Orange Route

Self-Guided Routes

Up & Downs! This route is a great introduction to the South Downs. Cycling up to the famous landmark of Devils Dyke before following the South Downs Way westwards for several miles then descending back onto the coast at Shoreham Harbour and back to Hove on National Cycle route 2.

This route can be extended by continuing on the South Downs for a further x miles where you descend and join the Bramber Castle route on the Adur River. You then join National Cycle route 2 at Shoreham which takes you back to Hove.<

Route: Hove Station – Hove Park – Devils Dyke – South Downs Way, Shoreham Harbour – Hove
Extended: Hove Station – Hove Park – Devils Dyke – South Downs Way – Adur River, Shoreham Airport, Shoreham Village, Shoreham Harbour – Hove
Distance: 15.7 miles (29.4km)
Extended route 18.7
Grade: Moderate / strenuous
Terrain: Tarmac, off road trails, some uneven
Time to allow: 3-4hours