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Walks in the South Downs National Park

Walks in the South Downs National Park

Walks in the South Downs National Park

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The South Downs National Park is one of England’s newest National Parks and offers peaceful countryside with rolling hills and panoramic views. It has 3,300km of footpaths, bridleways and byways waiting to be explored. 

You’ll find walks to the top of rolling hills, through valleys and into pretty villages. Railway lines which have been converted into trails and walks which include a pub stop. 

The South Downs most famous walk is the 100 mile South Downs Way. Stretching from the Historic city of Winchester in Hampshire right across to Eastbourne in East Sussex. This challenging route is ideal for those looking to take of an adventure and can be completed in one go or in sections.  

In the north of the South Downs National Park you’ll find several walks connected to famous writers including Jane Austen, Edward Thomas and Flora Thompson.

Butser Hill is this highest point in Hampshire and offers views across the county reaching as far and Portsmouth and even the Isle of Wight. The summit can be reached from several routes including the South Downs Way and Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Discover more great walks across Hampshire


Sensible visitors are welcome. Please do follow government social distancing guidelines.

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  1. Shipwrights Way

    Bentley to Portsmouth Dockyard

  2. The Writers Way Walk

    Alton, Selborne, Chawton, Four Marks