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Cuckoo Trail

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Wonderful cycle, walk trail

My husband biked the trail from Heathfield to Eastbourne and back whilst I chose to walk with... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Walking the dogs

Good place to enjoy nature, lots of people use the cuckoo trail bikes , runners and walkers, so can... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My husband biked the trail from Heathfield to Eastbourne and back whilst I chose to walk with others at a slower pace. Beautiful scenery, off road, pretty pathways, a pleasant way to spend the day, in a lovely part of West Sussex. Excellent free car...More

Thank loopylooKentEngland
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Good place to enjoy nature, lots of people use the cuckoo trail bikes , runners and walkers, so can be busy. Can stop at loom mill for coffee if going towards Eastbourne or Horam renowned bikers cafe there. Just have to smile and great other...More

Thank Demijade2014
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great route for a not very confident cyclist like me. Traffic free and the signage makes it clear all users need to share. Plenty of places to stop - all benches have bike stands next to them. If you start at Heathfield...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This trip was glorious it was fantastic riding along the trees, seeing the green and it was quite cool as it was 30 degrees, it didnt feel taxing on the legs either we went all the way from Heathfield to six miles to Eastbourne overall...More

Thank HelenB8
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Took the route from Polegate to Heathfield with our 7 year old son. 22 miles round trip. There's a steady incline on the way there, but downhill easy cycling on the way back and much quicker. Had a great lunch in Wessons cafe in Horam....More

1  Thank scot59
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Planned to start the ride at Heathfield but the free Cuckoo Trail car park was full. Tried to park in a side road and encountered hostile local residents who were fed up with cyclist taking up their parking spaces. We drove down to the free...More

1  Thank 140gel52
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We biked the Cuckoo trail starting from Polegate so that it was downhill coming back. I don't recommend doing this ride when the trees are in leaf. It's quite pleasant but you hardly see any views. And don't use the car park at The Centre...More

1  Thank u725767
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely excellent trail.for all.walking.cycling.running etc.no vehicles.far enough away from busy roads etc but close enough if something is not quite right.nice walk.enjoy.

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

If the weather is right, this is a lovely day out. For an easier ride take the trail from Heathfield and you can go 20 miles all the way to Eastbourne Seafront. For a harder route go in the opposite direction.

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

With two pairs of young feet with us, we could only manage a short 4mile walk from Heathfield to Horam, and back. It was a brilliantly sunny day, the clarity of the birds tweeting and whistling, and the trees towering over us -- set the...More

Thank CLSDean
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