Great Cycle Routes in the South Downs National Park Chichester North Street, England, GU29 9DH

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

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Cycle the varied landscape of the South Downs National Park and discover some of Sussex’s stunning scenery.


In addition to the epic South Downs Way which traverses the entire National Park from West to East, there are plentiful opportunities to explore the park by bike and see the variety of scenery and tackle a range of terrain.


Cycling near Chichester

Centurion Way is a flat, accessible cycle and walking path which begins in the centre of Chichester and ends in the village of West Dean, close to West Dean Gardens. In total the route is 9km and includes an easy-access trail of 1.5km.



Cycling near Amberley

Amberley is a chocolate-box Sussex village dotted with thatched and flint cottages, and sits on the River Arun. There are a variety of bike tracks and routes to explore in the area, and excellent views to enjoy from Bignor Hill.



Cycling at Blackdown

Black Down is the highest point in the South Downs National Park, and offers you outstanding views.

Please ensure you stick the bridleways or designated bike trails on your bike while exploring Blackdown, and do not ride on the footpaths due to the fragile heathland habitats which can be destroyed by cycling on this terrain. Look for the bridleway or cycle path sign posts or check out your route on an OS Map.



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