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.

Cycling event: Stunning coastal scenes, beautiful forest trails and epic cliffs to climb – this is ... Read more
Walking event: Whether you're a keen walker and new to endurance events, or even a seasoned marathon ... Read more
A2B Charity Walk
Walking event: This popular challenge in its 6th year is a 35km walk following the South Downs from Arundel ... Read more
Sussex Downsman Hike
Walking event: The Sussex Downsman Hike is an event held annually on the first Saturday in October on the ... Read more

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