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Stage 2: South Harting to Pyecombe — South Downs Way by bike

Stage 2: South Harting to Pyecombe — South Downs Way by bike

41.0 mi
6.5 mph
4,225 ft
4,175 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

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Includes very steep uphill segments

You may need to push your bike.

0.64 mi in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
1.00 mi

Harting Down

Mountain Biking Highlight

15.6 mi

Up to bignor

Mountain Biking Highlight

20.6 mi

Amberley Mount

Mountain Biking Highlight

24.6 mi

Barnsfarm Hill

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

27.3 mi

Chanctonbury Ring

Mountain Biking Highlight

34.2 mi
37.1 mi

View of Devil's Dyke

Mountain Biking Highlight

41.0 mi



Tour Profile


Singletrack: 22.0 mi
Path: 15.7 mi
Cycleway: 0.71 mi
Street: 212 yd
Road: 2.39 mi
State Road: 254 yd


Alpine: 186 yd
Natural: 6.08 mi
Unpaved: 29.8 mi
Gravel: 0.51 mi
Paved: 2.21 mi
Asphalt: 2.19 mi
Unknown: 187 yd

Weather Forecast


planned a mountain bike ride.

March 24, 2021


  • I hope you like hills first thing in the morning, as depending on where you overnighted, this second leg of the South Downs Way starts off with a rather stiff one.


    Granted, if you’ve spent the night south of South Harting then it’s not nearly as bad - the escarpment is to your north - but you’ve still

    March 24, 2021

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