Wildfowl and water

This walk follows the “Osprey Trail” around the modern Arlington Reservoir and wildlife sanctuary. The elevated nature of the reservoir and its surrounds offers excellent views over the Low Weald towards the South Downs.

Route Details 

LENGTH – 2 miles

TIME – 1 hours

START – Arlington Reservoir Car Park, Station Road, Berwick, BN26 6TF.

PARKING – Arlington Reservoir Car Park (pay and display).

TOILETS – Arlington Reservoir Car Park

REFRESHMENTS – Pub at Arlington (½ mile off route) and seasonal café at Arlington Reservoir Car Park.

CAUTION – The walk is adjacent to deep water.

This walk contains stiles.

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Caution

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Cafe

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Car park

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Gradient

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Picnic area

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Pub

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Shop

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Start point

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Toilet

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A Walk in the Park

4 miles

This walk looks at an area of the Cuckmere Valley which was used, by the monks of Michelham Priory for hunting and fishing, perhaps surprisingly as they should have been devoting time to their prayers.

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Et non plures

5 miles

When the Normans landed in England about 110 people lived in the village of Exceat in small houses next to a church overlooking the River Cuckmere. In 1428 the same village comprised “Henry Chesman et non plures” (and no others). What had gone wrong? A walk of five miles takes in landscapes of woodland, downland, sea cliffs, estuary and river to answer this question.