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Approaching Wendover

Approaching Wendover

15-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Wendover

The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns.

Wildflower meadow

Wildflower meadow

Note the orchids. Saunderton Figure of 8. Bledlow loop

21-Jun-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Saunderton via Bledlow Circular

The Chilterns: the Ridgeway Path over an open ridge, returning by peaceful and secluded valleys.

The coast path at Durdle Door

The coast path at Durdle Door

08-Jul-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lulworth Cove Circular

Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, a cliff arch, and a ghost town. Travel by car only.

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11-Aug-09 • Andrew Murphy

Branksome to Swanage or Corfe Castle

Lovely Coastal walk starting with a busy prom, then a short ferry crossing to start the South West Coast Path along Studland Bay (a sandy beach), past Old Harry (cliffs) to Swanage, a seaside resort. Optional ridge walk ending to Corfe Castle. Return by bus.

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.

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.

Hastings Old Town

Hastings Old Town

21-Aug-04 • Peter Conway 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.

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.

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.

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Farnham to Blackwater

Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common

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23-Sep-08 • Andrew Murphy

Lymington to Barton-on-Sea

Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus.

Walmer Beach

Walmer Beach

02-Jun-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Dover to Deal

Easy cliff walk following the Saxon Shore Way along the 'White Cliffs of Dover' to historic Deal

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Bald Eagle greeting visitors to Eagle Heights

28-Mar-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Eynsford Circular

A contrast between hidden valleys in the North Downs and the Darent Valley Path through three interesting villages.

Cliff Top Cafe

Cliff Top Cafe

Folkestone Circular walk

30-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Folkestone to Dover

Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover, with options also taking in The Warren.

Escarpment view

Escarpment view

Yalding to Sevenoaks walk

24-Apr-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Yalding to Sevenoaks

Kent Orchards, then follows the Greensand Way to Igtham Mote (NT), One Tree Hill, Knole House and deer park (NT)

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River Eden near Penshurst

02-Jun-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Leigh and Penshurst

The Eden valley, Penshurst Place and a rural pub for lunch.

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Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel.

View from hill above Otford

View from hill above Otford

01-Nov-03 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

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Otford Circular via Romney Street

A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey

Along the front, tough going.

Along the front, tough going.

Ramsgate to Margate

08-Aug-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Ramsgate to Margate

Easy coastal walk with fine cliff top views, 3 classic seaside resorts, and a number of stunning sandy bays and coves that make it a great swimming walk

Escarpment view

Escarpment view

Sevenoaks Circular walk

24-Apr-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sevenoaks Circular

Out via the National Trust's Knole Park, House, and Igtham Mote. Back by the Greensand Way along the escarpment of the Kent Downs.

21 My private beach

21 My private beach

14-May-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hunstanton to Cromer

A quiet coastal path with wide beaches, sand dunes, salt and freshwater marshes, nature reserves, barrier islands, and lots of birds.

Hambleden

Hambleden

02-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Henley Circular via Great Wood

The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Henley to Pangbourne walk

22-Oct-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley to Pangbourne

Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs.

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1.7 path

23-Jun-14 • helen_tristam on Flickr

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Bentley to Farnham

Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming)

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Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

13-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Box Hill Circular

A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs

Farnham to Godalming

Farnham to Godalming

Pooh Corner. Follow the 3 pigs to find The Donkey!? D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

02-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Farnham to Godalming

A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses.

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29-Sep-10 • Moon Brain on Flickr

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Guildford via Chantries Hill Circular

Chantries Hill and the North Downs Way to St Marthas Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford.

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Millennium Stones, Gatton Park

26-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Merstham to Tattenham Corner

Viewpoints on the North Downs to start, a pub lunch in Mogador, and a London panorama from the Epsom Downs to finish.

Devil's Punchbowl view

Devil's Punchbowl view

24-Aug-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Milford to Haslemere

Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well.

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Autumn on the North Downs Way

30-Oct-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Woldingham to Oxted

Close to London, this walk combines stretches of both The North Downs Way, and the Greensand Way.

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Corn Du, Pen y Fan. the shortcut path from the col runs left-right

08-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

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Brecon Beacons Horseshoe from Neuadd Reservoir

A classic horseshoe walk of the Brecon Beacons (Pen y Fan, Corn Du, Fan y Big) around a glacial valley, with an extension to Waun Rydd

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09-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

Llanmadoc via Whiteford Sands Circular

Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.

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Worms Head from Rhossili Down

29-Aug-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Rhossili via Llangennith Circular

A gentle walk, up to then along he downs overlooking a stunning beach, and back along the beach itself.

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Amberley to Lancing

09-Sep-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Amberley to Shoreham By Sea or Lancing

A ridge walk along the South Downs Way, passing Chanctonbury Ring.