Gardens & wildlife

Sussex Countryside Flora Fauna Walks

See Brighton and Hove City Council's Healthwalks page.

Bus-aided circular walks starting in Round Hill

1. Ditchling Beacon to Stanmer

2. Through Woodvale to Race Hill and Rottingdean

Visiting the Sussex Countryside - events and outings

National Trust Events Diary specify your favourite NT property (e.g. Devil's Dyke Estate) to see what is organised for the weeks ahead

South East National Trails - the South Downs Way

The Ramblers' Association

Walks and outdoor pursuits
Unguided walks
a) Sussex Walks App - 250+ itineraries
b) Walks in East Sussex East Sussex County Council
c) Countryside sites in East Sussex
d) Walking, cycling and horse-riding in West Sussex

Local guided walks from The Argus's Events Section
e) (Enter "walks" in search box).

Shorter walks
f) Big Lemon Sunday Walks
g) Pre-booked group guided historical walks in Brighton & Hove of up to 2 miles

Longer walks
h) full day walks on Sundays of about 10 miles
i) Brighton and Hove Ramblers Countryside Walks
j) Group affiliated to the Ramblers Association providing walks in Sussex for people in their 20’s and 30’s
k) Brighton HF Rambling Club - (01903) 877939 - Group affiliated to the Holiday Fellowship providing walks in Sussex every Wednesday and Sunday of up to 10 miles

Other outdoor pursuits
l) Southdowns Society countryside preservation
n) - multi-activity outdoors club for climbing, cycling (both on- and off-road), walking, caving, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, coasteering, surfing, badminton and tennis.
o) The living coast - a variety of outdoor pursuits.

The Natural History of Sussex
Whitehawk Hill - Where the Turf Meets the Surf by David Bangs, 78 Ewhurst Road Brighton BN2 4AJ for Friends of Whitehawk Hill

Sussex Wildflowers - a selection of rare and interesting wild plants, their uses, folklore and where to see them, by Mary Briggs ISBN 1-898388-17-2 [Sussex Wildlife Trust]

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Biodiversity Record Office

South Downs National Park

South Downs Adur Valley Wildlife. The Ardur Valley is near Shoreham-by-sea and is very rich in wild plants & butterflies. The pictures on this site provide practice in identifying those common to Sussex Chalk Downland habitats.
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