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Upwaltham and Sutton Down is a 5 mile loop trail located near Petworth, West Sussex, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 5.0 mi Elevation gain 1,318 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Views
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Getting There

This circular walk has some stunning views throughout and a grand seat with a grand view perfectly placed at the end of the up in 'up the downs' (a local saying). The walk touches on The Monarchs Way and spends some time on the South Downs Way. There are both gates and stiles that you will need to negotiate on the route. You may pass through one field of bullocks (the path through this field is part of the South Downs Way and so is well-walked). There is no road walking, but you will need to cross the A285 twice, so take care at these points. Allow 2.5 hours.

The walk starts on the A285 between Halnaker and Duncton. Upwaltham is a small hamlet some four miles north of Halnaker on the A285. The walk starts one mile from Upwaltham, heading in the direction of Duncton. Look out for a lay-by on the right-hand side as the A285 bends to the left. There is ample parking in the lay-by. The Latitude and Longitude of the parking is 50.927930, -0.640275. The nearest postcode of GU28 0LU will take you to a property quite close to the left-hand bend in the A285.

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Ágnes Serester
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Hiking

It was a great walk, not too short and not too long. Ideal for walking my dog, though we’ve come across some cattle and sheep, but it wasn’t a problem at all. The only bad bit was at the end of the walk: there was a proper gate (like the ones they have on the cattle pastures and farms) on the public footpath and there was no gap for my dog. It also wasn’t obvious that is the public footpath, because there were no signs. So I had to lift my dog over the gate and we went through a weedy and bit overgrown path. But overall, it was a very nice walk.

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Paul Deeley
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Hiking

Probably near the top - if not at the top - of our list of great walks. Beautiful open countryside and skies with so many amazing views. It took us 2 hours and we weren’t in a hurry. Can’t recommend it highly enough.

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Sara Sara
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A fabulous walk with stunning views ...we will be revisiting...lots of good pubs nearby for lunch too! 12/4/19

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Ellis Forer
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Charlie Rutter
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Adrian Brown
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Kirsty Dobson
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Adrian Westlake
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