Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston

Fine downland walk with good views


Route outline for walk es144:

Alfriston  -  The South Downs Way  -  Bostal Hill  -  Firle Beacon  -  Tilton Farm  -  Charleston Farmhouse  -  Upper Barn  -  Bopeep Farm  -  Alciston  -  Berwick  -  The Vanguard Way  -  Alfriston



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Charleston Farmhouse is a memorial to the Bloomsbury Group. Vanessa Ball, her fellow artist (and sometime lover) Duncan Grant & writer David Garnett moved in during1916. This unconventional & creative household soon became a focal point for the Bloomsbury Group. Visitors included T.S. Elliot, E.M. Forster, Roger Fry, John Maynard Keynes, Desmond MacCarthy, Lytton Stachey & Virgina Woolf.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Firle Beacon at 217m (712ft). Firle Beacon is classified as an English Marilyn (164th highest in England, 1502nd highest in the UK). The summit of Firle Beacon is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The South Downs Way, a 162km (101 miles) linear footpath connecting Eastbourne (Holywell) in East Sussex, England with Winchester in Hampshire, England. The South Downs Way is waymarked by a National Trail acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South Downs Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Vanguard Way, a 106km (66 miles) linear footpath connecting East Croydon in Surrey, England with Newhaven Harbour in East Sussex, England. The Vanguard Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Vanguard Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL25
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 199
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston

In no particular order . . .

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Ancient Dovecote in Alciston

Ancient Dovecote in Alciston

Photo: David Blunt (26)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The view from Firle Beacon

The view from Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (11)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Alciston church

Alciston church

Photo: David Blunt (23)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Firle Beacon summit Trig Point

Firle Beacon summit Trig Point

Photo: David Blunt (18)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Caption below the crucifix outside Berwick Church

Caption below the crucifix outside Berwick Church

Photo: David Blunt (33)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Heading down The South Downs Way to Alfriston at dusk

Heading down The South Downs Way to Alfriston at dusk

Photo: Steve Richardson (2)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The view from Firle Beacon

The view from Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (12)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Fields near Bopeep Farm

Fields near Bopeep Farm

Photo: David Blunt (21)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Signpost between Bostal Hill & Firle Beacon

Signpost between Bostal Hill & Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (8)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Looking north east from the summit of Firle Beacon

Looking north east from the summit of Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (15)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The Trig Point on the summit of Firle Beacon

The Trig Point on the summit of Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (14)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The South Downs Way in East Sussex

The South Downs Way in East Sussex

Photo: Keith Roobottom (1)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The Rose Cottage Inn, Alciston

The Rose Cottage Inn, Alciston

Photo: David Blunt (25)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The view from Firle Beacon

The view from Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (10)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Walking across Bostal Hill

Walking across Bostal Hill

Photo: David Blunt (6)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Berwick Church

Berwick Church

Photo: David Blunt (28)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Bopeep Farm

Bopeep Farm

Photo: David Blunt (20)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The view from Bostal Hill

The view from Bostal Hill

Photo: David Blunt (7)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - The George Inn, Alfriston

The George Inn, Alfriston

Photo: David Blunt (4)

Walk es144 Firle Beacon from Alfriston - Alciston

Alciston

Photo: David Blunt (22)


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