• A girl's hair tumbles over her shoulders mid cartwheel in the green grass on the South Downs

    Explore on foot

    Have loads of fun on South Downs walks using the National Park's well-marked, well-managed trails.

  • Two girls sit cross legged and stroking a large black dog next to two bikes on the top of the South Downs, with buildings visible in the distance

    Explore by bike

    Enjoy a cycling holiday in the stunning South Downs countryside. Hire a bike nearby or bring your own.

  • Three girls sit on two brown and one grey horse facing the camera with riding helmets on at an Arundel riding centre

    Explore on horseback

    Contact a local riding centre to arrange countryside hacking, riding holidays or lessons.

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Walking, cycling and riding

  1. 1. Amble in Arundel

    Attraction - Walk - Self Guided

    A choice of three self guided walks of varying lengths, all starting from the pay and display car park in Mill Road, Arundel, opposite the Castle entrance

    Start near Mill Road Car Park, Mill Road, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 1BJ

  2. 2. Arundel Riding Centre

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Riding lessons, hacking, stable management courses, pony days, riding holidays, children's shows and lots more! T: +44 (0)1903 882061.

    Park Place, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9BE

  3. 3. Coastal Cycles

    Shopping - Speciality Shop

    Coastal Cycles offer a full cycle retail and service at their shop alongside Littlehampton Harbour!

    Coastal Cycles, 46a Pier Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LW

  4. 4. Geocaching

    Venue - Activity

    Use Geocaching as an activity to encourage the family to get out and about in Sussex by the Sea. A real-world treasure hunt that combines being outdoors, exercise and technology.

    West Sussex, BN17 5LF

  5. 5. Hangleton Farm Equestrian Centre

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Instruction in riding and jumping, hacking, riding holidays and more. T: +44 (0)1903 240352

    Hangleton Lane, Ferring, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 6PP

  6. 6. South Downs National Park

    Attraction - Green / Countryside

    The South Downs National Park is easily accessible from Sussex by the Sea. T: +44 (0)300 3031053

    Accessible from Arundel and Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AJ

  7. 7. Sussex Equestrian Club

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Equestrian activities for all the family. T: +44 (0)1903 892798

    West Wolves Farm , Billingshurst Road, Ashington, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 3AY

  8. 8. West Sussex Cycle Journey Planner

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Use this handy planner to search for local cycle routes. T: +44 (0)1243 642105

    Highways & Transport, West Sussex Council, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1RG

  9. 9. Willowbrook Riding Centre

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Daily escorted hacks through woodland and the scenic South Downs. T: +44 (0)1243 572683

    Hambrook Hill, Hambrook, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 8UJ

  10. 10. Woodlands Riding School

    Attraction - Sport & Leisure

    Woodlands Stables has been established and under the same ownership for more than 37 years. The stables are open most days for children aged four and up. T: +44 (0)1903 871339

    Titnore Lane, Patching, West Sussex, BN13 3UG

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