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Dual language sign to Pooh Bridge

12-Jun-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Ashurst Circular

A walk via Pooh Bridge to the attractive Wealden village of Hartfield, with a longer option over the elevated heathland of Ashdown Forest.

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Heather on Ashdown Forest

13-Aug-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Ashurst to Forest Row and East Grinstead

A long walk through Pooh country with far-reaching views from the top of Ashdown Forest

Up hill & down dale

Up hill & down dale

Battle Circular

21-Sep-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Battle Circular

The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey

Sheep on South Downs Way (Berwick to Birling Gap)

Sheep on South Downs Way (Berwick to Birling Gap)

06-Dec-14 • anon_e on Flickr

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Berwick to Birling Gap

via Wilmington, Jevington and Flagstaff point

Long man of Wilmington

Long man of Wilmington

Berwick to Eastbourne

14-Jun-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Berwick to Eastbourne

A reservoir, then the South Downs Way past pretty villages (Jevington and Wilmington) and a ridge walk.

The Seven Sisters from Seaford Head

The Seven Sisters from Seaford Head

Berwick to Seaford walk

09-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Berwick to Seaford

The South Downs : Windover and 'High and Over' Hills, and picturesque Alfriston. Can be extended with a chalk cliff coastal walk to Seaford.

Burgess Hill to Hassocks

Burgess Hill to Hassocks

View of water tower from path over railway near Burgess Hill. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

01-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Burgess Hill to Hassocks

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

Panorama just after lunch

Panorama just after lunch

Buxted Circular walk

06-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Buxted Circular

A gentle walk through the Weald to Poundgate, with some nice views of the Weald and the distant South Downs.

Tamworth pigs

Tamworth pigs

24-Sep-16 • andympoole11 on Flickr

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Christs Hospital to Billingshurst via Knepp Castle

Long flat walk with an emphasis on fauna in a re-wilding area, and passing several historic buildings.

Looking back to Birling Gap

Looking back to Birling Gap

Eastbourne to East Dean walk

23-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Eastbourne to East Dean

Coastal walk via Eastbourne's promenade, Beachy Head and the 7 Sisters, then inland over the downs to East Dean. Return by bus.

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23-Mar-11 • Andrew Murphy

Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches.

Near the start

Near the start

Edenbridge to Westerham

12-Sep-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Edenbridge to Westerham

A slow climb from Eden Valley to the Greensand Ridge and the High Chart,via Chartwell (NT, Churchill's Home) and Emmetts Garden (NT).

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Climbers at Harrison's Rocks

25-Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge Circular

A short walk through an interesting part of the High Weald.

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The Dorset Arms, Withyham

12-Jun-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge to Forest Row and East Grinstead

Along the High Weald Landscape Trail to some attractive villages in the upper Medway Valley

Nice tree

Nice tree

Etchingham to Wadhurst

22-Mar-14 • moontiger on Flickr

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Etchingham to Wadhurst via Ticehurst

Hilly Wealden landscapes, ancient villages and Bewl Water reservoir

Tree and sign

Tree and sign

Forest Row Circular

10-Sep-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Forest Row Circular

The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus.

Friston Forest

Friston Forest

Glynde to Seaford

25-May-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Glynde to Seaford

The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it.

Manicured footpath

Manicured footpath

Not many footpaths have their own lawn and neatly clipped hedges Hassocks to Brighton

30-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Brighton

Over the South Downs to Brighton, the liveliest city on the South Coast

Jill.....

Jill.....

...or is it Jack? (One of a pair), Clayton, Sussex

28-Aug-06 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Lewes

A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish.

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sea view from the coast path

23-Jun-12 • Andrew Murphy

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Hastings Circular via Fairlight Glen Beach

Hilly cliff top path via remote Fairlight Glen naturist beach to Fireheights. Return by the same path, a gentler inland route, or along the seashore

Book 2, Walk 29, Hastings to Rye

Book 2, Walk 29, Hastings to Rye

Along the Military Canal, 2 May 2005.

02-May-05 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Hastings to Rye

Seaside Hastings, a hilly cliff walk with 4 steep climbs and a remote naturist beach. Gentle afternoon to historic Winchelsea and Rye via a noted viewpoint.

First section (anticlockwise)

First section (anticlockwise)

Lewes Circular walk

06-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease

An energetic walk over the South Downs with great views throughout.

Approaching Rottingdean

Approaching Rottingdean

Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean walk

19-Jul-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean

The less-frequented heart of the South Downs to Rottingdean, with a pleasant walk along the promenade into Brighton to finish

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Lewes to Saltdean

South Downs Way along a chalk ridge in the morning, remote Rodmell for lunch, then back up and over the downs to the coast. Undercliff path, or bus to Brighton

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Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

Glorious ramble over the South Downs to the sea covering areas less frequently walked

Book 2 Walk 25 Lewes via West Firle Circular

Book 2 Walk 25 Lewes via West Firle Circular

Glynde Forge. D.Allen VIVITAR 5199mp

08-Mar-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Lewes via West Firle Circular

Long. A steep hill (views) to Glynde. Lunch in quiet West Firle, then the South Downs Way (chalk ridge), with a flat valley walk back to historic Lewes

Flowerboat

Flowerboat

Newhaven bypass

18-Apr-14 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Newhaven to Brighton and Portslade

A Victorian Fort, White Cliffs, cliff top and cliff bottom paths, Brighton's busy pier and promenade and quieter Hove

Book 2, Walk 28, Seaford to Eastbourne

Book 2, Walk 28, Seaford to Eastbourne

The Seven Sisters from Birling Gap, 23 Sept 2006

23-Sep-06 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Seaford to Eastbourne

The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier.

Deep Dean, near Windover Hill

Deep Dean, near Windover Hill

SWC Walk 25 - South Downs Way 8 : Southease to Eastbourne

17-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Southease to Eastbourne

2 Long Ridge walks over open downs, beautiful Alfriston for lunch, and Eastbourne pier and prom. to finish.

Brighton pier

Brighton pier

15-Jan-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Southease to Rottingdean or Brighton

The flat, open Ouse valley to Rodmell and Kingston, then an open chalk ridge to Rottingdean and Brighton.

Horses, fields

Horses, fields

Lewes to Seaford (composite route)

21-Jul-13 • moontiger on Flickr

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Southease to Seaford

A loop to Rodmell for lunch, then up and across the South Downs. Finishes by the sea.

Horse

Horse

08-Apr-17 • stephenmid on Flickr

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Stonegate to Robertsbridge

The High Weald, Kipling’s home, and panoramic views

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Old Well and High Street, Frant

16-Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Tunbridge Wells Circular

A varied High Weald walk with stretches through parkland, restored heathland and woods containing massive sandstone outcrops, finishing alongside the Spa Valley Railway.

Outflow of ponds by Newplace Farm, close-up

Outflow of ponds by Newplace Farm, close-up

SWC Walk 262 Uckfield to Buxted

08-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uckfield to Buxted

Uck Valley, undulating Low Weald Countryside, van Hoogstraten's path, Blackboys Inn, Tickerage Stream valley with Vivien Leigh's home, and Buxted Park

View up Caburn Bottom to Caburn Hillfort (with cows)

View up Caburn Bottom to Caburn Hillfort (with cows)

SWC Walk 272 Uckfield to Lewes

17-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uckfield to Lewes

A gentle walk along river valleys through fields and woods, finishing with a climb over the South Downs above Glyndebourne

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View across Eridge Old Park

19-Nov-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Wadhurst to Tunbridge Wells

Plenty of fine views on this short High Weald walk to the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells

Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood

Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood

04-May-16 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Wadhurst via Bewl Water Circular

This walk follows the Sussex Border path to Bewl Water, then follows its banks back to Wadhurst for tea. Gentle gradients but never flat.

Book 1, Walk 25a, Rye Circular

Book 1, Walk 25a, Rye Circular

An anonymous walker regrets sitting so close to the nettle patch. 26/08/07

25-Aug-07 • mew2005b on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings

The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer.