Submerse yourself in the South Downs National Park by exploring it on water. Join a kayaking adventure surrounded by the area’s true beauty, with flower-rich chalk grassland and wildfowl. Paddle past plenty of wildlife away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and get a different perspective on the historic and classically English village of Alfriston or Sussex’s beautiful county town of Lewes. There are some unusual sights on each trip – look for the chalk figure of a horse cut into the land or llamas, alpacas and a crocodile!
LHT trip: 2 - 2.5 hours CVT trip: 3.5 - 4 hours
LHT trip: 2 - 8 (age 12+), CVT trip: 2 - 8 (age 14+)
LHT trip – £40 CVT trip – £45
All fitness levels catered for.
Large car park for cars and minibuses. (Cuckmere Valley trip suitable for coach parking) £4 per car.
Wet-suit or warm layers to paddle in (wool/ fleece material best for cold days). Sunscreen for hot days. Bring a drink/ snack.
Most days during Spring, Summer & Autumn Weekends only during Winter.
Not accessible for all due to physical nature of kayaking.
Moderate English required to fully appreciate the experience.
Known as the ‘gateway to England’, this landscape of rolling hills, ancient woodland and picture perfect villages holds the secrets of thousands of years of settlement from prehistory to Caesar’s conquering forces.