Sussex West

This fantastic ride takes you north out of Brighton to the summit of Ditchling Beacon in the South Downs. You descend into the village of Ditching and follow the route through a number of lovely Sussex Villages including Hassocks, Fulking and Poynings. You then traverse the South Downs before returning to Brighton

Route: Brighton – Ditchling – Hurstpierpoint – Fulking – Poynings - Hove
Distance: 23.16 miles (37km)
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Minor Roads
Cycling time: 2 – 2.5 hours

Suggested bikes: Road, Hybrid

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Sussex East

This great route takes you eastwards along the coast to Newhaven before turning inland and heading north towards Lewes and Offham. Turinng west you pass through Plumpton and on reaching the outskirts of Ditching you turn south heading over the iconic Ditchling Beacon and onwards back to Brighton.

Route: Brighton – Newhaven – Piddinghoe – Lewes – Offham – Plumpton – Ditchling - Hove
Distance: 36.13 miles (58km)
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Minor Roads
Cycling time: 3 – 3.5 hours

Suggested bikes: Road, Hybrid

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Sussex Central

This route heads north away from Hove Park to Devils Dyke before dropping down to glide through the ancient villages of Poynings & Fulking. You are then into the quiet country lanes towards Sayers Common.

You will get to marvel at the rail tunnel entrance at Clayton before preparing to tackle Ditchling Beacon. Take a breather at the top, and an ice cream if the van is there, before heading back down into Brighton.

Route: Hove, Fulking, Woodmancote, Sayers Common, Ditchling, Brighton
Distance: 32.88 miles (53km)
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Minor Roads
Cycling time: 2.5 – 3.0 hours

Suggested bikes: Road, Hybrid

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