Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton

Fine Views across the Sussex Downs


Route outline for walk ws100:

Clayton  -  Clayton Windmills  -  Jill Windmill  -  Jack Windmill  -  The South Downs Way  -  Ditchling Beacon  -  Heathy Brow  -  North Bottom  -  Lower Standean Farm  -  New Barn Farm  -  The South Downs Way  -  Haresdean  -  Wolstonbury Hill  -  Clayton



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Clayton Windmills are on the hill above Clayton. Jill (the white windmill) was moved here from Patcham in 1821. It is open to the public at weekends and bank holidays. Jack (the black windmill) was erected in 1866 and is privately owned.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Outlying Fells
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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ditchling Beacon at 248m (813ft). Ditchling Beacon is classified as an English Marilyn (156th highest in England, 1474th highest in the UK). The summit of Ditchling Beacon is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Ditchling Beacon is the highest point in the county of East Sussex.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wolstonbury Hill at 207m (679ft). Wolstonbury Hill is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Wolstonbury Hill 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.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL11
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 198
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton

In no particular order . . .

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Clayton Church

Clayton Church

Photo: Chris Abbotts (9)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - West from Ditchling Beacon

West from Ditchling Beacon

Photo: Anita Powell (10)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Jack and Jill Pub Sign, Clayton

Jack and Jill Pub Sign, Clayton

Photo: Chris Abbotts (5)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Western Brow from Ditchling Beacon

Western Brow from Ditchling Beacon

Photo: Anita Powell (9)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Ditchling from Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling from Ditchling Beacon

Photo: Anita Powell (8)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Jack and Jill Windmills from Clayton

Jack and Jill Windmills from Clayton

Photo: Anita Powell (11)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Entrance to Clayton Church bedecked in flowers

Entrance to Clayton Church bedecked in flowers

Photo: Chris Abbotts (8)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - The view from Ditchling Beacon

The view from Ditchling Beacon

Photo: Laura Gill (1)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Clayton Church Lychgate

Clayton Church Lychgate

Photo: Chris Abbotts (7)

Walk ws100 Ditchling Beacon and Wolstonbury Hill from Clayton - Clayton Church

Clayton Church

Photo: Chris Abbotts (6)


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