22.1 miles
Distance
719 ft
Climb
-858 ft
Descent
601 ft
High Point

This route starts at Christ Hospital rail Station, then follows the Downs Link South to Shoreham on sea via Partdridge Green (Stans Shack cafe alongside of route) then heads to Henfold and on to Steyning and Bramber (pubs) We now come to the sting in the tail; The route then leaves the Downs Link and heads up a track known as the Bramber Bostal. (At Bramber you could if feeling that you do not want to flog up onto the top of the Downs you can continue along the Downs link which runs beside of the River Adur directly into Shoreham) Were the Bostal joins the metaled road turn Left to Turliegh Hill YH (Water Tap) 200mts passed the YH turn Right onto Bridleway through Summersdeane farm and follow down hill to Mile oak area, pass over the road tunnel and turn Right on Byway head down into Shoreham past the rest and be thankfull stone, you can either go to Shoreham Station or Hove Station or to arrranged pickup point.

This route could be used in conjuction with the West Humble to Christ Hospital Route to make a long day ride of it both the start and finish involve quite hilly sections soif bikepacking it might be best to look for a flat start or finish

Detailed Description
Christ Hospital to Shoreham-on-Sea is a 22 mile less popular easy route located near Horsham. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route climbs 719 ft with a max elevation of 601 ft then descends -858 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
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    • Hike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Christ Hospital to Shoreham-on-Sea mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    11 ft
  • Altitude start
    157 ft
  • Altitude end
    20 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -7.5%
  • Grade min
    21.6%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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