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Sunday, 23 September 2018

Sunday Walk: Hassocks to Lewes:

Hassocks to Lewes: Book 1, walk 29
18 km 11.2 ml
Difficulty  5/10

Up the hill to Jack and Jill
Then tumble down to Plumpton town*.
Hey diddle diddle Half Moon Inn then back along the top again.
Along the way we will behold a hilltop fort and ponds of old.
To continue on our South Downs walk, we march back down like the Duke of York.
Along the Ouse in seven-league shoes, then up through the castle into Lewes.
We’ll be Countryside Code compliant in case we meet the local giant.
Trains:
Get the 09:25 Brighton train from Victoria (09:32 Clapham Jct, 09:42 East Croydon) arrives Hassocks 10:21,
From Lewes, trains return direct to Victoria at xx:21. It is also possible to get the xx:24 and change at Brighton.
Get a return to Lewes
Lunch: the Half Moon 01273 890 253, Plumpton. (A nice pub that involves coming down from the top then going back up the down. Alternatively, stay up there and picnic.)
Tea: several places spring to mind.
The Lewes Arms a homely pub with good beer, beside the castle walls in Mount Place. One of Mr Tigers favourites.
The White Hart once a 16th Century coaching inn, now a quaint posh place on the High Street.
Ask restaurant
The Garden Room Cafe,
Directions  here
 T=1.29

1 comment:

Mr M Tiger said...

*Plumpton: really a village but as big as any town in fairyland.