Clayton Windmills - Lower Standean - Ditchling Beacon

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Clayton Windmills (Jack and Jill) - Lower Standean - Ditchling Beacon Circular

Start at the two windmills above Clayton. This is the village where Raymond Briggs' Snowman and Father Christmas come from. There is a pub on the A23 just north of Mill Lane selling food and offering B&B (The Jack and Jill). Descend to walk along a dry valley, a typical feature of the chalk downs.

Up again to Ditchling Beacon, a popular local viewpoint, then walk along the South Downs Way back to the windmills, with fine views of the Sussex Weald and a dew-pond on the way.

England - South England - East Sussex - South Downs

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Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Gift Shop, Good for Kids, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Industrial Archaeology, Lake/Loch, Museum, National Trust, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, Wildlife, Woodland

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7.5 Miles