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Walking in Sussex - Cicerone guidebook of 40 circular walks

Cover of Walking in Sussex
13 Jul 2011
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.4cm
No. Maps
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1st Published
1 May 2004
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Walking in Sussex

Long distance and day walks

by Kev Reynolds
Book published by Cicerone Press

Walking in Sussex describes 40 circular walks that show the great variety of scenery and history in Sussex. Short walks and more demanding routes, including outline descriptions of some of the region's long-distance paths. Covers the South Downs, High Weald and Ashdown Forest.

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This new edition of this popular guide leads you along the variety of long-distance paths that criss-cross Sussex. It describes 40 day walks and 11 long-distance paths, as well as offering a host of shorter day walks. It includes routes that delve into a rural heartland, that follow streams and rivers, that trace the bank of hammer pond and lake, and those that follow the glistening sea on one side, flanked by sheep-grazed downland on the other. The guide is illustrated with OS mapping and the author's own colour photographs.

  • Seasons
    It is possible to walk in Sussex all year round
  • Centres
    Access through most of Sussex’s towns - East Grinstead, Bodiam, Rye, Lewes, Arundel, Chitchester, Billingshurst, Horsham.
  • Difficulty
    Straightforward half- and full-day walks, so no difficulties.
  • Must See
    Chalk-cliff walks above the Channel; the Ashdown Forest and the High Weald; the South Downs; village teas.
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Sussex – A Walker’s County
Notes for Walkers
Using the Guide
The Walks
1 Groombridge – Ball’s Green – Hartfield – Groombridge (9½/6½/7½ miles)
2 Eridge Station – Groombridge – Eridge Station (8/6½ miles)
3 Wadhurst Station – Earlye Farm – Wadhurst Station (5½/5 miles)
4 Mayfield – Wadhurst Park – Mayfield (8/8½ miles)
5 Mayfield – Moat Mill Farm – Mayfield (4½ miles)
6 Hartfield – Marsh Green – Hartfield (7½/5½/7 miles)
7 Ashurst Wood – Bassett’s Manor – Ashurst Wood (8½ miles)
8 Forest Row – St Ives Farm – Forest Row (7 miles)
9 Forest Row – Weir Wood Reservoir – Forest Row (8 miles)
10 King’s Standing – Heron’s Ghyll – King’s Standing (7 miles)
11 Duddleswell – Nutley – Camp Hill – Duddleswell (6¾ miles)
12 West Hoathly – Crawley Down – West Hoathly (8 miles)
13 Horsted Keynes – Twyford Farm – Horsted Keynes (6/8 miles)
14 Balcombe – Ardingly Reservoir – Balcombe (7½/7¼ miles)
15 Slaugham – Warninglid – Slaugham (5 miles)
16 Warninglid – Minepits Wood – Warninglid (4 miles)
17 Horsham – Southwater – Horsham (7 miles)
18 Shipley – West Grinstead – Shipley (6 miles)
19 Rye – Iden – River Rother – Rye (7 miles)
20 Robertsbridge – Bodiam Castle – Robertsbridge (7¼ miles)
21 Burwash – Franchise Manor – Bateman’s – Burwash (5 miles)
22 Herstmonceux – Herstmonceux Castle – Herstmonceux (6 miles)
23 Hailsham – Polegate – Hailsham (7½ miles)
24 Buxted – High Hurstwood – Buxted (7½/7 miles)
25 Isfield – Little Horsted – Isfield (6½ miles)
26 Barcombe Mills – River Ouse – Barcombe Mills (7½/5¾/2¾ miles)
27 Burgess Hill – Ditchling Common – Burgess Hill (5½ miles)
28 Henfield – Downs Link – Ashurst – Henfield (8½/6¾/7½/7¾ miles)
29 Pulborough – Wiggonholt – Pulborough (3¼ miles)
30 Amberley – South Stoke – Amberley (6½ miles)
31 Arundel – South Stoke – Burpham – Arundel (8/8 miles)
32 West Stoke – Kingley Vale – Stoughton – West Stoke (6¾ miles)
33 Bosham – Fishbourne – Bosham (4/5¾ miles)
34 Exceat – East Dean – Seven Sisters – Exceat (8 miles)
35 Alfriston – Wilmington – Jevington – Alfriston (9/8½ miles)
36 Alfriston – Bostal Hill – Alfriston (7¾/6½/7miles)
37 Glynde – Mount Caburn – Cliffe Hill – Glynde (6 miles)
38 Ditchling – Lower Standean – Ditchling (8 miles)
39 Washington – Chanctonbury Ring – Washington (4¾ miles)
40 Findon – Cissbury Ring – Findon (7¼ miles)
Long-Distance Paths
Appendix A Visitor Information
Appendix B Recommended Further Reading
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