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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0
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Mountains
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0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Firle Beacon at 217m (712ft). Firle Beacon is also classified as an English Marilyn (164th highest in England, 1502nd highest in the UK).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 123
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 . . .

Ye Old Smugglers Inne, Alfriston

Ye Old Smugglers Inne, Alfriston

Photo: David Blunt (1)

Alciston church

Alciston church

Photo: David Blunt (23)

Berwick Church

Berwick Church

Photo: David Blunt (31)

The view from Bostal Hill

The view from Bostal Hill

Photo: David Blunt (7)

Looking north east from the summit of Firle Beacon

Looking north east from the summit of Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (15)

Caption below the crucifix outside Berwick Church

Caption below the crucifix outside Berwick Church

Photo: David Blunt (33)

The East Sussex countryside from the summit of Firle Beacon

The East Sussex countryside from the summit of Firle Beacon

Photo: David Blunt (16)

Crucifix outside Berwick Church

Crucifix outside Berwick Church

Photo: David Blunt (32)

The Rose Cottage Inn, Alciston

The Rose Cottage Inn, Alciston

Photo: David Blunt (25)


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