Countryside sites

Camber Sands

Camber Sands is situated to the east of the ancient town of Rye. It is a popular sandy beach, with picturesque dunes and interesting wildlife.

Chailey Common

One of the largest commons in the south of England and a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its heathland plants, insects and birds.

The Cuckoo Trail

This 14 mile surfaced track betweeen Heathfield and Eastbourne Park is suitable for walkers and cyclists of all ages and abilities.

Ditchling Common

Ditchling Common, between Haywards Heath and Lewes, covers 188 acres and became a country park in 1974.

Forest Way Country Park

The 10 mile route runs from Forest Row in the west towards Groombridge in the east. It has a number of circular trails, varying in length and difficulty.

Ouse Estuary Nature Reserve

Our coastline includes Seven Sisters and the cliffs of Beachy Head, plus many fishing villages and coastal towns.

Riverside Park

The site provides 18 hectares of open space used by cyclists and dog walkers. There is also a football pitch and playground.

Seven Sisters Country Park

Situated in the South Downs National Park, you will find chalk cliffs, a meandering river valley and open chalk grassland. Popular for walking, birdwatching, cycling and canoeing.

Shinewater Park

Eastbourne's newest park combines purpose built recreation facilities and a country park atmosphere, with surfaced paths and cycleways.

Weir Wood Reserve

In Ashdown Forest, the western end of the reservoir is a Local Nature Reserve and the rest is used for fishing and water sports. It has a breeding colony of great crested grebes and migrating ospreys in Spring and Autumn.