GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

1066 Country Walk

31 miles (50 km)

Follow in the steps of William the Conqueror on this historic walk through the Sussex countryside which commemorates the famous battle in 1066.
The route starts by Pevensey castle and heads through the countryside to the 15th century Herstmonceux Castle with its moat and Elizabethan gardens. The path then continues through Ashburnham to the fascinating Battle Abbey, set on the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.
The final section takes you to the finish point at the attractive town of Rye via Westfield and Icklesham.
For more information on the attractions and history of the area please click here

1066 Country Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

1066 Country Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Pevensey Castle

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Herstmonceux Castle

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Battle Abbey

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Near Icklesham

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Approaching Rye

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

1066 Country Walk.mmo (right click - 'Save As')