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NEWS FEED: Landscape

Walk with us to celebrate our 7th Birthday

April 5th, 2017

Seven years ago on 1st April 2010 Britain’s newest National Park was established – our very own South Downs National Park. To mark this special occasion the Hampshire Ramblers have organised an event to celebrate the birthday on Saturday 15th April. This will take place at the South Downs National Park Centre at Midhurst beginning at […]

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 […]

Statement on sales of countryside sites

February 28th, 2017

Trevor Beattie, Chief Executive for the South Downs National Park Authority has been involved in a series of meetings about Eastbourne Borough Council’s proposal to sell some of its downland farms. He says: “The preservation of the downland in its current open, grazed condition is an important economic asset, quite apart from the indisputable landscape, […]

South Downs gets star billing in new TV programme

February 14th, 2017

Britain’s newest National Park, the South Downs, takes centre stage in a new documentary presented by author and local parish priest Peter Owen-Jones. The programme will premiere on Tuesday 21 February at 21:00 on BBC 4 and has been a labour of love for its director Nick Stringer from international production company BigWave, based in […]

National Wetlands Day

February 2nd, 2017

Today is National Wetlands Day which celebrates wetlands around the world. These special habitats are vital for animals but also for humans, here is just a little bit of information about how important the wetlands of the South Downs National Park are… The rivers and streams of the South Downs National Park create a range […]

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