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South Downs National Park

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South Downs Centre North Street | North Street, Midhurst, Midhurst GU29 9DH, England
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All reviewssouth downsfantastic viewsisle of wightdevils dykebeautiful arealovely walktowns and villageson footroutemilescountrysidearundelbikewalkspathsdeerwest
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a lovely walk though Devils Dyke and surrounding area with Dave a Pied a Terre guide. Only £3 to park, fantastic views and only a short distance to Brighton.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Two days walking on the mid section of the South Downs Path......extremely hot but thoroughly enjoyed the views and countryside. Path well signposted and easy walking (except for the heat). Stopped off in Arundel for culture and a pint. Will definable return here, spectacular part...More

Thank Pollyb523
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I have visited many parts of the South Downs on many occasions (it's a very big area!). Every bit of countryside that I have seen in the National Park has been absolutely stunning. Even the towns and villages in the area are amazing with very...More

Thank James A
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I stayed in Winchester for 12 days and rented a mountain bike to experience the Downs on foot and bike. The signage out of Winchester was ok, but in the park, it was tough to follow. I hear this is a newer national park and...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Stunning is simply the best way to describe this expanse of rolling countryside and agricultural land dotted with towns and villages. Not only be amazed at the beauty but this area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) is a great way to enjoy nature.

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Beautiful, beautiful South Downs with many family memories of picnics on the soft bouncy turf dotted with sheep and other furry beasts

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Britain is a small Island and yet it packs in so much and the South Downs is one area that is without question a beautiful area, running East to West about 5 miles inland of the south coast from Petersfield to Brighton. Small old villages...More

Thank JonesHD
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Regularly make the trip up here in the car. It's absolutely beautiful and makes for great photographs plus is amazing for the dog walking. Always really lovely like minded people you meet on the walks. Head up to Devils Dyke for panoramic views

Thank TravellingPhil123
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
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

This part of the Downs overlooks the Parham Estate and Storrington village. The sea views reveal part of the Isle of Wight an oil platform and wind turbines. On our walk we stumbled across the remains of a bullet ridden rusting tank. Magnificent views in...More

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Jack B
April 1, 2017|
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Getting started: - Park in the free CP at Cowdray Park, Easebourne, near the Cowdray farm Shop and Cafe, and walk to the Queen Elizabeth Oak near Stewards Pond. Its about 1000 years old. Including return about 3 miles and... More
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Midhurst is a dog friendly town with most shops and cafes happy to see well-behaved dogs on a lead. Not all b&b's take dogs - you'll need to check. There are several good off-lead walkies for dogs. Start in near-by... More
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Base yourself in Midhurst. B&B or several good hotels. Walk to Easebourne via Cowdray Castle along the River Rother from St Ann's Hill. Or, walk from A272 CP at Woolbeding turning to Whiphill Wood and Woolbeding Parkland. Or... More
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