Arundel to Amberley Walk

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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5-7h
Distance
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19.6 km
Elevation
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536 m
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Arundel to Amberley Walk

The Arundel to Amberley walk is a challenging task that rewards you with stunning views of the Arundel Castle and Lake and the South Downs Way Ridge. This area can be quite muddy throughout all seasons, especially in the wetter months as chalk clay builds up, so ensure you wear good walking boots. As you walk along this path, you will be able to enjoy the company of the many sheep and cattle that live in this area.

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Route Description for Arundel to Amberley Walk

The Arundel to Amberley walk takes you on a journey through whispering meadows full of cattle and sheep that lead out to Lake Arundel. As you leave the Arundel Station and begin your walk along this path, you will soon be able to see the stunning Arundel Castle in the distance. Continuing along the path, you will pass the River Arun and see Black Rabbit Pub on the bank. Several kissing gates pepper the trail and you’ll enjoy some peaceful stretches along quaint country roads as you make your way towards Jacob’s Ladder.

Cross the unsignalized railway to reach Jacob’s Ladder, a flight of stairs along the walk, which will lead you to the Burpham cricket grounds. Following the path, you will cross paths with multiple barns, and views will come into focus again of Arundel Castle. Continue to follow this path, and it will lead you back to where you began.

Getting to the Arundel to Amberley Walk Trailhead

To get to the Arundel to Amberley walk from the Arundel, head southeast on High Street toward Maltravers Street and at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Mill Road. Take your first right, and you will arrive at your destination.

Route Information

  • When to do

    May - September

  • Backcountry Campsites

    No

  • Pets allowed

    Yes

  • Family friendly

    No

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Circuit

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