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.

A non-stop yomp along the whole of the trail, all 166.4Km (yes we have a little extension ... Read more
Teams of six runners run three legs each to cover the distance from Beachy Head to Chilcomb, ... Read more
JDRF South Downs Trail ChallengeThe South Downs Trail Challenge caters for all abilities ... Read more
The annual organised walk along the full length of the South Downs Way National Trail - now ... 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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