Green fields and blue skies on the South Downs Way

South Downs Way

Experience some of our finest countryside between Winchester, the first capital of England, and the white chalk cliffs at Eastbourne. If you're looking for attractive wildlife, visible prehistory, fine pubs and pretty villages, or if you just fancy a challenge, the 100 miles of the South Downs Way awaits you.

Overview of the South Downs Way

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to the South Downs Way

Trail News

Amberley water tap
Water taps at Washington and Amberley are up and running!

We are please to announce that the water taps at Washington and...

Water taps at Washington and Amberley are out of action

For those of you out on the SDW this week, the water taps at Washington...

High Hitten Camping barn
High Titten Campsite closed for upgrade

High Titten campsite above Amberley in West Sussex has recently...

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