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South Downs National Park

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Address: South Downs Centre North Street | North Street, Midhurst, Midhurst GU29 9DH, England
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+44 300 303 1053
09:00 - 17:00
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So fortunate with the calm fine day. We set off from East Meon for an 8 mile circular walk that took us through gorgeous countryside, gentle rises and wonderful views. Wonderful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2017
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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786 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

So fortunate with the calm fine day. We set off from East Meon for an 8 mile circular walk that took us through gorgeous countryside, gentle rises and wonderful views. Wonderful day.

Thank Lavarcham
Stockport, United Kingdom
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480 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We walked 6 miles of the South Downs Way from Cocking on a glorious day. To be honest the distant views were overshadowed by the sense of history and the wildlife sightings from the path. Huge flocks of sheep with a background of receding hills, the old folk song "A Shepherd of the Downs" really came to life. Great birdwatching... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Easy to visit and difficult to decide what to do first; my brief summary of the South Downs area in general. All of history from stone age to modern has a number of fascinating places representing human habitation though out the park area and I particularly recommend the Weald and Downland Museum at Singleton and the Amberley Industrial Museum as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

...about the views from the top of Woolbeding Common. This is a great place for mountain biking, some technical parts as well as bridleways which are quite honestly little used,even by locals. Yet as you climb up the hill (or by car drive up and then turn right at the top signposted 'Older Hill' up a windy single track road... More 

Thank Gail B
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great way to start the weekend! My friend organised a day to explore the South Downs national park through this adventure company called "Rewild yourself". The guide Douglas took us on a lovely 3-4 hour kayaking tour up and back down the Ouse river. Nature, team building exercises and a pit stop at the mills pub on the river made... More 

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I recently went for a late night walk onto the South Downs to get sunset photos and it was stunning. I went onto the Downs just above Harting village i spent a lovely hour wandering around i can't wait to go again.

Thank KevinAdr
Lawrence, Kansas
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We spent about a week hiking the western half of South Downs Way, along with some stops to visit Winchester, the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Singleton, and Arundel Castle in Arundel. The path was clearly marked and easy to walk with a few hills. Many sections were lovely, particularly Old Winchester Hill and Beacon Hill. We enjoyed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

South Downs is a good place to go cycling, there was many beautiful cottages, farms and pastures on the way and there are hills only in the very South.

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Henley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

If you’re a first-time visitor, inquisitive, enjoy walking and the Great Outdoors make for Blackdown, at 960’ the highest point in West Sussex and the South Downs National Park. There is an easy walk from the car park to the Temple of the Winds. The view is breathtaking. Spot the mast on Bexley Hill. It’ll help keep you oriented when... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Winds roll over the tops of the high hills like waves crashing into bike riders which makes for some high energy riding on open planes. The setup for day trips from London is very good as bikes can be rented at Hassocks station with planned cycle routes available. Our day was sadly very overcast which limited visibility but the vantage... More 

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