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NEWS FEED: Newsletter

Promoting better tourism

September 4th, 2018

The answer to the pressures of tourism is not regulation or artificial limitations but improved information and better promotion argues Trevor Beattie, South Downs National Park Authority Chief Executive. ‘The recent heatwave has generated much news coverage about the need to restrict tourists in the most popular destinations. Indeed we all experience the hypocrisy of […]

Do you know your South Downs rivers?

August 30th, 2018

How much do you know about the National Park’s rivers?  For World Rivers Day on 23 September we’ve put together a little quiz to test you. There are seven main rivers that carve their way through the South Downs National Park – can you name them? The river Itchen is 45km from its source to […]

Most asked: Jo Williams, Sustainable Tourism Lead

August 30th, 2018

Answers to questions about a particular area of work in the National Park – some sent in to our newsletter and others that we get asked all the time. Answering this month is: Jo Williams, Sustainable Tourism Lead for the South Downs National Park What does a Sustainable Tourism Lead actually do? My job is […]

Watch: Meet the farmers who care for your National Park

August 30th, 2018

“We want to introduce ourselves to the people who enjoy spending time here and end the perception that farmers are old-fashioned or unapproachable.” Dominic Gardner is part of a network of National Park farmers staring in short films about their work. “Being a farmer makes you very aware that we’re only here for a short […]

Guided walks and bike rides this way

August 7th, 2018

If all this sunshine makes you long to be outside we have some ideas for you, whether you’re a complete newcomer or an experienced hiker. Guided health walks in East Sussex A series of free guided walks, organised by Wave Leisure Trust and the South Downs National Park, are set to help people in Newhaven, […]

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