Brighton walks to save you from boredom!

1st February 2021

This is our third lockdown now, and the boredom is really setting in. However, have no worries as our guide to the best walks in Brighton is here to save you lockdown humdrum!

Stanmer Park 

If you are living in halls on campus this year, then you are super close to the beautiful Stanmer Park. The park covers 20 hectares of countryside and is perfect for a hilly walk in the grass or woods.

The Undercliff Walk 

The undercliff walk is a bit of a hidden Gem. Tucked behind the Marina Asda it offers 5km straight walk under the white Brighton cliffs right next to the sea. The trail leads all the way from Brighton to Saltdean and has beautiful views all along. We would recommend doing this walk on a less windy day and the waves have been known to crash up and dampen unsuspecting visitors.

Devil’s Dyke 

Devil’s Dyke is a 100m deep V-shaped valley on the South Downs. It has some amazing trails all around the area all at differing difficulties and lengths. The whole park hosts a range of beautiful views and is very picturesque.

Preston Park 

Fancy a walk that is a bit closer to central Brighton, Preston Park is a great solution. The park includes lawns, formal borders and rose gardens, bowling greens, tennis courts, and a small pond. Perfect for a nice afternoon stroll.

Sheepcote Valley 

Located just behind the racecourse this walk features an ever-changing landscape through the seasons, and you’ve guessed it, lots of sheep! So, if you’re looking to walk with nature this is the walk for you!

Castlehill Nature Reserve

Castle Hill is an area of rich chalk grassland. The bottoms of the valleys are almost totally secluded from the nearby city suburbs and there are magnificent views from higher up the steep slopes. This walk is just by the AMEX stadium so another great walk if you’re on campus.


Falmer had loads of great walks including a walk around the pond featuring swans and ducks. You could also walk towards Woodingdean in one direction or Ditchling Beacon in another. The possibilities are endless!