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Join the Launch of the Sussex Hospices Trail

Join Friends of Sussex Hospices on 23 September 2017 for the launch event of the Hospices Trail, Walk the Hospice Trail. Simply get a team together to walk one stretch of the Sussex Hospices Trail, becoming part of a simultaneous relay to mark the official launch of the 200-mile trail. All money raised will go to support the Sussex hospices. Find out more about the event and how to take part…


The Sussex Hospices Trail was created as a joint project between Friends of Sussex Hospices and iFootpath, establishing a new 200-mile circular long distance path to link the 12 hospices in Sussex. The trail will be used to raise awareness of the invaluable services the hospices provide as well as raising essential funds to help support this provision. The full trail has been published as a series of 26 individual walks on the iFootpath App, allowing people to bite off as much or as little as they would like. 

Sussex Hospices Trail Walkers

On Saturday 23 September 2017, Friends of Sussex Hospices is hosting the trail’s official launch event, Walk the Hospice Trail. Anyone can submit a team (of up to eight people) to take part and can choose which stretch of the trail your team would like to walk. Your team will leave your chosen Start Point at 9am and follow the route on the iFootpath App, walking at your own pace. This is not a race or competition! At the end of your walk, every member of your team will be presented with a cap, medal and a copy of the trail passport.  



Find out more from the Chair of Friends of Sussex Hospices, Kathy Gore, in this video…



You can register your team at and you can choose which Sussex hospice will receive your team registration fee of £80, or if you would like the fee to be shared by all the hospices. 

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The event is kindly supported by C P J Field.

This will be a wonderful way to explore some of the highlights of the Sussex countryside whilst at the same time making some new friends, being part of an ambitious relay and supporting an excellent cause. 

Browse the individual 26 walks that make up the trail via 

Find event details and register via

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The length of our walking guides is given in miles and rounded to the nearest full mile (whole number) for simplicity. For short walks (of less than 2 miles) or walks that have a length that ends in .5, a more accurate walk length may be given in the first section of the walk introduction. For example, the Length in the header may be listed as 6 miles, and the introduction may confirm that the exact length of the walk is 5.5 miles. The walk length is calculated from the GPS file that was created by the walk author GPS tracking the walk whilst walking, using the iFootpath App GPS Tracker, meaning it is very accurate. Our bespoke tracker is particularly detailed and plots a walkers position about every 10 seconds. The tracker is calibrated to match two other reputable map and walking sources, Ordnance Survey and Nike. As with all standardised walk and map lengths, the distance does not take account of hills and slopes, just the distance you would measure using a piece of string on a flat map version of the terrain, so hilly walks will feel longer than stated. If you track the route using another GPS App or Tracker App or Fitness Device, you can expect the distance you record to be different due to different calibrations. This is particularly true of those Apps and devices that count your motion and steps – these can only guess the distance you have travelled with each step and so are much less accurate.

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The grade of a walk is an indicator of how difficult the terrain is that you will encounter along the way. This does not take into account the walk length but does suggest how challenging the walk will be. It takes into account things like hills, path surfaces and obstacles (like stiles, gates, steps and rock scrambles). An easy walk, graded as 1 (and shown as 1 Boot) indicates a walk that is essentially flat, has no sharp hills to climb, has no stiles, is easy to navigate (probably along a well-worn path) and is suitable for most levels of fitness. A difficult walk, graded as 5 (and represented by 5 Boots) indicates a walk that is strenuous and involves steep ascents and/or descents. It may be technically challenging involving difficult terrain or obstacles that require scrambling with your hands. Please note that the grading for walks is subjective and open to interpretation and should only be used as a guide when selecting a walk.

NOTE: Do be aware that the level of stamina required for any walk will vary depending on both the walk length and the difficulty grade - you should only walk within your limits.

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