Racecourse, Golf Course, in the Downs: 16 March 2017
Brighton Racecourse and East Brighton Golf Course are on one route that I could take across the South Downs to get to the sea. Almost the entirety of the walk is in the South Downs National Park but it is one walk that I had not made so on a sunny afternoon I set off aiming to get some photos from the coast. As I walked South I soon realised that a classic Brighton sea fret had hit the coastline creating misty, then foggy conditions, becoming very much colder as I proceeded. Ultimately I turned back, failing in my aim, because I was unprepared for how cold it was. These photos are in reverse order .
The Race Hill bus shelters, becoming one of my most photographed landmarks in Brighton! I was standing in, and shooting towards the sun - the mist had by now encroached to just beyond the shelters.
This is near the 17th tee on East Brighton Golf Course - enveloped in mists with markers and the boundary fence providing a little structure to the landscape
The South Downs landscape looking towards Woodingdean, which has disappeared into the mists.
Photos across East Brighton Golf Course taken while the mist was still encroaching from the sea
East Brighton Golf Course with Woodingdean just seen through the mist
Looking back along the track from the longest start point at Brighton Racecourse
This is the end of the track for Brighton Racecourse jutting into the landscape of East Brighton golf course
Sheep grazing in the Whitehawk / Race Hill Nature Reserve at the head of Sheepcote Valley, with the first few houses of Woodingdean in the background