Walking in West Sussex

If you’re looking for an active holiday and dusting off your hiking boots and looking for a destination in the UK then West Sussex is the ideal destination. With a range of different walking environments from countryside to coastal walks and meandering trails through countryside villages this region has a walk for everyone. With outstanding beauty the walking routes run through some of the most stunning areas of Britain from beautiful green landscapes to volatile and craggy coastlines.

West Sussex has a range of stunning walks, The South Downs Way is a magnificent 100 mile National Trail. The South Downs Way covers 48 spectacular miles in West Sussex, making it one of the most rewarding walks in the south of England. The Monarch's Way is one of the great long distance walking and riding routes in England, wandering all the way from Worcester to Shoreham and tracing the path of the fleeing Prince Charles in 1651.In West Sussex the Monarch's Way passes from Stansted Park along the Downs to Steyning, and then descends to Brighton and, ultimately, Shoreham-by-Sea. Truly an historic route. If you want views, a great walk and peace and quiet too, then the National Trust-run Harting Down Nature Reserve is the place to go. Harting Down lends itself to several different loops in and around the main South Downs Way trail and you can park your car at the top of the hill, rather than climbing up from the lowlands below.

So if you’re planning a walking holiday in West Sussex why not stay in a pub? Pubs are a great alternative to hotels and traditional B&B’s giving visitors a special experience incomparable to your average hotel. Pubs don’t just offer a warm comfortable bed after a long day walking but also offers delicious food and drink combined with the chance to socialise with locals and other walkers.

With all the modern features such as flat screen TV’s, Freeview, WiFi, comfortable bedding and tea and coffee making facilities you’ll be able to sit back and relax in your room after a long day out. In the evening choose from a range of home cooked dishes, from pub classics to meals with a twist. Meals are prepared by excellent chefs who use only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to give you a real taste of West Sussex.

In the evenings there’s plenty to keep you busy, with pubs offering a warm fire in the winter or a beer garden in the summer you can relax after dinner with a pint of real ale. Staying in a pub in West Sussex offers walkers the chance to find their own piece of paradise with many areas untouched and unspoilt. 

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