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

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Trail News

Surface improvements at Hyden Lane are complete

Our contractors have been busy for the last 3 weeks carrying out...

SDW ?Downs Link signpost @ River Adur
Downs Link trail to be improved during Autumn / winter 19/20

The Downs Link, an important 37 mile (59km) link route, linking the...

Surface Improvements underway at Hyden Lane, East Meon

Much-needed repairs are taking place on the South Downs Way just south...

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