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Red & white named discs with arrow logo1066 Country Walk

E Sussex

50 km / 31 miles
In September 1066, William, Duke of Normandy brought his army to Pevensey, Sussex and went on to defeat King Harold in the town of Battle in what many people know as the Battle of Hastings. You can follow in the steps of William the Conqueror taking in historical sites on a generally low level walk through ancient towns and villages, over hillsides and through woodland, and passing oast houses and windmills. The route includes the Normans' landing point at Pevensey and the battle site, and the castles at Pevensey and Herstmonceux.

There are links from the main route between Battle and Bexhill and between Doleham and Hastings. From Pevensey Castle there are further links to two points on the South Downs Way National Trail near to Jevington. In essence a link is created between the Saxon Shore Way (at Rye) and the South Downs Way. From Rye to Jevington, the route is part of the E9 E-Route.

See also E-Routes (E9).


Details:

Waymark: Red & white named discs with arrow logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Red & white named discs with arrow logo
Attributes: Average Gradients
Heritage
Monarchy
Start: TQ645047 - Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, E Sussex View on StreetMap
Finish: TQ916203 - Rye, E Sussex View on StreetMap
Web Sites: High Weald AONB - 1066 Walk 1066 Country - 1066 Country Walking Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - 1066 Country Walk: Rye to Pevensey

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook 1066 Country Walk  (Trailguides  - 2011 )
Guidebook 1066 Country Walk  (Challenge Publications  - 2000 )
Badge Badge for 1066 Country Walk  (Challenge Publications )
Certificate Certificate for 1066 Country Walk  (Challenge Publications )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 189, 199
OS Landranger Active 189, 199
OS Explorer 25, 124, 125
OS Explorer Active 25, 124, 125

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walk & Cycle Britain Limited)
Support Providers
Self Guided Walking Holidays (Green Traveller)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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B & B Accommodation
Longleys Farm Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
7 Km

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1066 Country Walk GPX Exchange Format Route File
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1066 Country Walk Memory Map Route File
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1066 Country Walk Tracklogs Route File
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Route Profile:

50.5 Km (31.4 miles)
762 m (2,500 ft) ascent
115 m (377 ft)  maximum height

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