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White named disc with bridge in greenDowns Link

58 km / 36 miles

Surrey, W Sussex
A bridleway link between the two Downs National Trails and extension southwards to Shoreham-by-Sea. From St Martha's Hill on the North Downs Way the Link is over wooded heath and farmland to meet and follow the trackbed of the former Horsham and Guildford direct railway through Cranleigh and the former Shoreham to Itchingfield Junction line through Partridge Green and Bramber, crossing farmland to meet the South Downs Way, and then on to Shoreham-by-Sea.

The booklet can be downloaded from the link below.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: White named disc with bridge in green Waymark: White named disc with bridge in green
Attributes: Former Railway; Horse Ride (Multi User); Heath
TQ032484 - St Martha's Hill, Surrey
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TQ206060 - Shoreham-by-Sea, W Sussex
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Web Sites: West Sussex CC - Downs Link

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Folder: Downs Link (West Sussex County Council - 1996)
Hardback: Walkers Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 186187198
OS Landranger Active: 186187198
OS Explorer: 122134145
OS Explorer Active: 122134145

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
B & B Accommodation: The Manor House  (bookable online) 4 Km 6 Km
B & B Accommodation: 1 The Laurels  (bookable online) < 1 Km 45 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Truleigh Hill YHA, Tottington Barn, Shoreham-by-Sea,W.Sussex 2 Km 54 Km

Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Dover to Kirk Yetholm; E-Route 9 UK Section Dover to Plymouth
National Trails (England & Wales): North Downs Way National Trail; South Downs Way National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Greensand Way; Monarch's Way; Wey-South Path
Other Paths: Coast to Coast - Southern England; Diamond Way (Sussex); Fox Way; Nelson Way; Pilgrim's Way; Walking the Castles of Sussex; Walking the Disused Railways of Sussex; West Sussex Literary Trail; Wintershall Pilgrimage
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Anytime Challenges: Founders Footpaths; Horsham Round


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Route Profile:

58.5 Km (36.4 miles)
501 m (1,644 ft) ascent
133 m (436 ft)  maximum height