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    Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    3.5-4.5h
    Distance
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    12.6 km
    Elevation
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    396 m
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    Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk

    The Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk is a lovely stroll that showcases captivating views of the South Downs National Park. You also will follow the Monarch’s Way, which was used in 1651 by King Charles II to escape the defeat they faced in the battle of Worcester. You will wander through fields filled with livestock and will navigate several gates and a stile.

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    Route Description for Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk

    The Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Walk is a beautiful stroll along the English countryside that boasts gorgeous views of South Downs National Park. Beginning in the parking area, follow the path until you reach the South Downs Way at a five-finger post and here you will be able to see incredible scenery. As you continue to follow the path, you will come across another area that showcases more expansive views of the South Downs National Park. Moving on, you will come across parts of the path that will take you on a nice stroll through the woods, and you will find yourself coming to the Monarchs Way.

    Continue along here and take in the history that this area is known for. You will pass a few gates and a stile and begin climbing a steady hill, and then you will arrive back at the entrance that you began at, as this is a circular walk.

    Getting to the Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk Trailhead

    To get to the Bignor Hill and Upwaltham Hill Walk from Petworth, follow A285 and Burton Park Road for 5.3 kms and then follow the road signs for 5.3 km. You will then arrive at your destination.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      April - October

    • Backcountry Campsites

      No

    • Pets allowed

      Yes

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Lollipop

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