Covid-19 - getting back outdoors
All of our groups are now able to offer events. In England and Wales, up to 30 people (including the organiser) may attend each event. In Scotland a maximum of 15 people, from a maximum of 5 households may attend.
Groups may choose to implement a booking system for their events, or revert to the standard "attendance" system. Everyone attending an event will be required to provide their name and contact details to the event contact for Track and Trace purposes.
Local restrictions may affect any events at short notice, please be aware that some last minute cancellations may be neccessary. Registering your attendance on an event, and ensuring that your profile is set to allow general messages from GOC, will ensure you can be informed of any last minute changes.
From the village of Glynde, we climb steadily to the promontory of Mount Caburn, site of an Iron Age Hill Fort, from where there are wide views across the valley of the Sussex Ouse and on toward the sea. We continue over the undulating Downs toward Lewes, where we stop for lunch. Afterwards, we walk pass the Protestant Martyrs' Memorial and around to the Malling Down Nature Reserve and The Combe, from where we take a path along the rim to have good views across to the Downs beyond Lewes. Our return to Glynde is across the Saxon Down, now with extensive views to the north over the Weald; the route passing many ancient earthworks.
Terrain / Difficulty
As in the nature of Downland walking, this is a hilly walk on well-maintained paths.