Pevensey Levels and Horsewalk circular

We will leave CBS at 09.45 and cycle for around 13 mainly very flat miles over the Pevensey Levels via Rickney up to Lime Cross where we will stop for coffee, followed by around 11 undulating miles back to CBS via Boreham Street, Wartling, Horsewalk Hill, Hooe and Little Common.  We’ll take in some great Sussex scenery over the levels and Sussex Weald.

Please book in with Bill –  07746 997193 by text
Level 2a, Medium distance (around 24 miles), Best suited to hybrid or road  bikes

Club Meal – 10:30 2A from Little Common

From the Wheatsheaf Pub at Little Common roundabout, we will cycle via Lunsford Cross and Catsfield to Battle Abbey Green, possibly picking up a few more people.
(When you book in, let Philip know if you are starting from Little Common or Battle)
We will then continue via Marley Lane and Wheel Lane to The New Inn Westfield, hopefully arriving in time for 12 noon. We can return either via Harley Shute Road or The Greenway, depending on the type of bikes people are riding.

Depart Little Common roundabout at 10:30
Depart Battle Abbey Green approx. 11:15
Return to Little Common Roundabout after lunch, taking about 1 hour

Total round-trip is approx. 25 miles

Suitable for any bike, but The Greenway is gravelly and may not be considered suitable by some for road bikes.


Note, there is another ride on today which starts 9:45am from Battle  (a Level 2B ride)

Club Meal – 9:45 2B from Battle

We will ride via Cripps Corner, Ewhurst Green, Goatham Green, Sedlescombe to Westfield and lunch at noon!   A mix of B-roads and little lanes
18 miles/1200 ft ascent, so hilly, I’ve marked it as a “2B” ride.
Please note the new start time of 9:45am


Note, if you are in Battle and want to cycle direct to Westfield (around 5.5 miles) at a “Level 2a” pace then you may prefer to wait until nearer 11ish when Philip’s ride from Little Common passes through Battle.   If you want to do this then please book in with Philip instead of Rob.

Combe Valley Greenway (from Battle)

Back by popular demand, cycle from Battle leaving Battle Abbey Green at 9.45 to St.Leonards to meet anybody who wants to join us outside the Health Club entrance of Bannatynes. Leave there at 10.30 to cycle along the Combe Valley Way Greenway to Sidley in Bexhill. We have some amazing views of the stunning countryside in the nature reserve. We will be riding along roads and the gravelly paths of the Greenway. After coffee or a bit more at the Pelham cafe we will retrace our route home.Back at lunch time.

16 miles approx
MTB or hybrid bike


Note, there’s a ride leaving from Cooden Beach Station today, which meets up with this one

Bexhill – Ashburnham hilly circular

Meet in time to leave the Colonnade on the promenade in Bexhill at 10:00.
The route will include Freezelands Lane, Catsfield and Freckley Hollow to coffee at The Orangery at Ashburnham Place, where we should meet up with riders from Battle

After coffee there are more hills including Tilley Lane and the Horsewalk and then to Hooe, Little Common and back to The Colonnade
Approximately 25 miles in total
To book please text Bill on 07746 997193

Battle – Ashburnham hilly circular

A level-2B ride from Battle Abbey Green, to meet the Bexhill riders at the Orangery (if all goes to time !)
Leave at 10am and ride to the Orangery, at Ashburnham Place via Penshurst. So some steep hills to get up and a couple down. Cycle back to Battle via the pretty Freckley Hollow and Catsfield. About 16 miles in all. back by lunch time.  To book contact Sue 07952166819


Bexhill scenic ride (Level-1)

Level 1 ride beginning at Bexhill De la Warr Colonade on the promenade at 1000.

We will ride from Bexhill through the Cinque Port town of Pevensey and then on to Chilley Farm for a rest and refreshment break. From Chilley Farm we will return across the marshes to Bexhill. Distance around 16 miles virtually flat.

Lots to see and enjoy on the route, historic sights, tranquil marshes and plenty of wildlife guaranteed. Just what you need after Christmas.

Pace will be set for the slowest rider on the day, no one will be left behind. Return around 1400 / 1430 flexible . Suitable for any bike

Let Joe know if you are coming.

Mince Pie Ride :-)

Meet 10am in the car park along ‘The Gorses’ (the road almost opposite Cooden Beach Station) for our Mince-Pie start!

We will then cycle along to Pevensey for another Mince-Pie stop at the Ocean View Cafe. Our route will then take a slight detour inland to Polegate and the Cuckoo trail, returning via Rickney and a further coffee / Mince-Pie stop at Chilly farm, before returning along the coast to Cooden Beach for the last Mince-Pie stop!
All flat and suitable for any bike, approximately 16miles.
Wrap up warm as we will be cycling slowly and there are lots of stops, so you may get cold!
Remember your Santa Hat too!!
Please let me know if you can join me
Thank You,

CANCELLED – Pett, Fairlight, Westfield

Sorry, cancelled due to poor weather forecast. We’ll do the ride again sometime 🙂


Saturday 15th 10am from Pett Level.
Approx 21miles via fairlight and Westfield.
Level 2a
Please join me for a ride I’ve lead many times, a few hills but at a slow pace as I’m very unfit….
hybrid or road bikes.
Please meet me by the 30mph sign at Pett Level… parking along the beach, not opposite the houses as the residents get the hump!
Bring snacks/ lunch well stop from lunch & coffee along the way.

Northiam coffee run

Do join me for a ride to Northiam for coffee. We will be cycling some country lanes and a few busier ones too.  Leaving Battle Abbey Green at 10am back early afternoon. There are a number of hills to puff up but on a clear day this is a very pretty route. Approx 24 miles. If it is cold we will do a shorter continuous loop and come back to coffee in Battle.

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