Cuckmere Circular

2 October. With some trepidation – having studied the weather forecast all week long – the leader set off. Seven hale and hearty other club members joined her.  The train journeys were perfect – no delays – quick change at Lewes accomplished – and the Coaster bus came straight away. Read more…

Polegate to Berwick

18 September. The late summer day was warm, the sky blue as we set out by train for the Sussex Downs with 11 aspiring ramblers to complete the 12-mile hilly linear walk. However, when we gathered at our destination station, Polegate, only 9 walkers appeared. Two of our number were Read more…

Benfleet Circular

28 August. After early morning travel chaos, Peter G led a group of eight on the short walk from Benfleet station into Hadleigh Country Park. The upper path provides views over the Thames estuary to the Kent coast and the North Downs on the horizon. Tilbury to our west and Canvey Read more…

Welwyn North Circular

21 August.  The weather forecast was dire the previous evening and heavy showers in the afternoon were still forecast on Saturday morning, so I was pleased when all seven people who had put their names down for this walk appeared at Welwyn North station.   They included Julian, who was joining Read more…