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Wealdway long distance footpath

Wealdway long distance footpath

River Thames at Gravesend to English Channel at Eastbourne through the Kent & Sussex Weald.

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Published by Wealdway Steering Group in [Tonbridge] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Weald, The (England),
  • England,
  • Weald, The
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- England -- Weald, The -- Guidebooks.,
    • Weald, The (England) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRiver Thames at Gravesend to English Channel at Eastbourne through the Kent & Sussex Weald.
      ContributionsRamblers" Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.G72 W393 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2574763M
      LC Control Number85119921

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      The article is an introduction to long distance walking. It describes the types of long distance walks and looks briefly at equipment, especially footwear and rucksacks, and preparation. Various footpaths and trails are mentioned. Camping and mountain huts are discussed. The Wealdway connects the Thames Estuary with the English Channel through the Weald of Kent and Sussex, spanning chalk downlands, river valleys and wooded farmland in often remote country, including a full traverse of Ashdown Forest. It links the North Downs Way at Trottiscliffe with the South Downs Way near to Eastbourne.


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There are connections with other long distance routes including the Medway Valley Walk, Sussex Border Path and Diamond Way and the Greensand, Saxon Shore and Vanguard Ways.

The route is on OS mapping and waymarked. Books for Walkers. Here you'll find a list of walking-related books. This includes books reviewed in recent Striders as well as background on navigation, first aid, hillwalking and other topics of interest to long distance walkers and peakbaggers.

For books on specific UK trails please see the appropriate Long Distance Path Page. To search for a publication go to Search for Publication. There are hundreds of long-distance footpaths in the United Kingdom designated in publications from public authorities, guidebooks and OS maps.

They are mainly used for hiking and walking, but some may also be used, in whole or in part, for mountain biking and horse are in rural landscapes, in varying terrain, some passing through National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Material from List of long-distance footpaths in the United Kingdom was split to Royal Military Canal Path on 25 Jan The former page's history now serves to provide attribution for that content in the latter page, and it must not be deleted so long as the latter page exists.

Please leave this template in place to link the article histories and preserve this attribution. Wealdway Pubs/Cafes. Near Hailsham, on the eastern side of Arlington Reservoir you'll find the noteworthy Old Oak Inn.

This 18th Century oak beam traditional English pub has a good menu and selection of drinks. There's also a splendid garden area where you can sit out and enjoy lunch on fine days.

Large family tables for 8 offer outside seating. The Wealdway is a long distance path that runs from Gravesend in Kent, on the south bank of the Thames, to Eastbourne in East Sussex, where the South Downs terminate in chalk cliffs rising above the English Channel, making it the primary coast to coast walking route in the extreme South East.

The path is 80 miles long with around 7,ft of ascent in total, so it’s a relatively gentle. The Wealdway passes through many areas which have been attributed special significance in the past for the construction of Neolithic long barrows and megaliths, as well as numerous ancient churches.

Getting the route. Unfortunately the guide for the Wealdway is out of. Buy Wealdway Long Distance Footpath: River Thames at Gravesend to English Channel at Eastbourne (Through the Kent & Sussex Weald) by Wealdway Steering Group (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Wealdway Steering Group. The Wealdway is an mile long-distance footpath from Gravesend, on the edge of the Thames, east of London, to Beachy Head. The Vanguard Way is a mile footpath from East Croyden to the coast at Seaford Head. Both walks traverse delightful countryside and offer much of interest, whether walked as a whole or in short sections.

Author: Kev Reynolds. Wealdway Accommodation and Other Services RambleFest displays details of Wealdway accommodation, camping, where to eat and drink, guidebooks and maps, and public transport, plus an Ordnance Survey map link for each location along the route.

The Wealdway is an 80 mile walk connecting the Thames at Gravesend in Kent to the English Channel at Eastbourne in East Sussex. The route starts in the village of Hartfield where Milne bought the country home of Cotchford Farm in From here you can pick up the Wealdway long distance footpath and follow it all the way to the forest.

You'll pass through Five Hundred Acre Wood which corresponds to Hundred Acre Wood in the book. Wealdway. Location: Kent; East Sussex. OS Maps: Explorer, Once out of Gravesend the route heads south though farmland and woodland and onto the North Downs passing through the charming little hamlet of Luddesdown before reaching the escarpment and the panoramic vista of the Weald below.

Two routes with a common aim, the Wealdway and the Vanguard Way, set out to walk to the sea. The Wealdway is an mile long-distance footpath from Gravesend, on the edge of the Thames, east of London, to Beachy Head.

The Vanguard Way is a mile footpath from East Croyden to the coast at Seaford : Kev Reynolds. Wealdway. The Wealdway is a long-distance path pioneered by Kent and Sussex Ramblers in cooperation with Kent and East Sussex County Councils.

It is an exceptionally fine walk running 82 miles from Eastbourne and Beachy Head on the south coast to Gravesend in the north, crossing the South Downs, the High Weald (including Ashdown Forest), the.

Walkers in Kent enjoy a number of long distance footpaths, including the North Downs Way, Wealdway, Pilgrims' Way and Greensand Way, and sections of them are incorporated into several walks in this guide.

Routes starting at Tenterden and Penshurst wind through a typical Kentish landscape, characterised by orchards, medieval churches and coast. Choose and book a National Trail break or be inspired by our suggested itineraries.

Read facts about the Trail and watch the Trail video. Cleveland Way Trail Information. Find out about the Trail and use the interactive map to explore accommodation, services and attractions on the route. Create your own trip along the Cleveland Way. Robert and Martha Manning invite readers to explore the pleasures of long-distance walking in their inspiring new book, Walking Distance.

At the heart of Walking Distance are firsthand descriptions of thirty of the world’s great long-distance hikes, spanning six continents and ranging from inn-to-inn to backpacking trips/5(27).

Five Hundred Acre Wood is long-established, having been originally sold off from the Forest in The wood remains privately owned, being part of Buckhurst Park estate, [1] and is not therefore generally accessible to the public, though two footpaths which are public rights of way, one of which is part of a long-distance footpath, the Created by: A.

Milne. Long Man is a civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, The Wealdway long distance footpath also passes through the parish. is about 6 miles north-west of Eastbourne. In Saxon times it was known as Wineltone; it was recorded in the Domesday ct: Wealden. The Wealdway heads to the right down the road through the village before taking a footpath off to the left.

This runs over fields, crossing a number of stiles on the way, ph to reach the road to Milton Street. Here the route turns right to head the short distance down to. There is something immensely satisfying in walking a Long Distance footpath. Travelling long distances across the country (or a number of maps) and finishing in a completely different place is always full of interest and satisfies a primeval need in many of us to explore and conquer.

All over the world these long distance walks [ ]. The Pennine Way is a long-distance footpath running the length of these hills from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in Scotland, miles ( kilometers) to the north. Below, I list some of the best long-distance hiking trails from around the world.

From trail hiking to trail blazing, these present perfect ways to enjoy the wilderness, nature and seclusion I so often yearn for.

Defining long-distance hiking trails. How we define a long-distance hiking trail is clearly subjective.