Eastbourne Age Concern: Walking for Wellness

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Just a note - all our regular morning walks will be changing to a start time of 10.30am.

This is due to the changes in the time we can use our bus pass .(from 9.30 only)

All walks that have operated in 2016 will continue in 2017.

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Bedes
Bedes
1:00
Cuckmere
Cuckmere
1:00
Hampden Park
Hampden Park
0:45
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
0:30
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
1:15

Enjoy three invigorating circular walks along Eastbourne Seafront or at Hampden Park. The weekly walks for people over 50, take place as follows:

Walk 1 Seafront 
Every Monday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 30 minutes 
Meet at The Lifeboat museum at 10.30am for an invigorating short walk of under a mile along the seafront. There  is the   option of a longer walk if you are keen. 
You are welcome to join the group for refreshments at The View Hotel   afterwards.
 *Please note that there are no walks on Bank Holidays.
 
Walk 2 Seafront
Every Monday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 45-60 minutes 
Meet at The Lifeboat museum at 10.30am for an invigorating longer walk along the seafront. This is the optional longer walk     if you are a moderate walker.
* Please note that there are no walks on Bank Holidays.
 
 Walk 3 Hampden Park 
Every Wednesday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 45 Minutes
 
Meet at the Lakeside Tea Chalet at 10.30 for a walk of up to 1.5 miles around the park. The park has a lovely lake with plenty of wild birds. The group return to the Tea Chalet for refreshments.
 
Walk 4 Sovereign Harbour 
Every  Thursday starting
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 60 Minutes
Meet outside the Bright Ideas shop at 10.30 am for a more vigorous circular walk of up to 3 miles around the harbour, marina and shoreline. Please note that there is some uneven ground.  The group meet back at the harbour restaurant area for refreshments. 

Walk 1 Seafront

Every Monday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 30 minutes

Meet at The Lifeboat museum at 10.30am for an invigorating short walk of under a mile along the seafront. There  is the   option of a longer walk if you are keen.

You are welcome to join the group for refreshments at The View Hotel   afterwards.

 *Please note that there are no walks on Bank Holidays.
 

Walk 2 Seafront

Every Monday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 45-60 minutes

Meet at The Lifeboat museum at 10.30am for an invigorating longer walk along the seafront. This is the optional longer walk     if you are a moderate walker.

* Please note that there are no walks on Bank HolidaysWalk 3 Hampden Park

Every Wednesday
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 45 Minutes

 

Meet at the Lakeside Tea Chalet at 10.30 for a walk of up to 1.5 miles around the park. The park has a lovely lake with plenty of wild birds. The group return to the Tea Chalet for refreshments.

 

Walk 4 Sovereign Harbour

Every  Thursday starting
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 60 Minutes

Meet outside the Bright Ideas shop at 10.30 am for a more vigorous circular walk of up to 3 miles around the harbour, marina and shoreline. Please note that there is some uneven ground.  The group meet back at the harbour restaurant area for refreshments. 

Bedes coastal ramble

Every 1st Saturday of the month
10.30am to 12pm
Walk length 45- 60 Minutes

Meet at the cafe kiosk near Bede’s school on Duke’s Drive (O.S. grid ref. TV609990) for a coastal ramble along the South Downs.

This is an uplifting walk following the natural lines of the cliff line. There may   be some uneven terrain. The group   meet back at the kiosk for refreshments afterwards.
 

Summertime country walks

Every 3rd Friday  in B.S.T.
2pm to  4pm
Walk length 60 Minutes

The walking for wellness summertime special walks start once British summertime (B.S.T) hours begin. Every 3rd Friday afternoon you are invited to join these wonderful walks in the local countryside.

 

The walks take place in areas of natural beauty like The Cuckmere Haven, Friston Forest and The Tidemill site in Bishopstone.

 

Each walk finishes at a cafe and is a marvellous way to take exercise, meet new friends and take in the uplifting scenery.

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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31
1
2
3
4
5
 
 
Hampden Park
10:30
 
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
10:30
 
 
Bedes
10:30
 
 
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7
8
9
10
11
12
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
10:30
 
 
Hampden Park
10:30
 
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
10:30
 
 
 
 
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
10:30
 
 
Hampden Park
10:30
 
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
10:30
 
 
 
 
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
10:30
 
 
Hampden Park
10:30
 
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
10:30
 
 
 
 
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
Seafront Lifeboat Museum
10:30
 
 
Hampden Park
10:30
 
Sovereign Harbour - Sovereign Centre
10:30
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Liz Maxted
walking for wellness scheme coordinator
01323 638474
liz.maxted@ageconcerneastbourne.co.uk
  

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