Circular route from East Dean on footpaths and forest tracks through Friston Forest to Exceat onto the South Downs Way at Cuckmere Haven and long the Seven Sisters returning via Gap Bottom and Crowlink to East Dean. Some challenging gradients, muddy and slippery in places if wet. This is a red traffic light Nordic Walk for competent Nordic walkers who have successfully completed a course to the Fitness/re level of technique with an accredited instructor.
Distance: 7-8 miles.
Parking: Free parking near cafe in village.
Start and finish: The Hiker’s Rest Cafe, The Village Green, East Dean. BN20 0DR.
Max number of walkers: 12.
Cost per person: Donation.
Walk grading: brisk.