Purple Route

Self-Guided Routes

This route is a great introduction to riding on the South Downs. Cycle up to the famous Devil’s Dyke landmark then heading east across the rolling hills before descending back into the city via National Cycle route 20.

Route: Hove Station – Devil’s Dyke – Saddlesombe Farm – Sea Front Loop
Distance: 14.8 miles (23.8 km)
Grade: Strenuous
Terrain: Tarmac/tracks
Time to allow: Two to three hours