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Southwater Heritage Trail

Southwater village sign

Start point

Lintot Square car park

RH13 9LA

Walking level: Easy

Distance: 8 miles with a shorter 4 mile route available

Refreshments: Four pubs, tea house, country Park Cafe and a Co-op store for pit stops and refreshments

Toilets: Public Toilets at the Country Park Cafe

Dogs: Please keep dogs on leads and clean up mess

The 8 mile (14km) trail begins at Lintot Square.  The main car park offers two hours free parking with longer times being available in the car park behind Beeson House.  Can be accessed via bus routes 23 and 98 from Horsham.

A shorter route 4 miles (7km) excludes a walk around Denne Park House which dates back to 1600s.

A self-guided trail exploring Southwater, part of Horsham Parish that lay south of the water, the water being the River Arun. It has evolved from a wooded and farmed area to a thriving village.   The trail takes in Southwater's brick making past and historical buildings in the village.

Key sites include:

  • Lintot Square
  • Iggy Dinosaur sculpture
  • War memorial
  • Wheelwright house/Jasmine Cottage
  • Great House Farm
  • Denne Park House
  • Hen & Chicken Public House
  • Christ's Hospital
  • Holy Innocent's Church
  • Cock Inn
  • Southwater Country park

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