Haywards HeathUckfield

Hayuck one
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Distance

19km/11mi

Ascent

247m

Descent

277m

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Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Haywards Heath and Uckfield.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Haywards Heath and Uckfield.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

Average rating -

Verifications -  Verified (1)

Problems reported -  No issues flagged

Surveys - 1

Downloads - 4

Surveys

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DescriptionNote
Grade 3: Route includes rough surfaces that may include small boulders, potholes, shallow ruts, loose gravel, short muddy sections.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Maybe present Public toilet (1)
Maybe present Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Maybe present Free wifi (1)
Maybe present Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Not present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Not present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Present at time of survey Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Maybe present Likely to flood (1)
Present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Maybe present Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Gates (1)
Present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Not present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

Narrowest part of path: no data

The steepest uphill gradient East: no data

The steepest uphill gradient West: no data

The steepest camber: no data

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Unclear in places (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

20.0% of the route is on roads (1)

10.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

20.0% of the route is paved (1)

20.0% of the route is muddy (1)

30.0% of the route is over rough ground (1)

10.0% of the route is through long grass (1)

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3X July 2021 by Bostal Boy
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Maximum elevation

Minimum elevation

Start and end points

Haywards Heath
Grid RefTQ3308024635
Lat / Lon 51.00571° / -0.10455°
Easting / Northing533,080E / 124,635N
What3Wordsshepherdess.homelands.commuting
Uckfield
Grid RefTQ4728320885
Lat / Lon 50.96856° / 0.09623°
Easting / Northing547,283E / 120,885N
What3Wordsdisarmed.waistcoat.unlocking

Hayuck One's land is

Arable 16.8%
Moors 2.0%
Pasture 41.4%
Urban 33.6%
Woods 6.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Reviews


Bostal Boy — 09 Jul 2021

Walked from Uckfield to Haywards Heath. For the most part this is an attractive route passing through hay meadows, cattle pastures, cereal fields and a section through the wild heathland of Chailey Common. It passes through the villages of Newick and Scaynes Hill with pubs, village stores and at Newick, the Cottage Bakery where splendid hot sausage rolls are served.
The route is well traced on the map.
The downsides include some sections where fingerposts are missing and there are some broken stiles. The worst section is about 1.5 miles from Uckfield between the A22 roundabout and a disused railway embankment where the path is clearly rarely used and very overgrown. We were wading through bracken, with some nettles and brambles.
The section through Chailey Common and some others were greatly aided by sat nav to keep in the right direction.

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Distance

20km/13mi

Ascent

249.4m

Descent

280.3m

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