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Kingley Vale

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Chichester, England
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A glorious October morning for a stroll through the ancient yew forest. Well marked paths on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steyning, United Kingdom
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Yew Trees worth a visit

A short walk around a planned nature trail takes you to see the ancient Yew trees , which are worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Chichester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A glorious October morning for a stroll through the ancient yew forest. Well marked paths on the trail, leading up the hill to an amazing view over Chichester and the harbour. A few other ramblers about, but not so many that they were in sight....More

Thank AlexH0lmes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk around a planned nature trail takes you to see the ancient Yew trees , which are worth seeing. A longer walk up onto the hills for views on a sunny day worth doing too. On a Tuesday in mid September we got...More

1  Thank Nelson252
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Growing up, we would scramble around Kingley Vale at least twice a month and now I have the pleasure of bringing my own children and friends here. The main walk up and around the bowl are varied, full of interest and history and there's something...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a gem this is for a day out walking. Park in the car park at west stoke, but bare in mind it gets full up quickly. Great walk if you have a dog. There are many footpaths, so you will want to come back...More

3  Thank omega132857
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The West Stoke car park was full so we went round to the car park between Stoughton and East Marden. This is also free and had plenty of space. Lovely woods with walking routes.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Kingley Vale has to be one of the finest walks in the South of England. There is a car park near West Stoke Church and all the footpaths are clearly marked. Some parts can be a bit steep so wear appropriate footwear and bring your...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

The nature walking trail around the Kingley Vale reserve is outstanding. The yew trees are twisted into amazing shapes and make great climbs for children. The following uphill walk is steep in places and slippery when wet but we'll worth e effort for the far-reaching...More

2  Thank gjpeg
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Often visit for a walk with friends. Free car parking at West Stoke, though that can fill up quickly at weekends. Please also note there have been break in's on cars here recently but the Police are aware and monitoring it. As ever, never leave...More

2  Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My lads and I love this place. On the walk up from the car park you're bound to encounter several dog walkers. I've even met some druids. There is also a walnut tree in the hedgerow and in the late summer there are lots of...More

Thank Jamiefromnumber3
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A wonderful walk though extensive ancient yew woods, said to have been planted in memory of the fallen in a battle between Saxons and Danes, to a chalk downland viewpoint. A must for lovers of nature and history.

2  Thank Paul S
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10 July 2017|
Response from L14916 | Reviewed this property |
You head for West Stoke, car park is easy to find as West Stoke is small
10 August 2016|
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Response from jp3996 | Reviewed this property |
You can, it is sometimes patchy but usually ok. Other bits of the downs have less signal
6 July 2016|
Response from Vera TSL D | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right where the path that leads to kingsley vale. If i'm not wrong it's the only path into kingleys vale, after u're parked its about a 20-30 min walk depending on your speed. (The walk begins at the West... More