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Your summer of South Downs cycling starts here

June 8th, 2018

From new or nervous riders to mountain bikers, the South Downs has something to offer most cyclists. Alister Linton-Crook, South Downs Cycling Officer, shares some ideas. Where to get started If you’re new to cycling or haven’t ridden for a while you’ll be looking for a wide, flat surface well away from traffic where you […]

Win tickets to Film on a Farm

June 6th, 2018

Bringing cinema to the great outdoors As part of our #TaketheLead responsible dog walking campaign we are proud to be sponsoring the summer 2018 season of Film on a Farm. I feel the need… the need for a lead! Our Take the Lead animation will be featured before each of the movies listed encouraging people to […]

Campaign to fix broken South Downs Way trail reaches 60% of target

May 1st, 2018

A campaign to raise £120,000 to carry out much-needed improvements on the South Downs Way has reached more than 60 per cent of its target with six months, and the main summer walking season, still to go. More than £75,000 has been donated to ‘Mend our Way’, a campaign led by the South Downs National […]

From the South Downs to Canada: the story of a geocache treasure

April 6th, 2018

A Canadian flag placed in a Geocache on South Downs heathland last May has travelled 14,655km to arrive ‘home’ to Alberta Canada. Along the way the flag has travelled through southern England, up to Manchester, across to the Netherlands and Germany before making it to Nova Scotia in Canada and then on to Alberta. Student […]

Who won the people’s choice?

February 6th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favourite picture from the South Downs Photo Competition 17-18! We are very pleased to announce that the winner is Tom Hard for his photo ‘Sussex Farming’. On a misty, golden morning a small flock of sheep are caught on a hillside, looking down across a wooded patchwork […]

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