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Cuckmere Haven and the English Channel

Easter Monday close to the mouth of river Cuckmere where the river used to meander down to the sea as a series of ox bows beneath the Sevan Sisters – beautiful to see from above at sunset but… 74 more words

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Long man of Wilmington

It’s likely Wilmington’s name is from a combination of ‘wylm’ (cloud) and ‘ington’ (fortified village on a hill). My own favorite place is looking towards the long man from a small orchard that is part of the ruins of Wilmington priory – perhaps built by monks who came from Honfleur in France. 20 more words

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Devil's Dyke Family Ramble

Length: 3.19 miles (5.1 km)

Time: 2 hours (although could be done in considerably less time if you’re not mucking about like we were).

Difficulty: 1,907 more words


New Nature & The Quest for Wild Sussex

I’ve been bursting to share this news with you all week!  I have been given the opportunity of writing a regular column in one of the best magazines (in my humble opinion) currently in publication! 725 more words

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inside Jill Mill

Access to Jill Mill is up a steep “ladder” which is part of an elaborate mechanism designed to keeps the sails facing the wind.

Inside volunteers told us Jill needs a Force 5 wind to mill grain. 16 more words