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South Downs Way

Sussex, England, Brighton, England
01243 558716
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Ranked #3 of 85 Attractions in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
Activities: Biking, Walking
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

OK, so you like an English building that tries hard to look foreign. I don't. Maybe because I travel to Asia all the time for work, but I find such buildings plain kitsch. I even got to have dinner inside at a reception. It seems they tried to stick as much "stuff" that evokes Asia (for the uninitiated) into each... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Southdowns stretches for 100 miles. Whether you walk a bit, cycle (Mountain Bike) a bit or try and do the entire route or just part of it, it is a great walk that stretches from Winchester to Brighton. No camping sites but it passes lots of villages with nice B&B's

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Arundel, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great views peaceful walks, village of Alfriston is well worth a visit, although walking is recommended as it only has a small car park, for a small village lots of lovely tea shops and 3 pubs.

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Shoreham
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The South Downs Way stretches for miles and is a delight for walkers. Wear stout walking boots, pack a rucksack with lunch and bottles of water, and go for it!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nice peaceful setting but impersonal and some staff not helpful. Surrounding area lovely and easy of getting to south coast good.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

great day out with lovely walks and amazing scenery friendly visitor centre with tea shop and toilets, very nice pub nearby too , easy access by car and bus , has an adapted route for easy access for wheel chairs,well worth a visit,

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I walked a short segment of the South Downs Way between Beachy Head and Cuckmere Haven as part of a day-trip down from London on a beautiful August Saturday, towards the end of a week-long business trip. It was as perfect as a walk can get. The views were astounding, and the juxtaposition of colors was simply fabulous. The logistics... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fantastic panorama, with few people, peace and quiet, well way-marked. Access needs planning and places to park difficult to find.

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What more can you say really great walks and you can do it all or in parts. Really good views from High down across the English Channel.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

One man and his dog ... just delightful... even in the rain its nice take note Ditchling Beacon requires payment to park there now unless you are a National trust member .. if you don"t want to pay park at the Jack and Jill windmills..

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