Charleston Farm & Firle Beacon from Firle

Introduction to Walk 1633

Photo from the walk - Charleston Farm & Firle Beacon from Firle

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - East Sussex

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.6 miles / 7.5 km

Ascent - 820 feet / 248 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This East Sussex walk takes you onto the South Downs for spectacular views north. The walk also offers the opportunity to visit Charlestown Farmhouse with its bohemian décor.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking in Sussex

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