Favourite West Sussex Walks

Posted on: 11 September 2012 by 50connect Promotions

Popular walking author Richard Williamson has released a book of his favourite West Sussex walks – and you can enjoy one every week of the year.

Richard Williamson 52 Favourite West Sussex Walks Walker, author and nature buff Richard Williamson writes a regular column in the Chicester Observer and West Sussex Gazette. His musings on the Sussex countryside are fondly regarded by the newspapers' readership and now he is reaching out to a wider audence to share his love of the great outdoors and West Sussex in particular.

Following the format that has proved so popular over the years, for the first time he has compiled his favourite walks - one for each week of the year - with hand-drawn route maps. His knowledge and love of the timeless South Downs landscape and its varied flora, fauna and stories - from bat-birds and the Devil's Jumps to beloved pubs and famous poets - combine with practical notes on routes that can be covered easily in an afternoon. Richard Williamson was for 30 years the manager of Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve and has an unparalleled knowledge of South Downs wildlife and lore.

Williamson’s enthusiasm and knowledge makes this an uplifting call to action, with tips on routes that can be covered easily in an afternoon. So pack your thermos and sarnies and get out and experience the timeless South Downs landscape with its splendidly varied flora and fauna.

Published by Chichester-based Summersdale Publishing, 52 Favourite West Sussex Walks is available from all good booksellers, priced £9.99.


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