These books are made for walking…..

Cicerone Guidebooks – three excellent books from this specialist guidebook outdoor publisher are recommended: Walking in Sussex, Walks in the South Downs National Park, and The South Downs Way. Each is available as an ebook or as a traditional paperback, or get both as part of a special deal.

Pathfinder Guides –  good series of walking guide books with clear descriptions and OS maps: East Sussex and the South Downs Walks, Surrey and Sussex Walks, West Sussex and South Downs Walks

South Downs Way, National Trail Guides – straightforward and attractive guide, best for walking in the direction of Eastbourne to Winchester!

50 Walks in Sussex – handy and concise book of walks by the AA.

The South Downs National Park: An Archaeological Walking Guide  – for those interested in finding out more about the archaeology of the downs on their walking way

Cheeky Walks in Brighton and Sussex  – a cheeky guide to town and country walks in and around Brighton

The Best of Sussex: 52 Favourite Walks You Can Reach by Rail – ‘the definitive guide to Sussex for the rail-travelling walker’ – publish date July 2016