Things to Do

Take a modern day pilgrimage in the North Downs, visit England’s most famous landmark, watch ferries cross the channel, call at abbeys, churches, castles, and beautiful villages with museums and farmers’ markets …

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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Events

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.

St George's Festival at Dover Castle © English Heritage
20/04/2014
Come and celebrate St George’s day at Dover Castle on 20-21 April from 10am to 5pm!Step ... Read more
St George's Festival at Dover Castle © English Heritage
21/04/2014
Come and celebrate St George’s day at Dover Castle on 20-21 April from 10am to 5pm!Step ... Read more
National Trail Geocache Coin
12/07/2014
The great National Trails geocache release happens on the second weekend of July each year.  New ... Read more

Regular events

This traditional Farmers market offers an abundant assortment of delicious seasonal produce,grown ... Read more
The NDW50 is a 50 mile continuous point to point trail race along the North Downs Way from ... Read more
The NDW100 is a 100 mile continuous point to point trail race along the North Downs Way from ... Read more

Trail Gallery

Geocaching

With a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone you can join in with a treasure hunt.
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