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NEWS FEED: Food & Drink

British Food Fortnight

September 15th, 2016

Discover the flavour of the South Downs with British Food Fortnight, running from 17 September – 2 October. British Food Fortnight is the annual, national celebration of British food and drink. We believe that the South Downs National Park should be recognized for high-quality, sustainable food as well as its natural beauty. This is just some […]

Vote South Downs in the Sussex Food and Drink Awards

August 18th, 2016

Look out at the South Downs and you’ll see fields in most directions. Our landscapes have been shaped over thousands of years by the people who’ve lived and farmed here and 85 per cent of the National Park is still farmland today – whether that’s cattle grazing, orchards blooming, vineyards or fields of golden wheat. […]

6 Reasons to Geocache this weekend

August 18th, 2016

This weekend celebrates Geocaching: the real life treasure hunt that combines the outdoors, exercise and technology. Find out how to Geocache now. Take part in the South Downs GeoTour and find geocaches hidden in this special landscape. Collect all 30 to earn your souvenir Geocoin. Download your GeoTour passport now to get started. Follow the […]

Enjoy Afternoon Tea Week in the South Downs

August 9th, 2016

At half past three, everything stops for tea… Few pastimes are as quintessentially English as afternoon tea but did you know that the tradition only began in the early 19th century? At the time people usually ate just two meals a day, breakfast and dinner later in the evening. It was popularised by the seventh […]

Celebrate International Beer Day in the South Downs

August 2nd, 2016

The first Friday in August is International Beer Day! Here in the South Downs we have tipples that rival the best in the world so why not embrace the celebration by combining a walk on the Downs with a local brew or two. One of the things that makes the South Downs unique as a National Park […]

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