Watersports in the South Downs
Various watersports are available from Newhaven Marina or from Piddinghoe Pond, both a short distance from the hostel.
Other things to do nearby
YHA South Downs is right on the South Downs Way, ideal for either long distance walkers wishing to tackle the whole thing or for those wishing just to cherry pick the sections with the stunning views,
Stargazing – a simple yet intriguing and inspiring evening activity.
Just 8 minutes away on the train is Lewes, County Town of Sussex with a Norman Castle and cobbled streets. Visit the imposing, 1000- year-old Lewes Castle to enjoy panoramic views across the sur
The world's oldest operating aquarium is right on the sea-front! With amazing exhibits, you can see how fish and marine creatures live beneath the waves, plus there are plenty of opportunities t
The entire 100 mile length of the South Downs Way is open to cyclists, from Eastbourne to Winchester.
YHA South Downs is great for mountain bikers and road cyclists alike.
10 miles Glide around the Carousel like Mary Poppins, Climb the Helter Skelter to see the Isle of Wight or Relax in a Deck Chair. Visit the website
Packed full of video games, thrill rides and shops - if you're looking for the very best of English seaside entertainment, you'll find it here!
Powerboat rides, dinghy sailing, yacht sailing and powerboat training are all available at the Brighton Marina Watersports Sea Sailing School, located just east of Brighton city centre.
Soak up the history and culture of this vibrant city by pedalling between Brighton's iconic landmarks. We now sell tours at reception for groups of two or more people. Suitable for ages 13 and up.
Wild Park is situated just to the north east of Brighton city centre and is home to a selection of short, well crafted trails for both downhill riders and freeriders.
The South Downs National Park is on the doorstep of Brighton, so why not leave the city behind and get back to nature in the beautiful countryside?
Join Julian for his unique take on the "Brighton Story" with a guided tour around the historic town.
22 miles Eastbourne is just over 20 miles from Brighton, so why not catch the bus and explore some of its famous attractions?
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to on-road and off-road cycling in Sussex.
One of Brighton’s best known and most recognisable attractions, Brighton pavilion is a symbol of regency grandeur and a representation of Britain’s strong ties with India.