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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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.

Walking event: The ultimate walking challenge of 100km starting at 07.30 on the Saturday from Arundel ... Read more
Race to the King 2017
Walking event: Take on the challenge of 53 miles/84km on foot along the South Downs Way to the burial ... Read more
Cycling event: Take on one of the toughest mountain bike rides in the UK this July. Follow the beautiful ... Read more
The PLOD: South Downs Way in aid of Action Medical Research
Walking event: PLOD is the ultimate team endurance walking challenge. If you are looking for adventure, ... Read more

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