Brighton, BN6 8
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The highest point in Sussex and on the South Downs
, the ultimate test for riders in the annual London-Brighton Bike Ride in June. On a clear day enjoy uninterrupted views across the Downs, the Weald, with Ashdown Forest and Crowborough Beacon to the north, and the English Channel, as far as the Isle of Wight. The site of an Iron Age hill fort, it was one of a chain of summits on which beacon fires were lit to warn of the advancing Armada.