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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
White named disc with bridge in green
Easy; 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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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF
Downs Link (West Sussex County Council - 2010)
Walkers' Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 25 Stripmap
Downs Link: Martha's Hill to Shoreham-by-Sea (Yellow Publications - April 2016)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Hostel Accommodation
1 Km
36 Km
B & B Accommodation
1 The Laurels  (bookable online)
3 Km
46 Km

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Route Profile:

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