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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Events

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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.

Sussex Downsman Hike
03/10/2016
The Sussex Downsman Hike is an event held annually on the first Saturday in October on the ... Read more
19/11/2016
The backdrop of West Sussex’s share of the South Downs is arguably one of the best ... Read more
08/04/2017
The South Downs Way 50 is a 50 mile continuous point to point trail race from Worthing to ... Read more
09/06/2017
The annual organised walk along the full length of the South Downs Way National Trail - now ... Read more

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Geocaching

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