The High Weald - History and Hills

Sun, 18 Sept

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Wadhurst Station car park

The High Weald - History and Hills

An 12.5-mile walk (please note the change from 11 miles) around the undulating hills of the High Weald, taking in part of the Sussex Border path with fine views. Led by Mark Lavenstein of the West Kent Walking Group.

Time & Location

18 Sept, 10:00 – 15:30

Wadhurst Station car park, Wadhurst TN5 6RZ

About the event

Please note booking is not required for this walk - just arrive a good 10 minutes before the start time and make yourself known to the walk leader.

From Mark: "We start at Wadhurst station and then head due west towards Lightlands, built in 1544 on the site of King John’s Hunting Lodge. We then join the Sussex Border Path and enter Eridge Park and visit the folly at Danegate. Our return leg gives us views of Rotherfield before returning to Wadhurst via the high points of Marks Cross and Best Beech."

Distance: 11 miles

Duration: 5.5 hours

Difficulty: Moderate

Obstacles: 4 moderate climbs - total 1530m ascent

Meeting Point: Wadhurst Station car park (trains from London or Hastings or park for £1 on Sundays), Station Rd, Wadhurst TN5 6RZ. 

Toilet facilities en route, bring a packed lunch.

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