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This West Sussex walk starts from Arundel with its Castle, Cathedral and lovely High Street. The route takes you through Arundel Park before dropping down to the path alongside the River Arun for the return to the start.
A pleasant Hampshire walk that starts from the attractive village of Cheriton to the east of Winchester. The route follows the River Itcehn north through Tichborne Park to Tichborne. Before following the Kings Way south towards Gander Down.
Starting from Amberley, this West Sussex Walk explores the River Arun visiting the villages of North and South South Stoke. The return route follows sections of the Monarch's Way and the South Downs Way.
This West Sussex walk explores sections of two long distance trails from Amberley on the banks of the River Arun. The outward leg of the route follows the South Downs Way with the return along a section of the Monarch's Way.
This Hampshire walk explores the beautiful Meon Valley and two of the highest hills that flank the valley. The route also includes some picturesque villages. There are pubs serving food and refreshments on the walk.
This East Sussex walk takes you onto the South Downs for spectacular views north at Firle Beacon. The walk also offers the opportunity to visit Charlestown Farmhouse with its bohemian décor and associations with the Bloomsbury set.
This West Sussex walk offers a variety of scenery and includes a section of the South Downs Way National Trail. The route includes a visit to the village of Amberley from where convenient rail services are available.
A Hampshire walk from Exford in the Meon Valley that includes sections of the South Downs Way and the Monarch's Way. The walk includes a section of the old Watercress Line before climbing to the top of old Winchester Hill for some good views.
This Hampshire walk includes two villages, both with a pub, some fine scenery and a visit to an excellent viewpoint. Sections of the walk follow the South Downs Way and the Monarch's Way.
A West Sussex walk with a variety of contrasting scenery from woodland to rolling downs with expansive views. The route includes some ascents but these are rewarded by fine views. The walk also provides the opportunity to visit the Shepherd's Church near Didling.
Featuring a flower-rich reserve, a pretty village, a fine viewpoint and the famous racecourse.
Beautiful out-and-back walk starting in Cuckmere Haven car park, taking in riverside, coastal path, village and forest
Using a part of the South Down Way, this circular walk goes through Southease, Rodmell, along the River Ouse and include one steep hill.
Starting and finishing at Haslemere, Surrey, the main objective, Black Down, lies in nearby West Sussex. Black Down is the highest point in West Sussex rising to 917 feet above sea level. The walk passes through a variety of landscape and offers some suggestions for alternative routes.
This Surrey walk combines two well know local landmarks in a circular walk. The route starts from Haslemere and climbs onto Gibbet Hill before continuing to take in the Devil's Punchbowl, which is a depression of sandy heath.
Alfriston is a beautiful village, with old houses and a lovely Common in front of its typical church. Clergy House was the first acquisition of the National Trust. This walk runs along the two river banks of Cuckmere River, via the White Horse, the horse is engraved with the chalk of a valley, and the return trip runs by a hill offering beautiful views.
A figure-of-eight taking in the ancient yews of Kingley Vale, earthworks and a pub. Easy to change or shorten.
Visited by King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, Cowdray Castle was partially destroyed by fire in 1793.
This West Sussex walk explores the South Downs to the north of Burpham village. Using a mixture of tracks and field paths the route offers some fine views and includes a section of the South Downs Way.
This is a nice little 4 mile walk up to Cissbury Ring with amazing views over looking the sea and coastal towns of Worthing and Brighton from Cissbury Ring. Best attempted on a clear fine weather day so as to make the most of the views from the peak. This is a moderate walk that is not wheelchair friendly.
A gradual ascent to our local National Trail through grassland and woodland.
Climb a wooded hillside for views over East Dean and its downland valley.
A 23km tour of the hills to the south of Haslemere, with woodland, views and Shulbrede Priory, taking in elements of the Serpent Trail, Sussex Border Path and LipChis Way.
A walk with two high sections and a bracing climb in the middle!
This was a pleasant hike taking in a number of way marked trails with a number of small villages with friendly pubs to have well deserved drink and also some splendid views.
Spectacular South Downs route to the coast - downland, woodland, Stansted Park, ending at Emsworth railway station.
A nice variety - up high on the Downs, and back down to woodland, countryside, riverside - with Chanctonbury Ring frequently in view in the distance.
From lovely Lewes in East Sussex along the River Ouse valley, then up onto the South Downs for a bracing downland stretch with views across the Weald, gorgeous South Downs Way and the sea, ending up in the delightful village of Alfriston, where there are afternoon buses back to Lewes.
An easy, varied and beautiful nine-mile walk taking in small paths, Parham House grounds, woodland, Rackham, more woodland, Wiggonholt and Pulborough Brooks. Plenty to see and enjoy
This walk in Slindon Estate is very easy and flat. Slindon Estate is 3500 acres of Sussex woodland, farmland, downland, and pretty villages all divided by paths, hedges, lanes and tracks leading up to the top of the downs.
A linear West Sussex walk from Arundel to Amberley following the course of the River Arun. The return route can be completed using the regular train service.
This lengthy East Sussex walk traverses a section of the South Downs using the South Downs Way and other paths and tracks. The start is Southease station with the route taking you to Ditchling Beacon before finishing at Lewes. A convenient rail service links you to Southease.
This linear walk from East Dean to Eastbourne includes many of the highlights along the East Sussex coast in this area. A frequent bus serrvice can be used to return to the start.