GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Buchan Country Park Map and Walks

4 miles (7 km)

Explore 170 acres of woodland, heath, ponds and meadow in this delightful park on the outskirts of Crawley. There are numerous peaceful trails to follow and a variety of wildlife to look out for such as dragonflies, nightjars, great-crested grebes, adders and grass snakes.
Just a couple of miles to the east there's miles of great cycling and walking trails around Tilgate Forest Country Park.

Postcode

RH11 9HQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Dog Walking

The woodland and parkland trails are ideal for dog walking so you'll probable see other owners on your visit. There is a dog dip in the island pond where they can enjoy a paddle as well.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The popular Worth Way starts in nearby 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

Photos

Douster Pond, Buchan Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 238748

Douster Pond, Buchan Country Park. Between the boathouse and the weir.

Island Pond, Buchan Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 117264

Island Pond, Buchan Country Park

Snowy clearing, Spruce Hill - geograph.org.uk - 1627041

Snowy clearing, Spruce Hill. Not a commercial forestry exercise, judging by the wasted timber in the tall stumps.

Buchan Park Near Crawley - geograph.org.uk - 1405314

Sign at the south east corner of the park warning of golf balls form the adjacent golf course

Bridleway on Silver Hill - geograph.org.uk - 403162

Bridleway on Silver Hill. The bridleway heads north from the Forest road at Colgate through Holmbush Forest and then forks right on Silver Hill descending to the Horsham - Crawley road (A264). Carry straight on to Holmbush farm and you could be paint balled by the fun loving execs. on 'day out of the office'.

Target Hill Park (1)

Target Hill Park local nature reserve

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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