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Letters WW on standard arrowsWealdway

E Sussex, Kent

134 km / 83 miles
This route through three AONBs connects the Thames Estuary with the English Channel through the Weald of Kent and Sussex, spanning chalk downlands, river valleys and wooded farmland in often remote country, including a full traverse of Ashdown Forest (see Ashdown Forest Perambulation for more on the Forest). It links the North Downs Way at Trottiscliffe with the South Downs Way near to Eastbourne.

There are connections with other long distance routes including the Medway Valley Walk, Sussex Border Path and Diamond Way and the Greensand, Saxon Shore and Vanguard Ways.

The route is on OS mapping and is waymarked. Note that older maps may not show path changes across the railway at Hempstead (TQ488218) and through a housing estate at Upper Horsebridge (TQ576105).


Details:

Waymark: Letters WW on standard arrows
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters WW on standard arrows
Attributes: Average Gradients
Downland/Wolds
Start: TQ653743 - Gordon Promenade, Gravesend, Kent View on StreetMap
Finish: TV617989 - Pier, Eastbourne, E Sussex View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Explore Kent - Wealdway Kent Ramblers - Wealdway Tim Bertuchi - Wealdway Annierak - Wealdway [blog] Explore Kent Walk Challenge Certificate

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Badge Badge for Wealdway  (Kent Ramblers )
Guidebook Walkers' Britain  (AA Publishing  - 2011 )

Maps:

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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 177, 178, 188, 198, 199
OS Landranger Active 177, 178, 188, 198, 199
OS Explorer 25, 135, 136, 147, 148, 162, 163
OS Explorer Active 25, 135, 136, 147, 148, 162, 163

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
B & B Accommodation
Winnats Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 km
14 km
Self-catering
Sunnymead Farm Cottages  (bookable online)
2 km
78 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
126 km
B & B Accommodation
Southcroft Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 km
133 km
Hotels
New Wilmington Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 km
133 km
B & B Accommodation
The Mowbray  (bookable online)
< 1 km
133 km
B & B Accommodation
The Sheldon B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 km
133 km
B & B Accommodation
The Guesthouse East  (bookable online)
< 1 km
134 km
Hotels
Marine Parade Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 km
134 km
Hotels
Shore View Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 km
134 km
B & B Accommodation
The Langtons Guest House  (bookable online)
1 km
134 km
B & B Accommodation
The Royal  (bookable online)
< 1 km
134 km

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Connected Paths:


Downloads:

GPX Route File
Wealdway GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 08/07/2020 16:37:28 - Route changes at Hempstead and Upper Horsebridge
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MemoryMap Route File
Wealdway Memory Map Route File
Last Updated 08/07/2020 16:37:28 - Route changes at Hempstead and Upper Horsebridge
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Tracklogs Route File
Wealdway Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 08/07/2020 16:37:30 - Route changes at Hempstead and Upper Horsebridge
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Route Profile:

134.2 km (83.4 miles)
2,143 m (7,031 ft) ascent
222 m (728 ft)  maximum height

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