GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Shinewater Lake Park

2 miles (3 km)

Shinewater Park is located near Eastbourne. It has two large lakes and well surfaced cycling and walking paths. There's plenty of wildlife to see with moorhen, coot, reed bunting and great crested grebe near the lakes.
Other facilities include a skate park, bmx park, cricket court, playground and a Wheelchair-accessible entrance. Hampden Park rail station is a good access point, located less than a mile from the park.
Just to the north of the park you can pick up the 1066 Country Walk. This popular long distance trail could be followed east to visit the historic ruins of Pevensey Castle. It's a nice way of extending your outing if you have time.

Postcode

BN23 8DA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Shinewater Lake Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Shinewater Lake Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The park is popular with dog walkers so you're likely to bump into fellow owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Sussex Walks page.

Photos

Shinewater Lake - geograph.org.uk - 178980

Shinewater Lake. This lake was built during the 1990s in tandem with he building of the new A22 route out of Eastbourne. An important discovery was a Bronze Age implement that had been preserved in the wet fen type countryside. The channel at the top links to the Willingdon and West Langney Sewer with the lake performing a floodwater storage function for the nearby suburb of Langney.

Hydneye Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 178981

Hydneye Bridge. Carrying the old drove road over Willingdon Sewer. Hydneye itself is a lost village which in medieval times had a small anchorage.

Shinewater Lake, Willingdon - geograph.org.uk - 1816364

Shinewater Lake, Willingdon

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Shinewater Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Shinewater Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)