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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 […]

Free family fun and wildlife festival returns to Petersfield

August 14th, 2018

Secrets of the Heath Festival, Petersfield Heath, 8 & 9 September 11am-5pm FREE – Event Programme Discover the horrible histories and wonderful wildlife of South Downs heathland on 8 and 9 September as the Secrets of the Heath festival returns to Petersfield. Join a Saxon shield battle, come face-to-face with a highway woman and meet […]

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, […]

Bus about the downs this summer

August 7th, 2018

Catch the bus into the National Park for a relaxing day. Sit back and enjoy the views without the hassle of traffic or finding somewhere to park. Here are five of our favourite journeys. 54 to Kingley Vale A small, family-owned company run this picturesque route from Chichester to Petersfield from which you can explore the […]

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