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Wittersham to Rye (High Weald Landscape Trail)
Introduction to Walk 3521

Photo from the walk - Wittersham to Rye (High Weald Landscape Trail)

County/Area - Kent & East Sussex

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This linear walk features the last section of the High Weald Landscape Trail (HWLT) from Wittersham in Kent to Rye in East Sussex. There is a variety of landscape including rolling countryside, rivers and streams, a large and picturesque pond, two old churches, fields, woodland, farms, rural settlements, a couple of orchards and, fittingly, a grand view towards the end of the town of Rye perched on a hilltop,  

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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 Kent

Walking in KentA walking guidebook with 40 circular day walks throughout the county of Kent. With 20 routes in west Kent and the Weald, and a further 20 in north and east Kent, the routes will help you discover hidden architectural treasures and historic villages. Walks of 4 to 9 miles, including outline descriptions of 11 multi-day trails.
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