Day Walks on the South Downs showcases 20 circular routes between 6 and 14 miles in length. Written by local author Deirdre Huston, the walks are split into three areas – Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex, and include walks to the most historic and beautiful areas of the South Downs National Park.
Day Walks on the South Downs features 20 circular routes, between 6 and 14 miles (9km and 22km) in length, suitable for hill walkers of all abilities.
The routes are split into three geographical areas – Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex – and include walks to the most historic and beautiful areas of the South Downs National Park, including Winchester Hill Fort, Black Down, Chanctonbury Ring, Devil's Dyke, Ditchling Beacon and Beachy Head.
This guidebook is written by Deirdre Huston, a South Downs local, keen hill walker and experienced author.
Each route in this guide is described with easy-to-follow directions and details of distance, navigation information, refreshment stops and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping. Also included is a detailed Appendix.
Deirdre Huston is an author and photographer whose work is inspired by a love of history, literature and the outdoors. She is a graduate of the MA in creative writing at Bath Spa University and also writes fiction. As well as shooting stills photography, she has made films exploring the history of Saddlescombe, a National Trust downland farm. She co-authored Cycling in Sussex, her first guidebook, back in 2008 and has gone on to write and photograph Sussex Walks, Day Walks on the South Downs and Cycling Days Out – South East England. Deirdre was born in Crawley on the fringes of the High Weald and now lives beside the South Downs in Sussex with her husband, three children and dog. www.deirdrehuston.co.uk
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