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Kingley Vale

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Chichester, England
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Bucolic England

Wonderful woodland walk with Yew trees that are claimed to be over 2000 years old ..amazing views... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful place

We walk her often and there is always something different to see an outstanding area of natural... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
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“west stoke” (25 reviews)
“yew trees” (52 reviews)
“nature trail” (15 reviews)
Chichester, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful woodland walk with Yew trees that are claimed to be over 2000 years old ..amazing views over the English channeL

Thank MissPf
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We walk her often and there is always something different to see an outstanding area of natural beauty

Thank DeniseMonteith
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a hidden gem. It was difficult to find but once there we parked our car near West Stoke and strided up to the Visitors Centre. They provide a lovely guide that takes you around the Nature Trail which is 1.5 hours long. It is...More

Thank jonreed894
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It is a beautiful part of the Southdowns well worth a visit. Do get up on top of the down to the two tumulus. A great view from up there right across the south coast. ON the way up or down pass through the ancient...More

Thank C Q
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Despite having lived in Sussex for 34 years I have only recently heard of Kingly Vale and its impressive yew trees. Apparently it boasts the largest forest of yews in Europe and many are hundreds of years old, with some up to 2000 years old....More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A glorious October morning for a stroll through the ancient yew forest. Well marked paths on the trail, leading up the hill to an amazing view over Chichester and the harbour. A few other ramblers about, but not so many that they were in sight....More

Thank AlexH0lmes
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A short walk around a planned nature trail takes you to see the ancient Yew trees , which are worth seeing. A longer walk up onto the hills for views on a sunny day worth doing too. On a Tuesday in mid September we got...More

1  Thank Nelson252
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Growing up, we would scramble around Kingley Vale at least twice a month and now I have the pleasure of bringing my own children and friends here. The main walk up and around the bowl are varied, full of interest and history and there's something...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a gem this is for a day out walking. Park in the car park at west stoke, but bare in mind it gets full up quickly. Great walk if you have a dog. There are many footpaths, so you will want to come back...More

3  Thank omega132857
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The West Stoke car park was full so we went round to the car park between Stoughton and East Marden. This is also free and had plenty of space. Lovely woods with walking routes.

Thank tezpil
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9 July 2017|
Response from L14916 | Reviewed this property |
You head for West Stoke, car park is easy to find as West Stoke is small
10 August 2016|
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Response from jp3996 | Reviewed this property |
You can, it is sometimes patchy but usually ok. Other bits of the downs have less signal
6 July 2016|
Response from Vera TSL D | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right where the path that leads to kingsley vale. If i'm not wrong it's the only path into kingleys vale, after u're parked its about a 20-30 min walk depending on your speed. (The walk begins at the West... More