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The Sussex Hospices Trail consists of 26 digitally mapped walks which have been created across the length and breadth of the county, covering more than 200 miles of coast and countryside.
The entire Trail runs from Chichester in the west to St Leonards in the east and reaches as far north as Horsham. A detailed guide and map for each walk can be found either as free downloads on the iFootpath website or via the iFootpath app which is £1.99. Both contain full text directions, a map showing the exact route, photos, points of interest and background details of sites along the way.
If you are visiting Brighton, Walk Number 5 is a fascinating and easy 7 mile route. It begins at Shoreham Rail Station (15 minutes by train from Brighton) then takes in the coastal stretch to the west of the city including Shoreham Port, Hove Lagoon and British Airways i360.
Walk Number 6 is a stunning 11 mile route which begins in the bustle of Brighton Station, before heading down towards the Sealife Centre, past Brighton Pier and Volks Railway, then along towards the Marina before heading up and over the South Downs at Telscombe and then concluding in the tranquil village of Southease. From there hourly trains, via Lewes, will bring you back to Brighton Station.
The Sussex Hospices Trail is unique to Sussex and was devised to raise awareness and funds for the 12 hospice care providers in the county. Here in Sussex this invaluable service gets only 22% of its funding from the Government. As a walker you can make a further donation of you wish, send in photos to the Trail’s social media pages or just enjoy the walks for their own sake.
In any event you will discover some engaging, photogenic and quirky places you would otherwise not have seen.
The famous East Sussex National Hotel is situated in one of Sussex’s most desirable…2.19 miles away
Branching Out is a brilliant adventure park, ready to give you a fun-filled ride through…2.92 miles away
Connected Brighton is a Social Concierge service that started in March 2021, founded by…5.29 miles away
So Sussex is an innovative family run company based at Spithurst Hub in the beautiful…5.29 miles away
Charleston was the modernist home and studio of the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan…8.29 miles away
Nestled in the heart of Lewes and the South Downs National Park, Depot is a contemporary…8.32 miles away
This brand new space, close to Lewes station features a shop, café and a free programme…8.36 miles away
One of the best ways to discover this area is by bike and to help you explore, we have…8.97 miles away
Make WILD memories and enjoy a great family day out at the award-winning Drusillas Park.…9.59 miles away
Nestled at the foot of the picturesque South Downs in Ditchling, just a 20-minute drive…10.84 miles away
Court Garden is an internationally award winning vineyard just on the northern edge of…11.24 miles away
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft is home to a permanent collection that showcases the work…11.4 miles away
Botanical heritage and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill Garden the perfect day out for…11.68 miles away
The award-winning American Express Stadium opened in 2011 and is home to Brighton & Hove…11.94 miles away
Wakehurst is a beautiful botanic gardens located near Haywards Heath and managed by Royal…12.22 miles away
With its beautiful woodland walks and extensive open lands, Stanmer Park is just as…12.24 miles away