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Stanmer to Streat
Introduction to Walk 2903

Photo from the walk - Stanmer to Streat

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - East Sussex

Author - Jean Blemings

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 8 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This East Sussex walk starts on the outskirts of Brighton at Stanmer and crosses the downs to Streat. The return follows a different route across the South Downs to Falmer and the start. The walk crosses varied landscapes typical of the South Downs National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1770
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Southease, Ditchling Beacon & Lewes
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Walk 2109
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 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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