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Walks from the 28 and 29 buses


The 28 and 29 buses are run by Brighton and Hove Buses. 

The 28 runs Brighton/Falmer/Lewes/ Malling/ Ringmer.

The 29 runs Brighton/Falmer/Lewes Uckfield/Crowborough/  Tunbridge Wells

There is a combined frequency of about every 10 minutes in the day Monday to Saturday between Brighton and Lewes.  There is a half hourly frequency during the same period from Lewes to Ringmer and Tunbridge Wells.

On Sundays there is an half hourly frequency between Lewes and Brighton and an hourly service from Lewes to Ringmer and Tunbridge Wells.

For more details visit www.buses.co.uk/ where you will find both timetables and current live running times.

On the trail of the Daddy Longlegs

 3.8miles 6.1km. This ramble follows the course of the famous railway that ran from Brighton to Rottindean in the sea. The daddy longlegs ran on twin tracks, 18ft apart. Mostly level and wheelchair accessible with a couple of steep slopes.

The Stanmer Skyline Walk

 A grand circuit of the skyline above Stanmer village, with woodlands and varied far reaching views, on a route originally designed for wheelchair users and so mostly firm underfoot in all seasons and with no stiles.  A few gates.  5.5 miles

Ditchling Beacon and the Albion

|6.9miles 11.1km | Leisurely  Shorter option 4.8 miles A new take on a popular walk to Ditchling Beacon, using open access land, or the opportunity to reverse the walk to walk from Ditchling to a football match at the Falmer stadium.

Paths less travelled- Ringmer to Berwick

A traverse of the lonely Laughton levels.  Savour the joys of solitude and a surprising variety of scenery. 13.34 Km / 8.29 miles on level ground,

The Lavender Line Walk, Isfield

3.8miles 6.2km | Leisurely

This walk offers a short and level rural ramble through the fields and woods of Isfield and also offers you the chance to visit the Lavender Line, one of the more intimate and uncrowded preserved heritage railways

Mr Van Hoogstaten's Walk, Uckfield

A 9 mile ramble through the undulating low Weald Countryside from Uckfield, featuring the footpath which was the cause of the famous battle between the Ramblers and Mr Van Hoogstraaten. Various shorter alternatives.  You need not worry. There has been no history of any problem with the famous path for many years.

Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest is one of the great heath lands of Southern Britain. It sits on the highest ridge top of the High Weald and is the largest free public access space in the South East.  Sadly it is infested with cars.  But this walk lets you explore the Forest using frequent buses. 10km, 6 miles.

Rotherfield Ramble

An exploration of the delightful High Weald south of Tunbridge Wells  featuring woodland, streams and the hill village of Rotherfield, using the 29 bus from Lewes  7.5 miles