BOAT: Church Acre Drove

Location: Church Acre Drove, Pevensey, East Sussex BN24 5, UK
This is why you won't get through!
Update 13/01/2014: Although the overgrown foliage meant that it was impossible to get through anyway, this byway is now subject to a TRO for 6 months from 23/10/2013 to allow a water main to be installed, and as such is closed to motorised traffic.

This BOAT is a real disappointment in terms of greenlaning, especially since it passes through one of the most beautiful and historically important parts of the world: the marshes of Pevensey Levels. It starts off very easy going on a firm, grassy surface (at least in summertime! Other lanes in this area are heavily rutted through winter use when the marshes are obviously a lot damper.), and it is a very scenic lane. At approximately its halfway point it becomes too overgrown to continue (when heading westbound). As such, it's best to avoid this lane until a programme of dramatic clearance has been undertaken.

However, from a historical perspective this lane is very well placed, as follows:
Total Distance: 1.14 km (0.7 mi)
Total Time: 5:40
Moving Time: 3:49
Average Speed: 12.05 km/h (7.5 mi/h)
Average Moving Speed: 17.83 km/h (11.1 mi/h)
Min Elevation: 4.8 m (15.8 ft)
Max Elevation: 5.3 m (17.3 ft)
Elevation Gain: 0.6 m (2.1 ft)
Max Grade: 1 %
Min Grade: -3 %

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