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.

The South Downs Way 50 is a 50 mile continuous point to point trail race from Worthing to ... Read more
The SDW100 is a 100 mile continuous point to point trail race along the South Downs Way, ... Read more
Walking eventTake on the challenge of 52 miles/84km on foot along the South Downs Way to ... Read more
100 mile or 100km CX ChallengesThe South Downs Way; it has long been a right of passage in ... 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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