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Castle in the Air
Arundel and the Arun Valley
This epic walk is easily accessible by train from Amberley Station and there is also good parking. Picking up the Monarch’s Way, the lungs get a decent work out shortly after entering the Arundel Estate. There are wonderful views to the South Downs before a short detour gives you a first glimpse of the magical Arundel Castle. Within a couple of hours of setting off, you have arrived in Arundel, a town well worth a linger. Indeed, if you want time to explore the Castle and the shops, why not stay the night at the Norfolk Arms and make use of the exclusive discount available to Vespucci Adventurers? Either way, enjoy a coffee at the Motte & Bailey on the High Street before heading on and across the Arun. The George at Burpham is a great place for a pint or a bite to eat. Alternatively, enjoy your picnic overlooking the Arun Valley with Arundel Castle silhouetted on the skyline. Within an hour of the George, you are back at the station and completely reinvigorated after a great days walking.
This is an adventure that easily ts into a day at any time of year but which can be stretched out with an overnight stay in Arundel. Enjoy stunning scenery and birdlife and a beautiful country town and castle, all easily accessible by train from London.
Distance: 14 kms
Walking time: 4 hrs (at 4.5kph)
Total Ascent: 345m
When to go?
This is a walk that can be completed at any time of year. Parts of the walk can be muddy so be prepared!
Castle in the Air 'Arun Valley & The South Downs' (Gift Box)
- Vespucci Customised Map with the relevant route embedded. Vespucci maps also include points of interest and navigation points to ensure you get the best experience possible!
- Vespucci Adventure Guide booklet with highlighted route with waypoints, places of interest, viewpoints and picnic spots. As well as everything you need to know in order to make it happen: transport, accommodation, packed lunches, kit list, emergency first aid list, adventure activities and general information. Experience our experience!
- Partner links to train companies, car hire, hotels, B&B and other service providers relevant to your chosen adventure as well as exclusive discounts and offers.