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
Telephone: 01730 814810
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
Telephone: 01730 819341
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call our main switchboard on 01730 814810 (between 9:00am-5:00pm Mon – Thurs, and 09:00am – 4:30pm Fridays)
- Planning Enquiries
If you have a query about a planning matter, please contact us at email@example.com
- Press Office contacts
All media enquiries about the South Downs National Park should be directed to the Press Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Travis, Media and Public Relations Officer
01730 819252 or 07557 853277
Ruth James, Head of Communications and Engagement
01730 819251 or 07956 664759
- Recruitment Enquiries
Working for the SDNPA
To enquire about working for the SDNPA, please contact us at email@example.com or visit our jobs page https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/national-park-authority/job-vacancies/ to view our live vacancies.
Work Experience Placements
For students in Year 10-13, please visit our information page at https://learning.southdowns.gov.uk/learning/work-experience/ email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are in higher or further education and are looking for research placements or would like to undertake a research project please visit the research hub and contact email@example.com
- Volunteering Enquiries
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org providing your name, address and availability