Marley Heights and Linchmere Circuit

A walk with two high sections and a bracing climb in the middle!

Technical sheet
No. 4805156
A Linchmere walk posted on 31/01/21 by FamigliaG. Update : 01/02/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h05[?]
Distance Distance : 3.81mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 397ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 397ft
Highest point Highest point : 656ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 354ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : South Downs
Location Location : Linchmere
Starting point Starting point : N 51.079364° / W 0.739734°
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Description

Start from Marley Common near the Serpent Trail.

(D/A) Follow the Serpent Trail until just short of Linchmere and, before coming to the road cut south to the Sussex Border Path. Meeting the path turn west to Lynchmere.

(1) Make a counter-clockwise circuit of the farms around the north of the village, following the edge of the forest south-east along Stanley Common until you reach the southern end of the village and cross the road to Cognor Wood.

(2) Head uphill until you reach a spectacular view to the south and head north over a field to the Sussex Border Path.

(3) Follow the SBP until you reach Marley Heights and descend to your starting point.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 518ft - Marley Common
1 : mi 1.33 - alt. 535ft - Lynchmere
2 : mi 2.12 - alt. 394ft - Path
3 : mi 3.01 - alt. 633ft - Sussex Border Path
D/A : mi 3.81 - alt. 518ft - Marley Common

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