Cycling offers a family adventure, some great fresh air, a challenge and definitely a reason to jump in the hot tub when you get home. We share our recommended cycle routes from your beach house
We are seeing an increase in cycle route requests from our guests at Luxury Beach House Rental, this may be due to the fact that being in West Sussex you can pack up your own car (including your bikes) and be at your beach house in a matter of hours. It also might be because the scenic South Downs are renowned for their epic cycle routes and views (see if you can spot your beach house from the Downs!). It also might be because when you return to your home-away-from-home beach house you have a hot tub bubbling at 38 degrees waiting for you with panoramic sea views to recover those well-used muscles. We have done some research and below are the recommended cycle routes straight from your beach house to make the most of an active morning out, either on roads, on the South Downs or along the coast. We have sourced cycle routes from your beach house so you return home to your beach house ready for an evening of BBQ, private caterers, a dinner out within walking distance or a home-cooked meal.
Great sea views with delicious cafe options en route – 1 hours 30 mins – Easy
To Brighton and back – 5 hours 30 – Difficult
South Downs Mountain Bike routes
Sprawling views of Sussex from the South Downs – 2 hours 30 mins – Difficult
Long ride over the South Downs – 4 hours – Difficult
Cycle over the River Arun & enjoy views of Arundel Castle – 1 hour 45 mins – Easy
To Chichester Harbour and Back – 5 hours – Intermediate
Cycling holidays are for all the family and a great way to escape from the screens and get some fresh air. With no extra luggage fees or restrictions it makes a staycation in England the ultimate cycling holiday option. Pick and choose which days you cycle and enjoy the routes. Endless delicious cafe options are around so make sure to plot them on your route and keep everyone feeling energetic!
So book your break by the sea and pack your bicycles and let the endorphins do the rest. See our availability calendars here and enquire online today. There is still time for a 2022 beach escape, or book ahead for 2023 and 2024.