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South Downs National Park Authority has ranger area offices throughout the National Park with our main administrative offices being at the South Downs Centre in Midhurst.

Directions to the South Downs Centre

South Downs Centre, Midhurst, West Sussex

South Downs Centre
North Street
West Sussex
GU29 9DH

Telephone: 01730 814810

Opening hours:

Monday – 9am to 4.30pm 
Tuesday – 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday – 9am to 4.30pm
Thursday – 9am to 4.30pm
Friday – 9am to 4.00pm 
Saturday closed
Sunday – closed

Seven Sisters Country Park, Exceat, East Sussex

Seven Sisters Country Park and Cliffs
East Dean Road
East Sussex
BN25 4AB

Telephone: 01730 819341

Opening hours:

Seven Sisters Country Park is open all year round, with car parks open from dawn until dusk. Please note, car parks are closed overnight and it won’t be possible to access the car park once barriers are locked.

For the winter, our opening hours will be as follows:

  • Grab and Go (takeaway hot drinks, soft drinks, sandwiches, cakes, ice cream): 10:00- 16:00
  • South Car Park Trailer: Open during peak times only
  • Visitor Centre: 10:00 – 16:00
  • Car Parks: 7:00 – 18:00
  • Toilets: 7:00 – 18:00

The public toilets, including an accessible Changing Places toilet, are open during daytime hours and generally close early evening.

Get in Touch

We aim to deal with all enquiries as quickly as possible.

Please help us by contacting the area that most closely matches your question, so that your message gets to the right person as quickly as possible.

  • General Enquiries

    For general enquiries, please contact us at info@southdowns.gov.uk or call our main switchboard on 01730 814810 (between 9:00am-5:00pm Mon – Thurs, and 09:00am – 4:30pm Fridays)


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