ml.
GridRef: TQ533039 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Start from the c.p. of the Sussex Ox PH, Milton Street, Polegate BN26 5RL Morning walk via The Long Man, Folkington, Jevington, Friston Forest, Lullington Heath and Litlington before returning to the Opportunity to stop for lunch and stay for the AGM at 2pm
Leader: Trevor Beeston. Telephone number in Strider


09.00 Saturday, March 7th, 2020 . A Wadhurst Wander
Distance: c18ml.
GridRef: TQ621329 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Wadhurst station Postcode TN5 6RZ Parking £3.50 for day Route includes Wadhurst park and Bewl water Late lunch Wadhurst; Greyhound ph/picnic/coffee shop
Leader: Jerome RippTel: 07470 196890


09.00 Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 . Ouse Valley, Low Weald and Downs
Distance: 20.25ml.
GridRef: TQ415104 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Brook Street c.p. Lewes. (free on Sunday) Postcode BN7 2BA Train station 0.5 miles, Bus station 2 mins walk North to Barcombe Church, west to Streat, South to Falmer, then back to Lewes via Kingsto Lunch at Falmer, either The Swan PH or picnic
Leader: Mary Motley. Telephone number in Strider


09.00 Saturday, April 4th, 2020 . Sussex Border path 2 circular
Distance: c18ml.
GridRef: TQ371236 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Meet c.p. Church Street Scaynes Hill or park on road 2nd walk based on Sussex Border Path, SBP one way, alternative route to complete loop Lunch stop Horsted Keynes pubs
Leader: Jane BatesTel: 07483 857757


08.30 Sunday, April 12th, 2020 . Long Man Stride 2 - Kent Group walk in Sussex
Distance: 23ml.
GridRef: TV556978 MAP   MAP xl
Car Parking: East Dean c.p. Gilbert Drive
Route: A Kent Group walk in Sussex. Pub stop for lunch

NEW DATE!
Leader: Neal O'Rourke . Telephone number in Strider


09.00 Saturday, April 18th, 2020 . Burwash Circular
Distance: c20ml.
GridRef: TQ673247 MAP   MAP xl
Route: Burwash c.p. next to Bear PH (Postcode TN19 7ET) A circular around Burwash! Lunch at Bodiam, either Castle Inn PH or NT Cafe
Leader: Cath Offord. Telephone number in Strider