Walking

Discover the South Downs on foot. From the iconic South Downs Way National Trail to a gentle Sunday afternoon stroll, more than 3,000 kilometres of footpaths and rights of way lie waiting for you to explore across the National Park.

Spot wildlife, escape the pressures of modern life and drink in the glorious landscapes of the South Downs. Enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of high chalk downland, patchworks of fields and deep wooded valleys. Along the way you can discover Iron Age Iron Age hill-forts, ancient chalk figures, medieval villages and Norman churches, just a few clues to the areas rich history.

Useful Links

www.ramblers.org.uk - Britain's biggest walking charity has plenty of advice and information to help you get the best out of walking. Their group walks finder will help you locate a led walk in the South Downs.
www.ldwa.org.uk – The Long Distance Walkers Association
www.outdoor-learning.org – Learn outdoor skills and get professional accreditation
www.disabledramblers.co.uk – National group of disabled ramblers with advice on mobility aids.