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Falmer to Pyecombe & Blackcap by South Downs Way
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Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - East Sussex & West Sussex

Author - Barry Mackie

Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km

Ascent - 1080 feet / 327 metres

Grade - moderate

This Sussex walk includes a superb section of the South Downs Way with beautiful scenery throughout. The walk also visits Blackcap and Ditchling Beacon and passes Jack and Jill the two famous windmills. 

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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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