Polegate – Cuckoo Trail
The Cuckoo Trail runs along a dis-used railway line between Heathfield just south of Tunbridge Wells and Polegate just to the north of Eastbourne on the South coast. This off-road walking and cycle route is a gem of the Southeast and attracts around 250,000 people a year exploring the lovely countryside between the towns that sit along trail.
Specifics for this location
Type of cycle routes: Mainly flat and almost entirely off-road, this is an ideal route to explore with the family. There are picnic benches to be found along the route as well plenty of shops and cafes in Heathfield, Horam, Hailsham and Polegate.
Suitability: Suitable for family cycling
Difficulty: Easy – the Cuckoo Trail is mainly flat or on a slight incline and off-road
Cuckoo Trail bike hire is made easy by Countrybike.
Please click here to download our guide – Cuckoo Trail map