The Welldiggers Arm, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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2.5-3.5h
Distance
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8.5 km
Elevation
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309 m
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The Welldiggers Arm, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk

The Welldiggers Arms, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk is a gorgeous stretch of woodland and countryside. Explore the beautiful, small church along this path and take in the expansive views of the South Downs National Park. Challenge yourself along this path with its ascending and descending areas mixed with stiles, kissing gates and barriers to navigate.

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Route Description for The Welldiggers Arm, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk

The Welldiggers Arms, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk is a captivating journey along the countryside and woodland in South Downs National Park. Beginning at the Welldiggers Arms Pub, follow the path to Egdean Church. After soaking in the views of the church, you will pass along multiple bridleways and make your way to Woodruff’s Farm. Pass the farm, which holds some exhibits and artwork multiple times a year, and navigate some kissing gates and wander along multiple fields. As you move on, you will then find yourself at the Hesworth Common, which is a section of beautiful woodland. Follow this and then take a moment to revel in the stunning viewpoint that appears. As you continue, you will find yourself back at the Welldiggers Arms where you began.

Getting to the The Welldiggers Arm, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk Trailhead

To get to the Welldiggers Arms, Hesworth and Fittleworth Walk from Petworth, head east on Park Road/A272 toward Market Square, and in 0.2 km, turn right onto East Street. Turn left onto Angel Street/A283, and in 1.9 km, you will 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

    Circuit

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