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Cliff Edge - is he a mate of Marty Wilde and Billy Fury?

View of Seven Sisters from the west. David A. Vivitar 5199

01-Aug-07 • magyardave2002 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.

The climb up

Hassocks to Lewes

12-Apr-08 • 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.

17Sep05 Tree Arbour Leading To Inkpen Hill 64

17-Sep-05 • David Cooke on Flickr

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Kintbury to Great Bedwyn

Quiet fields before lunch, the Test Way (a long, open, ridgewalk, potentially muddy), and a pretty forest walk to return to pretty, canalside Bedwyn.

sudden turn

Lenham to Charing

09-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Lenham to Charing

A tranquil walk along the North Downs

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04-Jun-11 • Andrew Murphy

Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease

An energetic walk over 3 seperate hills in the South Downs NP with great views throughout.

Descending to Rodmell

Lewes to Saltdean walk

15-Sep-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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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

On the escarpment before lunch

Sandling to Wye walk

24-May-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sandling to Wye

Pretty Ridge Walk along the North Downs Way with lovely views. Nice pubs for lunch and tea

View from Coombe Hill

19-Feb-05 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Wendover

The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns.

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28-Jun-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Amberley to Cocking

South Downs Way along the ridge of the South Downs NP. Views in the morning, a forested trail in the afternoon. Travel by bus.

Chanctonbury Ring

SWC Walk 26 - South Downs Way: Amberley to Shoreham-by-Sea or Lancing

11-Mar-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Amberley to Shoreham By Sea or Lancing

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

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.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
East Sussex 31 Glynde to Seaford 23.0 8 450 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. V
East Sussex 29 Hassocks to Lewes 18.0 4 400 A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish. TL CJ EC StP V
Berkshire 9 Kintbury to Great Bedwyn 21.0 5 300 Quiet fields before lunch, the Test Way (a long, open, ridgewalk, potentially muddy), and a pretty forest walk to return to pretty, canalside Bedwyn. P
Kent 1 Lenham to Charing 13.3 3 250 A tranquil walk along the North Downs TL StP V
East Sussex 47 Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease 23.6 7 550 An energetic walk over 3 seperate hills in the South Downs NP with great views throughout. V
East Sussex 24 Lewes to Saltdean 15.5 4 400 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 V
Kent 24 Sandling to Wye 20.5 6 350 Pretty Ridge Walk along the North Downs Way with lovely views. Nice pubs for lunch and tea TL CX StP
Buckinghamshire 52 Princes Risborough to Wendover 16.9 6 475 The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns. M
West Sussex 33 Amberley to Cocking 18.6 6 475 South Downs Way along the ridge of the South Downs NP. Views in the morning, a forested trail in the afternoon. Travel by bus. CJ EC V
West Sussex 26 Amberley to Shoreham By Sea or Lancing 25.0 7 475 A ridge walk along the South Downs Way, passing Chanctonbury Ring. CJ EC V
East Sussex 25 Southease to Eastbourne 27.3 8 650 2 Long Ridge walks over open downs, beautiful Alfriston for lunch, and Eastbourne pier and prom. to finish. V

Last Updated : Apr-20