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its long and beautiful

the South Downs is a treasure in any season but in summer it is a joy to walk and enjoy the bounty... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
Excellent trip to the South Downs

As our booked minibus tour of the Isle of Wight was canceled due to bad weather (Sunday 23rd... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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

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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...More

3  Thank MrPercyLam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the South Downs is a treasure in any season but in summer it is a joy to walk and enjoy the bounty of nature

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As our booked minibus tour of the Isle of Wight was canceled due to bad weather (Sunday 23rd September 2018) we decided on a trip to the South Downs instead (we were staying in Southampton). Went to Petersfield by train, visited the Heath Pond and...More

Thank JoeTabone
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I have cycled this twice and also walked some of it, the view are wonderful no mater what the weather.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

You can do short sections, along the route, and find much of interest. We did the whole trip over a week some years ago. Once on the ridge the walk is mainly level, the chalk is an unforgiving surface. Good well-fitting boots are a boon,...More

Thank WinchesterJoJo
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I have just completed the walk - I took 6 days going on the inland route to Eastbourne, then took the bus back to The Seven Sisters to complete the coastal route on the 7th day. It is an easy walk, compared to others I...More

Thank Nonie_454
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We walked the section from Winchester to Amberley in 3 days staying in East Meon (great B&B Pound Orchard) and Midhurst the Swan Inn (great host) - was quite challenging in parts under foot as most of this is on hard terrain, paths and roads...More

Thank Lyn68P
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We walked the first half of the SDW, from Winchester to Amberley, over four days. Despite many reviews suggesting this is a moderate route, it is pretty challenging with many rough surfaces and some steep ascents and descents. However the awesomeness of the scenery, the...More

Thank keys-quay
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a hiking trail from Winchester to Eastbourne and is around 160 km long through varying degrees of gradients and difficulty.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I walked this 100-mile UK National Trails way in the Spring and luckily had only one afternoon of light rain. I spent a night in Eastbourne, visited the annual auto show on the Grand Parade park, left my roller bag at the B&B, and took...More

3  Thank Enkanear
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Recently spent 2 days walking The South Downs Way, basically 50 miles from Winchester in a couple of days, camping overnight. Great walking, although we were blessed with good weather. The walk really well signposted, and there were free drinking water taps along the way...More

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Lynn M
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Summer months will always be busiest ie. July and August.