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Windmills and a war memorial in the Downs

A leisurely walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) in national park South Downs starting and finishing in East Sussex, England, about 6.16km (3.83 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:45. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 111m (364ft)
Loss 93m (305ft)
Max. Elevation 180m (590ft)
Elevation (total) 204m (669ft)
Start
Hassocks
End
Brighton
Distance 6.16km
(3.83mi)
Duration ~1:45
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 18 Nov 2007
This walk takes you to two very different points of interest in the South Downs - the Jack and Jill windmills and the Chattri Indian war memorial.

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Waypoints

OS Grid TQ304155
Take the train or bus to the downlands village of Hassocks.
Clayton windmills About 1.66 km (~1.03 miles) from
OS Grid TQ303138
Head south from Hassocks towards the hamlet of Clayton at the foot of the South Downs. From here take the footpath up the downs to the two Clayton windmills, known locally as 'Jack and Jill'.
Chaatri war memorial About 2.80 km (~1.74 miles) from
OS Grid TQ303110
From the windmills, take any of the footpaths heading south towards the Chaatri war memorial. This is a tribute to Indian soldiers who died in the wars.
Edge of Brighton About 1.70 km (~1.06 miles) from
OS Grid TQ302094
Head south along the Sussex Border Path towards Brighton. Options here are to head east towards Stanmer Park and head into Brighton through Wild Park, or just straight in to Brighton. You can get the bus from Patcham into the city centre.

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