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Technical advice and support bespoke to your local area within the National Park is offered through our four Area teams based across the National Park. Within these teams the Rangers can offer hands-on support and advice to land managers, community and conservation groups, parish councils and individuals.

Each Area team comprises an Area Manager, Rangers and Volunteers Rangers, providing specialist advice on biodiversity, access and land management. The teams are there to enable and facilitate National Park purposes, and add value to the work of farmers, community groups and others in delivering National Park objectives.

Ranger services are part of all National Park Services in the UK and globally. The Rangers are a key component of the South Downs National Park Authority’s work providing a local contact, knowledge and a core service of mediating between the landscape and people.

You can contact your local Area Team on the details below and our Ranger Map shows the four Areas along with each local ranger patch.

Western Downs – 01730 811769

Wealden Heath – 01730 817945

Central Downs – 01243 811533

Eastern Downs – 01273 625242