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Balcombe & Ardingly Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 1048

Photo from the walk - Balcombe & Ardingly Reservoir

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A West Sussex walk that explores the pleasant rural area surrounding Balcombe. The route includes footpaths and quiet lanes to visit stretches of water in the vicinity. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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