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

Surface Improvements underway at Hyden Lane, East Meon

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

5th-14th August 2019 - Boomtown Festival diversion

This years Boomtown Festival will be held at Matterley Bowl, near...

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...

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