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.

XNRG Devil's Challenge
Running event: A 3 day, 97 mile, ultra marathon along the South Downs Way starting at Winchester and finishing ... Read more
Cycling event: A Mountain Bike ride with multiple route options with cyclists raising funds for St Barnabas ... Read more
Just Walk
Walking event:  Take part for your own personal challenge or raise money for any charity of your choice ... Read more
Walking event: Royal Marsden South Downs TrekathonThe South Downs Trekathon is a great challenge and the ... Read more

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