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The River Arun & South Stoke from Amberley
Introduction to Walk 1629

Photo from the walk - The River Arun & South Stoke from Amberley

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.6 miles / 7.5 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 1 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

Starting from Amberley, this West Sussex walk in the South Downs explores the River Arun visiting the villages of North and South South Stoke. The return route follows sections of the Monarch's Way and the South Downs Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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