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England’s Mountains Green – now on DVD

March 23rd, 2017

South Downs National Park is proud to announce that the film “South Downs – England’s Mountain Green” which recently aired on the BBC is now available on DVD. Presenter Peter Owen-Jones, a priest in the South Downs takes us on a breath-taking journey from the Seven Sisters to Winchester encompassing the whole length and beauty of the South Downs National […]

Campaign celebrates great dog owners in South Downs National Park

March 6th, 2017

Recruiting dog ambassadors, films sharing ‘canine confessions’ and an Instagram parody are all part of the National Park’s latest campaign to encourage people to Take the Lead in the South Downs. With over a million dogs living in the South East of England and more than 3,300km of rights of way across the National Park […]

Hounds in the Downs

March 1st, 2017

It is a cold and murky January afternoon in the eastern end of the South Downs National Park and the famous white Seven Sisters cliffs are barely visible through the low cloud. Two young ‘media types’ from Brighton looking ever-so-slightly out of place are lingering in the car park above Seaford Head. They spot a […]

Join our stargazing extravaganza – 10 to 26 February 2017

January 20th, 2017

South Downs Dark Skies Festival, 10-26 February 2017 In 2016 the South Downs National Park became the world’s newest International Dark Sky Reserve (IDSR), the 2nd in England and only 11th in the world. What better way to mark the occasion than a two-week festival in the dark winter months? Whether you live in or […]

Is your community dark sky friendly?

January 3rd, 2017

Whether it’s a park, a playing field or a meadow, there is almost certainly a local spot near you where you can see the stars on a clear night. Over the past year South Downs Ranger Laura Deane, has been working with local organisations and communities to get more of these spots named as official […]

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