Check out our calendar of upcoming adventurous events, trips and other BEC activities

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    Read reviews about how an event or activity went and see pictures from our members



    See the different outdoor activities that BEC Members take part in, why not join us?

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    Caving has become one the clubs most popular weekend activities…

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    We take part in cycle rides ranging from leisurely road rides to mountain bike races

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    Weekend Trips

    Most of our activities have trips away, in the UK and overseas.


Welcome to BEC (and our brand new website)

The Brighton Explorers Club is a multi-activity outdoors club based in Brighton, on the sunny south coast. We do a wide variety of activities including rock climbingroad cyclingmountain biking, walking, caving, kayaking, windsurfing, badminton, tennis, coasteering and surfing.

We welcome all levels including beginners, but generally we don’t offer instruction. We are an over 18’s only club, so unfortunately can’t accept minors on any of our activities or events. BEC is keen to encourage and support all members and especially younger members (18-30) to get into the outdoors.

Climbing, cycling, mountain biking and badminton happen every week all year round, kayaking, walkingtennis & windsurfing happen every week during the summer months.

We have regular weekend trips throughout the year, both locally, nationally and overseas.

BEC also runs regular social activities, be it a Bar-B-Que on the beach or a night at a local pub. We have strong links with Brighton Sailing Club (http://www.brightonsc.org.uk/) and have use of their bar/clubhouse/changing facilities on the sea front.

You must be a BEC member to take part in any of our activties, so if you would like to join then please click on the join here link or for further information either visit our contact page and send us a message, or come along to our new members night on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

I look forward to hearing from you soon

Lee Rogers

How to Join BEC

So, like what you see?
Come to our new members night, held on the second Wednesday of the month at 8:30pm at Brighton Sailing Club, 111 Kings Road Arches, on the lower sea front level, 200 metres to the east of the West Pier, to meet us.
Or email the new members secretary, to find out more:


Email your section

Have an update about a club event?
Click here to email your section the details.

Organise an Event

Not found the BEC event you want? How about organising your own?

Upcoming Events

Climbing at Adur Centre

Hi all, Charlie Batho and I will be climbing at Adur Centre on Friday.

Beginners Caving – 25.Oct.14

Hello guys, this will be a beginners trip. Please fill in this survey

Beginners Caving – 27.Sep.2014

Please fill in this survey to leave me your data. One line per person

Bar volunteer(s)

For New members night we’ll need 2 volunteers for the bar please

Christmas Party

Hold the date…. The Christmas Party this year will be on Saturda

Local Walk, Sunday 3 August – Sat 2nd Aug 2014


The best possible weather, with a breeze and some clouds to keep us cool and sunshine for amazing photos. Some of us did 12 miles, some the 14 mile route; […]

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Local walk – Sat 12th Jul 2014


Our circular route from Amberley took in some of the higher bits on the South Downs Way, lush agricultural land, woods, overgrown areas and a river bank. This area offers […]

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Yorkshire and the Tour de France – Wed 2nd Jul 2014


A few pics from our excellent trip to North Yorkshire to see the Tour De France.  Thanks to Richard Smith who got us all organised in a prime viewing spot […]

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Local walk – Sat 14th Jun 2014


Another great walk, cooler weather meant it was comfortable walking. Lots of orchids to enjoy.

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Local walk with river crossing – Sat 21st Jun 2014


A perfect day for this super walk from Seaford to Eastbourne. Clear blue skies and great views. No problems with crossing the river as tide was very low indeed! As […]

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Cairngorm Winter Skills

View across Loch Morlich from West to East

I went to Glenmore Lodge in the Cairngorms to do a 5 day winter skills course.

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