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Upper Beeding

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Distance from the South Downs Way: Around one mile north of the path

The village of Upper Beeding enjoys a beautiful location across the River Adur from its neighbours Steyning and Bramber. It’s around 5 miles inland from Shoreham-by-sea, which makes a very pleasant stroll along the riverside.

Upper Beeding is a pleasant place to spend some time, with some beautiful old buildings and a handful of decent places to eat and drink. As well as the South Downs Way, another long-distance footpath The Monarch’s Way runs very close to the village.

Getting Here & Home Again

By Train & Bus

Upper Beeding is easy to reach by bus with the number 106 bus connecting it to Worthing & Henfield. The number 20 goes to Shoreham and the numbers 20X & 20A beyond Brighton.

The closest railway station to Steyning is in Shoreham-by-Sea, just under 5 miles away. Shoreham is on the main South Coast line between Portsmouth & Brighton and also has regular direct services to London Victoria (1 hour 15 mins).

By Car

The A283 runs very close to Upper Beeding, connecting them within a few miles to the A24 heading north towards Horsham, Dorking & the M25 and the A27 to the south, running parallel to the south coast between Eastbourne and Portsmouth. There is a free car park in the centre of Upper Beeding as well as limited on-street parking in the village.


In Upper Beeding, there are two pubs, a post office, a newsagent, a chemist and a small supermarket.