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Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring from Steyning
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Photo from the walk - Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring from Steyning

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Hugh Maguire

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 1520 feet / 461 metres

Time - 6 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

A West Sussex walk on the South Downs. The route includes the Iron Age Forts of Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring. Starting from near the picturesque village of Steyning the walk uses well marked paths including sections of the South Downs Way and the Monarch's 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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