About the Trail

This is a self-guided walking trail, one of a series of heritage trails for Horsham District. Please read the information below.

In addition to this site, you can download the trail leaflet (PDF) to read or print at home, or follow the route using Outdooractive via the web or a mobile device.

How To Find Us

  Start point: the car park by the recreation ground opposite Beeding and Bramber Village Hall, High Street, Upper Beeding BN44 3WN. Parking here is free.

The start point is also served by Brighton & Hove Buses route 2 from Brighton and Shoreham, and by Compass Travel route 100 from Horsham, Pulborough and Burgess Hill.

Access & Facilities

  Walking grade: Easy

Distance: 2.75 miles / 4.5 km – allow around 2 hours.

Info: The section of the trail near the brooks can be wet and/or overgrown depending on recent weather. Deacons Way may be used as an alternative route from Pound Lane to St Peter’s Church.
This alternative route omits points 9 and 10 of the trail.

  Refreshments: The Hub Café in Church Lane, open Mondays to Fridays – 9am to 12 noon.

  Toilets: The car park opposite The Castle Inn, Bramber BN44 3WE.

  Dogs: Please keep dogs on leads and clean mess up.

Please respect the privacy of local residents.

Find Out More

We’ve compiled a list of additional resources to help you find out more about Upper Beeding’s heritage and history.

To learn more about the heritage of the wider district and discover additional trails, please visit

This walk was planned and researched by Frank Bull and Mike Dillamore on behalf of Beeding and Bramber Local History Society and Horsham District Council. Please contact us if you notice anything on this site that needs updating.

Additional short histories were compiled by Pat Nightingale of Beeding and Bramber Local History Society.

Support was provided by Horsham District Community Partnerships Forum and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Information is correct as of March 2020.

All photography © Frank Bull

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