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 South Downs Way awaits you.

Overview of the South Downs Way

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to the South Downs Way

Trail News

Completed resurfacing work near jack & Jill Windmills, Clayton, West Sussex.
It's all open!
The flood waters have now receded, the mud is drying up and all the...
South Downs Public transport guide
South Downs Public Transport Guide 2013/14
Have a look at our public transort guide which gives you a good overview...
360 excavator
Advanced warning of surface repairs
Two sections of the South Downs Way in West Sussex will be repaired during...
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