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1066 Country Walk

Address: Rye, England
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Ranked #5 of 5 Activities in Rye
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Rye, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The best thing about this walk is the fact it is 1,066 steps long Can you believe it ? That's the same number as the date it commemorates What a coincidence If you're visiting Rye do this walk and you'll feel better for it Then eat a pie at Simon the Pieman

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We walked this country trail in four days, returning each time to our B&B Aviemore in Rye. We started in Pevensy and got there by bus. It takes a bit of planning, but travelling by bus is very doable. We saw beautifull churches, interesting sites (Battle) and enjoyed the views, sometimes it was a little hard to find the way,... More 

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West Thurrock, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Get your walking shoes on and go and see this lovely countryside. We went at the best time as we saw lambs being born on the way to Camber Castle. Rye is lovely if a tad twee and pricey - but definitely worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
6 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I walked from Rye to Battle and thought this was a very good walk. It's well signposted, you won't need a OS map. Just keep an eye out for the markers some of them are slightly covered with overgrowth, got lost 2 or 3 times but I was back on the main path again within 5 mins. Depending on the... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Walked the 1066 from Rye to Winchelsea. It was very well sign posted and you can llink it in with another route to make it a circular walk back to Rye via Camber Castle.....if you take an OS map. I have also walked the 1066 from Bodiam to Battle, again a very well marked route, so no going wrong and... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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211 reviews 211 reviews
40 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Great hike with history seeping out of the ground. This is where the battle took place in 1066. You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy a couple of hours here. Enjoy a drink at The Mermaid Inn after your tour.

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Essex
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We had excellent weather (warm sunshine in January) and were accompanied by a variety of birdsong. Would be even better if thoughtless dog walkers picked up!

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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

I started the hike in Battle (about half way) heading towards Rye. I probably spent too much time looking over the battlefield, got a bit of a late start. Well, I had a couple maps but not the surveyors map. I would highly recommend getting a proper map!! I got lost about four miles from Rye. It was beautiful countryside... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2009

I walked the 1066 Country Walk twice in 2007 -- once with my father in August to celebrate a landmark birthday and once before that in May-June to familiarize myself with the route. I thoroughly enjoyed it, both for the history and the landscape. Late May was much wetter and muddier than August, but bring trainers nonetheless for the lengthy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2003

Fantastic walk! For full details, and a better chance to have your say about the walk!, go to my website on the walk at ... This walk is best done over four days with about 8 miles each day, starting in Pevensey. It's mostly easy walking with some superb views along the way. On my website, address above, you will... More 

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