Being mostly flat, with lots of cycle paths and increasing facilities for bikes, cycling in Crawley is ideal if you live or work in the borough.
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Crawley to East Grinstead
Worth Way is a seven mile (11k) route from Three Bridges to East Grinstead. It’s a mostly rural shared-use route for pedestrians, horse-riders and cyclists. Part of Worth Way is a Country Park (bylaws apply).
The National Cycle Route 21 from London to Eastbourne passes along Worth Way. At East Grinstead, a signed route links to the Forest Way, which continues into East Sussex.
National Cycle Route 20 links paths from Furnace Green to Pease Pottage, through Tilgate Park and across the M23 to the surrounding forest paths.
The Avenue Verte route is an Anglo-French project to promote a route between London and Paris. Part of this route runs through Crawley along National Cycle Route 21.
This is a signed route from Crawley Town Centre to Horsham, going through Goffs Park, across the A23 into Gossops Green, along the Mill Pond, crossing the railway line, passing Ifield West playing fields as far as Wimlands Lane outside Horsham.
There are free bike repair stations at:
Each come fully equipped with a variety of good quality tools, including a pump, and a multi-way stand designed to help riders fix their bikes with ease.
For advice on security, safety, maintenance, riding and other useful information, see our cycling tips.
To report cycle route repair needs, missing signs or other damage, contact Highways at West Sussex County Council or call 01243 642105.
Crawley Bike Shops
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