Sussex FRIDAY Morning Ramble 11th January on the Cuckoo Trail from Hailsham

FRIDAY 11th JANUARY 2019 :   For our Ramblers from Surrey and Sussex, for this coming Friday morning we are offering a guided walk of about 5 miles and ascending nearly 150 feet along the Cuckoo Trail.

We will be meeting / parking in the Cuckoo Trail Car Park beside the A295, South Road. We believe this still to be free parking (subject to space).

LocationSTATS for the Cuckoo Trail Car Park :

Nearest’ Post Code  :  BN27 2DQ
Nat OS Grid :  TQ588092 / TQ5889709287
what3words 3metre Grid ID :  sprawls.debating.ambitions

(but do check entry matches precisely for tense and singular/plural versionof each word )

MEETING TIME :  09:55 for a 10 am Walk Start

WALK FINISH :  Approx 12:15pm

STATISTICS : Distance approx 5-miles and ascending approx. 150 feet

DURATION : approx. 2.25 hours of walking.

REFRESHMENTS AFTER :  NOT for NIGEL, but available within the area.

This event is offered for Oakleafe Rambling & Nordic Walking members.

Booked in already : TWO via our facebook group and/or whatsapp.

The walk will be led by Nigel, with ISLA. Friendly dogs as always are very welcome to join in ~ with owners usually on a lead.


ALL OAKLEAFE HALF-DAY events, be they Rambling or Nordic, have a standard subscription : £5 per person per event.

… according to for Friday morning 11th January in the HAILSHAM area (as at Wednesday evening)

  • OVERVIEW : Cloudy.
  • TEMPERATURE :  6°C but feeling like 4°C.
  • WINDS :  from the NNW : at 8 to 9 mph and with gusts of up to 14 mph.
  • CLOUD COVER :  76% .

BOOKING IN is essential

PLEASE DO confirm if you are planning to come at the VERY latest by 8am on Friday morning :
A : by email to; or
B : by SMS-text or Whatsapp message to 07930 738034.

Notes :

SMS messages do sometimes take quite a time to come through to us!     Please also notify any later changes in your plan, so that we are not left waiting in the cold at start.

COMING UP :  Monthly Friday Morning RAMBLES in EAST SUSSEX. 

  • Friday morning 8th February … from the NT car park at Crowlink.
  • Friday morning 8th March … from the west end of Eastbourne promenade close to Whitbread Hollow
  • Friday morning 5th April … TBA
  • Easter Bank Holiday Monday DAYWALK (or a figure-8 of two halves) 22nd April … on Ashdown Forest.