Barcombe Mills River Ouse Swimming, water quality update

Barcombe Mills River Ouse Swimming Update, Water Quality Thank you to the many people who “liked” or commented on my post on facebook on walking and swimming at Barcombe Mills near Lewes. There were a couple of people who said they believed that the river was “full of raw sewage”. I didn’t believe this was […]

Angmering Park Woodland – walk – ride

Monarch’s Way track Easy three and four mile walks and rides through attractive woodlands, with plenty of opportunities to extend routes. Angmering Park Estate is situated in the middle of Sussex between Worthing and Arundel. There are well surfaced roads or good tracks for most routes. Start Start at the Dover Road car park off […]

Storks and piglets at Knepp Estate 2021

Storks and piglets at Knepp Estate 2021 A pair of storks on their nest, 23 March 2021 Storks, for the second time in 600 years, are making a nest in Britain, and you can see them at the Knepp Estate in West Sussex. The Knepp Estate is a large farm that has been “rewilded”, allowed […]

Countryside walks avoiding mud

Path St Leonard's Forest

Countryside walks and rides avoiding mud It’s the end of February 2021 and it’s been an exceptionally wet winter with an exceptional number of people desperate to get out in the countryside and enjoy some fresh air. Sadly the public footpaths are almost all now deep in mud. But there are a few exceptions! AVOID […]

Walk East from Devils Dyke

Walk East from Devils Dyke Devils Dyke is a extraordinary short valley cut into The Downs ten thousand years ago by the last ice age. It’s five miles north of Brighton. The hill top was an iron age fort. Most people walk west from the National Trust car park (found just to the north of […]