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Walking the Castles of Sussex

E Sussex, W Sussex

291 km / 181 miles
The walk from Pevensey Castle heads east and visits Herstmonceux Castle, Crowhurst, Battle, Hasting Castle, Winchelsea, Camber Castle, Rye, before heading back west to Bodiam Castle, Wadhurst, Eridge Park, Bolebroke Castle, Hartfield, Isfield, Lewes Castle, Edburton Hill, Bamber Castle, Knepp Castle, Petworth, Cowdray, Amberley Castle, and Arundel Castle. It passes through some of the most majestic countryside in East and West Sussex connecting Castles and other sites of historical significance.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: TQ645048 - Pevensey Castle, W Sussex View on StreetMap
Finish: TQ017073 - Arundel Castle, E Sussex View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2008


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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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OS Landranger 188, 189, 197, 198, 199
OS Landranger Active 188, 189, 197, 198, 199
OS Explorer 8, 10, 11, 25, 33, 34, 124, 125, 135, 136, 147
OS Explorer Active 8, 10, 11, 25, 33, 34, 124, 125, 135, 136, 147

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Route Profile:

300.7 km (186.8 miles)
5,192 m (17,034 ft) ascent
235 m (771 ft)  maximum height

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