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Washington Southern Circular Walk is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Pulborough, West Sussex, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

Length 4.1 mi Elevation gain 931 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Views No shade
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This is a round walk in West Sussex, partly along the South Downs Way, with expansive views down to the coast and across the South Downs. You should be aware that the walk crosses the A24 dual carriageway twice, provision for the footpath is provided but care should be taken as the traffic is fast moving at these points and visibility is not easy. Initially the walk climbs quite steeply. The total ascent is 550 feet and this is mainly in the first section, after which it is downhill or flat. The views are worth it! You will not be sharing the paths with cattle or sheep. There are no stiles on route, but you will need to negotiate some gates. Allow 2 hours.

The walk starts just off the A24 south of Washington in West Sussex. From the roundabout on the A24 at Washington, travel south for just over a mile and keep a very close eye out for a turning on the left, which is quite small. Once on this road (Washington Bostal), turn right after 50 metres or so and drive 100 metres to a car park which sits on the South Downs Way. The Lat/Lng of the parking is 50.896574, -0.408254. The nearest post code is RH20 4AZ which will take you to a point too far north on Washington Bostal.

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Dani Ohagan
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First half amazing but not for children as very steep, second half could have been better but obviously it's a circular walk so had to be that way. As you approach the a24 to cross the pathway has been blocked off by fencing so we weren't sure at first but we just turned right and walked around the buildings and it lead out to the road anyway but it was a little confusing at first.

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Rob Mclean
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Adrian Westlake
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