GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

London to Brighton

65 miles (104 km)

Travel from the banks of the River Thames in Greenwich to the South Coast on this popular route along National Cycle Network Routes 21 and 20.
The ride starts by the Cutty Sark on the Thames in Greenwich and heads south along the Ravensbourne and Pool Rivers to New Beckenham. From there you continue south to Elmers End where you will pass through the lovely South Norwood Country Park. The route continues through the pretty Addington golf course and on to Addington Hill along the London Loop.
The ride then heads through New Addington, Warlingham and Caterham to Redhill. There are several off road sections to enjoy on this section with pleasant stretches through Holt Wood near Warlingham and Mercers Country Park near Redhill.
From Redhill you continue to Crawley, passing Horley before an interesting traffic free section through Gatwick Airport take you to Crawley.
The final section runs from Crawley to Brighton first passing through Tilgate Forest and its golf course. The route continues to Handcross where you can see the pretty Nymans Gardens before passing the villages of Staplefield, Bolney and Hickstead. A long traffic free section then follows taking you to the outskirts of Brighton with views of the South Downs as you go. The final stretch takes you through Brighton passing the attractive pavillion gardens before finishing near the prom.

London to Brighton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

London to Brighton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Generic placeholder thumbnail

Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Generic placeholder thumbnail

River Ravensbourne, Lewisham

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Bridge at Caterham

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Tilgate Forest

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Nymans Gardens, Handcross

Generic placeholder thumbnail


Generic placeholder thumbnail

South Downs near Brighton

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Brighton beach

Panoramio: Photos are copyrighted by their owners

GPS Files

GPX File

London to Brighton.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

London to Brighton.mmo (right click - 'Save As')