Arundel pub walk
A circular, stroll-(1-2-hours) riverside walk in national park South Downs (England) starting at Arundel station, West Sussex, about 7km (roughly 4 miles) long and suitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs.
This walk takes in the scenic downland town of Arundel and the river Arun. The highlight is the riverside Black Rabbit pub; time your walk to have lunch here.Start: Arundel station, OS Grid: TQ019069 Elevation Profile (x: waypoint number, y: metres) Start: Arundel station, OS Grid: TQ019069 Elevation Profile (x: waypoint number, y: metres)
Gain (+/- 10%): 108m (355ft)
Total (+/- 10%): 184m (604ft)
Loss (+/- 10%): 75m (249ft)
Max. Elevation: 90m (295ft)
Start the walk in Arundel town centre. Buses stop here, or the station is a short walk out of town.
At the castle, follow the path down to the river.
The path follows the river bank on the western side. Follow this north along the river.
Time your walk to be at the Black Rabbit pub for lunchtime. It's a lovely riverside spot; worth booking ahead: http://theblackrabbitarundel.co.uk
Follow the road heading southeast until you reach the Arundel Park. From here take the path north of the lake, which double back on itself to head up to Hiorne Tower.
From here, follow the footpath back into Arundel.
The cathedral in Arundel is worth a visit and there are lots of interesting shops and nice cafes in the town itself.