South Downs Way Stage 2  linear walk

National Trail Acorn

Alfriston to Southese 

11 kilometres / 7 miles

approximate walking time 2½ hours possible calorie burn693 KCal

south downs way stage 1 south downs way stage 3 

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 122 Brighton & Hove

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 123 Eastbourne & Beachy Head

From Alfriston the South Downs Way climbs onto the Downs at Bostal Hill and stays there before its descent to the Newhaven Road and the crossing of the River Ouse and its finish in Southease


Bo-Peep Bed and Breakfast

Bo peep farmhouse bed and breakfastBo-Peep bed and breakfast accommodation is close to the South Downs Way just beyond Alfriston. It is also a great location for walking sections of the Vanguard Way and the Wealdway

For further details go to their website here


 YHA Telscombe 


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The South Downs Way published by Cicerone

Walks in the South Downs National Park published by Cicerone 

External links

South Downs Way National Trail website 

South Downs Way Stage 2 Alfriston Southese National Trail walk walking hike hiking trekking England UK