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.

South Coast Challenge
Our latest Ultra Challenge takes on some of England's finest scenery. Join us on our ... Read more
A2B Charity Walk from Arundel to Brighton for Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity
This popular annual challenge in its fourth year is a near marathon walk from Arundel ... Read more
Sussex Downsman Hike
The Sussex Downsman Hike is an event held annually on the first Saturday in October on the ... Read more
The backdrop of West Sussex’s share of the South Downs is arguably one of the best ... 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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