Horse riding at Friston Forest

Horse riding at Friston Forest - superb riding routes linking into the South Downs

Friston Forest offers some of the best riding in the south of England; with a wealth of trails and connections to the South Downs. Off-bridleway riding is restricted to specific routes and only permitted if you are a TROT member.

Horse riding is only permitted away from public bridleways with a valid TROT pass or membership. Further details can be found by calling TROT on 01622 735599 or visiting the TROT website. When riding you must be display your TROT permit. 

For more information on our facilities, opening times and contact details, please see our visitor information.

Trail information

Friston Forest, Old Willingdon Road, East Dean, Eastbourne, BN20 0AT
What3words gate location: locator.outnumber.hothouse, parking is then signposted.
This is a shared trail, please be aware of other forest users.
TROT membership also includes exclusive horse box parking. Members will get access codes to reach these deboxing areas. No horsebox parking is permitted in our car parks.
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The trails are all surfaced with gravel.