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Title: Boating on Sussex Rivers
Author: National Rivers Authority Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
Sussex rivers have a unique appeal with their wide valleys giving spectacular views of Chalk Downs within sight and smell of the sea. There is no better way to enjoy their natural beauty and charm than by boat. A short voyage inland can reveal some of the most attractive and unspoilt scenery in the Country. The long tidal sections, created over the centuries by flashy Wealden Rivers carving through the soft coastal chalk, give public rights of navigation well into the heartland of Sussex. From Rye in the Eastern part of the County, small boats can navigate up the River Rother to Bodiam with its magnificent castle just 16 miles from the sea. On the River Arun, in an even shorter distance from Littlehampton Harbour, lies the historic city of Arundel in the heart o f the Duke of Norfolk’s estate. But for those with more energetic tastes, Sussex rivers also have plenty to offer. Increased activity by canoeists, especially by Scouting and other youth organisations has led to the setting up of regular canoe races on the County’s rivers in recent years.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: RiversBoatingRecreationCanoeingTourism
Geographic Keywords: East SussexWest SussexArun (Sussex)Rye (East Sussex)Arundel
Extent: 14
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3953
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