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53 km / 33 miles

Brighton H, E Sussex, W Sussex
The route keeps near to the border between East and West Sussex, connecting the semi-circular Sussex Border Path at East Grinstead with the Sea at Portslade-by-Sea, to the west of Brighton. Rarely on the bordrline itself, this cross county route, running from north to south passes the large Weir Wood Reservoir, Shapthorne, Horsted Keynes, over the Low Weald, Ditchling, over the South Downs to the north of Brighton then turning west before the descent into Portslade. This route is covered in the out-of-print Sussex Border Path publication but is waymarked and on OS mapping as part of the Sussex Border Path.

A Tracklogs route file is available below.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: As for Sussex Border path Waymark: As for Sussex Border path
Attributes: Downland/Wolds; Lake/Reservoir/Loch
TQ397381 - East Grinstead, W Sussex
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TQ250062 - Portslade-by-Sea, Brighton & Hove
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Softback: Sussex Border Path (Sigma Leisure - 1999)


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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: 187198
OS Landranger Active: 187198
OS Explorer: 122135
OS Explorer Active: 122135

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
Hotels: Brambletye Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Cottage at Tovey Lodge  (bookable online) < 1 Km 36 Km
B & B Accommodation: Tovey Lodge B&B  (bookable online) < 1 Km 36 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Truleigh Hill YHA, Tottington Barn, Shoreham-by-Sea,W.Sussex 3 Km 48 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Claremont  (bookable online) 4 Km 53 Km

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Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 9 UK Section Dover to Plymouth
National Trails (England & Wales): South Downs Way National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Forest Way (Sussex); High Weald Landscape Trail; Monarch's Way; Sussex Border Path
Other Paths: Brighton Way; Diamond Way (Sussex); Greenwich Meridian Trail; Socratic Trail; Socratic Trail - Eastern Varient; Sussex Ouse Valley Way; Walking the Castles of Sussex
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GPS Exchange Format Route File: Mid Sussex Link GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Mid Sussex Link Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Mid Sussex Link Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

54.8 Km (34.1 miles)
945 m (3,100 ft) ascent
225 m (738 ft)  maximum height