logo Walking Britain

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 - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This West Sussex walk starts from the railway station at Amberley. The route takes you over the South Downs with a gentle descent to Arundel. The route continues through Arundel Park and along the river to complete the walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL10Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL10Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 198Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 198Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1917
Rackham Hill from Amberley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1615
Amberley circular via East Dean
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 21.0 miles / 34.1 km
Walk 1628
Bignor Hill and The Denture from Amberley
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.7 miles / 14.1 km
Walk 1629
The River Arun & South Stoke from Amberley
Grade - easy
Length - 4.6 miles / 7.5 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3305
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Amberley Mount and Wepham Down from Burpham
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1667
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Blackpatch Hill & Harrow Hill from near Storrington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 3464
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Rackham Hill & Kithurst Hill Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km
Walk 3080
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Arundel Park and the River Arun from Arundel
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 2835
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Arundel to Amberley
Grade - easy
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 1423
3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
The Midhurst Way - Arundel to Midhurst
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km
Walk 3310
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Washington to Littleton Farm by the South Downs Way
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
Walk 3078
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Cissbury Ring & Chanctonbury Ring from Washington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 2487
6.0 miles / 9.6 km away
Littlehampton to Climping
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1425
7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
Midhurst Way - Petworth to Midhurst
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

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

Recommended Books & eBooks

The South Downs Way Map Booklet

The South Downs Way Map BookletMap of the 100 mile (160km) South Downs Way National Trail, between Eastbourne and Winchester. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail and shows the full route on OS 1:25,000 maps. The trail typically takes a week to walk and is suitable for most levels of ability.
More information

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.
More information

Outdoor Photography

Outdoor PhotographyThis practical handbook covers digital outdoor photography and the whole range of outdoor activities including walking, running, cycling, water sports (in and on the water), as participant or spectator. Covers basic concepts, equipment and processing and optimising your images back at base.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.