Midhurst’s location at the very heart of the South Downs National Park gives it enviable access to some of the most stunning places to cycle, walk or run. Explore the varied terrain and diverse landscapes on a range of routes with something to suit everyone. The lawns of the Cowdray Estate in Midhurst are the home of British Polo, where you can experience matches most weekends during warmer months. Every summer the Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship is played here, drawing an international crowd to enjoy the fun.

An image of the Queen Elizabeth Oak Tree on Cowdray Estate Midhurst

Benbow Pond in Easebourne, just outside the centre of Midhurst and close to the A272 is a picturesque picnic stop where you’ll meet the resident ducks, swans, geese and other bird life and is part of the Cowdray Estate.  …

An image of a cyclist on the South Downs Way with walkers in the background

Enjoy breath-taking views, picturesque towns and villages, and a huge variety of landscapes and wildlife by cycling the South Downs Way.

A photograph of a cyclist on a country lane

Experience the stunning scenery and varied terrain by cycling in the The South Downs National Park

An 18 mile/29km off road cycle route town of Midhurst and the villages of Tillington and Lodsworth in the South Downs National Park

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Welcome to Pedal and Pace, guided running and mountain biking in and around the South Downs. Established in 2020 by Emily Lillywhite Iredale, Pedal and Pace aims to bring you the very best mountain biking and running routes in and…

an image showing horses and riders playing polo at Cowdray Park in Midhurst

Cowdray Park is Internationally recognised as the home of British Polo and is the host of the Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship.

sheep in fields along the South Downs Way

The 160km South Downs Way runs right across the Chichester District, offering great walking and cycling opportunities.