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3 wonderful walks around Arundel

A picturesque market town, Arundel is best known for its cathedral and its castle, but it also offers plenty of open green space for walking. Whether you’re keen to take on an intense six-hour hike or a shorter, more leisurely trip, there’s a route to suit you.

And if you’re keen on getting some exercise, why not leave the car behind altogether and book your train tickets to travel in style before you enjoy one of these three lovely Arundel walks.

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Arundel and Swanbourne Lake

If you’re after a nice easy walk, the Arundel and Swanbourne Lake circular route is the perfect choice. Consisting of a five-kilometre trail, it’s ideal for all skill levels, so the whole family can come along!

Enjoy the beautiful view of the lake as you make your way around. You could even take a break from walking to hire a boat and row yourselves across the water. Plus, if you have a pooch, you’re in luck. The trail is dog-friendly so you can bring your furry friend along for the adventure!

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Arundel to Amberley

One of many circular route walks, from Arundel to Amberley is a 20-kilometre loop trail. It takes around six hours to complete, so it’s great if you fancy a proper challenge! You’ll cover varied terrain and face some steep climbs, so your fitness will need to be up to scratch.

The walk will reward you with incredible views and stunning scenery, so make sure you have your camera with you to snap some shots of Arundel’s natural beauty. Don’t forget to pack your wellies too if it’s been raining, or you’ll end up with wet and muddy feet!

Cissbury Ring Walk

If you’re pressed for time but still want to get out and explore the scenery, this Arundel walk is the ideal solution. Stretching just three kilometres, it’s expected to take only an hour, making it perfect for squeezing into a jam-packed day. The circular loop winds around the historic Cissbury Ring, the second biggest hill fort in the UK. Visitors can expect to see an area steeped in Iron Age heritage, as well as spectacular landscape, so you won’t be missing out on the beautiful sights Arundel has to offer!