GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

London to Brighton Walk

62 miles (100 km)

This long distance walk takes you from the city to the coast, following the route of the London to Brighton Challenge. The route runs for 100km (62 miles) following a series of public footpaths, minor roads and country lanes. It starts in Richmond Park in London and heads south through theNorth Downs, the Surrey & Sussex countryside before the final section through the South Downs to Brighton.
You start off in Richmond Park in South London and follow the Thames Path to Kingston Upon Thames. You then leave the river and head through Old Malden and Stoneleigh before passing through Nonsuch Park in Ewell.
The next stage takes you across Banstead Downs to Little Woodcote where you pick up a section of the London Loop to take you through Coulsdon, over Farthing Downs and through Happy Valley Park.
You then head into the countryside of the North Downs, passing Chaldon, Bletchingley and Copthorne before a long woodland stretch through Worth Forest.
You leave the woods, passing Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Hayward's Heath and Plumpton where you join the South Downs.
The final section then takes you over the South Downs to Brighton via Falmer.

London to Brighton Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

London to Brighton Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Photos

Richmond Park - geograph.org.uk - 2026198

Richmond Park

By the river, Kingston upon Thames - geograph.org.uk - 3104904

By the river, Kingston upon Thames

Surrey, The Mansion House, Nonsuch Park - geograph.org.uk - 1733012

Surrey, The Mansion House, Nonsuch Park

Banstead Downs (3) - geograph.org.uk - 1880941

Banstead Downs

Bridleway on Farthing Downs - geograph.org.uk - 1387697

Bridleway on Farthing Downs. Looking to the north. Here it can be seen that the road and bridleway run along the top of the downs.

Forestry work by bridleway in Worth Forest - geograph.org.uk - 3197298

Forestry work by bridleway in Worth Forest

Wakehurst Place - geograph.org.uk - 3175833

Wakehurst Place

Brighton Pier - geograph.org.uk - 235477

The Brighton Pier (aka the Palace Pier) as viewed from the beach just south of East Street

GPS Files

GPX File

London to Brighton Walk.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

London to Brighton Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)