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By David Bathurst

The fundamental consultant to the simplest walks in attractive Sussex. David Bathurst returns to percentage his favorite walks within the Sussex nation-state. The 16 walks comprise: most sensible Ghost stroll, most sensible Coastal stroll, top Teashop stroll and most sensible Pub stroll. starting from flat routes compatible for households, via to the simplest problem stroll for the extra adventurous, there's something for everybody during this necessary e-book. each one bankruptcy is observed by way of a close map, a distance and time planner, and is complemented through Terry Whitlock's captivating line drawings.

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As you make your way back towards the town centre, you arrive very shortly at the entrance to the Battle of Hastings Battlefield and Battle Abbey, owned by English Heritage. By paying the admission fee, not only will you get to see the battlefield and abbey ruins, but you will be able to take an interactive audio tour of the battlefield with contributions from Aelfric, a Saxon soldier, Henri, a Norman knight, and Edith, King Harold’s mistress, describing from their eyes the story of what really happened on that red-letter day, 14 October 1066.

Cross more or less straight over onto Sandy Lane, a no-through road with signs to various properties. [If you wish to break the walk in two, and/or have had enough, don’t go across into Sandy Lane but turn left onto the road, and follow it, soon forking left to the hamlet of Coleman’s Hatch which is on the bus route between Forest Row and Hartfield. ] Proceed along Sandy Lane for a few hundred yards, passing the cricket pitch which is on your left, and ignore also a right fork, then immediately beyond the pitch turn left along a well-defined woodland track.

Though you are surrounded by ample woodland, with some particularly fine conifers close to the track, there are also numerous breaks and open spaces which prevent the closed-in sensation that some forest walking can give. At length you reach the top of the hill, the ground levels out and you arrive at a T-junction of paths. A seat is provided here; it is a perfect place for you to stop, enjoy the refreshing drink you thoughtfully purchased before the start, and gaze out across miles of breathtaking countryside.

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