Sussex

Click HERE for a collated A-Z List of current Records for the County in 'Open Paths and Trails'

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www.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/

Overview

'Countryside sites ... Circular walks in East Sussex ... Long distance walks ... Guided walks and environmental events ... Fitness walks ... Walks on other websites ...'

www.footprintsofsussex.co.uk

Overview

'South Downs Way Walking Holidays ... Short and Weekend Break Walking Holidays ... Baggage Transfers ... Annual South Downs Way Walk ... Local Guided Walks ... Local Health Walks ...'

www.highweald.org

Overview

'The High Weald is a fantastic place to walk. There is an amazing network of paths (2395km) as well as lots of countryside sites (61) owned by organisations such as the National Trust, RSPB, Woodland Trust and Forestry Commission.'

www.ldwasussex.org.uk

Overview

'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.'

www.per-rambulations.co.uk

Overview

'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".'

www.sussexramblers.org.uk

Overview

'The Sussex Area of the Ramblers was formed in 1976. Membership stands at around 3500, with 9 local groups throughout Sussex, and one county-wide Young Walkers Group.' The Sussex Border Path is 'in the care of Sussex Area Ramblers'.

southdownsdiscovery.com/south-downs-way-walking-itineraries/

Overview

'South Downs Discovery now offer high quality, self-guided walking holidays along the South Downs Way. We take care of everything, leaving you to concentrate on the stunning scenery.'

www.southdowns.gov.uk/enjoy/walking/

Overview

'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.'

www.goc.org.uk/groups/sussex/

Overview

'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.'

www.sussex-pathfinders.co.uk

Overview

'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.'

www.sussex-young-walkers.org.uk

Overview

'We are a friendly group of younger walkers aged from 20 to 49 who enjoy walking around the fantastic landscapes of East and West Sussex ...'

www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/east-sussex-health-walks

Overview

'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 ...'

www.westsussex.gov.uk/leisure-recreation-and-community/walking-horse-r...

Overview

'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.'

www.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/countryside/rightsofway/rights...

Overview

'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.'

Description from

East Sussex County Council

new.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/countryside/rightsofway/

Overview

'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.'

Description from

East Sussex County Council

thehiker.co.uk/hiking/walking-the-shoreline-of-kent-sussex/

Overview

'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.

Description from

The Hiker

longmanwalks.co.uk

Overview

'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.'

Description from

Robert Sarjant

annierak.hoofbags.me.uk/pathstoprosperity.html

Overview

'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.'

Description from

Annierak

See also

Circular Walks [East Sussex County Council]

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/fancy-a-swift-one-beer-mat-walks-in-the...

Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

National Trust

www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/travel-transport-a...

Overview

'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.'

www.southdowns.gov.uk/national-park-authority/commitees-meetings/local...

Overview

'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 ...'

www.southdowns.gov.uk/south-downs-for-all/

Overview

'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.

www.riverocean.org/projects/

Overview

'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.' ALERT Unfortunately, I could no longer find these Walks on the riverOcean Website - although they did have some alternative Walk informaton therein.

www.westsussex.gov.uk/land-waste-and-housing/public-paths-and-the-coun...

Overview

'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.'

Description from

West Sussex County Council

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