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Your Cycling Holiday in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Minimum route distance 117 miles (189 km)

Enjoy the best of Sussex and Sussex wine with this carefully created tour: five nights and two vineyards with plenty of time in between to relax in our hand-picked, luxury spa hotels and explore the county aboard a top of the range E-bike. Expect peaceful lanes through charming countryside, easy riding along riverside and coastal paths and some spectacular scenery around the South Downs National Park.

We love

The scenic, luxurious beachside accommodation of Bailiffscourt offering a menu of award-winning spa treatments. Marvellous hillside rides passing through sprawling countryside and quaint hamlets.

What's included?

  • Taxi collection from Haywards Heath train station to Ockenden Manor
  • Two nights accommodation in a double room at Ockenden Manor including full English breakfast and a delicious three course dinner each night
  • Two nights accommodation in a double room at Bailiffscourt including full English breakfast and a delicious three course dinner each night
  • One nights accommodation at The Spread Eagle, Midhurst
  • Two x Tours & tastings at local Sussex vineyards*
  • Five days E-bike hire, GPS routes and support from our local Destination Manager
  • Luggage transferred between hotels

*Tours and tastings subject to availability.

Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Day 1 | Arrive at Ockenden Manor

You will be greeted by taxi and whisked back to Ockenden Manor to settle in, indulge in a delicious supper in the hotel's award-winning restaurant, followed by a deeply comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2 | Cycle Ockenden Manor to Bailiffscourt – Distance: 40mi/64km

Enjoy breakfast at leisure at Ockenden Manor before checking out. Set off aboard your e-bike for a ride to the coast and your next hotel, Bailiffscourt for dinner and another fine night's sleep. The route takes you through typical Sussex countryside and uses a long stretch of the Downs Link cycle route along the banks of the river Adur, perfect for an easy ride. On the way to the coast you will pass Bramber Castle and the South Downs before hugging the coastline for the remainder of the ride. Stopping for an ice cream is optional but recommended!

Approx. riding time: 3.5 hours

Day 3 | Cycle Bailiffscourt to Midhurst – Distance: 25mi/40km

After checkout, it is time to leave the coast and make your way to Midhurst. Our route takes you to the impossibly picturesque Arundel Castle, before crossing the South Downs with the help of your e-bikes. On the other side of these marvellous hills the ride passes through gorgeous countryside and quaint hamlets. Arrive in Midhurst with time to look around and settle in for full afternoon tea and a night in a four-poster bed at The Spread Eagle, one of the oldest coaching inns in the UK.

Approx. riding time: 2.5 hours

Day 4 | Departure Day

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before setting off on your next adventure.

What not to Miss

  • Scenic cycle routes featuring the picturesque Arundel Castle, Bramber Castle and the South Downs
Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Day 1 | Arrive at Ockenden Manor

You will be greeted by taxi and whisked back to Ockenden Manor to settle in, indulge in a delicious supper in the hotel's award-winning restaurant, followed by a deeply comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2 | Optional Round Trip: Ridgeview Wine Estate – Distance: 22mi/36km

After a delicious English breakfast, we will call by to deliver your bikes and get you set up at our welcome meeting. You are then free to set off on your bikes for your first ride, taking in the sights and sounds of the Sussex countryside. Arrive amidst the vines of Ridgeview Wine Estate on route for a tour and tasting. Return to Ockenden Manor for a relaxing Isopod treatment before dinner and an overnight stay.

Approx. riding time: 2 hours

Day 3 | Cycle Ockenden Manor to Bailiffscourt – Distance: 40mi/64km

Enjoy breakfast at leisure at Ockenden Manor before checking out. Set off aboard your e-bike for a ride to the coast and your next hotel, Bailiffscourt for dinner and another fine night's sleep. The route takes you through typical Sussex countryside and uses a long stretch of the Downs Link cycle route along the banks of the river Adur, perfect for an easy ride. On the way to the coast you will pass Bramber Castle and the South Downs before hugging the coastline for the remainder of the ride. Stopping for an ice cream is optional but recommended!

Approx. riding time: 3.5 hours

Day 4 | Optional Round Trip: Chichester & Tinwood Estate – Distance: 30mi/49km

Wake to hear the waves and smell the sea air. After breakfast take a ride to the nearby Tinwood Estate for a tour and tasting,  passing through historic Chichester on the way. Take the afternoon to relax and explore Bailiffscourt, wander the grounds, stroll along Climping Beach or disappear into the award-winning spa to enjoy a wonderfully indulgent spa treatment - ending the day with a delicious three course supper in the beautiful candlelit Tapestry Restaurant.

Approx. riding time: 3 hours

Day 5 | Cycle Bailiffscourt to Midhurst – Distance: 25mi/40km

After checkout, it is time to leave the coast and make your way to Midhurst. Our route takes you to the impossibly picturesque Arundel Castle, before crossing the South Downs with the help of your e-bikes. On the other side of these marvellous hills the ride passes through gorgeous countryside and quaint hamlets. Arrive in Midhurst with time to look around and settle in for full afternoon tea and a night in a four-poster bed at The Spread Eagle, one of the oldest coaching inns in the UK.

Approx. riding time: 2.5 hours

Day 6 | Departure Day

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before setting off on your next adventure.

What not to Miss

  • Tour and tasting at the Ridgeview and Tinwood Wine Estates
  • Award-winning spa treatments at Ockenden Manor
  • Scenic cycle routes featuring the picturesque Arundel Castle, Bramber Castle and the South Downs
Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Day 1 | Arrive at Alfriston

Check into your chosen accommodation, either in the heart of this gorgeous village or in the middle of the vines at Rathfinny estate. Take a stroll to get your bearings before a good nights sleep to set you up for the start of the cycling.

Day 2 | Optional Round Trip: Cuckmere Haven | Distance: 10 miles/17km

We'll call by after breakfast to get you set up on your excellent e-bikes and to talk through your routes for the week. After that you can set off on an easy 10 mile ride to start off, taking you down a quiet lane past the Long Man of Wilmington to Cuckmere Haven. Here you can ride on a traffic free path out to the beach, where the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters make for a spectacular backdrop for a picnic lunch. Cruise back to the hotel and kick back with a glass of Sussex Sparkling to wrap up the day.

Approx. riding time: 1 hour

Day 3 | Cycle Alfriston to Ockenden Manor | Distance: 30 miles/50km

Leave your luggage in reception ready for us to move for you and set off into the heart of Sussex aboard your e-bike. Today you'll ride through some gorgeous countryside on your way to Ockenden Manor and visit the historical town of Lewes. Here you can pay a visit to the castle, peruse its range of lovely boutiques and craft shops or just enjoy a long lazy lunch break on the picturesque cobbled high street. You then take some lovely country lanes to Lindfield, where a nice cup of tea or coffee by the pong makes the final few miles to Ockenden Manor a doddle. Settle in, indulge in a delicious supper in the hotel's award-winning restaurant, followed by a deeply comfortable overnight stay.

Approx. riding time: 3 hours

Day 4 | Optional Round Trip: Ridgeview Wine Estate – Distance: 22mi/36km

After a delicious English breakfast, we will call by to deliver your bikes and get you set up at our welcome meeting. You are then free to set off on your bikes for your first ride, taking in the sights and sounds of the Sussex countryside. Arrive amidst the vines of Ridgeview Wine Estate on route for a tour and tasting. Return to Ockenden Manor for a relaxing Isopod treatment before dinner and an overnight stay.

Approx. riding time: 2 hours

Day 5 | Cycle Ockenden Manor to Bailiffscourt – Distance: 40mi/64km

Enjoy breakfast at leisure at Ockenden Manor before checking out. Set off aboard your e-bike for a ride to the coast and your next hotel, Bailiffscourt for dinner and another fine night's sleep. The route takes you through typical Sussex countryside and uses a long stretch of the Downs Link cycle route along the banks of the river Adur, perfect for an easy ride. On the way to the coast you will pass Bramber Castle and the South Downs before hugging the coastline for the remainder of the ride. Stopping for an ice cream is optional but recommended!

Approx. riding time: 3.5 hours

Day 6 | Optional Round Trip: Chichester & Tinwood Estate – Distance: 30mi/49km

Wake to hear the waves and smell the sea air. After breakfast take a ride to the nearby Tinwood Estate for a tour and tasting,  passing through historic Chichester on the way. Take the afternoon to relax and explore Bailiffscourt, wander the grounds, stroll along Climping Beach or disappear into the award-winning spa to enjoy a wonderfully indulgent spa treatment - ending the day with a delicious three course supper in the beautiful candlelit Tapestry Restaurant.

Approx. riding time: 3 hours

Day 7 | Cycle Bailiffscourt to Midhurst – Distance: 25mi/40km

After checkout, it is time to leave the coast and make your way to Midhurst. Our route takes you to the impossibly picturesque Arundel Castle, before crossing the South Downs with the help of your e-bikes. On the other side of these marvellous hills the ride passes through gorgeous countryside and quaint hamlets. Arrive in Midhurst with time to look around and settle in for full afternoon tea and a night in a four-poster bed at The Spread Eagle, one of the oldest coaching inns in the UK.

Approx. riding time: 2.5 hours

Day 8 | Departure Day

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before setting off on your next adventure.

What not to Miss

  • Tour and tasting at the Ridgeview and Tinwood Wine Estates
  • Award-winning spa treatments at Ockenden Manor
  • Spectacular scenery at Cuckmere Haven
Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

  • Ockenden Manor

    4 star

    A hotel of two halves. One is a classical English country house, with Elizabethan oak panelled rooms, gorgeous stained-glass windows and a beautiful 19th century walled garden. The other is a stunning piece of contemporary architecture that hosts the excellent spa, fed by a natural spring. An award-winning restaurant tops it all off, making this a very hard hotel to leave at the end of a stay.

  • Bailiffscourt

    4 star

    A contender for our favourite beach hotel in Europe. Bailiffscourt is made up of 39 luxurious bedrooms spread across a handful of houses and cottages just a stones throw from Climping beach. Enjoy relaxing spa treatments, fine dining in the candlelit restaurant and a dip in the pool, all in the most relaxing of settings.

  • The Spread Eagle

    3 star

    Set in one of England’s oldest coaching inns with a rich history stretching back to 1430, The Spread Eagle is home to 39 rooms and a modern spa. Rooms are beautifully appointed and the hotel restaurant offers a range of meals to be taken inside by candlelight or outside on the terrace.

Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Tour Only Prices | 2021

3 Nights: from £995pp

5 Nights: from £1,455pp

7 Nights: from £1,935pp

Terms and restrictions

  • Subject to availability
  • Bookable 17th May 2021 to 30th September 2021
  • Start any day of the week

*Where tour pricing is displayed in your local currency, please note this is for indicative purposes and your final holiday will be confirmed and transacted at the time of booking with our team in Pound Sterling.

Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

Your Cycling Holidays in Sussex

Indulgence | Sparkling Sussex E-Bike Tour

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