Bramber Brooks Nature Reserve with Brianne Reeve – Tollgate Tea Optional Extra



Bramber Brooks Nature Reserve


Thursday 5th October 2023. – now FULLY BOOKED.

Meeting at Bramber Car Park(opposite The Castle Inn Hotel) for 2pm start.


Meet at the car park in The Street Bramber (opposite the Castle hotel) BN44 3WE.   2pm start.

POPULAR FREE EVENT with tea at The Old Tollgate as an optional extra.

Walk numbers limited so it is necessary to book your FREE attendance.  Please email: to register your intention of joining us.  Once number has been reached, reservations will close. Those who just turn up on the day, will only be able to join the walk if maximum numbers have still not been reached, which is very unlikely !

Brianne Reeve, a local guide, will lead you on a walk through the wonderful Bramber Brooks Nature Reserve, featuring an abundance of flora & fauna.   This is fairly level ground, but please wear sensible shoes and bring water if hot.

For those who would like to extend their stay in Bramber, a delicious cream tea is available at £7.50 per head at The Old Tollgate Restaurant & Hotel.  A lovely way to complete the outing.  Please telephone 01903 879494 to make your tea reservation.   Tea is served between 3pm and 5pm.

May we take this opportunity to thank all our superb and generous sponsors.   Without their support and enthusiasm our Festival could not take place – we really cannot thank them enough.

This year our sponsors are:


HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL - Providing a range of public services making Horsham District a great place to live, work and visit.   Supporting local communities with advice on availability of grants & funding for projects and events; various free training programmes/workshops and start-up business support and information.


THE SUSSEX GROCER - Knight’s Budgens is a family owned & operated business who have been running award winning shops since 2007.  The Sussex Grocer opened in Steyning last year, providing a vast range of food, drink & household needs.  Many products are Sussex sourced, something of which they are very proud.


HJ BURT - One of the area’s longest standing independent estate agencies; unprecedented service covering all property

COCOA LOCO Local award winning ethical chocolate producers.

HIGGIDY PIES–Local producer,making glorious everyday food to help people live

RUSHFIELDS PLANT CENTRE -a family run business that has been serving its local Poynings community and beyond for nearly 40 Years. The business began as just a few greenhouses in a field and has blossomed into a diverse centre offering a much-loved Café and Farm Shop, both focusing on local

STEYNING & DISTRICT BUSINESS CHAMBER - Promoting, protecting and developing the interests of the business community of Steyning and District.

STEYNING & DISTRICT COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP –Volunteers organising projects/events to bring benefit to residents, businesses & visitors.

STEYNING PARISH COUNCIL  - supporting community projects wherever possible.

WEST GRINSTEAD & DISTRICT PLOUGHING & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY – established in 1871. Very pro-active in promoting the interests of the local farming community.

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HJ Burt estate agent logo
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Higgidy Family Kitchen
Rushfields logo
West Grinstead & District ploughing and agricultural society logo

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