Walk length 12.5 miles/20km approx. Circular.
An historical and scenic walk from the castle village of Bramber to the largest remaining hill fort in Sussex at Cissbury Ring.
Bramber is a small village in the parish of Horsham, the castle remains date back to Norman times, and the church is the oldest post-conquest Norman church in Sussex.
Cissbury ring is an impressive hill fort that covers an area of 60 acres and was built around 250BC.
Lunch & Finish:
Please bring a packed lunch and water for the walk. The walk should finish at about 4.30pm and include a 30 min lunch stop and pub(probably at the end), however the time may be earlier or later than this depending on the weather and pace (we have a relaxed pace which includes sightseeing and photography).
Meeting & Transport:
Meet outside Car park on 'The Street' at Bramber for 10.30am for the walk to start at 10.45am
Car: Free Car Park at Bramber, see picture right. (The Street, Bramber, BN44 3WE).
No public transport for this walk.
I would encourage you to seek other members who are driving.
This is the third of three walks with Chiltern & London Explorers over the Easter Weekend in the South Downs.
You are free to come for each of the days walks individually or stay over the weekend (you will need to make your own arrangements for accommodation and transport).
The organizers are camping at Farmhouse Caravans & Camping; Tottington Drive, Small Dole, Henfield, West Sussex; BN5 9XZ, Contact is Mrs R Griffiths, Tel: 01273 493157.
Please make a note of the organizers numbers - Leon[masked] and Colin 07709305681.
RSVP: The organizers monitor non-attendance; we will ban anyone who 'no shows' twice for our events. You are also asked to please update your RSVP at least 24 hours beforehand.
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Weather: Updates will be posted; see also BBC Weather
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Walking Safety: Walking is a great way to keep fit and generally very safe; however it does contain an element of risk. Before going on any of these walks you need to be reasonably fit and be prepared to be responsible for your own safety. You must wear appropriate clothing such as proper walking boots, warm and wet weather clothing and carry sufficient food and water. Please see our Terms and Conditions