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NEWS FEED: Cultural Heritage

Summer Holiday Activities

July 25th, 2017

Keeping the kids busy and entertained during the school holidays is a perennial problem for parents but if you are anywhere near the South Downs National Park this summer there’s no excuse to be bored and it shouldn’t break the bank either. Here’s some ideas for fun and interesting  activities: 1. Big Butterfly Count If […]

Volunteers help return ‘The Devil’s Humps’ to their former glory at Kingley Vale

July 14th, 2017

Written by Steve Walker, Kingley Vale NNR Reserve Manager For those visitors who make it to the top of Bow Hill at Kingley Vale Nature Reserve, it is hard not to be awestruck by the sight of the four bronze age tumuli running along the plateau. These mounds, also known as The Devil’s Humps (or […]

The Murder Stone

June 23rd, 2017

Written by Martin Parcell, Western Area Volunteer Ranger. This is an excerpt from the June issue of Downland Thymes, our volunteer newsletter. Warning: Graphic content En-route to a recent VRS woodland task at Clare’s Copse near Hambledon, Hants, we passed a small unassuming head stone, known locally as ‘the murder stone’ placed near the entrance […]

South Downs Way gets a permanent start/end point in Winchester

May 15th, 2017

One of the most popular National Trails in the country, the South Downs Way, has finally got an official western start/end point at the National Trust’s Winchester City Mill. A special way marker has been developed by the South Downs National Park and the National Trust property and made possible thanks in part to a […]

Fantastic Heaths and where to find them…

May 5th, 2017

You might associate the South Downs with rolling chalk downland but one of our most stunning and rarest habitats is our beautiful heathland. With striking purple heather set against a backdrop of glorious yellow gorse these precious sites are a perfect spot for a walk or ride. Ambitious work to restore and reunite these special […]

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