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South Downs Way

Sussex, England
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Biked the whole 100 miles and a bit more when lost!

Superb Biking trip - did it over 3 days. the weather was great, places to stay really friendly and... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Stuart W
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Lovely country walk

I have done part of the South Downs Way walk twice now and never tire of the beautiful views. It's... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
WendyinLondon
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

Superb Biking trip - did it over 3 days. the weather was great, places to stay really friendly and the scenery was fantastic.

Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

I have done part of the South Downs Way walk twice now and never tire of the beautiful views. It's a pleasant 3 hour, 10 mile walk. Getting up to the downs and down again wasn't too taxing and the views from atop the downs...More

2  Thank WendyinLondon
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Over 4 days (22-25 September 2017) myself, my friend and his dog walked the entire length of the South Downs Way from Eastbourne to Winchester. Total distance? Guidebooks said 100 miles, Plot-a-route said 103 miles (from Eastbourne station) - in the end we walked 105...More

8  Thank Phil25
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

From Amberley it is a straight walk up to the ridge which gives great views across to the sea (Bognor Butlins is a useful landmark) The views are splendid and as good as any along the South Downs way. The only down side is the...More

2  Thank Grainne3755
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

A well-marked and well-used path by walkers, cyclists and riders alike. We were there one Sunday when there was a charity mountain biking event along the whole length- luckily we were going the opposite direction so could see them coming to step out of the...More

1  Thank moot
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

On a sunny day this is one of the most stunning places to be. Great walks and sweet air with great landscapes to view.

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

The route is extremely well signposted and easy to follow. There are some water points along the way though you'll need to take a collapsible bucket as most are taps. Some lovely views and glorious canters but it's very hilly and steep in places, you'll...More

Thank LucyA1001
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Great trip across the Downs. Very well signposted all the way. Views over the coast and inland were amazing from a number of points. Make sure to plan route and book accommodation as not much on the route itself so will have to drop down...More

1  Thank Ddb60
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

This is a fantastic route for walking and cycling. Walked it all (98 miles) years ago in a 3-day weekend in pretty gloomy and foggy weather, as training for the Ten Tors challenge. I always had good memories despite the weather and the toughness of...More

2  Thank Herbie-Green
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We were based in Plumpton so explored the path and area just north of Worthing and Brighton. Its quite a steep climb up to the path but I can't tell you how wonderful the views are from the top and makes the climb well worth...More

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