Public Walks

Guided Walks & Strolls

We are pleased to announce that non-members can once again take part in some ‘tasters’ from our Guided Walks & Strolls Programme including those listed below.

If you would like to join one of these please CONTACT THE OFFICE for full details and to book a place.

If you would like to become a member and have the opportunity to take part in further walks please click on the JOIN US button above.

One Garden and Stanmer Park | 4 miles
Friday 6th October | 10:00 – 14:00
Start: South Entrance, Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PY
Ref: OL11 / TQ342087
Route: This is an outing as much as a walk, lots to see and do. We shall walk up to One Garden (0.8 miles) passing Stanmer House. The longest walk is a total of about 4 miles. It’s all lovely. This to be very flexible; walkers are welcome to leave the group at any point to linger or to avoid the hilly bit or to lunch at Stanmer House as there is no way of getting lost.

The Long Man in Autumn | 4½ miles
Tuesday 31st October | 10:00 – 12:00
Start: Wilmington Priory CP, The Street, Willmington BN26 5SW
Ref: 123 / TQ543041
Route: A short Autumn stroll visiting The Long Man, Folkington and Wilmington.

Lancing Ring to Steyning Bowl | 7½ miles
Monday 13th November | 10:00 – 13:00
Start: Lancing Ring Nature Reserve CP, Mill Road BN15 0QF
Ref: OL11 / TQ182062
Route: Lancing Ring, Steep Down, Steyning Bowl, Coombe Head, Cow Bottom.

In Search of Christmas Spirit | 7½ miles
Saturday 9th December | 10:00 – 14:00
Start: Chapel Common CP, London Rd (B2070), Rake GU30 7JL
Ref: OL8 / SU813285
Route: Across the common and over to Weavers Down. Cross Longmoor Ranges to Wylds Farm for some Christmas spirit.

Self-Guided Walks

We are pleased to be able to offer a selection of self-guided walks which you can enjoy on your own or with friends.

For each walk we provide a download including a map, description and images to help you find your way.

Before going on one of these walks please read our General Guidance for Walkers which can be found can be found HERE.

Angmering Circuit | Circular Walk | 6½m


This walk takes in woodland, scrub, downland and agricultural landscapes. There are some excellent views and a range of seasonal wildlife. There are also a range of archaeological features and stunning 360 degree views in the North East section. There are several seats and view points over a steep downland slope across to the top of the escarpment and the South Downs Way. Below you the buildings at Lower Barpham Farm are evident and the adjoining field has some historic earthworks, all that remains of a Deserted Mediaeval Village (DMV), presumably Lower Barpham.

Chanctonbury Ring to Cissbury Ring | Linear Walk | 10½m

This exhilarating walk follows high routes across the Downs, visiting the two historical sites of Chanctonbury Ring & Cissbury Ring, and provides excellent views in all directions.