West Chiltington CommonSteyning

Wesste one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

18km/11mi

Ascent

207m

Descent

185m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting West Chiltington Common and Steyning.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting West Chiltington Common and Steyning.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

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Is this route good enough? -  No (1)

Problems reported -  Access (1)

Downloads - 6

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West Chiltington Common
Grid Ref TQ0841317420
Lat / Lon 50.94603° / -0.45813°
Easting / Northing 508,413E / 117,420N
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Steyning
Grid Ref TQ1754811282
Lat / Lon 50.88907° / -0.33013°
Easting / Northing 517,548E / 111,282N
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Wesste One's land is

Arable 38.1%
Pasture 43.0%
Urban 14.6%
Woods 4.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

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Srsaunders

28 Mar 2024 Spring

This is a long but mostly very nice route. Fields and woods, vineyards, minor stretches on roads and through farms.

Two things let it down:
1) Having to cross the Steyning bypass, which is very very busy and fast. Had to wait a long time then run like crazy to pass through a gap in traffic. Dangerous.
2) One stretch just to the West of the Horsham Rd B2135 at 50°54'46.0"N 0°19'45.6"W Wappingthorn Wood isn't just wet but entirely inundated - essentially a small pond. I had to wade through it up to above my knees to reach the road, and there didn't seem to be any way around, with a barbed wire fence to one side. There's a sign showing it as a public bridleway so it's not a mapping error as such.Perhaps at some times of year it might dry up a bit, but it doesn't look like a sensible route at all as it stands.
The stretch immediately afterwards requires some uncomfortable walking along a fast road for 500m or so.

Maybe there's a way of rerouting the final link into Steyning to avoid both of these issues.Worth doing to save an otherwise very nice route.

(Nevertheless I've rated in 4* as it could be so good!).

  • JohnMyerson

    JohnMyerson

    30 Mar 2024

    Kings Barn Lane would be a possible route as it has a bridge across the A283 and is part of cycle network 223. I can't see an easy way round the woods except via Spithandle Lane.

  • JohnMyerson

    JohnMyerson

    30 Mar 2024

    The other obvious route is to go via Storrington!

  • JohnMyerson

    JohnMyerson

    03 Apr 2024

    I've added Wesste two to avoid some of your problems. Let me know what you think.

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