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Broadstone Warren in Ashdown Forest

A leisurely walk (woodland) in East Sussex, England, about 5.90km (3.67 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 139m (456ft)
Loss 108m (354ft)
Max. Elevation 200m (656ft)
Elevation (total) 247m (810ft)
Start & End
Forest Row
Distance 5.90km
(3.67mi)
Duration ~2:00h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by Anonymous Walker on 27 Feb 2015
This short walk takes in a very enjoyable corner of Ashdown Forest. Starting from Forest Row, it's mostly in woodland - not always a given in Ashdown Forest - and makes a great half-day ramble. Forest Row has good bus links from Crawley, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.

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Waypoints

OS Grid TQ429348
Take the bus to Forest Row. Walk south along Chapel Lane.
OS Grid TQ428343
At the end of the lane, follow signs for the Vanguard Way (turn left/east).
About 0.48 km (~0.3 miles) from
OS Grid TQ434339
Turn off the Vanguard Way onto a footpath that circuits the golf course. Watch out for flying balls!
About 0.69 km (~0.43 miles) from
OS Grid TQ432336
The path enters the woodland shortly after the golf course. Follow the path south.
About 0.43 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid TQ431323
At the road, you turn right and there is a track heading northwest back through the woodlands.
About 1.30 km (~0.81 miles) from
OS Grid TQ421328
This is a name that will resonate with anyone who was a Scout in the southeast. There's a large Scout camp here, so bring some marshmallows to toast just in case.
About 1.15 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid TQ424337
Follow the path north through Tompset's Bank, on the outskirts of Forest Row.
About 0.97 km (~0.6 miles) from
OS Grid TQ428343
You rejoin Chapel Lane at the end of the path, so retrace your steps back to the bus stop.
About 0.69 km (~0.43 miles) from

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