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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Plan your visit to the South Downs Way

Trail News

Hard work pulling and pushing a hand cart
Pram pushing adventures
Check out Josie Dew's latest adventure pushing a cart of equipment (...
Footpath route out of Exton Village (heading East)
Flooding at Exton, Hampshire
The footpath route of the South Downs Way that heads eastward out of Exton...
Flooding at Litlington
Flooding at Alfriston and Litlington, East Sussex.
The heavy rain that we have received over the last few days has caused...
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