Green fields and blue skies on the South Downs Way

South Downs Way

Experience some of our finest countryside between Winchester, the first capital of England, and the white chalk cliffs at Eastbourne. If you're looking for attractive wildlife, visible prehistory, fine pubs and pretty villages, or if you just fancy a challenge, the 100 miles of the South Downs Way awaits you.

Overview of the South Downs Way

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Trail News

Pony access ibex wheelchair carriage
SDW becomes accessable to all with the Ibex wheelchair carriage

This morning we had a demonstration of the Ibex wheelchair...

Men at work sign
Kithurst Hill Car Park closed 8th - 9th February

The road leading to Kithurst Hill car park on the South Downs Way...

SDW at Exton
Trail flooded at Exton & Meonstoke

The SDW at Exton & Meonstoke is currently underwater. The record...

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