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|1633★||Charleston Farm & Firle Beacon from Firle||easy/mod||4.60|
|1629★||The River Arun & South Stoke from Amberley||easy||4.60|
|1425||Midhurst Way - Petworth to Midhurst||easy/mod||5.50|
|1835★||Treyford & Didling from Hooksway||easy/mod||6.00|
|2232||Midhurst and Woolbeding||easy/mod||6.00|
|2835★||Arundel to Amberley||easy||6.20|
|1638★||Beachy Head & Eastbourne from East Dean||easy/mod||6.20|
|1917★||Rackham Hill from Amberley||easy/mod||6.50|
|1770||Southease or Rodmell to Falmer||easy/mod||6.75|
|2109||Upper Beeding to Washington by the South Downs Way||easy/mod||7.00|
|3080★||Arundel Park and the River Arun from Arundel||easy/mod||7.20|
|1782||Steyning Round Hill and No Man's Land from Steyning||moderate||7.50|
|1667||Blackpatch Hill & Harrow Hill from near Storrington||moderate||7.50|
|3305★||Amberley Mount and Wepham Down from Burpham||easy/mod||8.00|
|3213||Pyecombe, Devil's Dyke & Upper Beeding||easy/mod||8.00|
|3078||Cissbury Ring & Chanctonbury Ring from Washington||easy/mod||8.25|
|1628★||Bignor Hill and The Denture from Amberley||moderate||8.70|
|2684||Falmer to Pyecombe & Blackcap by South Downs Way||moderate||8.75|
|3120||Alfriston to Rodmell by the South Downs Way||moderate||9.00|
|1424||The Midhurst Way - Haslemere Stn to Midhurst Bus Stn||moderate||9.50|
|1858||Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring from Steyning||moderate||10.50|
|2227||East Dean Circular||moderate||11.00|
|2236||Wolstonbury Hill and Pyecombe from Patcham||moderate||11.00|
|1466||Amberley circular via Arundel||moderate||11.75|
|1015||Ouse Valley & Beddingham Hill from Newhaven Tide Mills||moderate||12.00|
|2533||East Meon to Old Winchester Hill||moderate||12.00|
|2422||Butser Hill and Wether Down from Buriton||moderate||12.50|
|3516||Eastbourne to Alfriston by the South Downs Way||mod/hard||12.50|
|2903||Stanmer to Streat||moderate||12.50|
|3310||Washington to Littleton Farm by the South Downs Way||moderate||13.00|
|1038||Firle Beacon from Southease||moderate||13.25|
|1357||Exceat circular via the Seven Sisters||moderate||14.00|
|2419★||Southease, Ditchling Beacon & Lewes||mod/hard||17.00|
|1423||The Midhurst Way - Arundel to Midhurst||mod/hard||19.00|
|1615||Amberley circular via East Dean||mod/hard||21.00|
The South Downs is Britain's newest National Park and stretches from Winchester to Beachy Head. Steeped in history there are ancient hill-forts, barrows, a Roman road and deserted medieval villages. The area has a rich diversity of natural habitats including flower-studded chalk grassland, ancient woodland, flood meadow, lowland heath and the particularly rare chalk heathland. This varied environment provides an excellent basis for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as walking, cycling and horse riding.
South Downs Walking Guide
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