5 of the best May walks in Sussex

PUBLISHED: 16:17 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 16:37 28 April 2020

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during May. NOTE: In light of the government guidelines on safeguarding against the coronavirus, only take walks that are local to you and stay two metres away from other people.

Iping and Stedham Commons

May 2019 issue

This walk on the greensand ridge at Iping and Stedham Commons includes heathland, ancient tumuli and an old farmstead.

Click here to view the details of the Iping and Stedham Commons walk

North and South Stoke

May 2018 issue

Enjoy the dappled shade of woodland and stroll across fields on this riverbank circular near North and South Stoke.

Click here to view the details of the North and South Stoke walk

Seven Sisters and Friston Forest

May 2017 issue

Enjoy wide seascapes and woodland on this circular walk along the Seven Sisters cliffs and through Friston Forest.

Click here to view the details of the Friston Forest walk

Alciston

May 2015 issue

Take a stroll over the downland above Alciston on an undulating terrain on grassy and stony paths.

Click here to view the details of the Alciston walk

Castle Hill Nature Reserve

May 2014 issue

Explore the tranquil downland of the secluded Castle Hill Nature Reserve, between Brighton and Lewes. Keep an eye for the early spider orchid and the vivid blue spring gentian, which both bloom in May.

Click here to view the details of the Castle Hill Nature Reserve walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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