If you’re a keen mountain biker or just fancy giving it a go, then a holiday in Sussex will you give the opportunity to try out lots of different mountain bike trails both natural and man-made. We have a selection of holiday cottages with space for mountain bike storage so take a look at the cottages and mountain bike trails that Sussex offers.
Here are just 5 of the best mountain bike trails in Sussex:
Riders of all abilities will find something for them at Deers Leap Park. Located just outside of East Grinstead there are a mix of family trails, a singletrack route and even some North Shore trails. Mountain bike hire is available so everyone can have a go.
Friston Forest Mountain Bike Trails can be found in the Cuckemere Valley in East Sussex, with a 13 km red graded XC route leading you around natural forest trails. There are also a number of informal forest trails which riders say are ‘rooty and fun’.
For the more serious rider, The Bull Track: Close to Crowborough The Bull Track is host to a number of mountain bike races throughout the year and open to all experienced riders on days when competitions aren’t taking place.
And if downhill riding is your thing then the Stoughton Downhill Mountain Bike Trails will fulfil your need for a challenge. With blue and red downhill trails that have been brilliantly designed and maintained, you’ll soon find yourself getting faster and faster with each ride.
And all over the South Downs you’ll find mountain bike trails for all abilities and tastes criss-crossing the national park. Find a local club or mountain bike guide and you’ll get to experience some of the best riding in the UK. Maps, downloads and books all exist to give you all the information you need to set off on your bike and explore beautiful Sussex from the saddle.