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As for Sussex Border pathMid Sussex Link

Brighton & Hove, E Sussex, W Sussex

53 km / 33 miles
The route keeps near to the border between East and West Sussex, connecting the semi-circular Sussex Border Path at East Grinstead with the Sea at Portslade-by-Sea, to the west of Brighton. Rarely on the borderline itself, this cross county route, running from north to south passes the large Weir Wood Reservoir, Shapthorne, Horsted Keynes, over the Low Weald, Ditchling, over the South Downs to the north of Brighton then turning west before the descent into Portslade. This route is covered in the out-of-print Sussex Border Path publication but is waymarked and on OS mapping as part of the Sussex Border Path.


Waymark: As for Sussex Border path
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: As for Sussex Border path
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: TQ397381 - East Grinstead, E Sussex View on StreetMap
Finish: TQ250062 - Portslade-by-Sea, Brighton & Hove View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Sussex Ramblers - Sussex Border Path


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 187, 198
OS Landranger Active 187, 198
OS Explorer 11, 135
OS Explorer Active 11, 135

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Route Profile:

54.8 km (34.1 miles)
945 m (3,100 ft) ascent
225 m (738 ft)  maximum height

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