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Walderton and Adsdean Circular Walk is a 3.4 mile loop trail located near Chichester, West Sussex, England that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 3.4 mi Elevation gain 787 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Forest Partially paved Views
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Getting There

A relatively short walk in West Sussex, this circuit is partly through woods while also providing expansive views down to Chichester Harbour and The Solent in places. There are two moderate climbs, one at the beginning of the walk and one a short distance after the start. There are a couple of stiles to negotiate and four kissing gates. You should not meet any cattle or sheep, but you are likely to pass some pigs which are fenced off by electric fences.

Walderton is on the B2146 between Racton and West Marden. The walk starts at the junction between this road and the road to Stoughton. It is served by buses number 121 and 54. The approximate post code of the start of the walk is PO18 9EA and the latitude and longitude of the car park is 50.888462, -0.881782. There is adequate parking on a green, adjacent to the road junction.

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Peter May
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Hiking

A great walk, would rate it 5 stars but for the overgrown path at the start/finish. When we walked it the field noted as having pigs in it was actually planted with corn but it was still easy to follow the path. Also the gate and stile by the derelict farm are no longer there (as noted by another reviewer I think).

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Clare Edwards
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HikingOver grown

Lovely views and an easily achievable distance. This is an enjoyable walk. However, give it another season and the first and last stretch will be virtually impassable, it is so overgrown! As it was, we got a few snags from the many brambles covering the path and you need long trousers- this would be painful in shorts!

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letitia Rogers
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great walk, fantastic scenery, dog loved it, teenage son not so much.

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Alan Aplin
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Hiking

Good instructions. Rather overgrown at beginning going up the first hill but excellent path after that. Fantastic views - some of the best views of Chichester harbour and Portsmouth on the same walk. Did this walk in morning followed by the Walderton Four Seats walk in the afternoon - both highly recommended.

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Sarah Bennett
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Hiking

Absolutely lovely walk with breathtaking views. A bit up hill and down dale but nothing too strenuous if you take it steady.

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Andrew Hoyle
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Walking

We really enjoyed this walk. Lots of variety and interesting way points to note. Great views too. It's worth noting that the stile after the derelict building on top of the hill has gone, so you now just proceed straight down the hill on the wide grassy track. Then, after the next stile, it omits to direct you straight across the field, with the next fingerpost of to the right. Nevertheless, this is now one of our favourite walks.

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Erika Rudash
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HikingBlowdownOver grown

beautiful walk, stunning views. walking through a working farm. walking up from the car park in the village there is a fallen tree fully blocking the path and the path itself is very narrow, quickly overgrowing with nettles so beware. otherwise a great walk, will definitely come again!

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Bill Edwards
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HikingMuddy

nice walk

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Yael Yael
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Hiking

Lovey walk. Beautiful views over the Hayling Island and Portsmouth plus the South Downs. A great combination of woodland and open space. Very interesting to see Adsdean House and read about the history. Nice bonus is the Alpaca Sanctuary - closes on Monday and Tuesday - which store is open between 10-12. Really enjoyed this walk. Even in November it wasn’t too muddy (only around the farm).

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Clare Mead
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Hiking

We really enjoyed this walk which has fantastic views and a lovely mixture of paths. As always the instructions were fantastic. Just a word of warning... the first footpath, after passing through the two kissing gates, was easy to find and to follow, but quite overgrown. We were glad we weren’t wearing shorts as there were a lot of nettles! Thank you.

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Claire Newman
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Great walk, thanks for adding it. Just the right amount of hills and relaxed walking. Absolutely stunning views in places. Walked it in April and fields full of rapeseed in flower, bluebells in the woods and wildlife galore.

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Bill Edwards
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Malcolm Peskett
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Laura James
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Charlie Rutter
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Alanya Russell
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Chris & Rosie N
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joanna losack
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