Peacehaven

East Sussex


Slow Ways linking Peacehaven and Lewes, Newhaven, Saltdean, Woodingdean

Slow Way Route To do
Peacehaven—Lewes
Pealew one Pioneer me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 163m Descent 130m
Peacehaven—Lewes
Pealew two Verify me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent - Descent -
Peacehaven—Newhaven
Peanew one Verify me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent 88m Descent 53m
Peacehaven—Newhaven
Peanew two Review me Distance 6km/4mi Ascent - Descent -
Saltdean—Peacehaven
Salpea one Verify me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent 114m Descent 90m
Woodingdean—Peacehaven
Woopea one Review me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 270m Descent 174m
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Peacehaven, Fri 2 December

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Peacehaven’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

TQ4154400885

Lat / Lon

50.79026° / 0.00681°

Easting / Northing

541,544E / 100,885N

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Peacehaven's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket

Restaurant

Accommodation

Accommodation < £50

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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I walked this solo on the 26th November 2022. This is a perfectly acceptable Slow Way with no issues. It is easy to follow and accurately plotted. It only loses a star for me because it wasn't particularly interesting. Most of the route is on downland paths where the South Downs National Park butts up against the scruffy edges of Brighton. There were some quiet, peaceful sections and some nice views of the sea. I encountered some horses and riders on the bridlepaths, sheep in the fields but no cattle. There were a number of gates but no stiles. Some of the paths were slippery with chalky mud. There is a corner shop at the half way point at the edge of Saltdean, but no other facilities....

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Peacehaven—Newhaven

Bostal Boy added Peanew two, a new walk from Peacehaven to Newhaven

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The upper path along the levee bank is more overgrown. A new cycle path called the Egrets Way has been laid below the levee bank for part of the route....

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Peacehaven and Newhaven are blessed with wonderful clifftop views....

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Some steep parts, but was accompanied by a mobile octagenarian so good accessibility....

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Bostal Boy surveyed Peanew one

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Bostal Boy surveyed Salpea one

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The Highway is an unmade road that passes through a static caravan park and past scattered houses as the outskirts of Peacehaven and Newhaven merge into each other around the phone mast on Rushy Hill. From here the route descends into Newhaven, close by the old Norman church of St....

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Oddly, once the route hits the outskirts of Peacehaven, the planner has taken the route away from the cliffs and onto the main road for a mile....

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Route follows the river Ouse for the majority and then follows a tarmacked bridleway over the hill into Peacehaven....

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Peacehaven—Lewes

MJRW12345 added Pealew two, a new walk from Peacehaven to Lewes

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Peacehaven—Lewes

Slow Ways added Pealew one, a new walk from Peacehaven to Lewes

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Peacehaven—Newhaven

Slow Ways added Peanew one, a new walk from Peacehaven to Newhaven

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Saltdean—Peacehaven

Slow Ways added Salpea one, a new walk from Saltdean to Peacehaven

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Woodingdean—Peacehaven

Slow Ways added Woopea one, a new walk from Woodingdean to Peacehaven

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