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Address: Sussex, England, Brighton, England
Phone Number: 01243 558716
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Beauty in all conditions...

South Downs way has variation that con only be appreciated once there. Really worth taking the time to stroll, hike or run or do whatever comes naturally essentially, It's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

South Downs way has variation that con only be appreciated once there. Really worth taking the time to stroll, hike or run or do whatever comes naturally essentially, It's beautiful....make the time...hiked here and loved the openness of the area....

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk! What a pleasure to visit South Downs way. It can be a short walk or a very long walk... You can run, walk and ride!! The South Downs has so much to offer. You can start the Eastbourne end and walk the cliffs and see lighthouses. Various national trust along this route.

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1 Thank Jaymackie
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the whole thing over a series of weekends in summer 2011. Weather didn't always hold up of course, but lovely landscapes all the way. Can be challenging so need to be a farily robust walker but great sense of achievement to do the whole 100 miles! Public transport a little tricky at the western end.

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2 Thank AshBN1
Southern UK
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181 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk from (NT) Ditching Beacon to Lewes and back is therapeutic. Not demanding - BUT beware walking near wet patches as the clay mud gets very slippery, and this poor chap slipped badly. It's common sense though - I was looking at the scenery, rather than where I was going! Fellow walkers are charming. All say hello and chat.... More 

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1 Thank SussexFogey
Punchbowl, Australia
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Superlatives abound. What a glorious time we had on the South Downs breathing in fresh air and absorbing the beauty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

As a Twitcher and nature lover I love the serenity of the place. The veiws are stunning and it is so serene.

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1 Thank Iki R
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Downs have so much to offer, walking, riding, cycling, etc. The views are always fantastic (as long as the visibility is ok), there are rare butterflies, down land flowers and plants, birds, and sheep and cattle. Good, well signposted, paths and lovely pubs in pretty villages under the escarpment.

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1 Thank Monica S
West Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great Historical Interest and Highly recommended ! You won't go far wrong visiting this amazing place and well within the reach of even more local history Most Beautiful countryside ! !

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Walked from Seaford to Eastbourne, early part of trip not inspiring from the station to out of town but beyond that it was lovely. Not for the feint hearted it was a good energetic walk with several hills. Half way there was the Birling Gap which was nice but café choice limited for food. Views fantastic, worthwhile experience for anyone.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My friend and I visited the Seven Sisters (the national park in South Downs) on a Saturday as a day trip. Transport was fairly convenient from Brighton city centre with frequent bus services although the bus journey was about 1 hour long. As a typical Saturday with typical british weather, it was slightly rainy and cloudy. Taking the advice from... More 

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