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South Downs Way

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Address: Sussex, England, Brighton, England
Phone Number: 01243 558716
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Activities: Biking, Walking

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Great for seeing lots of countryside. We hired bikes and spent the day cycling 20 miles of it, the up hills were hard work but the down hills were very enjoyable!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great for seeing lots of countryside. We hired bikes and spent the day cycling 20 miles of it, the up hills were hard work but the down hills were very enjoyable!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

You can't really rate the phenomenal countryside in the South Downs national park as anything other than excellent. It rained from devils dyke to Winchester but it's still beautiful, still liberating, just don't forget the plasters

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

A long path. Some countryside. Reasonable views. Easy terrain to suit the selfie-obsessed five-minute-click tripper or the committed beardy rambler alike.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We walked England's South Down Way, from Winchester to Eastbourne, in eight days in August, 2015, and found it absolutely enchanting. The total mileage in our case (B&B's etc) was 120 and our weather was perfect. The last day along the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs pure magic. One of the beauties of these walks is the silence of nature and... More 

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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful views and an excellent place to get away from it all without having to go far. Trails for miles and plenty of pubs along the way for a refreshment or snack.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A long long way. Do it in stretches of 10-15 miles a piece with two cars. I've seen a guy with an iron lung doing stretches of it so its mostly manageable. My doctor has done it on his bike in a day and I have a friend who walked it in a weekend but they are both hard core... More 

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Veenendaal
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

While staying here between Brighton and London, we had a beautiful walk with great views of the sea, the meadows, the sheeps.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had a good day out walking here, lots of interesting things to see and clean fresh air. Number of nice cafes and pubs around as well.

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Carlisle
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

You walk 100+ miles from Winchester to Eastbourne hugging the crest of the South Downs...at times on rolling grass downs with view north to the Weald and south to the sea. Climbs are not too steep and there are many stretches of walking on the level or just off the level.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A very hot Sunday in August might not be the best day to head to Brighton! The trains were crammed with people heading for the seaside but once we got to the train station it was just a short walk to the bus stop to catch the 79 bus up to Ditchling Beacon ( weekends only). From the busy beacon... More 

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