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50a – Seaford

It was with delighted astonishment that the sun tried to break through the clouds for our walk today.  It made us realise how many walks we have done this year with a blanket of white cloud above us.  We parked … Continue reading

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47b – Eastbourne Part II

We walked along Eastbourne’s seafront and soon reached the “Wish Tower”.  This is in fact Martello Tower #73.  It has been unused for a decade or so and sits there prettily enough, but doing very little.  Local groups are trying to get … Continue reading

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46c – Sovereign Harbour

Sovereign Harbour proclaims itself as “northern Europe’s largest composite marina complex”.  It seems to me that most of these words are caveats of some form or another, carefully designed to frame a statement so that it is technically correct.  Still, it … Continue reading

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46b – Pevensey Bay to Sovereign Harbour

As we left Pevensey Bay, a lone figure stood in his garden and waved goodbye to us. The walk from Pevensey Bay to Sovereign Harbour is an amble along a shingle beach which runs in front of a new development.  The … Continue reading

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45h – Bexhill-on-Sea to Norman’s Bay

We left Bexhill and entered one of its suburbs, Cooden.  Initially, we were on a concrete path, but that soon came to an end.  Just as we were crossing to the shingle, a cyclist rode up.  He reached the end … Continue reading

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43b – Rye to Rye Harbour

As we left Rye we saw Martello Tower #30, dilapidated and overgrown, stood in a private garden.  I think I would quite like a Martello Tower in my garden.  I could put it to good use. We crossed the Brede … Continue reading

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39 – Hythe to Littlestone

Our last walk was stopped short at the boundary of Hythe Ranges, due to live firing.  When there is no live firing it is possible to walk along the shoreline, in front of the ranges.  However, the ranges are intensively used, often seven … Continue reading

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