Things to Do

Discover the beautiful South Downs, explore Roman villas, ancient trackways, friendly villages, take time to visit craft workshops and farmers’ markets, and maybe pick up some local watercress …

Great days out
for all ages!

Discover memorable days out on and around the Trail with our list of local attractions and suggested itineraries. 
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Click to view all upcoming events on the Trail

From fabulous walking festivals to local farmers markets and village fetes, there's always something happening. Check out the events listing to see what's on.

We are Macmillan. Cancer Support
This challenging hiking marathon sees us journey 26.6 miles along the south coast from Brighton ... Read more
It’s midnight. Most people are asleep. But not you.You’ve got a map, a torch, ... Read more
riders on the BHF South Downs off-road bike ride
Known to many as the toughest off-road ride in the UK, the seriously challenging South Downs ... Read more
Take on the Gurkhas at Trailwalker 2014
Trailwalker is an unforgettable endurance challenge to get your team of four 100km across ... Read more

Trail Gallery


With a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone you can join in with a treasure hunt.
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