3.3 of 5 (38 votes)

Arundel pub walk

A leisurely walk (riverside) in national park South Downs in West Sussex, England, about 5.30km (3.29 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:45h. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 87m (285ft)
Descent 63m (206ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 150m (491ft)
Start & End
Arundel station
Distance 5.30km
Duration ~1:45h
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 01 May 2007
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.

Walk Functions


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OS Grid TQ019069
Start the walk in Arundel town centre. Buses stop here, or the station is a short walk out of town.
OS Grid TQ020073
At the castle, follow the path down to the river.
About 0.39 km (~0.24 miles) from
OS Grid TQ027071
The path follows the river bank on the western side. Follow this north along the river.
About 0.72 km (~0.45 miles) from
OS Grid TQ025085
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
About 1.39 km (~0.86 miles) from
OS Grid TQ020084
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.
About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
OS Grid TQ011082
From here, follow the footpath back into Arundel.
About 0.91 km (~0.57 miles) from
OS Grid TQ013072
The cathedral in Arundel is worth a visit and there are lots of interesting shops and nice cafes in the town itself.
About 1.02 km (~0.63 miles) from

2 comments... join the discussion!

16 Sep 2013
Updated Route

Hi Miriam Thanks for this; this was one of the earliest routes we added and needed a few more details! I have updated it in light of your comments. Thanks Tim

14 Sep 2013
Good Walk

This walk was good. From the station it was easy to find the town, and the river, but then I did have some trouble working out which side of the river I should be walking on and actually getting to the riverside to start walking. One or two more pointers on that would have been helpful. But it was fine really and a very nice walk once I was on the river.

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