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Devil's Dyke Circular
Introduction to Walk 3488

Photo from the walk - Devil's Dyke Circular

Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - West Sussex

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Time - 1 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

This walk explores the deep dry valley of Devil's Dyke in West Sussex. The short route offers exceptional views across the valley, along the South Downs escarpment and north to the Weald. You also have the opportunity to visit Saddlescombe Farm. 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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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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