GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Amberley Walks

The West Sussex village of Amberley is located in an excellent position for walking with direct access to the South Downs. There's hill climbs, riverside walks, woodland trails and great views towards the coast and countryside.

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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Amberley. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.

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Amberley Circular Walk6 miles (9.5 km)The delightful village of Amberley is located at the foot of the South Downs,in the Horsham District of West Sussex. There's lots of lovely walking trails to follow through the surrounding countryside and along the River Arun. View Full Details>>
Bignor Hill7 miles (11.2 km)This walk or cycle climbs to Bignor Hill from the village of Amberley in West Sussex. It's a moderate climb of about 3.5 miles, following the South Downs Way for the duration of the route. It's a good path which is also suitable for cycling. If you prefer a shorter walk then you could park at the car park just half a mile west of the hill, and start your climb from there. View Full Details>>
Chanctonbury Ring4 miles (6 km)Climb to this early Iron Age hill fort on the South Downs and enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and coast. The hill is also an important area for flora and fauna, including the protectedGreat Crested Newt which can be found in the dew pond on the hill. View Full Details>>
Eartham Woods3 miles (5 km)This large area of beech woodland near Slindon has some nice footpaths to follow. The woods are a great place to see bluebells in the spring months. You may also see deer, woodland birds and various butterflies as you make your way through the forest. You can start your walk from the car park located at the south eastern end of the woods, just to the north of the village of Eartham. View Full Details>>
Houghton Forest4 miles (6 km)These woods near Arundel have good mountain bike trails and some nice footpaths to try View Full Details>>
Parham House2 miles (4 km)Explore the parkland and gardens surrounding this Elizabethan House near Storrington and Amberley. The gardens include a four-acre Walled Garden, herbaceous borders, a glasshouse, vegetable garden, orchard and a 1920s Wendy House. You can also enjoy a stroll in the extensive pleasure grounds which include a lake, a 19th century summer house, a maze, specimen trees and wild orchids. View Full Details>>
Slindon Estate7 miles (10.5 km)The Slindon Estate is a fantastic place for walkers and cyclists with miles of footpaths and bridleways to follow through the 1400 hectare estate. It is made up of a variety of habitats including woodland, downland, farmland, and parkland. All the while there are wonderful views over the Weald, the South Downs and the coast with the Isle of Wight beyond. View Full Details>>
The South Downs Way99 miles (160 km)This beautiful 100 mile long trail runs from Winchester to the coastal town of Eastbourne. It takes you through some of the most beautiful areas of the South Downs National Park - England's newest National Park. View Full Details>>
West Sussex Literary Trail55 miles (89 km)This walk runs from Horsham to Chichester with many literary connections along the way. The walk begins at Horsham, near Percy Bysshe Shelley's millennium fountain, and heads through the South Downs to Chichester with its connections to William Blake and John Keats. View Full Details>>
Wey South Path36 miles (58 km)Follow the Wey River and the Wey and Arun Canal on this wonderful waterside walk through Surrey and Sussex. The route starts off in Guildford and heads south to Rowly and then onto Billinghurst. This section passes through Sidney Wood and the delightful village of Loxwood. There's some pretty locks and the picturesque Drungewick Aqueduct to admire here. View Full Details>>

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