SDW has a new Eastern trail-end marker

2nd October 2018

The South Downs Way now has a new trail-end marker at the eastern end in Eastbourne. The new marker matches the one found at the opposite end at Winchester.

The new marker was unveiled by Trevor Beattie, the South Downs National Park Authority’s Chief Executive during the Eastbourne and Lewes walking festival. Also celebrating the new marker was Jill Mattock, South Downs National Park Authority Board Member and Mayor of Eastbourne, Lady Lucas, walking festival organiser and area Ranger Tim Squire.

The new marker is made from English Oak and steel and has the route profile of the SDW cut into the top. The back face also has details to allow happy walkers and riders to donate to the SDW by text.

The new markers was funded by the South Downs National Park Trust, The South Downs Way partnership and The South Downs Volunteer Ranger Service.

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