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South Downs Way

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.

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.

Start of the Valley Ending

Hassocks to Upper Beeding walk

12-Aug-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hassocks to Upper Beeding

3 steep hills with fine views before lunch at Devil's Dyke. A gentle ridge walk in the afternoon to Upper Beeding (short bus ride to Shoreham station)

Descending to Glynde (anticlockwise)

Lewes Circular walk

06-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease

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

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.

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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 seafront to finish.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
East Sussex 27 Berwick to Eastbourne 20.5 7 375 A reservoir, then the South Downs Way past pretty villages (Jevington and Wilmington) and a ridge walk. V
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
West Sussex 23 Hassocks to Upper Beeding 16.3 7 550 3 steep hills with fine views before lunch at Devil's Dyke. A gentle ridge walk in the afternoon to Upper Beeding (short bus ride to Shoreham station) TL CJ EC StP V
East Sussex 47 Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease 23.6 7 550 An energetic walk over 3 separate hills in the South Downs NP with great views throughout. V
East Sussex 28 Seaford to Eastbourne 21.9 9 325 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. LB V
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 seafront to finish. V

Last Updated : Oct-20