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Chanctonbury Ring

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A wondertul bracing walk

The views from the top at Chanctonbury Ring can be quite spectacular on a clear day, and it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Beckenham, United Kingdom
Great way to spend a couple of hours in the great outdoors

We have recently discovered the delights of the Chanctonbury Ring and would recommend it to anyone... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
South Downs Way, Washington, England
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

The views from the top at Chanctonbury Ring can be quite spectacular on a clear day, and it is a really lovely walk up to the top from the car park below. There is often a lot of nature to be seen on the way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RicolasUK
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We have recently discovered the delights of the Chanctonbury Ring and would recommend it to anyone who is able to walk a couple of miles. While some reviews have described the first part from the car park as being steep, when you're from Scotland and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Another place I been meaning to visit for years, now I wish I had done it years ago when the walk from the car park would have been easier for me. The car park is small and is accessible only from a narrow road. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Cycled out here on a morning cycle loop of the South Downs. It's a bit steep from the A24 but worth it. I stopped for a few minutes to look round before carrying on towards Cissbury Ring. Unfortunately the views were hidden by clouds/mist but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank davidgZ2988DU
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is another of my childhood haunts and has a special meaning for me. It's about a 3 km walk from the north end of Findon, but a gradual climb and if you take it easy, should take around 90 mts or so to do...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank alec s
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, get away from it all walk, ideal for dogs and kids. It's very rural so you won't see crowds or ice cream vans . There is a carpark with no information leaflets unfortunately. The climb is in a woods and not too steep....More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Been here a lot for my childhood and came back here after return home from uni. For dogs and children this place is excellent, as its near a great place for good swings. At the top the views are amazing, and show miles of country...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Angus D
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to walk, it's pretty steep but theres a good path to follow - it can be slippy when it's been wet but worth the slog because the views from the top are fabulous. It would have been nice to have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 28 November 2016

lovely location for a picknic or a day out ! the track was a bit difficult to get up as i had my elderly mother with me,

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Debbie70101
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful walk through the forest and downs. Starting from Wiston House it was a three hour round trip walk. The paths are marked with signs and some take a shorter route. The view was magnificent with the sea in the distance and around...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Claire M
25 June 2018|
Response from V8104TTjohns | Reviewed this property |
When I visited there was a food van in the carpark but it looked dilapidated and I personally wouldn’t want to eat anything from it 🤮