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Amberley circular via Arundel
Introduction to Walk 1466

Photo from the walk - Amberley circular via Arundel

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 11.8 miles / 19.1 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - moderate

This West Sussex walk starts from the railway station at Amberley. The route takes you over the Downs with a gentle descent to Arundel. The route continues through Arundel Park and along the river to complete the walk. 

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Walk 1917
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Walk 1628
Bignor Hill and The Denture from Amberley
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The River Arun & South Stoke from Amberley
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Length - 4.6 miles / 7.5 km

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Arundel Park and the River Arun from Arundel
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Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1782
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Steyning Round Hill and No Man's Land from Steyning
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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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Walks in the South Downs National Park

Walks in the South Downs National ParkGuidebook with 40 circular walks throughout the South Downs National Park, exploring the beautiful chalk hills between Eastbourne and Winchester. The walks range from under 5 miles to 11 miles, including Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters, Ditchling Beacon and hundreds of prehistoric sites. Accessible all year, but wild flowers best in spring.
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