South Downs Way Walk and Ring 11-18 May 2013

Ringers from Seaford are attempting to walk the South Downs Way from Winchester to Eastbourne to raise money for the Bell Restoration Fund and combine this with ringing at a variety of towers along the way. Plans are coming together and we hope that a number of you might like to join us in this venture.

We would welcome People to walk with us and encourage us on the route. Could you manage the whole route, a section of the route, a few miles or just a mile or two; People to assist with transport to take us from the actual route to the chosen towers; People to open towers and arrange additional ringers to support our team People who might be able to offer accommodation along the route.
We have a provisional programme as follows although we have not yet contacted all the towers on the route as we need yet to check approximate times e

Saturday 11 May Ring at Winchester Cathedral before the off 13 Miles to West Meon 8; East Meon 10 and Warnford 6. Overnight stay in Exton.
Sunday 12 May Walk 14 Miles to Buriton 6 ; Peters field 8; South Harting 6. Overnight stay in Petersfield.
Monday 13 May Walk 14 Miles to Midhurst 6; Graffham 8; Overnight stay nr Cocking
Tuesday 14 May Walk 12 Miles to Amberley 5. Overnight stay in Amberley.
Wednesday 15 May Walk 14 Miles to Steyning 8, Upper Beeding 6. Overnight stay in Bramber
Thursday 16 May Walk 13 Miles to Keymer 6, Ditchling 8, Iford 3. Overnight stay in Kingston
Friday 17 May Walk 8 Miles to Alfriston 6. Overnight stay Alfriston
Saturday 18 May Walk 11 Miles to Eastbourne. St Mary’s 8, St Saviours 10.

In order to finalise details for this challenge we would love to hear from you so we can assess numbers, transport and accommodation etc. If you can help us or would like to join us please email Debbie Evans This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. marking your email Walk and Ring. Please tell Debbie what you are interested in

  • Walking the whole route, or walking a section of the route and dates
  • Whether you will need accommodation and which days
  • Whether you can assist with Transport or help ringing at towers detailing which towers and dates
  • Whether you might be able to offer any accommodation, where and which night

We look forward to hearing from you and enjoying your company on the South Downs Way.


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