Walks and trails

There are seven walks to choose from:

Tips for mobile users:

  • iOS smartphones: Once you’ve chosen your walk and clicked on the link to start the walk, you may be required to press ‘Yes’ to allow the Google map app to get access to your location.
     
  • Android smartphones: Once you’ve chosen your walk and clicked on the link to start the walk, you may be presented with a choice of which program to use. Select ‘Maps’, and press the ‘Always’ button, so that the maps are always loaded with the Google Maps App.
     
  • Using a GPS Smartphone to navigate your way is great! However, it’s always best to pack a paper map with you, just in case the signal or battery life becomes a problem. - Coverage can be patchy in some rural areas!

Brighton & Hove was quite a film Mecca for film production during the Edwardian era, playing host to a number of productions. It had a widespread reputation for its Regency connections which even extended to Hollywood. So with its history of film production old and new, why not check out the Brighton movie map and re-live some of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and beyond. Back to list


Distance: 3 miles

Grading: Easy/moderate

Start point: Old Steine, Brighton (opposite Royal York Hotel)

Guidance: Refreshments, Buggy friendly, Cycle racks, Toilets

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This sculpture trail was produced by the National Recording Project for Sussex. The project was a Heritage Lottery funded collaboration between the University of Brighton and the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association who are based in London. The trail represents only a small selection of the rich and diverse sculptural heritage of Brighton, but we hope that you enjoy it. Back to list


Distance: 2.4 miles

Grading: Easy/moderate

Start point: Outside Hollingdean Sure Start Children's Centre, Brentwood Road, Brighton

Guidance: Hilly, Refreshments

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This walk takes you through some of the most beautiful countryside that borders the city. Explore Hollingbury Woods, the Hill Fort and Wild Park. There are some spectacular views. The walk starts and ends at the Children’s Centre café. Back to list


Distance: 3 miles

Grading: Easy/moderate

Start point: Main Entrance to Stanmer Park

Guidance: Hilly, Refreshments

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This is a lovely 3 mile countryside walk with beautiful views. The walk includes Millbank Wood and finishes at the Village Tea Rooms. Back to list


Distance: 1.2 miles

Grading: Easy/beginners

Start point: Entrance to Hove Park Cafe

Guidance: Wheelchair friendly, Refreshments, Toilets

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Hove Park is popular with local residents, dog walkers and runners. The park covers almost 40 acres and features a mix of large areas of open grass, mature trees, flower beds, public sculpture and recreational facilities. Hove Park is one of six parks in the city that is recognised by the Green Flag award scheme. Back to list


Distance: 2 miles

Grading: Easy/beginners

Start point: Clock Tower, Brighton

Guidance: Refreshments, Buggy friendly, Cycle racks, Toilets, Walk includes some hills

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This area normally escapes the attention of most visitors but will reward the walker with a glimpse into an elegant past away from the hubbub of the city. Clifton Hill was developed between the 1820s and 1860s and was considered a very desirable part of town. Consequently much of the housing was of a superior standard and sought after by the affluent of the day. Back to list


Distance: 0.7 miles

Grading: Easy/beginners

Start point: Outside the Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Guidance: Wheelchair friendly, Refreshments, Buggy friendly, Cycle racks, Toilets

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The Lanes are a maze of narrow streets and alleyways that still reflect the original layout of medieval Brighton. Although none of the buildings here actually date from the Middle Ages, having been rebuilt in a later period, the Lanes provide a fascinating glimpse of the far distant past. Back to list