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South Downs Way

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Address: Sussex, England
Phone Number: 01243 558716
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This town was in West Sussex and includes the South Downs which is a area of green rolling hills. A beautiful country setting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This town was in West Sussex and includes the South Downs which is a area of green rolling hills. A beautiful country setting.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the soft roundness of the South Downs. When the sun shines through the clouds on such days the downs have shaded contours which are great for photographers. There are so many parts of the Downs from Eastbourne to Winchester, many walks with snuggled down villages with comfy pubs. I love the journey on the train or by car... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have walked from Winchester to Eastbourne along the SDW as a holiday (not a challenge!) and enjoyed every mile. We booked our holiday through Pear Tree Tours/ Foorprints of Sussex. Richard McKenna booked our 7 nights accommodation and organised all of our bag drops to each destination. The service was faultless and we were very impressed with our B&B/... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Fortunately the South Downs now has National Park status, and let's hope this beautiful landscape in crowded, overpopulated Southern England will continue to be preserved as it is. This is one of my favourite parts of the country and I was fortunate to live for several years in a village in the Adur Valley with the Downs and part of... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

the south downes are amazing well worth a walk especially with dogs even children have lots of running space. Take a picnic that works really well .

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Want a great day out on your MTB while in London? Try the SDW, it's great. I kitted up in the morning with some snacks and refreshments for the ride and cycled down to Waterloo station where there are regular departures for Winchester which is just an hour away. Most the coaches have space for bikes. The SDW starts just... More 

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Beautiful milky light, up and down green hills and into old woodlands, with nights in historic villages. Our rambling by day was made easier with bag's portered to small B&B's, that had been selected & booked by Pear Tree Tours (Jarvis Lane, Steyning). it was all a wonderful experience.

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Brighton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The South Downs Way goes from Winchester to Eastbourne with loads of locations inbetween so why Brighton from where you need a bus. Anyway a lovely varied path of views history, farmland and exercise. Definately recommended.

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Well worth visiting - although not dramatic like Glencoe or Snowdonia the countryside is beautiful and unspoilt with gentle rolling hills. Plenty of access to villages for refreshments as required eg Houghton

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I walked the length of the SDW. Can't recommend this enough. We have done a combination of tent and b&b. It's a beautiful part of the country and you get to meet other walkers. The only snag is that there is a killer virus for dogs in parts of the walk. Although my husband took our dog... More 

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