Visiting Enjoy Sussex during 2012
The London 2012 Olympic Games will be held in London and across the UK from 27July to 12 August 2012, followed by the Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September 2012.
Destinations within Enjoy Sussex are between 60 - 90 minutes by train to the Olympic Park - so why not make Enjoy Sussex your Games base and combine a visit to a sporting event with a relaxing short break.
Now is the time to plan your visit, book your accommodation and secure your travel tickets to London and avoid the rush!
From countryside to coast, Enjoy Sussex is home to the South Downs National Park, Seven Sisters Coastline and the Ashdown Forest. We offer ideal locations for walking and cycling, award winning visitor attractions and a year round calendar of events.
Enjoy Sussex is the ideal location for a relaxing break, whether you are shopping in our historic market towns, sampling local produce in a country pub, retracing the footsteps of literary greats or just enjoying the luxury of our 4 star hotels, we are the perfect antidote after the excitement of a sporting event.
London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay
On Tuesday 17th July 2012, the Olympic Torch Relay will travel through the Enjoy Sussex area visiting the communities of Copthorne, East Grinstead, Crowborough, Lewes and Pevensey as it travels between the overnight stop events at Brighton and Hastings.
Olympic Cycle Road Race - 28th & 29th July 2012
The route for the Olympic Cycle Road Race will pass close to Enjoy Sussex at Dorking and Box Hill, making Horsham and the surrounding areas the perfect place to stay whilst spectating this exciting event.
The Road Race is provisionally scheduled to take place on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July. The men's race will take place on the Saturday and last for approximately six hours, and will be 250km in length with 145 riders. The women's race will take place on the Sunday and last for 3½ hours, and will be 140km in length with 67 riders. View Route Details
London 2012 Olympic & Paralymic Games:
For further information about London 2012 - including tickets, transport and individual events, please visit: www.london2012.com