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East Dean Loop

A round 6 mile walk from East Dean in West Sussex, up through Charlton Forest taking in parts of the West Sussex Literary Trail and the South Downs Way. The walk has some lovely views and passes a number of Bronze Age barrows. The first half of the walk is generally uphill and the second half downhill. There are a number of stiles and gates on the route. No cattle were encountered when we did the route, but there was one field with sheep in. Allow 3 hours.

East Dean is reached by taking a turning off the A286 Chichester to Midhurst road at Singleton. Drive for one and a half miles passing through Charlton. East Dean is a charming little village nestled in the South Downs. There is a village green in the middle and a duck pond. There is general parking around the green. The lat/lng of the centre of the village is 50.908966,-0.715702 and the postcode is PO18 0JB.

The full walk can be viewed and printed via the iFootpath website - East Dean Loop This walk is also available on the iFootpath App.

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Location (Map)

Washington Southern Loop
Houghton Forest and Bignor Hill