STAGE 1 Carshalton Beeches to Kingswood  7.5 miles
STAGE 2 Kingswood to Box Hill 8.7 miles
STAGE 3 Box Hill to Ockley 11.7 miles
STAGE 4 Ockley to Horsham 9.1 miles
STAGE 5  Horsham to Haywards Heath  13 miles
STAGE 6 Haywards Heath to Hassocks  10.5 miles
STAGE 7 Hassocks to Brighton  10.1 miles

STAGE 1 
Carshalton Beeches to Kingswood  7.5 miles
STAGE 2
Kingswood to Box Hill 8.7 miles
STAGE 3
Box Hill to Ockley 11.7 miles
STAGE 4
Ockley to Horsham 9.1 miles
STAGE 5
Horsham to Haywards Heath  13 miles
STAGE 6
Haywards Heath to Hassocks  10.5 miles
STAGE 7
Hassocks to Brighton  10.1 miles

This walk is a continuation of our North to South London Trail

Haywards Heath to Hassocks

Stage Six 10.5 miles / 16.9 km

Rolling Sussex countryside and South Downs views

 

Ditchling, South Street

STAGE 6 – OVERVIEW

Rolling down to the South Downs. This walk follows paths through surprisingly rural sections of Haywards Heath out into the Sussex countryside and ends right at the base of the now towering South Downs.

Route details

Suburban roads and paths for the first couple of miles, then out into farmland and woodland. The route passes through Ditchling and then along an old Roman road to the outskirts of Hassocks.

Start Haywards Heath
End Hassocks
OS Route  LONDON TO BRIGHTON Haywards Heath to Hassocks
Difficulty Medium
Length 10.5 miles
Average time 5 hours
Total ascent 568 ft

West Wood

Sheep!

Low Weald

Near Ditchling

South Downs View

The Bank House, Ditchling