Welcome

 

Surrey and Beyond Ramblers (SABRE) is one of a new generation of Ramblers groups that challenges the traditional Ramblers image. Our mission is to encourage people of any age to get out there and walk and hike all over Surrey and beyond at the weekend and in the week. We are internet based and our membership is mainly drawn from Surrey, South West London and to a lesser degree the surrounding counties. You can get more information from Eric H our membership secretary. Please email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We are part of the Ramblers, a charity that works to protect and maintain the network of footpaths in the UK.  

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The SABRE walks programme has a choice of two or three led walks each week in Surrey and South East England. Typically we have around 16 or more people on each walk, come rain or shine. In our programme you'll find everything from short easy strolls up to energetic 12 mile hikes. We organise social events and walking mini-breaks around the UK and abroad.

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Many reports show the benefits of walking including a report published in the Ramblers “Walk” Winter 2013 magazine which identifies 20 health reasons for regular walking including a reduction of 35% in the risk of developing heart disease and related strokes, a reduce risk of dementia, improved sleep quality, prevention of diabetes and a reduction in the risk of getting some cancers and improved chances of surviving other cancers.

NEWS and EVENTS

NEWS

SABRE Members have you created your account yet to gain access to the members area of this website, if not click on “Create an Account” on the lefthand side of this page and just follow the instructions. If you have problems creating your account or logging in to the members area please contact  Eric H (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.

WALKS & EVENTS

Below is a summary of walks and events coming up soon, for full details go to the Walks & Events Programme within the

Wednesday 1st July 2015

HOVERING AROUND HASCOMBE - 10.30am. White Horse, Hascombe. During the morning, we'll see the spectacular view from Hydon's Ball, one of the high points in Surrey (587 ft) and the memorial to Octavia Hill, one of the co-founders of the National Trust. Picnic or Pub Lunch at the White Horse Pub, Hascombe. In the afternoon, we'll be walking around Hascombe Hill and we'll see the view of Dunsfold Aerodrome and the South Downs. On our return, we will pass the Victorian church and the village pond. 7.5 miles.

Saturday 4th July 2015

SEVEN SISTERS - 10.30am Friston Car Par. Back by popular demand the Seven Sisters coastal walk. Mixture of Forest, farmland and the coastal walk. Lunch - Tiger Inn, Hiker's Rest or picnic on the green (bring your own or buy from the excellent deli the Beehive on the Green. 9 miles

WOOTON, FRIDAY STREET & ABINGER COMMON - 2.00pm Aniger Roughs Car Park. Abinger Roughs is an area of grassland and mixed woodland formerly part of the Abinger Hall Estate. Darwin used to walk here whilst staying at the Hall. This is a varied walk with good views of the North Downs. 6 miles

Sunday 5th July 2015

SUMMER BBQ - Members Only. Please refer to the Walks and Events Programme in the members area of the website.

Wednesday 8th July 2015

NEWLANDS CORNER, ST MARTHAS HILL & SILENT POOL - 10.45am Newlands Corner car park. A hilly North Downs walk with fine views from Newlands Corner (where Agatha Christie staged her disappearing act) and St Marthas Church, which is of Saxon origin but the oldest walls date from about 1087 and the chapel from 1250, largely rebuilt in 1848. A memorial stone to Yvonne Arnaud the actress is by the east gate. In the afternoon we walk along a more shaded track and down to the Silent Pool which wells up from a spring below before returning along part of Pilgrims Way and up the steep Albury Downs hillside through fields to the Car Park. 
Choice of picnic, cafe or kiosk lunch and refreshments at the end of the walk. 8.5 miles.

Saturday 11th July 2015

FULKING, EDBURTON & DEVIL'S DYKE - 10.30am Shepherd & Dog, Fulking. A circular walk with fantastic views and a chance to explore the Devil's Dyke. We start walking across fields and through Tottington wood before making a steep ascent up onto the South Downs ridge. We then walk along part of the South Downs Way taking in the fantastic views of the Weald to the North and South towards the coast. After a picnic lunch we head into the Devil's Dyke and then onto Saddlescombe Farm where we can stop for refreshments at the Hiker's Rest cafe. We then descend back down into Fulking. Picnic lunch with refreshment stop later at the Hiker's Rest cafe. 10.5 miles.

Sunday 12th July 2015

Walk Required.

  RAMBLERS NEWS

Surrey Area Ramblers have finalised an Agreement with the MOD which enables Ramblers groups to use MOD car parks and walk across MOD land which is not already a public right of way. However walk leaders must register their walk with the MOD at least two weeks in advance if they are planning to use a MOD car Park or use MOD land that is not already designated a public right of way. For details of how to register please contact Eric H (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Nigel W (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

SAVE THE DATE

   - Sunday 5th July 2015 - Summer BBQ

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details of how to book and pay.

MEMBERSHIP FEES
Current Ramblers  Membership Fees are as follows:

Individual Membership £34.00
Joint Membership (2 Adults at the same address) £45.00.

There is no longer a first year discount for paying by direct debit

HOLIDAYS 2015

JURASSIC COAST JAMBOREE - 27th JUNE 2015 - 1 WEEK. Please refer to the holiday page for full details including how to book. SABRE members only. Now fully booked

SEPTEMBER 2015 - Sedbergh and the Yorkshire Dales. Please refer to the Holidays Page in the Members Area for full details including how to book. SABRE/SAWW members only.

For help filling in the registration form, place the cursor over the field titles.



Only accounts for full RAMBLERS ASSOCIATION SABRE members will be activated. Please use your full name in the registration process and bear in mind that it takes time for Ramblers to notify us of new members

 

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