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1066 Harold's Way

153 km / 95 miles

E Sussex, Gtr London, Kent
A new(2013)95 mile (153km) long distance footpath that follows King Haroldís epic journey from London to Senlac Hill, to the site of the Battle of Hastings, 14th October 1066. It follows using modern rights of way the route that Harold's army may have taken in their three days of marching, with camps at Rochester and Bodiam before engaging with the enemy forces. In those days this would have been a real struggle, with dense forest and downs and Harold may have used the tracks of Roman roads. The LDP route heads from Westminster Abbey east out of London to reach Rochester and goes south across Kent to reach Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey. A publication is planned for May 2013, by David Clarke and is covered on the route's website at www.1066haroldsway.co.uk and is available here from the Amazon link from the publication webpage below.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Average Gradients; River; Heritage; Monarchy
Start
TQ300795 - Westminster Abbey, Gtr London
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Finish
TQ748157 - Battle Abbey, E Sussex
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Web Sites

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
1066 Harold's Way (David Clarke - 2013)

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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.
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Route Profile:

153.4 Km (95.3 miles)
2,236 m (7,336 ft) ascent
179 m (587 ft)  maximum height