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With England in a national lockdown, the Government advice is to stay at home. Find information here on how to enjoy the National Park virtually, and how our services are operating during this time.

Learning in the National Park

Learning in the National Park

With its spectacular and diverse landscape, rich cultural heritage, range of habitats and a variety of wildlife, there is something for everyone to explore in the South Downs National Park.

The first step to learning about the Park’s special qualities is through this website. You will find information about Our History, The Landscape, our Wildlife & Habitats, Dark Night Skies, and much more.

Stay in this section of the website for information about Planning an educational visit to the National Park, downloadable teaching resources, the John Muir Award, Grants for Schools and support from the South Downs Education Team.


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "