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Southease or Rodmell to Falmer
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Photo from the walk - Southease or Rodmell to Falmer

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - East Sussex

Author - Barry Mackie

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 1010 feet / 306 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This East Sussex walk follows the South Downs Way from either Rodmell or Southease to Falmer. Most of the route follows the main ridge of the Downs with correspondingly spectacular views in all directions. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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


 

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Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

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

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