Worth taking binoculars- mainly to examine the views - although there are Red Leg Partridge, Goldfinch, Herring Gull, Kestrel, Buzzard, sizeable Starling flocks, Pheasant, Meadow Pipit & Skylark along the way. Our time 4 hours 29 minutes (inc lunch stop). It’s a slight difference to the actual route this covers but there wasn’t one that matched it exactly lol, Delightful start to the walk on stretches north of Hayward’s Heath I’ve not seen previously. We liked the end section & watched a toddler jumping in puddles. It was fun looking at 3 Martello Towers, and Sovereign Harbour was impressive. I loved the war memorial, and the fact that even during lockdown it was still possible to have a proper take-away coffee in a Tudor setting. Each year the Sussex Hospice Trail has its day in the sun and all hospices encourage supporters to go and walk a section. Excellent combination of countryside and coastal terrain. Walking back from the station I was glad to see Costa open, grabbing a takeaway before heading NW and up towards the old golf course. Updated Friday, 21st August 2020, 11:13 am. We've made a permanent 200 mile footpath made up of 26 walks connecting all 13 Sussex hospice areas in Sussex. The cafe in Pevensey serves ace sausage rolls & staff were very courteous. Trustees and fundraisers for St Wilfrid’s Hospice took part in a walk along the Chichester Canal stretch of the Sussex Hospices Trail on Saturday (October 3). We did brighton to Eastbourne so that was 37km. Super muddy but loads of variety and just super pleasant. Once we had retraced our steps we soon made it to Ardingly Reservoir. Scenic route running adjacent to the South Downs Way on the way out & returning on the South Downs Way route. The reveal of the East coast cities was pretty awesome as we left the woods to approach Goring by Sea. Photographs, points of interest and background details of sites along the way are also given. Then it was straight over the road towards MR.Kipling’s house (the famous baker? Nice to explore a town with so many tastefully built homes. The hospices of Sussex are dedicated to providing specialist end-of-life care. The Sussex Hospices Trail consists of 26 mapped walks which have been created across the length and breadth of the county, covering a total of more than 200 miles of coast and countryside. It raises funds, through a variety of activities, to support the running costs of all twelve hospice care providers that serve the adults and children of Sussex Find out more at https://www.hospicestrail.co.uk/. Hospices provide our communities with: Really like the gentle stroll into Uckfield at the end (which thoughtfully uses an old lane rather than staying on the housing estate). Volunteers from across Sussex helped to create the walks. Bought a coffee in Costa - then bus pulled in after we’d arrived. Explore Sussex Hospices Trail - view hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Such a shame the railway line is now nothing more than a cycle trail, skateboard park (closed) and industrial estate. Sussex Hospice Trail: una ruta de 200 millas que conecta 12 áreas de hospicio El Sussex Hospices Trail consta de 26 senderos mapeados que se han creado a lo largo y ancho del condado, cubriendo un total de más de 200 millas de costa y campo. Love the clock on the main road, and enjoyed a Gingerbread Latte from Costa too. Friends of Sussex Hospices is a registered charity run entirely by volunteers. The trail runs from Chichester in the west to St Leonards in the east, and reaches as far north as Horsham with coastal stages that include Worthing, Brighton and Hove and Eastbourne. Completed walk 16/08/20. Here you will find a list of the guides that contain full text directions with a map showing the route. Full of surprises, from beautiful country houses to majestic views across terrain that’s well away from major roads. Pleased to see House Martins still present near Patching, and a lovely Green Woodpecker just west of Clapham. Loved the little railway station at Normans Bay (free parking possible out of season on a rough lay-by with room for 2 cars). I was staggered by hundreds of Contestants in the Beachy Head Marathon - and delighted to see so many folk having a good time. I’m glad I ventured into the church yard and could marvel at a 1000 year old Yew tree present when Harold was king. Straight after the last stage I carried on with this relatively easy walk which took 2 hours 16 minutes. The section through the RSPB reserve was lacking in birds - although 2 Raven were well worth watching - a fancy Oast House was interesting - unfortunately Lockdown meant I didn’t get to experience any of the pubs or cafes in Battle. It starts off at the pretty little railway station & slips off into the countryside along tarmac roads before it wiggles around a farmyard and into the fields. Plenty of muddy puddles- could just about see the coast from the National Trust fort above Goring. Not very good views either; it was a bit disappointing. Last Saturday this took me 61 minutes as opposed to the 2 hours suggested elsewhere. Then leave it all behind you as the path winds back towards (and across) the A265 on a blind bend. Ford to Arundel station. The trail was devised and developed by Sue Korman in partnership with digital walk creation business iFootpath. Look out for wide vistas, oast houses and St.Batholomews. If you are a National Trust member you might already know the property - with lovely ponds and gardens. Plenty of muddy puddles- could just about see the coast from the National Trust fort above Goring. Surprisingly pleasant. It was also rather lovely around Newick Church where I spotted a Sparrowhawk stealthily flying around the hedges. Or was he an author!) I’ve done most of this stage before on my bike when the sun has bern shining. 5 talking about this. The Sussex Hospices Trail is unique to Sussex and was devised to raise awareness and funds for the 12 hospice care providers in the county. Explora Sussex Hospices Trail - ve mapas de rutas seleccionadas, instrucciones para llegar así como reseñas detalladas y fotos de excursionistas, campistas y amantes de la naturaleza como tú. It was also rather lovely around Newick Church where I spotted a Sparrowhawk stealthily flying around the hedges. Walked 10/10/20 on a dry blustery afternoon. It raises funds, through a variety of activities, to support the running costs of all twelve hospice care providers that serve the adults and children of Sussex Find out more at https://www.hospicestrail.co.uk/. Walk would score higher on a sunny day with better views. The project was devised and developed by Sue Korman in partnership with digital walk creation business iFootpath. I walked the whole trail in July and I am delighted how it’s being used to enjoy our beautiful countryside and to raise funds – the trail has raised over £65,000 since it was created. Worth noting the mid-way excursion to the A27 looks like it is not part of the official walk ( the signs point east). A few pheasants on the Angmering Estate- and thankful fir the trees to shield me from wind & rain. I chose one of the wettest days to tackle this walk - 4/10/20. The reveal of the East coast cities was pretty awesome as we left the woods to approach Goring by Sea. I’d say it was a moderate to hard level walk. Walked 10/10/20 on a dry blustery afternoon. Would be 5 star on a dry summer’s day. A “Beware of the Bull” sign gave me no concern, and up ahead was a field with magnificent docile highland cattle. Rather muddy north of Scaynes Hill, and I passed a load of gun dogs & high brow “shooters” too. which was open. The first stage to Rottingdean was done at night in pouring rain, the latter part to Southease was earlier today with some sunshine. It’s a slight difference to the actual route this covers but there wasn’t one that matched it exactly lol, Delightful start to the walk on stretches north of Hayward’s Heath I’ve not seen previously. Super Burger & coffee in Worthing as the darkness descended. Today it was so windy conversation wasn’t easy. Latter part of the walk to Shoreham was interesting- especially looking out to the Rampion Wind Farm which lights up at night. Lots of hills but also lots of flats as well. Photographs, points of interest and background details of sites along the way are also given. My 4th time over this route, and all the better for the cooler October weather as I climbed out of Southease. Kathy Gore Walk 3 SUS-200814-113918001. The only intriguing part was the walk into Shoreham; you walk along the river and the view of Shoreham was very pretty at night. There are more oast houses too, and I took time to wander around Heathfield at the end. Buses are not very frequent- our taxi back to Alfriston was a very reasonable £20. Nice to cover familiar ground in the dark & gain a new perspective on the area. I can recommend the excellent views - and always marvel at the dry V shaped valleys. Full of surprises, from beautiful country houses to majestic views across terrain that’s well away from major roads. It starts off at the pretty little railway station & slips off into the countryside along tarmac roads before it wiggles around a farmyard and into the fields. We did brighton to Eastbourne so that was 37km. That’s a first for me (near the beginning) fabulous views to the north, and some amazing properties- I think the house on Springhall Lane complete with a lake and fab views was my favourite, although many might choose the extraordinary Braylsham Castle. A cooking apple tree laden with heavy red fruit. Here in Sussex this invaluable service gets only 22% of its funding from the Government. Up ahead numerous chaffinches and Marsh tits were feeding. Nice that we could get a coffee and ice cream, but I’ve been to reservoir shop previously- and the staff are not very interested in customer care. Muggins had to head back the way he’d come after completing this stage of the trail. A cooking apple tree laden with heavy red fruit. I’m sure I’d have enjoyed it more if the Bistro at the end of trail was able to open! Would be 5 star on a dry summer’s day. 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