GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Graffham Walks

3 miles (5.6 km)

This pretty West Sussex village is located within the South Downs National Park near Midhurst and the splendid Petworth Park.
The attractive village boasts a remarkable 13th-century church and an early 17th century pub for refreshments. Additionally, the nearby small village of Selham is known for its outstanding pub and for hosting one of Britain's smallest churches.
This circular walk from the village takes you to Graffham Common and Lavington Common. Both commons are located very close to the village and include miles of footpaths across attractive heathland and woodland. On the way there's lots of wildlife to see and fine views across the South Downs countryside. On the common you can also pick up the Serpent Trail long distance footpath to explore the area further.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Graffham. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Graffham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Graffham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Graffham

  • Burton Mill Pond - This walk visits Burton Mill Pond and Chingford Pond near Duncton in West Sussex.
  • Iping Common and Stedham Common - Follow the heathland trails across these two pretty commons on this walk in Midhurst in Sussex
  • Lavington Common - Enjoy a peaceful stroll across the Lavington and Duncton Commons on this easy walk near Midhurst in West Sussex
  • Serpent Trail - This walk runs from Haslemere to Petersfield through the beautiful Sussex greensand hills
  • New Lipchis Way - This is an exceptionally lovely walking trail that runs from Liphook, in Hampshire, to East Head at the entrance to Chichester Harbour
  • Woolbeding Common - Explore woodland, heathland and ponds on this walk on Woolbeding Common near Chichester in West Sussex
  • Midhurst Way - This West Sussex market town sits in a lovely spot on theRiver Rother in the South Downs National park.
    This linear walk runs for about 19 miles from Midhurst to Arundel through some lovely Sussex countryside.
    The path passes Cowdray Park, Lodsworth, Petworth, Chingford Pond, Bignor, Westburton Hill and Houghton Forest with fabulous views of the South Downs as you go.
    There are several attractions on the route including the splendid Arundel Castle, at the start of the walk
  • Cowdray Park - This circular walk explores the splendid Cowdray Estate in Midhurst
  • Harting Down - This large area of chalk downland on the South Downs is managed by the National Trust.
  • Uppark - This walk visits the National Trust's Uppark House in South Harting West Sussex.
  • Houghton Forest - These woods near Arundel have good mountain bike trails and some nice footpaths to try
  • Arundel Castle and Arundel Park - This circular walk takes you through the parkland and countryside surrounding this restored medieval castle in West Sussex
  • Cuckoo Trail - This traffic free cycle and walking path runs along a disused railway line from Heathfield to the outskirts of Eastbourne.
  • Petworth Park - A walk around the beautiful Petworth Park in Sussex
  • Lavington Common - Enjoy a peaceful stroll across the Lavington and Duncton Commons on this easy walk near Midhurst in West Sussex
  • Burpham - This charming Sussex based village has some nice thatched cottages, a Grade I listed Saxon Church and a century-old cricket pitch whereW

Pubs/Cafes

Foresters Arms-This Grade II-listed traditional country pub, constructed in 1609 and later expanded during the Victorian era, is a charming destination. It features a beautiful garden and a striking inglenook fireplace that becomes a cosy spot with blazing logs in the winter. Its popularity is further enhanced by its location near the South Downs Way and other scenic walking areas. You can find them at postcode GU28 0QA. The pub is dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the east Burton Mill Pond and Chingford Pond. The area is a nature reserve with pleasant waterside trails and lots of wildlife to see.

Photos

Cottages in Graffham - geograph.org.uk - 3891834

Cottages in Graffham

Tinkers, Graffham - geograph.org.uk - 3891846

Tinkers, Graffham

Graffham War Memorial - geograph.org.uk - 1939594

Graffham War Memorial

Cottages, Graffham - geograph.org.uk - 2078668

Cottages, Graffham

White Horse Pub near Graffham - geograph.org.uk - 204471

White Horse Pub near Graffham

Bridleway through wood on Graffham Common - geograph.org.uk - 1937998

Bridleway through wood on Graffham Common

Lavington Common - geograph.org.uk - 2539773

Lavington Common

Wiblings Farm, Graffham - geograph.org.uk - 337920

Wiblings Farm

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