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The First Ten Years

The First Ten Years

How have we done?

The South Downs National Park includes breathtaking inspirational landscapes, internationally important wildlife, cultural heritage and lively market towns and

As the National Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary it has grown into an innovative, partnership based National Park, supported by thousands of volunteers, with a powerful identity of its own, helping to lead the way among our protected landscapes.

Our shared successes have been both at the landscape-wide and
local scale.


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