GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ditchling Beacon

5 miles (8 km)

Climb to the highest point in East Sussexand enjoy wonderful views of the Wealdand the Downs on this circular walk. The lovely chalk grassland of the area is covered with a variety of flowers and plants during the summer months. Look out for marjoram,thymeand different types oforchid with butterflies such as the Chalkhill Blue flying around them.
The walk begins in the village of Ditchling just to the north of Ditchling Beacon and follows the Sussex Border Path to Burnhouse Bostall. You then pick up the South Downs Way and head to the beacon passing the Ditchling Beacon Nature Reserve on the way. You then descend to Ditchling following bridleways past Wick Farm and Stoneywish Country Park.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could head west along the The South Downs Way to the beautiful Devils Dyke.
The video below shows the area well from about 7:00 minutes on.

Ditchling Beacon Postcode

BN6 8XE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Ditchling Beacon OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ditchling Beacon Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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