Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk

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5.0 km
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187 m
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The Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk is a path along a beautiful setting that boasts views of South Downs National Park. Climbing high into the park, you will follow the ridge along the path and see the rolling countryside in the distance. Get ready for a heart pumping walk as this path, although short in length, is quite a strenuous trek.

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Route Description for Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk

The Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk is a stunning stroll that takes you high into South Downs National Park. Ensure to wear comfortable walking shoes as in the beginning of this path you will climb a rather steep hill which will take you to the top of the path and you will follow along the ridge. As you wander along this ridge, you will be able to marvel at the incredible views and scenery that are offered by this walk. Keep an eye out for cattle grazing in the fields as you continue on this path. As you begin your descent, you will find yourself back at the beginning of the path as this is a circular walk. Take some time exploring the beautiful small market town of Steyning before carrying on.

Getting to the Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk Trailhead

To get to Steyning Upper Horseshoe Walk from Worthing, follow Broadwater Rd/A24, Sompting Avenue and A27to Church Lane in Sompting and in 3.4 km, take Titch Hill and Bostal Road to Bramber Road in Steyning. Continue on Bramber Road to Wykeham Cl and turn right onto Wykeham Cl, and arrive at your destination.

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    May - September

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