Rural Retreat Walk

  • 7.5  miles 4 hours. Short walk option – about 3 miles.
  • Flat with a number of stiles. Can be muddy. Some walking on country roads.
  • pub at start/finish in Ashurst. Tea room in Wiston

cup of tea

Circular country walk from the 16th century Fountain Inn in Ashurst, through meadows and farms to Wiston, where there is a popular tea room. The walk back is through more meadows and woodland with views of the Downs and Chanctonbury Ring. Walk 4 of the excellent Steyning Walks series.

The Fountain Inn was the location for the video of Paul McCartney’s festive favourite, ‘A Wonderful Christmastime’.