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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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.

Seven Sisters
07/05/2014
Our Trekathon starts in the lovely old town of Lewes and follows part of the famously scenic ... Read more
Just Walk
10/05/2014
Back for its 8th successful year, Just Walk is our flagship walking event that enables you ... Read more
South Downs Way Challenge 2014
16/05/2014
A fully supported MTB ride across the South Downs Way from Winchester to Eastbourne over ... Read more
17/05/2014
Our route starts in the lovely old town of Lewes and follows part of the famously scenic ... Read more

Regular events

Seven Sisters South Downs Way hike - 3 x routes, open to all.
The Seven Sisters South Downs Way walk is organised and promoted by East Sussex Fire and ... Read more
Running event held on first Saturday in June each year. Invitation only.18 leg relay, comprising ... Read more
The SDW100 is a 100 mile continuous point to point trail race along the South Downs Way, ... Read more
walking the south downs way
This is an organised annual walk along the full 100 miles of the South Downs Way National ... Read more
www.action.org.uk/plodsdw - PLOD overnight walk. Action Medical Research
PLOD is the ultimate team endurance walking challenge. If you are looking for adventure, ... Read more
Take on the Gurkhas at Trailwalker 2014
Trailwalker is an unforgettable endurance challenge to get your team of four 100km across ... Read more
The Surrey to Salisbury is a 3 day mountain bike event, starting in Surrey on 15 August, ... Read more
Sussex Downsman Hike
The Sussex Downsman Hike is an event held annually on the first Saturday in October on the ... 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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