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Cissbury Ring & Chanctonbury Ring from Washington
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Photo from the walk - Cissbury Ring & Chanctonbury Ring from Washington

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km

Ascent - 1150 feet / 348 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This is a circular walk on the summit of the South Downs and for the whole circuit there are wide views over the hills and folds of this beautiful area. Often there is a 360 degree panorama and with comparatively little woodland this is truly a big sky landscape. The route passes close to two Iron Age hill forts which can be explored more thoroughly with slight detours. 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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