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Dual language sign to Pooh Bridge

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

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.

Stately Tree , Nymans Balcombe Circular
Stately Tree , Nymans

Balcombe Circular

Oct-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular

Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham

Ardingly Reservoir Balcombe Circular walk
Ardingly Reservoir

Balcombe Circular walk

Dec-05 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular via Ardingly Reservoir

Two interlocking circular walks (one for Summer, one for Winter) around Balcombe, taking in Ardingly Reservoir, the Ouse Valley Viaduct, and fine Weald territory.

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May-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Balcombe to East Grinstead

Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir

Up hill & down dale Battle Circular
Up hill & down dale

Battle Circular

Sep-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Battle Circular

The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey

Panorama just after lunch Buxted Circular walk
Panorama just after lunch

Buxted Circular walk

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.

Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3 Midweek Day Walk, 17 May '06
Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3

Midweek Day Walk, 17 May '06

May-06 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Cowden to Eridge

Starts along a valley and then over hills to Hartfield for lunch, followed by an undulating trek thorough woods and fields to Eridge.

DSCF0986 Converted oast house, Salmans Manor
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Converted oast house, Salmans Manor

Jun-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Cowden to Hever

A contrast between a remote part of the Weald and three attractive and popular Kent villages.

Battle, East Sussex
Battle, East Sussex

Aug-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Crowhurst to Battle

Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey

East Grinstead Circular "An interesting dovecote". Sean took one of this on another occasion. Which do you prefer? D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp
East Grinstead Circular

"An interesting dovecote". Sean took one of this on another occasion. Which do you prefer? D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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East Grinstead Circular

Two walks in classic Weald territory, with an optional visit to the National Trust property of Standen

Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park
Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor

SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

Long walk through area of bluebell-rich woodland then heathery commons, or shorter walk and return by steam train

Oak near Ide Hill Edenbridge to Westerham walk
Oak near Ide Hill

Edenbridge to Westerham walk

Apr-19 • Saturdaywalker 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

Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge Circular

A heritage railway, a nature reserve and massive sandstone outcrops in the High Weald.

Tree and sign Forest Row Circular
Tree and sign

Forest Row Circular

Sep-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Forest Row Circular

The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus.

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A Bluebell Railway train chugs by

Apr-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Haywards Heath Circular via Lindfield

A gently undulating walk in the low hills around the Ouse Valley.

Staffhurst Wood Oxted to Lingfield walk
Staffhurst Wood

Oxted to Lingfield walk

Apr-22 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Oxted to Lingfield

A short climb over the Greensand Hills followed by a gentle walk across the Low Weald, with a fine bluebell wood at its centre.

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Scarecrow

Nov-06 • msganching on Flickr

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Pluckley Circular

Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options.

Book 2, Walk 20, Robertsbridge Circular Mark R guarding the battlements of Bodiam Castle, 19 March 2005.
Book 2, Walk 20, Robertsbridge Circular

Mark R guarding the battlements of Bodiam Castle, 19 March 2005.

Mar-05 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Robertsbridge Circular

Quiet, rolling hills, Bodiam Castle (NT), with a gentler finish.

Escarpment view Sevenoaks Circular walk
Escarpment view

Sevenoaks Circular walk

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.

Westerham warriors General Woolfe guards the green at Westerham; also the pub, the cafe, and Churchill's statue. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp
Westerham warriors

General Woolfe guards the green at Westerham; also the pub, the cafe, and Churchill's statue. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

Jun-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Sevenoaks to Westerham

Knole Park, then west along the Greensand Way with spectacular views of the Kent Weald.

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Bluebell wood

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May-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Staplehurst to Headcorn or Cranbrook

An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT).

View into the valley Nearing Burwash Stonegate to Robertsbridge
View into the valley

Nearing Burwash Stonegate to Robertsbridge

Feb-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Stonegate Circular

Remote, rolling Hills, Burwash for Lunch and Batemans (NT, Rudyard Kipling's home)

Skies over the Weald (Stonegate to Robertsbridge) Kipling's manor.
Skies over the Weald (Stonegate to Robertsbridge)

Kipling's manor.

Jan-15 • anon_e 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

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.

In the woods 2 Wadhurst Circular
In the woods 2

Wadhurst Circular

Jun-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Wadhurst Circular

The High Weald, quiet countryside - woods and rolling hills, the Sussex Border Path, and historic Mayfield for lunch.

Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood
Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood

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.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
East Sussex 29 Ashurst Circular 19.5 5 300 A walk via Pooh Bridge to the attractive Wealden village of Hartfield, with a longer option over the elevated heathland of Ashdown Forest. LB
East Sussex 110 Ashurst to Forest Row and East Grinstead 17.2 5 350 A long walk through Pooh country with far-reaching views from the top of Ashdown Forest. LB
West Sussex 16 Balcombe Circular 19.0 5 400 Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham LB V
West Sussex 22 Balcombe Circular via Ardingly Reservoir 16.2 4 275 Two interlocking circular walks (one for Summer, one for Winter) around Balcombe, taking in Ardingly Reservoir, the Ouse Valley Viaduct, and fine Weald territory. LB V
West Sussex 34 Balcombe to East Grinstead 17.2 6 425 Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir LB V
East Sussex 30 Battle Circular 19.0 3 400 The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey CX
East Sussex 95 Buxted Circular 16.3 3 350 A gentle walk through the Weald to Poundgate, with some nice views of the Weald and the distant South Downs. EC LB
Kent 3 Cowden to Eridge 19.5 4 350 Starts along a valley and then over hills to Hartfield for lunch, followed by an undulating trek thorough woods and fields to Eridge. LB
Kent 78 Cowden to Hever 16.2 4 250 A contrast between a remote part of the Weald and three attractive and popular Kent villages. LB
Kent 35 Crowhurst to Battle 20.0 4 300 Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey CX
West Sussex 40 East Grinstead Circular 17.6 5 250 Two walks in classic Weald territory, with an optional visit to the National Trust property of Standen CJ EC V
West Sussex 27 East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park 31.9 8 550 Long walk through area of bluebell-rich woodland then heathery commons, or shorter walk and return by steam train CJ EC V
East Sussex 79 Edenbridge to Westerham 17.8 8 450 A slow climb from Eden Valley to the Greensand Ridge and the High Chart, via Chartwell (NT, Churchill's Home) and Emmetts Garden (NT). CX LB
East Sussex 120 Eridge Circular 16.8 4 275 A heritage railway, a nature reserve and massive sandstone outcrops in the High Weald. EC LB
East Sussex 23 Forest Row Circular 17.7 4 300 The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus. CJ EC V
West Sussex 141 Haywards Heath Circular via Lindfield 18.8 3 200 A gently undulating walk in the low hills around the Ouse Valley. TL CJ EC StP V
Kent 135 Oxted to Lingfield 19.5 4 200 A short climb over the Greensand Hills followed by a gentle walk across the Low Weald, with a fine bluebell wood at its centre. CJ EC LB V
Kent 21 Pluckley Circular 11.7 1 100 Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options. TL CX StP
East Sussex 20 Robertsbridge Circular 18.5 4 350 Quiet, rolling hills, Bodiam Castle (NT), with a gentler finish. CX
Kent 21 Sevenoaks Circular 16.3 3 300 Out via the National Trust's Knole Park, House, and Igtham Mote. Back by the Greensand Way along the escarpment of the Kent Downs. TL CX StP
Kent 20 Sevenoaks to Westerham 18.6 6 475 Knole Park, then west along the Greensand Way with spectacular views of the Kent Weald. TL CX StP
Kent 80 Staplehurst to Headcorn or Cranbrook 13.1 2 75 An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT). CX
Kent 19 Stonegate Circular 15.5 3 275 Remote, rolling Hills, Burwash for Lunch and Batemans (NT, Rudyard Kipling's home) CX
East Sussex 112 Stonegate to Robertsbridge 14.0 4 275 The High Weald, Kipling’s home, and panoramic views CX
East Sussex 19 Tunbridge Wells Circular 23.8 6 325 A varied High Weald walk with stretches through parkland, restored heathland and woods containing massive sandstone outcrops, finishing alongside the Spa Valley Railway. CX
Kent 18 Wadhurst Circular 19.0 4 650 The High Weald, quiet countryside - woods and rolling hills, the Sussex Border Path, and historic Mayfield for lunch. CX
East Sussex 5 Wadhurst via Bewl Water Circular 17.0 5 475 This walk follows the Sussex Border path to Bewl Water, then follows its banks back to Wadhurst for tea. Gentle gradients but never flat. CX

Last Updated : May-24