GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Tilgate Forest Park Walks and Mtb

4 miles (6 km)

Tilgate Country Park is a popular large park and forest area in Crawley, Sussex. Here you'll find stunning lakes, lawns, gardens and miles of woodland and bridleways.
There are also very good facilties with a Nature Centre, cafe and a delightful Walled Garden with a maze and picnic area.
There are many walking trails but Tilgate is popular with mountain bikers too, while National Cycle Route 20 also runs through the park.
Our London to Brighton Cycle Route passes through the park and is a good way to continue your exercise. It's a popular route running along signed paths all the way to the coast.


RH10 5PQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Tilgate Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tilgate Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The woodland trails are ideal for dog walking so you'll probably see plenty of other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The popular Worth Way starts in Crawley. This shared cycling and walking trail runs along a disused railway line to East Grinstead.
St Leonard's Forest is also nearby and well worth exploring.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Sussex Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Tilgate lake,Tilgate park,Crawley. - - 76498

Tilgate lake,Tilgate park,Crawley. Photo taken facing roughly south east showing what was called Campbells lake after the former world water speed record holder Sir Donald Campbell,who used to keep his boat here.

Tilgate Lake, Tilgate Park, Crawley - - 22765

Tilgate Park is the largest public park in Crawley. Before the development of the Crawley New Town, it was the home of the Campbell family. Malcolm Campbell developed and tested his designs of the "Bluebird" world water speed record holding boats on this lake in the 1930s and 40s.

Tilgate Park - - 402751

A new viewing platform at the duck pond in the animal park.

The Inn in the Park, Tilgate Park, Crawley - - 1038041

The Inn in the Park, Tilgate Park, Crawley

Coal wagon in Tilgate Park - - 573473

Coal wagon in Tilgate Park


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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