Sussex Saturday Afternoon BURWASH Ramble 10th November 2018

For our Sussex Weekend Ramblers (and others), WE OFFER a Guided Walk on Saturday 10th NOVEMBER 2018 … from the car park close to THE BEAR INN on the main High Street through Burwash on the A265  ~ TN19 7ET.

LocationSTATS for the large car parking (municipal) right beside the BEAR INN :
OS Grid reference : TQ673246 / TQ6736524680

what3words 3metre Grid ID : vehicle.confusion.gravy (do check entry matches precisely for tense and singular/plural version of each word )

For more information regarding the innovative what3word system, see coverage on THE ONE SHOW (BBC1) on 13th August ~ a film clip of which is now included in our Oakleafe Rambling & Nordic Walking Events (Closed Group) on facebook ~ as an Announcement Video available near the top of the Group Home page

PARKING : There is a large municipal car park located right next to this pub.   Although thought to be a free parking facility, be aware that Parking Charges may apply.

MEETING TIME : Meet latest by 13:55 for a walk start by 2pm.

Burwash was a small hamlet at the time of the Norman conquest slowly growing into the current village of just over 3,000 inhabitants.

We will be following a 5.15-mile route, ascending 590 feet. walking in ROLLING countryside.  Our route passes right beside BATEMANS, the National Trust home of Rudyard Kipling.  We will also be walking in Park & High Woods; and via Burwash Weald, including a crossing point over the River Dudwell.

Walk grade : More difficult walking, including numerous hills, stiles and potential for some muddy paths

Duration : approx. 2.25 hours of walking. Returning approx 16:15 ~ just before sunset at 16:30.


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

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.

THE WEATHER OUTLOOK according to for Saturday afternoon in the BURWASH area (as at Friday morning)

OVERVIEW :    A blend of sun and clouds, a couple of thunder-showers around midday; breezy

TEMPERATURE : 13°C and feeling cooler ~ 10 to 9°C

WINDS : from south-south-west: 15 to 16 mph and with gusts of approx 22 mph

CLOUD COVER : 38 to 54%

RAINFALL RISKS : 34 to 47%

BOOKING IN is essential

PLEASE DO confirm if you are planning to come at the VERY latest by 8am on Saturday 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.