Vanguard Way (Sussex)


Thornhill from the Vanguard Way © Robin Webster
View across Ashdown Forest © Nigel Chadwick
River Ouse, Newhaven © Simon Carey

The Vanguard Way is 66 miles (107 km) long. It starts on the southern outskirts of Greater London and passes through the counties of Surrey, Kent and East Sussex.

This trail maps the Sussex part of the long distance path from the border with Surrey near East Grinstead to Newhaven Harbour. For the Surrey section please click here.


Assuming a constant pace and no stops, typically it will take 13 hours 50 minutes to walk the distance and along the way 3698 calories will be burnt.

Bird's Eye View