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

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to the South Downs Way

Trail News

The Logjam near Corhampton this spring before clearance
Logjam cleared on SDW
Part of the SDW walkers route near Exton / Corhampton in the Meon Valley...
New weekend Bus service in Hampshire
A new weekend bus service is now operating in Hampshire for the summer....
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Trail Information in our FAQs section


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