Burgess Hill to Hassocks - Sussex Border Path

View from top of the South Downs towards Indian War Memorial (just over the horizon as you follow the line of trees along the Sussex Border Path). D.Allen Vivitar 5mp

01-Jun-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Saturday Walkers Club Book 3 (extra) walk 108 - Burgess Hill to Hassocks: The Bull Inn & The Post Office Ditchling Sussex

The Sussex Border Path is an integral part of the Burgess Hill to Hassocks walk (via the South Downs) that goes through the charming village of Ditchling. As of May 2015 the building far left on the corner is now a cafe! D.Allen Vivitar 5mp

03-Mar-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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South Downs ascent

It's That Man Again! Ascending the South Downs on the Sussex Border Path near Ditchling Beacon. Photo By D.Allen Vivitar 5 mp

01-May-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Jack and Jill

Burgess Hill to Hassocks

05-Oct-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bikes at Hassocks station

Disappointingly they hadn't been on the Downs

19-May-18 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Burgess Hill to Hassocks walk

A long almost circular walk via the Sussex Border Path, Sussex Villages, and the South Downs Way ridge from Ditchling Beacon to Wolstonbury Hill

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The route for this walk is available in 2 formats.

for most handhelds and apps, including Orux, Locus and Backcountry Navigator

for Maps.me

[Nov-19] OS Maps app on iPhones : Several people say that they can no longer load GPX files. Let OS know, and try maps.me (free, uses KML files) until its fixed.

How to use GPS data

The Android and iPhone apps, and GPS devices like the Satmap 20, work while you are out walking as the maps are stored on your device, i.e. they don't use 'data', and you don't need a signal (in practise, even with 4G, you will rarely have a signal while out walking.)

Orux Maps

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Orux Maps is a cheap Android map app. Use it with OpenStreetMap mapping (free). How to do this.

Its a bit over-complicated to use. There is a free version on the Oruxmaps website.

Maps.me

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Maps.me is a free Android and iPhone app. It uses OpenStreetMap maps, which are also free.

Easy to use. Works with our KML files.

Anquet OMN

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Anquet OMN is an Android and iPhone map app with an annual subscription. It comes with OS 1:25K and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain. Use discount code SWC20 at checkout for 20% off

Satmap Active 20

GPS Device

Satmap Active 20 is a dedicated, rugged, waterproof, walker's GPS device. £480 for GPS device and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain, or £680 with 1:25K.

Good but very expensive

OS Maps

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OS Maps Online - a website for planning routes, and an android/iPhone app with OS 1:25K and 1:50K mapping.

The app wasn't yet mature last time I tried it.

This Website (and many others)

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Use a website, e.g. this one, for viewing OS or OpenStreetMap maps (free).

Requires web access, so cannot be used out walking.

Other Options

Locus and Backcountry Navigator are other popular map apps.

Hikesmith - new iPhone App by a London based developer

Bing Maps Aerial Imagery - view the route with low altitude photos.

Prices Updated: Mar 18