'Countryside sites ... Circular walks in East Sussex ... Long distance walks ... Guided walks and environmental events ... Fitness walks ... Walks on other websites ...'
'We organise walks and events in East and West Sussex - and occasionally further afield. Walks vary in length but are normally between 15 and 25 miles, depending upon the season. They offer a challenge and the opportunity to explore new areas and meet new people. You are most welcome to join any walk in the programme.'
'There are stargazing walks, romantic rambles, beachside walks and pub trails for you to enjoy in Sussex.' Note that the Web pages originally cited here could not now be found; so the Link has been replaced by something more generic within the 'New' NT Website.
'Per-Rambulations looks for ways that go beyond mere mileage. Walking is more than a way to go between two points as quickly as possible. It is important to "see" the countryside rather than just looking at it. If we were to have a "mission statement" the nearest we would admit to is the last verse of W H Davies' poem Leisure "A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare".'
'Has over 3,000 kilometres of Rights of Way for you to walk on. With the South Downs Way, a National Trail stretching the entire length of the National Park, as well as many Country Parks, woodlands and other countryside sites there are routes to suit everyone.'
'We usually go out on the second Sunday of the month, including occasional forays with our neighbouring GOC groups ... Walks are normally 6 to 10 miles and designed to cover a range of abilities and tastes. We often bring our own packed lunches or stop for a pub lunch ... Most afternoons end with fresh tea and coffee at the meeting point plus a range of delicious cakes supplied by our members.'
'We are an independent club of around 200 local people ... with a common interest in walking for pleasure in the Sussex countryside. Our membership is drawn from across Sussex and beyond, joining us from near and far to enjoy our walks.'
'Welcome to the East Sussex Health Walks. We offer free short walks which last no longer than an hour and some walks also have the option of a 30 minute walk. Our programme consists of community health walks which are open to all and walks for specific groups. The walks take place every week throughout the year (but not on public holidays and bank holidays) unless otherwise stated ...'
Access to free downloadable Walks around and about Sussex, categorized into about three dozen places throughout the East and West Sussex. The number of links for each place varies from a handful to a dozen or so - except for Brighton and expecially for Chichester each of which has several dozen walks listed and ready for download.
'With some of the most beautiful countryside in England, West Sussex is one of the most wooded counties in the country. 80% of the county is rural and over 50% of it is designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Whether you want a stroll by the sea, a wander in the woods or a hike over the Downs, there are plenty of routes to explore.'
'Runs from Horley to Brighton. Invented by a commuter who had looked out of the train window for years but never walked in the countryside, each section of the walk starts and ends at a railway station.'
'A route between Chichester and West Dean following the line of part of the disused Chichester to Midhurst railway.'
'3 Award-Winning Galleries - Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings - connected by 25 miles of coastline in East Sussex.'
'Advice is provided to the Council and other organisations to improve access to the countryside for recreation whilst protecting wildlife and the landscape ... Meetings are open to the public ... You can download minutes of recent meetings.'
'East Sussex has around 2,000 miles (3,218km) of footpaths, bridleways and byways. These public rights of way give access to some of the most beautiful countryside in the County ... The Rights of Way Map covers the whole county and lets you zoom in to any area to show the footpaths, bridleways and byways in that location. You can also find out if there are any stiles, gates or bridges on the paths.'
'Since 2012 I have explored over 140 miles of Kent & Sussex shoreline in day walks. My intention is to publish an ebook of my journey for everyone to enjoy ...' Sixty Walks in total.
'This is a guide to walking in the beautiful and varied county of Sussex in southern England. The walks featured focus mainly on walks up to a day long and are drawn from different sources on the web. Though they are not my own walks I have walked many of the walks myself, especially in the Brighton area, the Downs between Eastbourne and Arundel, and the Ashdown Forest.'
'A long distance route, circa 29 miles, from Haslemere Station to Arundel Station, and vice versa, in The South Downs National Park. Originally planned and published as a 19.25 mile route from Midhurst to Arundel, a new spur of 9.5 miles has recently been added connecting Midhurst Bus Station to Haslemere. Train access/egress is London Victoria to Arundel or London Waterloo to Haslemere.' Unfortunately at Review the Link to the 'Violet Designs' Website was unavailable; so I have changed to the GPS Cycle and Walking Site.
'Walking trail linking Liphook with Chichester Harbour. It was first conceived in the 1980's by a group of Liphook Ramblers who devised a route from their home town to Chichester Cathedral.'
'A series of 47 circular walks of varying length and difficulty, taking in the varied countryside of East Sussex, promoted by the County Council ... They also seem to be aimed at promoting the patronage of local businesses.'
Circular Walks [East Sussex County Council]
'Leads you through the purple heather, green woods and golden valleys of the Sussex greensand hills. From Black Down you can wind your way along the sinuous route of the sandy heaths, a rare and special place for people and wildlife.'
'If having a pint and a pub lunch sounds good, why not add to the occasion and try one of our short beermat walks? These are a series of gentle circular strolls around the Sussex downs, all starting from a country pub ...'
'Bus Walks is a series of leaflets featuring inspiring walks handily starting and finishing at bus stops. There are 18 Bus Walk across the Downs, taking in footpaths and bridleways in areas from Worthing to Beachy Head.'
'Advises the National Park Authority and others on how best to manage access to the countryside in the National Park. There are seventeen members of the South Downs Local Access Forum who represent the views of land managers, users and others with an interest in countryside access ...'
'The SDNPA is committed to making sure that anyone and everyone can have the chance to appreciate, experience and enjoy the South Downs. Whether you are a wheelchair user or a parent with a pushchair, we have identified 11 official easy access routes. These routes have been surveyed and deemed suitable for: Impaired mobility; Wheelchairs; Mobility Scooters; Pushchairs.'
Unfortunately the original Link and the PDFs cited here seem to have disappeared from the NPA Website. So I have replaced them with a generic 'Access for All' National Parks reference - albeit with details of only the first of the Leaflets formerly referenced ! You might like to try the South Downs National Park Discovery Map - but it does not seem to have an 'accessibility' Filter.
'Footpath route nearly 150 miles long around the inland boundary of the county of Sussex, first devised and published in 1983 by Ben Perkins and Aeneas Mackintosh. The county owes its origins to the kingdom of the South Saxons and can claim to have one of the longest inland county boundaries from Emsworth to Rye.'
'riverOcean is a Social Enterprise dedicated to increasing awareness and encouraging care for our water environments. Our activities are focused in the fields of environmental education and research.'
Midhurst to Heathfield: 'Devised by the Sussex Area of the Ramblers' Association to mark the 60th anniversary (1995) of the Ramblers' Association'
The Sussex Diamond Way: The Book of the 60 Mile Walk (Brighton: Ramblers' Association, 1997) - but you might have difficulty finding a copy
The Sussex Diamond Way [Annierak]
'Opened in 2005, the Sussex Ouse Valley Way is a beautiful 42 mile journey that broadly follows the River Ouse from its source close to Lower Beeding in the High Weald to the sea at Seaford Bay.'
'Follow in the steps of William the Conqueror on this historic walk through the Sussex countryside which commemorates the famous battle in 1066.'
'Links Horsham in West Sussex with Chichester Cathedral ... And as you follow the trail the Guidebook will bring the walk alive with stories of dozens of literary connections along the way ...'
'West Sussex Local Access Forum (WSLAF) is an independent official body which covers the whole of the County, with the exception of the South Downs National Park which has its own Local Access Forum.'
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