|This Sunday: Celebrate Easter with a beautiful stroll in Ashdown Forest
We will start near the old Iron Age settlement at Kings Standing, home of the Aspidistra transmitter, and walk across the heather and gorse heathland with magnificent views across the Weald to the South Downs.
We will then descend into the valley towards the Airman’s Grave, a memorial to the six man crew of a Wellington bomber of 142 Squadron who were killed when it crashed in the forest on the morning of 31 July 1941 on its return from a raid on Cologne during World War II. We will finish at the Foresters Arms pub in Fairwarp.
There is a wide variety of wildlife on the forest, including wild ponies and a huge variety of birds.
Start: Kings Standing, Ashdown Forest
Finish: Foresters Arms pub, Fairwarp
Approximate Distance: 5 miles / 8km
Pub: Foresters Arms
Departure Date & Time: Sunday 19 April 2019, 10.30am
Departure Point: Old Steine (South) Stop S, Brighton
Return in Brighton: Approx 5pm
Adult: £9; Concessions: £7.50; Students: £6; Children: £4.50 Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children): £18
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