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Saxon Shore Way: Hastings to Rye is a 12.7 mile point-to-point trail located near Hastings, East Sussex, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking.

Length 12.7 mi Elevation gain 1,430 ft Route type Point to Point
Walking Beach Partially paved Views Historic site
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This route is part of a multi week long walk along the Saxon Shore Way. The Saxon Shore Way is a long distance footpath following the coastline of the South East. It is an interesting historical walk with much to see and do along the way. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points, from Hastings to Gravesend, or it can also be done from Gravesend to Hastings. A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/saxon-shore-way Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.

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Verity Howorth
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Really great for first half, last part is quite flat and residential.

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Ju Ga
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Kate Woodley
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Absolutely gorgeous walk providing great views over Hastings, lovely British countryside and the sea. It’s very hilly at the start but relatively flat once you get past this. Rye is a beautiful place to end the walk. There’s a section which cuts back on itself, it’s clear on the map which part I’m talking about. This is a private road that can easily be mistaken to be a footpath, look out for the sign and turn left down the road instead of going straight. The walk took us around 5 hours.

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Jason Bromell
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Sara Pretelli
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Great trail. The first 8km have mild ups and downs but is definitely the best part. Beautiful scenery and amazing ocean views. The flat part goes through fields and it’s quite lovely Rye village. Definitely will be back soon

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Lisa Clements
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Catherine Rae
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Aida Kazlauskaite
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Jiyue Wang
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Dawei Long
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Fliss Alton
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john mcenhill
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Núria Cano Gironès
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