Sussex is fully of greenery, which subsequently leaves plenty of room for fun adventures days. Here at Birchwood, we have compiled some of our favourites adventure ideas for you to check out for yourselves… So, in no particular order here are some of our favourite adventure recommendations around Sussex.
Launched on 31st May 2015, South Downs Geocaching combines outdoors, exercise and technology for a fun reason to explore the South Downs. The GeoTour will take you over hills, across fields, and through woodlands collecting passport stamps and points along the way! Search for thousands of GeoCaches with hidden prizes using the “GeoCache” smartphone app.
You can visit Arundel’s stunning Castle for free. As well as enjoying short walks alongside the boat path and a free boat trip from Arundel Wetland Centre. If you’re lucky then you might even catch the popular farmer’s market.
Located just outside of Eastbourne, when you visit Beachy Head, you can expect to see the famous Seven Sister’s chalk cliffs, where many scenes of Brighton Rock were recorded. You can also see the equally famous Birling Gap lighthouse at out at sea.
A fantastic location for family walks, the long man of Wilmington is exciting for Children and a great opportunity to go on a beautiful walk across the hills. Follow footpaths to the “Long Man’s” head or feet to get a closer look. It’s a super cheap day out with lots of free parking available nearby.
If it’s cycling or long walks you are looking for then the Cuckoo trail might be the adventure for you! With a 14-mile smooth surfaced path throughout the Sussex countryside it’s a fantastic opportunity to get some light exercise.The route is mostly contained from the road and so is safe for all age groups. Along your adventure you will see wildlife such as Green Woodpeckers, Butterflies, Bullfinch and of course Cuckoo’s amongst many other animals. It’s not just wildlife you can expect to see, along the path there are also amazing wooden and metal sculptures as well asl plenty of picnic tables and benches to rest at. If you are interested in Joining the Cuckoo Trail then you can park in Heathfield, Horam, Hellingly, Hailsham, Polegate or Hamden Park.