Starting west of Eastbourne in Wilmington, the Friston Forest Loop combines bridleways and a stretch of the South Downs Way. From the Long Man car park in Wilmington off A27, themountain bike route runs south through Friston Forest into Friston. Then it follows the road northeast to South Downs Way, and proceeds northwest on South Downs back to the car park. Theres about 800m of total vertical.
Overall, Friston Forest Loop is the 38th most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK.