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Small car park next to the SDW off A286.
No height barriers. Direct off-road access to the South Downs Way.
The purpose of the information below is to help riders make informed choices about which car parking sites in the South Downs National Park may be suitable for them and their horsebox or trailer. Each site has been assessed against four key criteria:
Green scores indicate all ok, amber scores indicate some issues, red scores indicate a major challenge.
Please remember that these site assessments are subjective, and are intended as a guide only. We have tried to flag up all potential issues, but depending on the vehicle/rider/horse combination, not all of these will be of concern for all users. If a site has some amber or red grades it may still be perfectly suitable for some equestrians. Riders are advised to make a reconnaissance visit without their horse to any site they are thinking of using; to check whether it is suitable for their specific requirements.
Cocking Hill equeatrian scores.
A popular and busy car park, which is also very narrow. Not suitable for trailers or large horseboxes. Small horseboxes are ok at off-peak times (although be aware that it could be a challenge to open the ramps if the car park is busy). Good selection of circular routes from this site. The approach is straightforward and the car park is on a relatively quiet road