Big annual walk of Rye area will raise money for charity

Rye Rotary Walk SUS-140428-122909001
Rye Rotary Walk SUS-140428-122909001

RYE and Winchelsea Rotary Club is encouraging people to enjoy a walk through the beautiful countryside while raising money for good causes.

The Club’s annual Charity Walk is now in its 16th year and takes place on Sunday May 18.

As before there is no entry charge and participants will be able to nominate their own charity or good cause for 50% of what they raise.

The remaining funds will be passed on by Rotary to Rye and District Memorial Hospital and St Michael’s Hospice amongst others.

Starting from Phillips and Stubbs at 47 Cinque Ports Street between 9am - 10am the walk will take volunteers along the banks of the River Rother to Camber, crossing the Walland Marsh to East Guideford and Iden Lock and returns to Rye in time for lunch.

The are a choice of three distances from three to ten miles.

Rotary will be providing maps and marshals at strategic points as well as a tea wagon near Moneypenny. Further information for would be walkers and/or financial sponsors is available from Rye and Winchelsea Rotary Club on 07530 770200 or