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The Hops & Vines Tour

  • Location Polegate
  • Price from £155.00
  • Cycling
  • Multi-activity
  • Tours
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


The Hops & Vines tour is a full day tour combining some fantastic riding, spectacular views and tasting experiences. The day begins with coffee tasting at Liquid Spirit Roasters and some breakfast at Cadence. Next we’ll take a guided tour through one of England’s most beautiful villages, Alfriston. From here we’ll pick up The South Downs Way and climb up to Bo-Peep Bostal where you’ll enjoy panoramic views over the sweeping valleys. Next you can enjoy the descent to the picturesque Rathfinny Wine Estate and sample some of their award winning sparkling wines in a private wine tasting experience. Then we’ll ride back through the vineyards into the Cuckmere valley where we’ll ride alongside the Cuckmere river back into Litlington in time for a well earned lunch at Cadence. Once your fueled we’ll track alongside the Cuckmere river and into the enchanting Friston Forest to discover some of the hidden paths and trails lacing through the expanse of beech woodland. We’ll climb up through the forest and take a moment at Lulington Heath Nature Reserve to enjoy the stunning panoramic views from Echo point. The landscape is dotted with sheep, lambs and rabbits plus our newest resident Exmoor ponies currently grazing on the South Downs. The final leg of the journey sweeps back down to the Cuckmere valley and on to the Longman Brewery where we’ll sample some local beer and enjoy afternoon tea.

  • Full day e-bike hire included 
  • Coffee tasting experience at Liquid Spirit coffee roasters 
  • Cycle along the famous South Downs Way 
  • Alfriston village - named one of England’s most beautiful villages 
  • Stunning panoramic views over the Cuckmere valley and coastline 
  • Cycle through Rathfinny wine estate and wine tasting experience 
  • Friston Forest trails & paths 
  • Stunning Panoramic views over the forest 
  • Meeting Exmoor ponies 
  • Long Man Brewery beer tasting

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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    What's included

  • Food Gourmet Toasties, Sausage Roll or Pasty + Cake
  • Drink Coffee, tea or cold drinks
  • Equipment e-bike

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Suitable, weather appropriate clothing
  • Waterproofs A light rainproof jacket
  • Drink A bottle of water
  • Other Bring a helmet if you have one, but we'll provide one if not. If you need to carry extra clothing - bring a backpack


Flexible Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the activity is scheduled to start.




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Cadence Cycle Club

Cadence Cycle Club is the experience provider for The Hops & Vines Tour

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