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

Walkers at Old Winchester Hill
New circular walks and rides added

9 new circular walks and rides have been added to the South Downs Way...

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Trail Information in our FAQs section


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