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As for Sussex Border pathMid Sussex Link

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
As for Sussex Border path
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:

Sussex Border Path (Sigma Press - 1999)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Brambletye Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
2 Km
B & B Accommodation
Tovey Lodge B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
36 Km
Cottage at Tovey Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
36 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Claremont  (bookable online)
4 Km
53 Km

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Route Profile:

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