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NEWS FEED: Enjoying

The eclipse is coming!

March 18th, 2015

We’ll be setting up our solar telescope outside the South Downs Centre in Midhurst this Friday morning in the hopes that we’ll be able to watch the solar eclipse. If you’re in the area please come and join us. But will the weather stay clear? Dark-skies Dan, who’s leading on our bid for the South Downs […]

5 ways to Discover the South Downs

March 4th, 2015

From rolling hills to bustling market towns, the South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover 1,600km2 of breathtaking views, hidden gems and quintessentially English scenery. A rich tapestry of wildlife, landscapes, tranquillity and visitor attractions, weave together a story of people and place in harmony. Our iconic South Downs Way National Trail is always inviting but […]

Work continues on Meon Valley Trail

February 3rd, 2015

New work started on the Meon Valley Trail on in February 2015 as part of ongoing plans to improve it for walkers, cyclists and equestrians. The trail, which runs along  bridleways from Wickham to West Meon, takes in the secret place where Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower and Charles de Gaulle met on a train to finalise […]

South Downs Volunteers help quench thirst of 20,000 walkers, riders and cyclists

October 2nd, 2014

More than 20,000 thirsty long distance walkers, parched cyclists and dehydrated riders a year – as well as their dogs and horses – will have reason to be grateful to the South Downs Volunteer Ranger Service (VRS) for fitting new drinking water taps and troughs along the South Downs Way in Hampshire. The project was […]

South Downs Summer Bucket List

July 30th, 2014

Schools out and so is the sun! The South Downs have a lot to offer at any time of year but some activities best or only enjoyed during  the summer. Here are just a few favourites. Count butterflies The chalk grasslands of the South Downs are a great place to spot beautiful butterflies such as […]

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