Your route to the South Downs experience  

                                                                                          

Balloon Experiences

British School of Ballooning  Petworth. Take off points- Petworth, Hickstead, Handcross, Sheffield Park,  East Meon

www.hotair.co.uk

Cycle Sales/Hire

Hants

Meon Valley Cycle Hire, Fern Hill Farm, Mill Lane, Fareham Hants.

Owens Cycles Stoner, Steep, Petersfield, www.owenscycles.co.uk

West Sussex

Shed End Bikes 108 West Dean, Chichester tel-01243 811 766

Southdown Bikes 38 West Street Storrington West Sussex RH20 4EE

www.southdownsbikes.com Southwater Cycles  9 Lintot Sq Fairbank Road Southwater nr Horsham  www.southwatercycles.com

East Sussex

Deer Leap Bikes East Grinstead

www.deerleapbikes.co.uk

Haywards Heath Cycle Centre The Broadway, Haywards Heath RH16 3AL

www.haywardsheathcyclecentre.com

 

 

Sevensisters Cycle Company, Granary Barn Sevensisters Country Park Exceat nr Eastbourne

www.cuckmere-cycle.co.uk

Gliding

Near Pulborough South Downs Gliding Club, Parham Airfield, Pulborough Road Cootham nr Pulborough. www.SGC1.org

Hang gliding/Paragliding

Near Lewes

Gibralter Farm, Firle, East Sussex

www.southdownshangliding.co.uk

Shoreham

Purple Haze Paragliding , Terminal Building Shoreham Airport www.airsports.co.uk

Hassocks

Southern Light Flyers 10 Meadows, Hassocks www.southernlightflyers.co.uk

Near Lewes

Sussex Hang gliding and Paragliding , Tollgate Beddingham nr Lewes  www.flysussex.com

Information and equipment

Airworks Paragliding Centre. The Old Station Glynde Lewes

www.airworks.co.uk

Hampshire

Butser Hill

Meeting point for Hampshire based club. Membership and coaching available www.skysurfingclub.co.uk

Horse Riding/Trekking

Arundel

Arundel Farm- riding and driving Centre- Parkplace, Arundel, 01903882061

Haywards Heath

East View Trekking Centre Haywards Heath- www.ridingmidsussex.co.uk

Chichester

Lavant House Stables- near Chichester www.LHstables.co.uk

Chichester.

Hunters Lodge Riding School Hunston Chichester 01243 780651

Hambrook

Willowbrook Riding Centre

Hambrook  Chichester 01243 572 683

Lewes

Misbourne Pony Trekking Misbourne farm, Uckfield  tel- 01825712516

 

 

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Midhurst

Woolbeding Riding tel-0843 273 0588

Selsey

North Common Farm Centre Selsey 01243 602 725

Winchester

Tanglewood Colden Common

Tanglewoodequestriancentre.co.uk

Boyes Lane Colden Common Winchester

Fishing

Hickstead Lakes Fishery- Jobs Lane Hickstead

Danehill

Tanyards Fishery, Tanyard lane, Furners Green Danehill Uckfield 01825791010

Rivers Arun and Rother

Pulborough Angling Society

www.pulboroughas.com

South Downs Bikes

School of

Ballooning

Cowdray

Polo

Goodwood

Estate

Owen Cycles

Woolbeding Riding                

Danehill

Sheffield Park

Misbourne

Pony Trekking

Barcombe

Hickstead

Ditchling Beacon

Hang gliding at Firle

Long man

Wilmington

Exceat Cycle Hire

Lavant House Stables

NT

Uppark

Parham House

Devils Dyke

Hinton Ampnor- Bramdean near Alresford hants. grand Country House- noted gardens designed by Ralph Dutton
Owen cycles Steep Petersfield
Hang gliding meeting point for club members
Uppark at South Harting- beautifully restored Georgian interiors- extensive gardens
Goodwwood estate- venue for horse racing and classic car events
Woolbeding Riding School near Chichester
Lavant House Stables near Chichester
Round the year racing- plus events venue- music- restaurant
Roman mosaics- amongst vineyards
Cowdrey Park Polo Centre near Midhurst-vistors welcome
Chichester Golf Club Huston Village-Private and public course- pay and play
Amberley Castle- spectacular venue for wedding, dining, weekend breaks
Parham House. Noted Elizabethan mansion- grounds host many events, steam rallies etc
South Downs Gliding- affordable lessons, breathtaking  experience
Storrongton based.Expert advice- cycling events, on the downs
Home of the Duke and Dutchess of Norfolk- castle tours, gardens host musical events
Lewes Castle- English Heritage managed- viewing point, historic ruins
Gibralter Farm, Firle- popular hang gliding point
seven Sisters Cycle Company- Exceat. Based at the Seven Sisters Country Park
School of ballooning- take off point north of Petworth Colhook Common
 Petworth House - host to the NT's largest collection of paintings and sculptures. Extensive deer park designed by Capabillity Brown
Ditchling beacon the third highest point along the south downs. Originally a fortified defence.
Devils Dyke- the largest 'dry valley' in Britain created during the last ice age.
Fish the River Ouse. Tickets available the Boat Inn Barcombe.
Hickstead Lakes, Job Lane, Hickstead
Tanyard fishery. Seven lakes. Tanyard Lane, Furners green, Danehill, near Uckfield
Sheffield Park. National Trust gardens - also take off point for British School of Ballooning
Misbourne Riding School Uckfield
Long Man of Wilmington, ancient chalk drawing
NT. Country retreat of Virginia Woolf. Inspiration for her best known works.

Weald and

Downland

Museum

Open air museum- timber framed houses

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