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COVID-19 UPDATE

Following Government advice to stay safe and protect the NHS, we are working hard to continue to deliver for you. Find information here on how to enjoy the National Park virtually, and how our services are operating during this time.

South Downs GeoTour

South Downs GeoTour

COVID-19 Update

When planning a geocaching trip in the South Downs, please check our latest information and the guidance from Geocaching HQ. At this time we recommend you claim your geocoins by post.

Please send a copy of your completed passport, details of which coins you want to claim (we are out of stock of Trackable Tags) and a cheque for the full amount, made payable to “SDNPA”. We are offering free postage and packaging.

South Downs National Park Authority
FAO Geocaching Team
South Downs Centre
North Street
Midhurst
GU29 9DH
UK


We are aware that some of our caches require maintenance. Our ranger teams are prioritising a heavy workload at the moment so please bear with us as it may take longer than usual for us to make repairs and replacements.

The South Downs GeoTour (GT58) is England’s first GeoTour, and an exciting way to discover the hidden gems of this special landscape. Find our National Park geocaches and complete the GeoTour Passport to earn up to three geocoins (bronze, silver and gold).

Record your finds in the South Downs GeoTour Passport

Download and print your South Downs GeoTour Passport at home or pick up a copy at the South Downs Centre, Midhurst. Our GeoTour caches are hidden across the National Park and each geocache has a unique ID (starting GC). When you find a cache, record the date and the GeoTour Code (written inside the cache) in your passport.

Visit the South Downs GeoTour (GT58) page on geocaching.com to get clues and discover where the caches are hidden.

Claim your geocoins

Once you have completed your passport, use it to collect your geocoins at the South Downs Centre, Midhurst, check our website for opening times.

Bronze, Silver and Gold Geocoins – You need to find ten caches per bronze and silver geocoin and then each coin costs £6. Find 30 caches and you’ve earned the gold geocoin for free!

Seven Sisters Souvenir Geocoin (£12) and Trackable Tag (£5) can be purchased from the South Downs Centre gift shop, no finds required.

Email geocaching@southdowns.gov.uk with any questions.

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