ALFRISTON & THE RIVER CUCKMERE

Explore Friston Forest, the banks of the River Cuckmere and the historic downland village of Alfriston.

Moderate | Time 4.5 mins | Distance 6.24 miles

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cuckmere haven to eastbourne

Moderate | Time 5 hours (including 15 min breaks) | Distance 7.75 miles

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A heavenly haven at Chyngton

An easy to moderate stroll taking in the chalk downland of Seaford Head local nature reserve, with stunning views of the Seven Sisters. Follow the river meanders of the Cuckmere valley as it snakes down to the sea at Cuckmere Haven, and return via Chyngton Farm.

Easy | Time 2 hours | Distance 3 miles

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Birling gap & the seven sisters

Take a wander up Lookout Hill to Mad Jack Fuller’s folly and enjoy some breathtaking sea and downland views.

Easy | Time 1 hour | Distance 2 miles

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friston forrest, south downs

Take in the fun red route around Friston Forest, then extend the adventure up on to the hills on natural trails for some great views, before finishing on more singletrack

Easy | Time 1-2 hours | Distance 9.21 miles

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the long man of wilmington

This magnificent downland walk visits a legendary chalk figure which has baffled archaeologists and historians for hundreds of years.

Moderate | Time 2 hours 30 mins | Distance 6.2 miles

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Alfriston Clergy House Country walk

Walk in the footsteps of the artists and writers of the Bloomsbury Group as you follow our circular route to 600-year-old Alfriston Clergy House, taking in downland views along the way. Alfriston sits within the newly established South Downs National Park.

Moderate | Time 2 hours – 2 hours 30 mins | Distance 4 – 5 miles

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