The South Downs (4) - Alfriston to Jevington, Sussex
Looking back on Alfriston from the South Downs Way as it climbs towards Windover Hill. The high ground of the western section of the South Downs, which includes Firle Beacon, can be seen behind Alfriston.
Gaining height on Windover Hill we get a tremendous view across the flat landscape towards the western section of the South Downs with Firle Beacon visible as the high point at the far end.
Firle Beacon is not actually the end of the high ground. The Downs turn at that point to run directly away from us and the continuation is hidden by Firle Beacon.
Looking in the opposite direction from the previous viewpoint we see the path climbing gently towards the top of Windover Hill.
Just before the horizon takes a curve upward there is a small path branching off to go past the hump to the left which takes us immediately above the Wilmington Long Man.
Horse riding on Windover Hill.
Some, but not all, of the paths on the Downs are Bridle Paths which means that horse riders may use them as well as pedestrians.
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