2.8 of 5 (4 votes)

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
Ascent 139m (456ft)
Descent 108m (354ft)
Max. Elevation 200m (656ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 247m (810ft)
Start & End
Forest Row
Distance 5.90km
Duration ~2:00h
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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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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